March 14, 2008
Canon Powershot SD890 IS enhanced flexibility with new 5x optical IS zoom
Another new Poweshot raring to go is the SD890 IS (or IXUS 970 IS if you’re in Europe). This stylish compact camera features improved versions of features such as face detection and image stabilization. Specs include 10 million pixels in a 1/2.3 ” (6.2 x 4.6 mm) sensor and an ISO 3200 mode. It also has a 5x zoom (the longest ever on the SD/IXUS series), covering a 37 – 185mm (equiv.) range. The Digital IXUS 970 IS also features Motion Detection Technology, Face Detection Technology with Face Select & Track and Face Detection White Balance, a bright, clear 2.5″ PureColor LCD II screen, new Multi Control Dial, Automatic Red-Eye Correction in shooting and playback, 18 shooting modes including new Sunset mode and My Colors photo effects, DIGIC III with Noise Reduction Technology, VGA 30fps, Long Play and Time Lapse movie modes, Easy printing with PictBridge and quick print order settings in playback mode, and Image Resize function.
There is no word on pricing or availability of Canon Powershot SD890 IS.