Golden, Colo. -
unveiled Wednesday its Optio S1 digital compact camera featuring a gem-like finish and advanced, easy-to-use feature set.
The camera, which will ship later this month at a $200 suggested retail, will be available in bright chrome, glossy black and green. It will have an ultra-light body design.
Features include a 14-megapixel sensor, a wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens (28-140mm), 2.7-inch LCD, Sensor-shift Shake Reduction (SR) system, 720p HD video capture and Auto Picture mode.
In addition, the camera adds face detection, smile capture, blink detection, High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode and an optional infrared remote-control accessory.