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Canon EOS 550D DSLR
Here are some (late) photos of the Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i DSLR Hands-On at Focus on Imaging 2010, announced on the 8th February 2010, the camera features an 18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, ISO 100-6400, H:12800, 3.7fps shooting, Full HD movies (1080p), 3.0” 3:2 Clear View LCD with 1,040k dots, iFCL metering, Quick Control screen, Ext. Mic socket, Movie crop, Exposure compensation +/-5 stops. The Canon EOS 550D is available for £632 with IS kit lens. Shown above with the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom AF Lens.

Canon EOS 550D Screen
Back, 3.0” screen with 1040k dots, the camera features: “Full HD movie recording – The EOS 550D combines exceptional still shooting with the ability to shoot Full HD (1080p) video. To satisfy your creativity the EOS 550D features full manual control and selectable frame rates. You can also shoot high speed 50/60fps movies at 720P for when the action is really fast. An HDMI connection allows High Definition playback of footage and images on any HDTV. Also with compatible TVs playback can be controlled using the TV’s remote control.” – Canon

Canon EOS 550D Top
The top features flash hot shoe, diopter adjustment, mode dial, on/off switch, ISO, control dial, shutter release, and function and focus buttons.

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Nikon Coolpix S8000

Nikon Coolpix S8000 Front - On

We had a look at the Nikon Coolpix S8000 at Focus on Imaging 2010, and for some reason completely forgot to mention the camera on the site! Hopefully these images will help make up for the lack of coverage!

Nikon Coolpix S8000

Nikon Coolpix S8000 Full Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S8000 features a 14.2 megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom lens (30-300mm) with VR optical image stabilisation, 3″ screen with 921k pixels, HD video recording with stereo sound (720p, 24fps), 1cm macro, ISO upto 3200, and it is available in a number of colours: Black, Brown, and shown here Champagne Silver, for £189 (available with £30 cashback from Nikon until the 30/06/2010).

Nikon Coolpix S8000 Back

Nikon Coolpix S8000 Back - 3inch screen

“World’s slimmest* 10x zoom camera with wide-angle capability. NIKKOR’s extra-low dispersion (ED) glass lens ensures crisp results whether you shoot still images or high-definition movie clips and the 10x zoom offers superior compositional freedom, allowing for everything from impressive wide-angle and distant telephoto shots, to stunningly detailed close-ups in Macro Mode. The advanced flash control system delivers more natural-looking results when you shoot in low-light and the incredibly clear 7.6 cm (3-inch) high resolution LCD monitor enhances both shooting and playback. With its slim body offering exceptional portability, the COOLPIX S8000 is a wonderfully stylish way to get creative with how you capture the world. This camera is available in black, brown, and champagne silver.”

Canon IXUS 105

Canon were showing the new Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS / Powershot SD1300 IS at Focus on Imaging 2010 – the camera features 12.1 megapixel sensor, 28mm wide angle, 4x zoom lens with Optical IS, 2.7” screen, Smart Auto, Smart Flash Exposure, Face Detection, FaceSelf-Timer, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Motion Detection Technology, i-Contrast, DIGIC 4, Creative shooting modes and VGA movies. The camera is available for £158 in Silver, Brown, Aqua, and Pink

“28mm wide-angle 4.0x zoom lens – A wide 28mm lens is perfect for capturing landscapes or group shots, while a 4.0x optical zoom lets you get closer to your subject. Canon’s optical Image Stabilizer delivers blur-free results throughout the zoom range. 6.8 cm (2.7”) PureColor II LCD – For detailed image review, easy framing and effortless menu navigation, the IXUS 105 features a 6.8 cm (2.7”) PureColor II LCD. A wide viewing angle makes it easy to share images with friends as well as frame shots in bright sunlight.”

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Canon IXUS 105

Canon IXUS 130

Canon were showing the Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS / PowerShot SD1400 IS at Focus on Imaging 2010 – the ultra compact camera features a 14.1 MP sensor, 28mm wide, 4x zoom with Optical IS, 2.7” LCD, Smart Auto, Face Detection, Hints & Tips, HD movies, HDMI, Smart Shutter, Smart Flash Exposure, i-Contrast, DIGIC 4 & Servo AF/AE, Creative shooting modes. Canon have published sample photos here. The Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS is available for £220 in Silver, Black, Pink and Orange.

“28mm wide-angle 4.0x zoom lens – A wide 28mm lens is perfect for capturing landscapes or group shots, while a 4.0x optical zoom lets you get closer to your subject. Canon’s optical Image Stabilizer counteracts image blur due to camera shake throughout the zoom range.”

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Canon IXUS 130

Canon IXUS 210

Canon were showing the Canon Digital IXUS 210 (aka Powershot SD3500 IS) at Focus on Imaging 2010 – the camera features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, ultra wide angle 24mm 5x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, a large 3.5″ touch screen, Smart Auto, Face Detection. Hints & Tips HD movies, HDMI, Smart Shutter, Smart Flash Exposure, i-Contrast, DIGIC 4 & Servo AF/AE and Creative shooting modes. Canon have published sample photos here. The Canon Digital IXUS 210 is available for £279 in black, silver, gold and pink.

“Slender, metallic and available in four colours*, the IXUS 210 is a masterpiece of IXUS design. 14.1 Megapixels lets you make poster-size prints, or crop images to perfection. 24mm ultra wide-angle 5.0x zoom lens – An ultra-wide 24mm lens is perfect for capturing landscapes or group shots, while a 5.0x optical zoom gets you closer to your subject. Canon’s optical Image Stabilizer works to prevent image blur due to camera shake.”

