Canon cuts the Ixus free

Everyone and their dog seems to be getting in on the wireless digital camera act right now. We’ve already marvelled at the slender curvature of Niko

Everyone and their dog seems to be getting in on the wireless digital camera act right now.

We’ve already marvelled at the slender curvature of Nikon’s Wi-Fi seductress the S6 and now Canon has clamboured on board the gravy boat with the Ixus Wireless.

With this wireless addition to the Ixus range you’ll be able to print directly to PictBridge compatible printers (with the Canon Wireless Print Adapter), upload images wirelessly to your PC the minute you’ve taken them and, like some kind of all powerful omniscient puppeteer, control your camera’s shooting functions from your PC.

If at any moment, however, you begin to feel a tad weary of the wireless craze, you can simply indulge in the camera’s ultra speedy USB 2.0 connection.

The Ixus Wireless comes with a 2.0inch LCD, a 3x optical zoom, and 14 shooting modes.  

You can get 30fps VGA movie clips up to 1GB in size with full audio with the movie mode and you can use in-camera colour effects on your snaps and movies in real time.

And, once your photographic energy is spent, you can sit back and look at your wondrous prints – the 5.0 Megapixel CCD sensor gives top-notch print quality right up to A3.

The Ixus Wireless will set you back £400 and is available now – get over to Canon's UK site for directions on where to get one.

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