Canon releases its first touchscreen control model in the new Canon PowerShot SD980 IS. Read one for its technical specifications, latest features and price.

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Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

User friendliness is easily one of the most prized qualities that a compact point and shoot camera is judged in terms of Most of us would like cameras that are user friendly, since not all of us are professional photography. All of us would like to go for cameras that do not have a cluttered back panel so that the controls are easy to understand and easily accessible too. It is when we see an extremely complicated point and shoot camera that we wish we had an uncomplicated touchscreen camera to use. The Canon PowerShot SD980 IS is one camera that will put all our concerns to rest. This camera is comes with a resolution of 12.1mp, 5x wide angle zoom and all touchscreen controls.

Design and Functioning

With a width of a mere 23mm and a weight of hardly 130gs, this sleek camera is an instant take-away. Its design is one of the most respected ones, which is what the Canon IXUS range also became popular for. Its offers a wide angle zoom capacity of 5x, a focal range of 24mm to 120mm on the 35mm scale and comes in colours like Cool Blue, Metallic Silver, Baby Pink and Champagne Gold. Its Optical Image Stabiliser technology reduces blur caused by camera shake; enabling users to shoot at full zoom, as well as at night, without the need for a tripod. The ISO Auto and Motion Detection Technology that his camera comes with also help users automatically take blur-free photos – adjusting the ISO speed to compensate for motion in the scene, so moving subjects are captured perfectly every time. Its Face Detection WB, sets the camera’s white balance to achieve natural skin tones in unusual lighting conditions, whilst Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB ensures the intended subject is properly exposed and in focus. This camera is compatible with a wide range of memory cards like SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus.

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS Price India
Price: Rs. 14,093.00Resolution: 12.10 MP

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Technical Specifications of Canon PowerShot SD980 IS
OverviewCamera type Compact Digital Camera
Battery (Type) Lithium Ion
DimensionsWidth (mm) 100
Depth (mm) 23
Height (mm) 54
Weight 130
LensFocal Length(mm) 4.3(W) - 21.5(T) mm
f-number f/2.8-f/5.9
Shutter Speed (seconds) 1/3000 sec
ISO rating Auto*, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600
Interchangeability NA
Image SensorType CCD
Size(inches) 1/2.3-inch
Total Resolution(MP) 12.40
Effective Resolution(MP) 12.10
Dust Reduction System NA
ViewfinderType LCD
Size 3
MemoryInternal Memory 8GB
Card Type SD/SDHC Memory Card
ZoomOptical Zoom 5x
Digital Zoom 4x
Light MeteringMulti Metering Yes
Center Weighted Metering Yes
Spot Metering Yes
ImagingExposure Compensation Automatic
Aperture Automatic
White Balance Automatic
Focus Automatic
Image Stabilization Automatic
Shooting Modes Auto, P, Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Long Shutter, Creative Light Effects, Movie
Built in Flash Automatic
InterfaceWiFi No
Bluetooth No
Picbridge Yes
Hdmi No
Primary FeaturesAuto Bracketing Yes
Self Timer 2.00
Face Detection Yes
Af Assist Lamp Yes
Movie Mode Yes
Red Eye Reduction NA
Histogram Yes
Colour Options Silver,Purple, Gold,Blue
Warranty (Years) 1
Last Updated on : October 03, 2010

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