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Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« on: February 03, 2012, 09:05:50 AM »
Canon PowerShot SX240HS It’s not a 5D Mark III, but it’s something.

A photograph of the upcoming Canon PowerShot SX240 HS arrived moments ago. It seems it gets an increase from 14x zoom to 20x zoom. Probably a minor mp bump and DIGIC 5 as well. I’d expect it to be announced next week for CP .

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Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« on: February 03, 2012, 09:05:50 AM »

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2012, 11:45:07 AM »
f3.5 - f/6.8?

Grrrr.......

This whole "who can have the most x-zoom" race is really taking its toll on lens speeds.  These little sensors need lens speed desperately.  Heck, at these focal lengths and pixel densities even shooting in direct sun is often going to put you into IS territory if you want pixel-level detail.

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2012, 11:49:10 AM »
so, this is the hot stuff that Canon has been keeping under wraps for announcement on the 7th? seriously?

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2012, 12:06:45 PM »
We haven't heard much about it lately, but I'm still hoping for a T4i next week! 

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2012, 12:25:08 PM »
We haven't heard much about it lately, but I'm still hoping for a T4i next week!

What if they re-use the same sensor from T2i/T3i ? :P
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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2012, 01:57:26 PM »
ugh, who cares, just use your iphone. we want the new 5D!
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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2012, 02:04:33 PM »
ugh, who cares, just use your iphone. we want the new 5D!

No joke. If I could just get my iphone 4S to shoot in RAW I'd be good. The camera on that thing really is pretty awesome.
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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2012, 02:04:33 PM »

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2012, 02:12:38 PM »
ugh, who cares, just use your iphone. we want the new 5D!

No joke. If I could just get my iphone 4S to shoot in RAW I'd be good. The camera on that thing really is pretty awesome.

If you don't mind fixed focal length, slow performance, awful controls, and virtually no flexibility.

I'll keep my Elph 500HS, thanks.

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2012, 02:21:17 PM »
ugh, who cares, just use your iphone. we want the new 5D!

No joke. If I could just get my iphone 4S to shoot in RAW I'd be good. The camera on that thing really is pretty awesome.

If you don't mind fixed focal length, slow performance, awful controls, and virtually no flexibility.

I'll keep my Elph 500HS, thanks.

The focal length and flexibility I'll give you. Though spot exposure and exposure locking works well. But I use the volume button as a shutter button so I can hold it just like a camera and the 4S is hardly slow. I can get from a locked screen to my camera in just barely over a second.

Enjoy your Elph. I guess.   ::)
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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2012, 05:03:27 PM »
What a disappointment....sounds like the MP race is on again as well as the zoom race; there goes IQ.

But to make matters worse....f3.5 - f/6.8 :( :( :(

Looks like the SX40 and the FZ150 situation all over again and Panasonic has probably bounced back to the top of the IQ with the sensor from the FZ150 on the ZS15 and the new sensor on the ZS20.


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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2012, 05:02:27 AM »
We haven't heard much about it lately, but I'm still hoping for a T4i next week!

What if they re-use the same sensor from T2i/T3i ? :P
That would make my 60D more durable! ;-P

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2012, 10:09:30 AM »
We haven't heard much about it lately, but I'm still hoping for a T4i next week!

What if they re-use the same sensor from T2i/T3i ? :P
That would make my 60D more durable! ;-P

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2012, 02:49:10 PM »
The big question i have is if the flash will pop up all the time like the SX230 did. They should make it like the Nikon 8200 and have it only pop up when you need it.

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Spotted
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2012, 02:49:10 PM »