Canon's PowerShot SD870 and SD950 IS Digital ELPHs pack the pixels

Looking for a dozen or so megapixels squeezed into a compact shooter are ya? Well, check Canon's latest then, the SD950 IS Digital ELPH (pictured) packs in a full 12.1 megapixels while the SD870 tones it down with just 8. The full-body titanium SD950 touts a 3.7x zoom with optical image stabilization, DIGIC III image processing, Canon's latest face recognition tech, an optical viewfinder (a rarity these days on compacts) and 2.5-inch scratch-resistant LCD with anti-reflection coating. Meanwhile, the SD870 opts for a 3.8x wide-angle optical zoom and 3-inch LCD. The SD950 and SD870 will cost you $450 and $400 respectively, when they hit shelves in September. Not what you're looking for? Stay tuned, Canon's got lots more coming today.