Canon officially announces the Canon PowerShot ZOOM

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MELVILLE, N.Y., October 14, 2020 –– Hiking, birdwatching and nature gazing, consumers are embracing the beauty of the outdoors this season and beyond. With this in mind, it is important to have a convenient and intuitive imaging tool to explore the world. Developed to showcase an impressive telephoto reach in a user-friendly, compact design, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today launches the PowerShot ZOOM, the company’s first telephoto monocular.
Preorder the Canon PowerShot ZOOM $299
The lightweight telephoto monocular sports 100mm, 400mm and 800mm telephoto viewing capability1 with a one-touch switch, and is equipped with impressive instant zoom capability to help users view distant subjects. Additionally, the monocular can capture images and videos to a micro SD card, and by pairing it with a compatible smart device2 and the Canon Camera Connect app3, these files can easily be downloaded. This...
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jam05

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Hope it arrives by Christmas. Should be a nice stocking stuffer. Unless I keep it for myself :)
 

snappy604

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I've been watching for an alternative to heavy and expensive image stabilized binoculars for a trip to Costa Rica that I hope to reschedule some day. This could be it.
pretty much nails the use case scenario I could think of for it. Curious on image quality.
 

gbc

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Well.. 6 month ago i would have said that this is a very nice gadget to be used in a football stadium. But it seems that i have no other use for something like that for .. quite some time :(
Hey, it's even better for standing OUTSIDE a football stadium and peering inside through the gates during a game!
 

Juangrande

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I can't wait to try one out. This is a cool looking product.
I didn’t see anything about weather sealing, or did I miss that. Look like a fun carry around gadget for social media posting etc... would be great if it were waterproof somewhat like a smartphone.