Canon launches the world’s slimmest superzoom cameras

05 Dec

Ixus 1100 HS

Canon, a world leader in imaging devices, proudly releases two cutting edge compact digital cameras. Perfect for the fashionista in everyone, the new IXUS 230 HS and IXUS 1100 HS carry the brand’s award-winning design.

Powered by Canon’s proprietary High Sensitivity (HS) System which automatically minimizes blur and reduces noise, these cameras take stunning photographs effortlessly. The all-new Intelligent Image Stabilizer, when coupled with Smart Auto function, automatically detects and applies optimal camera settings based on up to 78 different shooting scenes resulting in picture-perfect photos every time you press the shutter button. On top of these, the IXUS 230 and IXUS 1100 boast of Auto Advanced Subject Detection which automatically tracks subjects and ensures they remain in focus and properly exposed.

Cascading technologies from Canon’s renowned VIXIA camcorders, these powerful compacts support Full HD 1980 x 1080 video recording at 24 frames per second (fps) with high-quality stereo sound. The Smart Movie function, combined with Intelligent IS, automatically applies the optimal settings based on up to 69 shooting scenes.

Compiling your photos from countless events will be a breeze thanks to the new Photobook function. You can now organize your favorite photos into a dedicated folder inside your camera for easy uploading or printing later on.

A touch of class: IXUS 1100 HS
At only 21.9 mm thin, the 12.1-megapixel IXUS 1100 HS is the world’s slimmest2 12x optical zoom lens camera. The flagship model’s improved lens barrel and advanced mounting technology make both high-quality imaging and an ultra slim body design possible.

With a wide, 3.2-inch touchscreen, the new Touch Shutter function enables users to get the shot they want by simply tapping their finger on the screen. Users will also enjoy the highly responsive touch screen with intuitive features such as Touch Auto Focus and Touch Auto Exposure. The top-of-the-line IXUS comes in luxurious red, black, and silver.

Chic and creative: IXUS 230 HS
The sleek Canon 12.1-megapixel IXUS 230 HS, available in four playful colors of aqua, lime, plum, pink, silver and black, incorporates a 28 mm 8x optical zoom lens to support a variety of viewing angles, from wide angle to telephoto. The world’s slimmest 8x optical zoom lens camera, with its power switched off and lens retracted, measures only 18.89 mm thin, smaller than the diameter of a 25-centavo coin. Additionally, the improved High-Speed Burst function enables the capture of a maximum of 8.7 images per second while the High-Speed Video feature supports video shooting at 240 frames per second, perfect for making dramatic slow-motion videos.

The Digital IXUS 1100 HS and IXUS 230 HS retail for Php 19,998 and Php 16,998 respectively. For more information about new Canon IXUS cameras, activities, and promos, go to,, or key in Canon Digital Cameras – Philippines on Facebook.

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