A fusion of today's style with uncompromising performance, the Canon Optura S1 features a sleek outer body design with few buttons, curves, or creases, giving it a very smooth feel. The camcorder's clean, modern, iconic look is complemented with an inviting interface that features a modicum of buttons and a new Easy Menu System to speed ease of use. With advanced digital features, superior optics and 2.2 megapixel CCD performance that produces brilliant video and photos, the Optura S1 model is the camcorder you always wanted with the cool you crave.
The Optura S1 records true widescreen video so that you can watch your home movies in the same widescreen format as your new TV. The Optura S1 camcorder features DV Photo Plus, which is an amalgam of Superior Canon Optics (10x Optical Zoom Lens/200x Digital Zoom), a 2.2 megapixel CCD Image Sensor with RGB Primary Color Filter, a DIGIC DV Image Processor and Print & Share for one touch printing of photos at home and downloading to a computer. The camcorder also has built-in Image Stabilization for steady video and a built-in video light allows you to keep shooting video in low-light conditions.
A wide variety of photo features help transform the Optura S1 camcorder into a high-quality 2.2 megapixel digital camera. For better exposure, you can select the metering and scene modes on the Optura S1 model or shoot with Auto Exposure Bracketing to capture the perfect shot. Nine Point AiAF for sharp focusing and such photo-centric features as Continuous Shooting Mode, Image Effects, and Photo Review, helps the Optura S1 model function just as adeptly as a digital camera as it does as a camcorder. The Optura S1 camcorder also features a built-in photo flash, built-in lens cover, and a miniSD Card slot. Popularly used in today's newest cell phones, the miniSD Card offers the benefit of high-capacity storage in a small size.
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