Canon has expanded the PowerShot SX-series with its new Canon PowerShot SX20 IS (successor to SX10 IS) and SX120 IS (successor to SX110 IS) super-zoom digital cameras, featuring DIGIC 4 image processor and an improved version of Canon’s Smart Auto Mode with Scene Detection technology.


Highlights of Canon PowerShot SX20 IS:

  • 12.1-megapixel image sensor
  • High-powered 20x wide-angle Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer
  • 2.5-inch vari-angle PureColor System LCD, plus a viewfinder
  • Full manual controls allows for greater range of creative options
  • Ability to record superb 720p HD video at 30 fps with stereo sound, plus HDMI output
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 124 x 88.3 x 86.9mm ; Weight: 560g


Highlights of Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

  • 10-megapixel image sensor
  • Flexible 10x optical zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilization
  • Large 3-inch LCD display
  • Easy Mode simplifies camera operation
  • Dimensions: 111 x 71 x 45 mm ; Weight: 245g

The latest easy-to-use Canon PowerShot SX20 IS and PowerShot SX120 IS will hit the market in September 2009 for about $400 and $250, respectively.