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Canon Launches the Powershot SD400 & SD500
by Ben Stafford -  2/17/2005

The Canon Powershot SD400 is their smallest 5 megapixel camera to date. It features a 2" LCD and a new hold feature to let you delete new pictures without switching modes. The Powershot SD500 is a 7 megapixel unit feautring the new "perpetual curve" design. In contrast to most of the other new releases, they're not cheap, coming in at $520 and $650 respectively.

Canon Powershot SD400

The PowerShot SD400 is a 5.0 Megapixel camera unrivaled in its category. With an ultra-thin Digital ELPH style, an impressive set of high-end features and exclusive Canon innovations and technology, you'll achieve the results you've been dreaming of - and have a great time doing it.

The new 5.0 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x Optical Zoom is both substance and style in an ultra slim metallic body The new 5.0 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x Optical Zoom is both substance and style in an ultra slim metallic body

Large 2.0 inch LCD screen for easy on-camera viewing Large 2.0 inch LCD screen for easy on-camera viewing

DIGIC II Image Processor for even faster processing, and UA Lens technology for crisp vibrant colors and excellent image quality DIGIC II Image Processor for even faster processing, and UA Lens technology for crisp vibrant colors and excellent image quality

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed support for faster downloads and file transfers USB 2.0 Hi-Speed support for faster downloads and file transfers

Enhanced Movie Mode with new Fast Frame Rate Movie recording at 60 fps (320 x 240) plus 5 Special Scene Modes and Digital Macro Mode Enhanced Movie Mode with new Fast Frame Rate Movie recording at 60 fps (320 x 240) plus 5 Special Scene Modes and Digital Macro Mode

New My Colors feature for color customization while shooting New My Colors feature for color customization while shooting

Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with Canon CP Printers Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with Canon CP Printers

Canon Powershot SD500

The PowerShot SD500 is the Digital ELPH you've been waiting for. It's the first to be equipped with 7.1 Megapixels of resolution for a truly astonishing level of detail, and it employs Canon's exclusive DIGIC II Image Processor to bring all that detail to vibrant life. With a big 2.0 inch LCD screen and an outstanding set of features and capabilities, the SD500 is a digital camera designed to lead the impressive Digital ELPH line.

The first 7.1 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x Optical Zoom and new elegantly curved design in a metallic body The first 7.1 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x Optical Zoom and new elegantly curved design in a metallic body

Large 2.0 inch LCD screen for easy on-camera viewing Large 2.0 inch LCD screen for easy on-camera viewing

DIGIC II Image Processor for even faster processing speed, crisp vibrant colors and excellent image quality DIGIC II Image Processor for even faster processing speed, crisp vibrant colors and excellent image quality

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed support for faster downloads and file transfers USB 2.0 Hi-Speed support for faster downloads and file transfers

Enhanced Movie Mode with new Fast Frame Rate Movie recording at 60 fps (320 x 240) plus 9 Special Scene Modes and Digital Macro Mode Enhanced Movie Mode with new Fast Frame Rate Movie recording at 60 fps (320 x 240) plus 9 Special Scene Modes and Digital Macro Mode

New My Colors feature for color customization while shooting New My Colors feature for color customization while shooting

Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with Canon CP Printers Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with Canon CP Printers