Nikon Europe is proud to announce the new Nikon Coolpix L19 digital camera. Easy Auto Mode simplifies photography by taking control of settings; just turn on the digital camera and shoot freely. Activated in Easy Auto Mode, Nikon’s Scene Auto Selector eliminates the need to manually select a scene mode to match the shot, making it faster and easier to capture the moment in beautiful fashion. The Nikon Coolpix L19 uses this intelligent function to analyze the subject and its surrounding settings and automatically selects the most appropriate scene mode to achieve optimal results.
Canon replaces its popular PowerShot A470 with a new 10.0 Megapixel model: the PowerShot A480. Redesigned for even more intuitive operation, the Canon A480 offers a new build and design that is 25% smaller - in a choice of silver, red, blue or black. Flexible framing of shots is made easy by a 3.3x Canon optical zoom, while Canon’s DIGIC III delivers high image quality, superb colour reproduction, Face Detection and Motion Detection Technology. “Whether you’re 7 years old or 70, the Canon A480 offers a great-value way to discover the fun of taking pictures,” said Mogens Jensen, Head of Canon Consumer Imaging, Europe. “This camera brings Canon’s unrivalled image quality to its widest audience yet.”
Panasonic introduces the new 12.1 megapixel Panasonic DMC-FS15 camera of 29mm wide angle Leica DC lens with 5x optical zoom (equivalent to 29mm to 145 mm on a 35mm film camera) as a member of Lumix new FS series. The new FS series, a sister line of the world-acclaimed FX series, pursues easy and simple operation with its high-grade profile for users at every stage to enjoy taking beautiful pictures. Panasonic's iA (intelligent auto) mode, which makes it easy for anyone to take beautiful photos by detecting the scene and optimizing the settings, has been further enhanced for new Panasonic LUMIX FS15 to comprehend AF tracking and Intelligent Exposure functions.
Panasonic introduces the 8.1 megapixel Panasonic DMC-LS85 camera that runs on AA batteries featuring ultimate ease of use with iA(Intelligent Auto) mode as a successor to the LS80. Apart from AA battery operation cameras, Panasonic LUMIX LS85 boasts powerful 4x optical zoom and bright F2.8 high quality LUMIX DC VARIO lens (equivalent to 33mm to 132 mm on a 35mm film camera). The iA mode, which comprises various shooting-assist functions, has been newly incorporated in the Panasonic LS85. This mode comprises of four major functions, Mega O.I.S., Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and Face Detection. Mega O.I.S. suppresses hand-shake and Intelligent ISO Control prevents motion blur.
Casio America releases some exciting details about its upcoming digital camera models. Soon to be released are the slim, compact High Speed Exilim EX-FS10 and Exilim EX-FC100 featuring high-speed burst shooting faster than an SLR camera, and the Exilim EX-Z400, EX-Z270, and EX-S12, which make the most of Casio’s high-speed image processing engine to enable users to cut and paste moving subjects onto still backgrounds. Casio has been a pioneer in digital cameras for over ten years. The new camera models maintain Casio’s long tradition of innovation and creativity. In 1995, Casio introduced the QV-10, the world’s first consumer digital camera with an LCD monitor so users could view the images they had just taken.
The new CyberShot W220 digital camera from Sony makes unforget-table images beautifully affordable. Packed with smart features like Smile Shutter and Intelligent Scene Recognition, the Sony CyberShot W220 is your passport to gorgeous photos with more fun and less fuss. The latest addition to the stylish CyberShot W Series takes the hard work out of capturing amazing images, whatever you’re doing. Sporting a super-high resolution of 12.1 effective megapixels, the Sony W220 features a top-quality Carl Zeiss lens with 4x optical zoom to bring your favourite subjects closer. The W220 camera model also features SteadyShot image stabilisation and Optical SteadyShot.
The CyberShot W210 digital camera from Sony makes unforget-table images beautifully affordable. Packed with smart features like Smile Shutter and Intelligent Scene Recognition, the CyberShot W210 is your passport to gorgeous photos with more fun and less fuss. The latest addition to the stylish CyberShot W Series takes the hard work out of capturing amazing images, whatever you’re doing. Sporting a resolution of 12.1 effective megapixels, the Sony W210 features a top-quality Carl Zeiss lens with 4x optical zoom to bring your favourite subjects closer. The W210 camera model also features SteadyShot image stabilisation. Coupled with high sensitivity, this reduces camera shake for crisper pictures when you´re shooting handheld without a tripod.
At the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, Samsung Electronics America introduces its new digital camera lineup for the first half of 2009. Consisting of four new models, Samsung’s new digital cameras run the gamut in terms of style and innovation and are designed for shooters of various skill levels and budgets. One of the newly introduced digital cameras is the Samsung SL420, of the popular and user-friendly SL-Series. The new SL420 digital camera features a resolution of 10.2 megapixels, offers Face Detection and is offered by rechargeable Li-Ion batteries.