Canon PowerShot G7 X Offers 1″ Sensor, Aims to Overthrow Sony RX100 as Compact King

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon has finally gotten serious with its compact cameras with the new PowerShot G7 X, which features a large 1″ sensor in the body reminiscent of the PowerShot ‘S’ line.  The camera is clearly aimed at competing with Sony’s (deservedly) popular RX100 line.

The 1″ sensor is 20.2MP and is paired with the DIGIC 6 image processor. [Read more…]


Canon PowerShot SX520 HS and PowerShot SX400 IS Superzoom Cameras Unveiled

Canon SX520 HS

Canon SX520 HS

Canon has released a pair of new budget superzoom cameras, the PowerShot SX520 HS and PowerShot SX400 IS.

The SX520 HS features a 16MP CMOS sensor, while the SX400 IS sports a lower-caliber 16MP CCD sensor. Both cameras have a massive optical zoom range – with the SX520 HS coming out on top at 24-1008mm equivalent zoom range. [Read more…]

Canon PowerShot G1 X Successor Leaks Out, Shows Detachable EVF


The upcoming replacement for the PowerShot G1 X has leaked out a few days before release. The camera is rumored to have a slimmer body and lighter weight, as well as an external EVF. Most notable, the lens is expected to be improved to a 24-120mm f/2-3.9 lens (compared to the f/2.8-5.8 lens on the original G1 X).

Additionally, the G1 X successor should be equipped with a DIGIC 6 processor and cost around $700 USD.

[via CR]