CES 2009: Sony shows off three more Cyber-shot compact digital cameras


Sony may have revealed its Cybershot G3 Wi-Fi enabled camera which we (apparently) are not going to get a sniff off in the UK, but we’ve got three Cyber-shot cameras of our own to keep us busy.

I’m not sure if these have been shown at CES or not, but everything else seems to have been, so this is where I’ll pretend we’ve seen them first.

The W210, W220 and S950 are compact digital cameras with a fairly standard set of features. Is it worth getting excited about them? Read on and find out.

The Cyber-shot W210 and W220 models both offer 12.1 megapixels, Carl Zeiss lens, 4x optical zoom, smile shutter and face detection (so hopefully you’ll catch shiny happy people in your photos), intelligent scene recognition, 30mm wide angle lens, and a range of body colours – silver, black, blue, pink and green, depending on the model…

Canon releases five more digital cameras: two IXUS, three PowerShot

Canon keeps its foot on the gas with today’s launch of five new compact digital cameras, adding two to its IXUS range and three to its PowerShot range.


First up, the IXUS 980 IS features a whopping 14.7 megapixels coupled with 3.7x optical zoom. Full manual control is also offered.

The IXUS 870 IS offers a more modest 10 megapixels, with a 4x optical zoom, 28mm wide-angle lens.

The 980 comes with a 2.5″ PureColor LCD, while the 870 has a three inch LCD.

Both feature image stabilisation, Canon’s new DIGIC 4 processor that offers a range of features including face detection and image blur correction, and 30fps VGA movie mode…

Canon intros new PowerShot range of pocket-sized digital cameras: SX110, A2000, A1000, E1


Canon has announced four new compact digital cameras in its PowerShot range, boasting high megapixel count, decent optical zoom, image stabilisation, and a range of other handy consumer-friendly technology.

PowerShot SX110 IS

The PowerShot SX110 IS (replacing last year’s SX100 IS) features a nine megapixel sensor (up from eight), 10x optical zoom with optical image stabiliser, and both easy and manual modes to cater for all levels of expertise.

The SX110 has a three-inch LCD screen with wide viewing angle, and can shoot 30fps VGA movies…