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 Amazon.com.

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 Amazon.com.

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