Canon introduces upgraded PowerShot and Vixia cameras

The company's revealing a slew of point-and-shoots and camcorders at CES 2016.

As has been the case in years past, Canon's taken to CES to reveal an upgraded line of PowerShot and Vixia cameras and camcorders. For point-and-shoots, the main model being introduced is the SX540 HS (pictured above), a superzoom model with a 24.3-megapixel, 50x optical zoom lens and Digic 6 processor. It's now capable of 1080p at 60 fps as well, compared to 30 fps on its predecessor, the SX530 HS. The company is also introducing the ELPH 360HS, which features a 22-megapixel CMOS sensor, Digic 4+ processor and a 12x optical zoom (25-300mm equivalent).

On the camcorder front, meanwhile, there's the top-of-the-line Vixia HF G40, a video shooter geared toward amateur filmmakers. It sports a wide-angle 20x HD Optical Zoom Lens, an HD CMOS PRO Image Sensor -- the same chip found on the XA30 and XA35 pro models. What's more, the HF G40 also comes with a 3.5-inch OLED, tilting touchscreen, 1080p video support at up to 60 fps and dual SD card slots. It will hit stores in February for a cool $1,300.

The SX540 HS, on the other hand will be available in March for $400, while the ELPH 360 HS is set to arrive in February for $210.