Latest in Gear

Image credit:

Canon introduces upgraded PowerShot and Vixia cameras

The company's revealing a slew of point-and-shoots and camcorders at CES 2016.
2 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

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.

Gallery: CES 2016: Canon's new point-and-shoots and camcorders | 13 Photos

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
2 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

View
‘Untitled Goose Game’ arrives today on Mac, PC and Switch

‘Untitled Goose Game’ arrives today on Mac, PC and Switch

View
One of the best mice on the market is on sale for $67

One of the best mice on the market is on sale for $67

View
The best home security system

The best home security system

View
Not even Allbirds is safe from Amazon's copycat ways

Not even Allbirds is safe from Amazon's copycat ways

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr