updated 07:05 pm EDT, Thu July 28, 2005
Canon Optura camcorders
has launched the Optura 600, a compact 4.3 Megapixel Camcorder, and the Optura S1 Camcorder, offering two-in-one functionality. With the new Canon Optura 600 users get high-quality image reproduction in the "world's smallest" 4.3-megapixel camcorder. According to the company, "the Optura 600 and Optura S1 models are the smallest 4.3 megapixel and 2.2 megapixel camcorders, respectively, on the market." The the new Optura S1 camcorder's sleek, compact design "makes a fashion statement while delivering high quality digital video and photos." Both camcorder are Mac compatible and will ship in September. The Optura S1 will sell for $800, while the Optura 600 will cost $1100.