Big Blog Changes Effective Immediately: Rebooting What We Cover and How We Cover It
Instant and Mail-In Rebates...
+ Stackable Olympus M43rds Instant Rebates (exp 3/1/14)
+ Canon DSLR Instant Rebates (exp unknown)
+ Sony Alpha Instant Rebates and Sony NEX E-mount Instant Savings

February 08, 2010

New Canon SD3500 IS offers 5X wide (24-120mm) and 3.5-inch touchscreen

The last of the new Canon cameras of today is the 3.5-inch touch-screen bearing SD3500 IS which throws a new wrench in the model naming scheme :) It also goes by the name IXUS 210. The sensor is sadly the 14mp 1/2.3" but as a plus, it has a 5X stabilized lens that starts at 24mm wide. So a 24-120mm equivalent is not bad (but please don't expect it to behave like an SLR-sized lens of the same focal range). This follows up just six months after the debut of the SD980 IS which offered a 3-inch touchscreen with a similar lens.

Other features include 720p video, HDMI-out, modes galore, and the NB-6L LiIon battery.

Interestingly, if you look at the Canon product page hierarchy (see link below), the SD3500 IS is placed between the SD970-IS and the SD980-IS. The SD970 has a 5X lens that starts at 37mm eq and was announced almost one year ago. Perhaps ordered by price within each sub-segment.

The camera is available for pre-order at Amazon for $330 in your choice of silver, black or pink.


Further Reading
+ Hands-on with camera t Pocket Lint
+ Imaging Resource
+ Photoscala
+ Imaging Insider
+ Photography Blog
+ Lens Numeriques
+ Engadget
+ Cameratowns
+ Canon


Latest Camera Deals from NoisyDeals.com

Comments


Latest News



Latest Lens Reviews


OLYMPUS CAMERAS

M43rds & 43rds

LEICA CAMERAS

RICOH CAMERAS

SAMSUNG CAMERAS

SIGMA CAMERAS

All Top

  • Alltop, all the top stories

Noisy Stats

  • Whos.Amung.Us; Google Analytics;

Noisy Stats II