Canon PowerShot range overhauled: WiFi, waterproof, GPS, more

Feb 7, 2012
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Canon has gushed its latest torrent of point-and-shoot cameras, a ten-strong update to its PowerShot line that includes weatherproof options, lengthy zooms and the choice of touchscreen control. Most interesting are the new PowerShot ELPH 530 HS and ELPH 320 HS, which each get WiFi and a 12x and 5x optical zoom respectively. The 530 HS has a 10-megapixel sensor and is 0.78-inches thick, while the 320 HS has a 16.1-megapixel sensor. Both have a 3.2-inch touchscreen and shoot Full HD 1080p video. The 530 HS will ship in April for $349.99, while the 320 HS will ship in March for $279.99.

 

PowerShot SX260 HS - 12.1-megapixel CMOS and 20x optical zoom with optical image stabilization. 1.29-inches thick. Supports 1080p Full HD video recording and GPS phototagging. 10.3fps burst mode. Ships March 2012 for $349.99.

PowerShot D20 - 12.1-megapixel CMOS and 5x optical zoom in waterproof, shock-proof and freeze-proof body. Full HD video recording and GPS integration for location tagging. 3-inch preview display. Ships May 2012 for $349.99.

PowerShot A4000 IS - 16-megapixel sensor, optical image stabilization and 8x optical zoom. 3-inch preview display. Ships February for $199.99.

PowerShot A3400 IS - 16-megapixel sensor, optical image stabilization and 5x optical zoom. 3-inch touchscreen with touch-focus and touch-shutter. Ships March for $179.99.

PowerShot A2400 IS / A2300 - 5x optical zoom and 2.7-inch display. A2400 IS adds optical image stabilization. A2400 IS due March for $159.99; A2300 due March for $149.99.

PowerShot A1300 - Optical viewfinder along with 2.7-inch LCD. 5x optical zoom and uses AA batteries. Due April for $199.99.

PowerShot A810 - 5x optical zoom and 2.7-inch LCD. Uses AA batteries. Due April for $109.99.


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