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The new Canon PowerShot A85 is the follow-on model of PowerShot A75.

Canon announces the new PowerShot A85, a follow-on model the successful 3 Mp Canon PowerShot A75. The main enhancements are as follows. The camera is now equipped with a 4.0 megapixel CCD for 2272 x 1704 pixel images and the Digital zoom has been increased to 3,6 times. As with other A-models the camera can be fitted with a Wide Converter (24.5 mm) or a Tele-converter (252 mm) ...
Canon A85 Product information at Canon BeBitOther specifications

Equipped with Canon's exclusive high-speed, high-definition DIGIC image processor
iSAPS technology provides optimal image control
3x optical zoom lens covers a 35mm film equivalent focal length ranging from 35mm to 105mm, and has an f/2.8 to f/4.8 aperture
Equipped with a 1.8-inch high definition LCD monitor
9-point AiAF system
Image histogram display possible
Equipped with the Intelligent Orientation sensor, which senses if the camera is being held vertically or horizontally
Special Scene mode that lets you shoot an image with the most appropriate settings from one of six scenes
[Postcard] option in the resolution menu for optimum printing with the date and time on postcard sized or smaller paper
Print/Share button letting you easily print your images and download images to the computer
Uses four AA alkaline batteries
Supports CF card Type I
Complies with the PictBridge industry standard

Additional information: Canon A85 Product information at Canon BeBit
July 21, 2004
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