Canon PowerShot G15 Coming Next Week?

Canon PowerShot G15

It looks like Canon may be announcing a true successor to the PowerShot G12 next week prior to Photokina 2012.  Recall that the Canon G1 X was announced earlier this year at CES 2012, causing speculation that the G-series may move to a larger sensor format.

The above leaked image appears to confirm, however, that the more compact-oriented camera line will continue with a PowerShot G15. [Read more…]


Canon “Super G Series” as an Answer to Mirrorless Competition?

Canon G12

There have been plenty of rumors lately about Canon’s response to the mirrorless camera systems that every other major manufacturer is cranking out like gangbusters.  The most consistent rumor of late seems to be that Canon is working on a sort of “Super G Series” camera(s).

I like it. Here’s why. [Read more…]

Canon PowerShot G12 and SX30 IS Announced

Canon has announced two new advanced point and shoot cameras in the PowerShot G12 and PowerShot SX30 IS.

The Canon G12 features a 10MP sensor, 5x optical zoom lens and the ability to capture 720p HD video at 24 fps.  Additionally, the G12 offers a sensistivity range of ISO 80-3200, and has a new HDR mode, which allows for multiple shots to be combined into one image.  The G12 has a 2.8″ vari-angle LCD at 461k dot resolution.

The Canon G12 should be available in October 2010 at an initial retail price of $499.99.  Check availability on

The Canon SX30 IS is a superzoom camera with a 14.1MP sensor, 2.7-inch vari-angle LCD and a whopping 35x optical zoom lens (24-840mm equivalent).  The SX30 IS can capture 720p HD video at 30 fps and offers a sensitivity range of ISO 80-1600.

The Canon SX30 IS should be available in September 2010 at an initial retail price of $429.99.  Check availability on

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]