Canon’s Powershot Zoom is like a pocket telescope taking photos

Kane has announced a PowerShot Zoom, an unusual camera that looks more like a digital monocular than a point-and-shoot. The company has been showing this idea for a while and recently crowded it into Japan; Now it’s U.S. Is coming.

The PowerShot Zoom is a small device with an electronic viewfinder, a 1/3-inch 12-megapixel sensor, and two switchable equivalent focal lengths of 100mm and 400mm with digital zoom up to 800mm. The lens is f / 5.6-6.3, so this is probably not suitable for low light use. Usually the quality of the image is not really focused.

Canon says the product is designed for people who enjoy outdoor activities such as birdwatching and hiking, and if it can be a useful accessory for spectators at sports like the Olympic Games – if it really goes ahead. The The Mario charges USB-C and saves images and videos to a microSD card, plus you can transfer images from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to a smartphone.

Powershot Zoom will sell in the US for 9 9,299.99 by the end of next month.