The PowerShot SX40 HS is a versatile compact point-and-shoot camera that easily captures amazing photos and videos. The Canon HS SYSTEM boosts low-light performance with the new Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor and a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. This advanced Canon technology delivers stunning image quality with reduced noise and blur. Colors are more vibrant and white balance is true-to-life. The 35x Optical Zoom offers incredible reach and range, allowing you to shoot any scene, near or far. The Optical Image Stabilizer helps images come out steady and clear, and a 24mm ultra Wide-Angle lens makes it easy to take pictures of large groups of people, tall buildings, expansive landscapes and much more. The camera also features a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD for great shooting flexibility. Packed with an array of powerful technologies, the PowerShot SX40 HS is a convenient digital camera capable of brilliant image capture.
Extreme Zoom for Infinite Possibilities with 35x Zoom, 24mm wide-angle & Optical Image Stabilizer The PowerShot SX40 HS is equipped with a Genuine Canon 35x Zoom lens that provides the telephoto power to bring your distant subjects incredibly close. It also features a useful zoom range that begins at 24mm ultra wide-angle and extends to 840mm telephoto (35mm equivalent). The lens employs UD glass, double-sided aspherical glass-molded and ultra-high-refraction-index glass lens elements to effectively suppress chromatic aberration while maintaining a remarkably compact size. It uses a VCM (Voice Coil Motor) for high-speed, quiet, energy-efficient lens movement with precise control. Canon's sophisticated Optical Image Stabilizer uses lens-shift technology to correct for unwanted camera movement for sharper, steadier image in many difficult shooting situations.
Experience the Power with Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor & HS SYSTEM The latest-generation Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor brings phenomenal increases in processing speed and power. Improved chip architecture and algorithms deliver greatly expanded functionality with further refinement in image quality. Improved noise reduction produces clearer images when shooting in low light at high ISO speeds. Enhanced i-Contrast performance adjusts differences between light and dark areas to achieve even more natural-looking results. The faster processing speed also results in faster continuous shooting capability while maintaining full image quality. Also, Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor makes possible a new, highly advanced automatic white balance system. Combining the power of high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel Canon CMOS sensor and the DIGIC Image Processor, the Canon HS SYSTEM lets you take bright, clear photos in an even wider range of shooting situations, letting you use higher shutter speeds to capture clearer images with reduced noise and blur.
Memorable Moments in Spectacular Full HD. The PowerShot SX40 HS shoots Full HD video at 24 frames per second and allows use the full range of optical zoom, ensuring clear lifelike motion images with a beautiful cinematic quality. It also shoots beautifully detailed 720p HD video at 30 fps. The camera has a dedicated movie button that lets you start and stop recording instantly without going through layers of menus or operate switches or dials to switch to and from video recording mode. The PowerShot SX40 HS also incorporates an electronic wind filter, which suppresses wind noise that can muffle or distort the sound. Enjoy and share videos by simply connecting its HDMI terminal to your HDTV using an HDMI cable. You can even control the playback of your images and videos on any CEC-enabled HDTV using the TV's remote control. Plus, the PowerShot SX40 HS supports Apple iFrame Movie so you can enjoy movies in compatible Mac and Windows video applications.
A Steady Image Is a Beautiful Image. The latest advance in Canon Optical Image Stabilization technology, Intelligent IS analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation. For stills, the system automatically selects among Normal, Panning, Macro (Hybrid) and Tripod IS modes. When shooting video, the system automatically selects among Dynamic, Powered, Macro and Tripod IS modes. With Intelligent IS, you can concentrate on image capture, letting the camera make the most effective IS settings to assure the steadiest possible image.
Versatile Still and Video Shooting Options. Utilizing the increased processing speed and power of the new Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor, High-Speed Burst HQ makes it possible to capture fast action stills at full resolution during continuous shooting. The results are exceptionally high-quality images recorded in rapid sequence. In this mode, the PowerShot SX40 HS can capture a maximum of 8 shots in a single burst. And, when you use Movie Digest on the PowerShot SX40 HS, the camera will automatically record a short video clip (up to approximately 4 seconds) every time you shoot a still image. That entire day's worth of clips will then be automatically combined into a single video. Miniature Effect for Movies & Stills emphasizes perspective for a miniature effect by blurring upper and bottom portions of videos and stills. Super Slow Motion Movie enables you to record your clips in high speed (approx. 240 fps), and then watch your videos in slow motion.
2.7-inch Vari-Angle LCD The PowerShot SX40 HS features a convenient and highly useful 2.7-inch Vari-Angle LCD screen that swivels out almost a full 180 degrees. It also rotates through approximately 270 degrees, letting you tilt it up or down to shoot at low or high angles. You can compose freely even when shooting from difficult vantage points and use the full range of angle adjustment even when the camera is mounted on a tripod. You can even rotate the LCD facing forward to capture perfectly framed self-portraits and to join group shots. The PureColor System LCD screen has 230,000 dots, giving you a crisp, clear picture to make shooting, playback and using the camera's menu functions especially convenient.
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