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Canon IXUS 210

Canon SX210 IS

Canon were showing the new Canon Powershot SX210 IS at Focus on Imaging – the camera features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, a wide-angle 14x optical zoom lens,
Optical Image Stabilizer, 7.6 cm (3.0″) PureColor II G LCD, HD movies, HDMI, Smart Auto, Face Detection, Smart Flash Exposure, i-Contrast, DIGIC 4 & Servo AF/AE, Manual Control, Creative shooting modes, and Smart Shutter. The camera is available in black, gold and pink/purple for £359

“28mm wide-angle 14x zoom lens – The PowerShot SX210 IS combines compact, take-anywhere proportions with a wide 28mm Canon lens, perfect for capturing landscapes or group shots. A 14x optical zoom lets you fill the frame with distant subjects, while the 4-stop optical Image Stabilizer prevents image blur due to camera shake throughout the long zoom range.”

Canon Powershot SX210 IS Links: Sample Photos (Canon)

Canon Powershot S90

Canon were showing the new Canon Powershot S90 at Focus on Imaging 2010, it features an f2.0 wide angle 3.8x optical zoom lens lens (28-105mm) with optical image stabilisation, 10 megapixel sensor, ISO3200, 3″ 461k pixel screen, manual focus, control dial, VGA 30fps video, RAW support, and exposure bracketing. The camera is available for £315

“I’ll be straightforward here – I like the Canon PowerShot S90, I like it a LOT. Here’s why – it’s packed to the brim with features, yet is as small as an average compact camera. After four long years, the Canon S-series is finally back with the all new PowerShot S90. While the camera doesn’t look at all like any of its predecessors, it still continues the legacy of the S-series, packing a big punch in a relatively compact body.” – DPInterface

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Panasonic TZ10

Panasonic are showing the new Panasonic Lumix TZ10 / ZS7 at Focus on Imaging 2010 – it features a metal body available in a number of colours (red, black, blue, silver, depending on location), and has a 25mm 12x optical zoom lens (25 – 300mm), GPS, 12 megapixel sensor, 3″ 460k screen, 720p video with stereo sound, and optical image stabilisation. The TZ10 is available for £253:

Panasonic TZ10

“With a strong heritage, this fourth generation TZ model features a high-quality LEICA DC VARIO ELMAR 25mm ultra-wide-angle lens with a 12x optical zoom. A high quality lens like this, with a range from 25mm to 300mm (1), is almost inconceivable in such a small, lightweight camera. Comprising 10 elements in 8 groups, including 2 ED lenses and 2 aspherical lenses with 3 aspherical surfaces, and utilizing new lens material in its design, this advanced lens unit realizes the outstandingly slim and compact body while passing Leica’s stringent standards to deliver exceptional optical performance. Thanks to the newly incorporated Intelligent Resolution technology, a ground-breaking Intelligent Zoom is available with the TZ10 which extends the zoom ratio by approx.1.3x maintaining the picture quality even by combining zoom technologies. This means the 12x optical can virtually extend to 16x equivalent. Furthermore, the Extra Optical Zoom function that extends zoom power to 23.4x (at 3-megapixel resolution) by using the center part of the large CCD to bring subjects even closer.”

Panasonic FT2

Panasonic are showing the new Panasonic Lumix FT2 at Focus on Imaging 2010 – it features a waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, freezeproof body available in a number of colours (depending on location), and has a 28mm 4.6x optical zoom lens, 2.7″ screen, 14 megapixel sensor, 720p video, and optical image stabilisation. The Panasonic Lumix FT2 is available for £299:

Panasonic FT2

“Panasonic is pleased to introduce the new Lumix DMC-FT2, a successor to Lumix’s first camera geared for active outdoor use, the DMC-FT1. Featuring AVCHD Lite HD movie recording capability, the new 14.1-megapixel FT2 further strengthens its toughness to be waterproof to 10m, shockproof to 2m, freezeproof to -10 degrees C and dustproof. The camera is also empowered internally by the newly developed Venus Engine HD II integrating “Intelligent Resolution” technology.”

Panasonic Lumix GF1

Panasonic are showing the new Panasonic Lumix GF1 Micro Four Thirds DSLR with Leica lens and adapter at Focus on Imaging 2010 – the camera features a 12.1 megapixel live view sensor, HD 720p Video at 30fps, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1 aspect ratio, AF assist lamp, ISO100 – 3200, 3fps shooting, 3.0″ 3:2 aspect 460k pixel screen, dust reduction, and built in flash. Compared to the Olympus E-P1 – It lacks the in body image stablisation, and instead relies on optical IS in the lens. The camera is available in Black, Silver, Red and White, for £569 with kit lens, or £449 body only.

Read Panasonic Lumix GF1 Reviews: Cameralabs, Digital Camera Info, Trusted Reviews, TOP Part I, TOP Part II, ByThom, DPExpert, DPExpert GF1 and E-P1, ePhotoZine, The Online Photographer, DPReview, DCResource, Luminous Landscape, HardwareZone, Which43.com, Previews: Davids Simple Photography Hands On, Pocket Lint, DPNow, Links: Read the full GF1 Press Release, Related: Why I love Micro FourThirds (TOP).