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Packed with advanced capabilities, the silver Canon IXUS 1000 HS Compact Camera is a 10mp camera that sports an impressive 10x optical zoom. No matter where you are standing, a good shot is within your reach. Image stabilisation is on hand to combat camera shake and keep everything nice and sharp.
The IXUS 1000 HS shoots full HD 1080p video. That's the highest resolution you can get for your home movies!
Speed is also one of the IXUS 1000HS's assets. When shooting stills, the high-speed Burst mode allows a rate of up to 8.8 frames per second. And when it comes to video, the Super Slow Motion Movie mode captures 240 frames per second. You can slow down any scene and take a close look at the details!
The IXUS 1000 HS's 3-inch screen has a 16:9 format. This comfortably large display is great for reviewing or sharing your images.
Beginners will not be left behind with the IXUS 1000 HS: hints and tips are present for most options so you can learn to master the camera and boost your creativity.
Go for one of the most trusted names in digital cameras with the Canon IXUS 1000 HS Compact Camera. To boot, the IXUS 1000 HS has great looks.
Some mixed reviews on Amazon but I now own this camera and, IMO, the video quality and stills quality is one of the best from a compact camera.
Might be useful to someone.