Feeds

Canon shows off Spring Collection

Seems to be the day for camera announcements

Business security measures using SSL

This morning in London, Canon showed off its Spring collection for 2008, comprising of 16 new products in total, including four new compact cameras and a new DLSR.

The new additions to Canon's cluster of compacts are the Digital IXUS 80 IS, the PowerShot A590 IS, the PowerShot A580 and the PowersShot A470.

Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS

The Digital IXUS 80 IS offers 8 megapixels, 3x zoom with optical image stabilizer, 2.5in PureColor LCD and comes in a choice of four colours: classic silver, candy pink, chocolate and caramel.

The Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS will be available from March priced at £219.00 (€319.00).

Canon PowerShot A590

Canon PowerShot A590

The PowerShot A590 IS and PowerShot A580 also offer 8.0 megapixels, have a 4x zoom, a new "Easy mode" and full manual control, range of optional lens accessories and a 2.5in LCD and optical viewfinder.

Canon PowerShot A580

Canon PowerShot A580

The A590 comes with the added benefit of an optical image stabilizer.

Canon PowerShot A470

Canon PowerShot A470

Finally the PowerShot A470 will offer 7.1 megapixels, a 3.4x zoom, 2.5in LCD and come in red, blue, green and silver.

All the compact models will offer the usual array of red-eye reduction capabilities as well as face detection and white balance features

The PowerShot A590 IS, PowerShot A580 and PowerShot A470 will be available from March, priced as follows: PowerShot A590 IS £159.00 (€229.00), PowerShot A580 £139.00 (€199.00) and the PowerShot A470 £109.00 (€159.00).

Canon EOS 450D DSLR

Canon EOS 450D DSLR

The last camera showcased on the Canon catwalk this morning was the EOS 450D DSLR, replacing the now dated 400D. The new model features a 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, a 3in LCD that's 50 per cent brighter than on the 400D and a new 9-point AF system.

It also sports 3.5 frames per second continual shooting mode and SD card memory expansion - CompactFlash has finally been ditched.

The EOS 450D body only is priced at £599.99 (€899.99), the inclusion of a 18-55mm kit will cost £679.99 (€999.99). Both will be available from March.

New hybrid storage solutions

More from The Register

next story
Half a BILLION in the making: Bungie's Destiny reviewed
It feels very familiar - but it's still good
Apple's big bang: iPhone 6, ANOTHER iPhone 6 Plus and WATCH OUT
Let's >sigh< see what Cupertino has been up to for the past year
Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales
Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
A SCORCHIO fatboy SSD: Samsung SSD850 PRO 3D V-NAND
4Gb/s speeds on a consumer drive, anyone?
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Get your Indian Landfill Android One handsets - they're only SIXTY QUID
Cheap and deafening mobes for the subcontinental masses
Apple's SNEAKY plan: COPY ANDROID. Hello iPhone 6, Watch
Sizes, prices and all – but not for the wrist-o-puter
prev story

Whitepapers

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.
Security and trust: The backbone of doing business over the internet
Explores the current state of website security and the contributions Symantec is making to help organizations protect critical data and build trust with customers.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.