Canon has announced six new PowerShot cameras meant to offer diverse photographic options. This new range includes a G-series PowerShot, three from the ELPH line, and two in the lightweight category compact digital cameras.
The cameras are Canon PowerShot G11, PowerShot S90, PowerShot SX20 IS, PowerShot SX120 IS, and PowerShot SD980 IS and SD940 IS Digital ELPH Cameras.
All of the new cameras feature Optical Image Stabilization and use the DIGIC 4 Image Processor, meant to offer higher performance levels, improved signal processing speeds and enhanced image quality.
They also offer the ‘Smart AUTO technology’ that tracks moving faces and 22 different shooting situations (up from 18 previously) by identifying the surroundings to help ensure proper lighting and focus.
Select new PowerShot models also have the ability to shoot 720p High-Definition (HD) video, utilize the PureColor System LCD and a PowerShot Digital ELPH camera will now have a touch screen user interface for easy navigation through images and menus.
The G11 features a variety of shooting modes and is compatible with EOS accessories. Designed for those looking for a pocket-sized camera with SLR functionality, Canon said that this camera is aimed for people who love to capture landscapes and professional portraits.