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.