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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Chaitanya

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That is certainly very unique little product can see good use for this monocular that can take photos.
 
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Bambel

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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 :(
 
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marathonman

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Waiting for the inevitable "Can't believe it doesn't have dual card slots" posts....
 
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Peter in Boulder

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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.
 
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StandardLumen

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I love the concept of this product, and I want one, but I think I'm going to wait for reviews to see if the quality is good enough to make it more than just a novelty item.
 
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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.
 

Hector1970

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I think it will sell well. I can see casual use at sports. It has potential for misuse which could help sales.
 
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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!