New Canon compact cameras push the boundaries

Canon has just launched new compact cameras offering a range of features that make superb quality photos easier than ever to achieve.

Meet The Master Compact

Picture_PowerShot G1 X

The PowerShot G1 X is a revolutionary new camera designed to deliver DSLR image quality and control in a compact metal body. The large Canon CMOS sensor, measuring 18.7mm x 14mm,  uses similar pixel size and structure as the EOS 600D and combines with the latest DIGIC 5 processor to set new standards in low light performance with an ISO range up to 12800.

Using the same design, manufacturing and quality processes as the renowned EF range, the PowerShot G1 X’s lens produces professional-level results. Discover why the PowerShot G1 X redefines what is achievable with a compact camera.

Slim and stylish with stunning performance

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The latest IXUS models provide stylish performance in a slim package with a choice of sophisticated and vibrant colours. The IXUS 500 HS has an impressive 12x optical zoom packed into its 19.2mm body, making it the thinnest camera of its type in the world¹. The IXUS 125 HS has an ultra-wide-angle, 24mm 5x optical zoom that lets users capture more of the scene in front of them.

Both cameras feature Canon’s HS System including the latest DIGIC 5 processor to create detailed, flattering photos without the need for flash. The enhanced Smart Auto feature recognises 58 different scenes and sets the camera to take the best photo. Face ID lets you to register up to 12 people (including their age) in your camera, so the correct scene is chosen by Smart Auto based on age and activity as well as the ambient scene. It even tags the photo with their name, so you can search your images more easily.

If you are looking for a combination of ease of use, stunning looks and great results, look no further than the IXUS 500HS and IXUS 125 HS. The only decision is which one to choose; learn more about the IXUS 500 HS and IXUS 125 HS.

¹ Correct as of December 2011. According to Canon Inc. research

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