Canon has expands its new line of entry-level digital camera from its PowerShot A-series, the PowerShot A2600. This new PowerShot camera follows the PowerShot A2400 that was released last year, its a downgrade as Canon decided to remove the Intelligent IS function.
The camera comes with a 16-megapixel image sensor, it is powered by a DIGIC 4 image processor and a 5x optical zoom with 28mm wide angles lens. The PowerShot A2600 also delivers a sharp, clear, blue-free images plus the Optical Image Stabilizer and Digital IS that will recognize the main subject and automatically appy camera shake correction that best suits the situation.
There’s a 3-inch LCD display and it uses a rechargeable li-ion battery, it has a Smart AUTO mode that help capture great photos by automatically selecting proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situation, it has the Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Fisheye Effect and Poster Effect.
The PowerShot A2600 also includes the new ECO Mode that will automatically dim the screen after two seconds and turn it off after 8 seconds to save power consumption and provide up to 30% longer battery life. Canon will start selling the A2600 in February, in the colors of red, grey and silver for $199.99.