Canon A-Series PowerShot Cameras Get 4 New Models

Posted Jan 10, 2011

At the Consumer Electronics Show, Canon announced a new line of four A-Series products in their digital camera line-up. The lowest end camera of the four sells for $89.99 — not bad considering it is for a brand new camera. The specs of the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, Canon PowerShot A2200, Canon PowerShot A1200, and Canon PowerShot A800 is below:

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS:
16 megapixels
720p HD movie capture
28-140mm equivalent lens
5x optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
3-inch LCD
Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
$179.99 available in late February

Canon PowerShot A2200:
14 megapixels
720p HD movie capture
28-112mm equivalent lens
4x optical zoom
2.7-inch LCD
Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
$139.99 available in early March

Canon PowerShot A1200:
12 megapixels
720p HD movie capture
28-112mm equivalent lens
4x optical zoom
Optical viewfinder
AA-battery powered
2.7-inch LCD
$109.99 available in early March

Canon PowerShot A800:
10 megapixels
2.5-inch LCD
37-112mm equivalent lens
3.3x optical zoom
AA-battery powered
$89.99 available in mid-February

[CNET]