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Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS

Dennis Hissink
PMA 2018 Report
Monday 2nd, March 2009
Posted by: Dennis Hissink

Canon strengthens its reputation for excellence in digital compact camera design with a new digital camera model: the slimmest ever Digital Elph model, the 10 Megapixel Digital Elph SD1200 IS - known as Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS in Europe. The new Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS features a new Smart Auto mode, which uses Canonís Scene Detection Technology to help users take great shots with ease. The Digital Elph SD1200 IS, successor to the Digital Elph SD1100 IS, offers an ultra-stylish, take-anywhere alternative in silver, grey, blue or pink. The Canon camera offers framing flexibility via a 3.0x optical zoom, with consistently blur-free results provided by Canonís optical Image Stabilizer.

Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS

Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS digital camera
A generous resolution of 10.0 Megapixels allows for huge A2+ size prints or the freedom to crop images to improve composition while retaining outstanding image detail. The addition of Canonís DIGIC 4 processor allows the Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS to deliver ultra-fast operation, and rich, low-noise images with outstanding clarity and colour reproduction.

Smart Auto mode on the Canon Digital SD1200 IS
For incredible pictures with extreme ease, the Digital Elph SD1200IS incorporates a new Smart Auto mode. This uses Canonís Scene Detection Technology to analyse the shooting scene in detail - checking subject brightness, contrast, distance and overall hue. The camera then instantly selects one of 18 possible modes, to ensure perfect settings for the scene.

Canon Digital Elph SD1200IS camera technologies
Thanks to DIGIC 4 processing, Canonís intelligent technologies are now more accurate than ever. Improved Motion Detection aids blur-free capture of moving subjects. i-Contrast brightens the dark areas of a photo without blowing out correctly-exposed areas. Face Detection Technology can register multiple faces in a frame and adjusts settings for better results. Face Self-Timer simplifies group shots or self portraits by waiting until the user enters the frame before shooting. Auto Red-Eye Correction removes the unwanted red-eye effect caused by flash photography, either during or after shooting. In addition, the Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS offers a smarter, newly improved User Interface - making functions even easier and more intuitive to access.

Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS

Canon Elph SD1200 IS movie capture function
The Digital Elph SD1200 IS offers fun movie capture at VGA resolution, with the option of Long Play movies for extended shooting. A 2.5Ē PureColor LCD II offers bright, detailed image preview and review. The inclusion of an optical viewfinder offers users an alternative way to compose shots.

Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS Price & Availability
The Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS is available immediately, priced at £249.00 / Ä299.00 RRP inc. VAT.

Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS

Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS review
As soon as we receive a Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS test sample, we will publish a picture gallery with high resolution photos, followed by an extended Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS review.

Canon Digital Elph SD1200 IS

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