Canon announces new Powershot duo – SX160 IS and SX500 IS | Digit

Hot on the heels of Nikon’s announcement, Canon has just announced two new point-and-shoot cameras to boost their own portfolio. First we have the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS, an upgrade to the current SX150 IS. The SX160 IS gets a 2MP bump from its predecessor, jumping to 16MP, but uses the same CCD type sensor along with the Digic 4 processing chip. The lens also gets a slight redesign, adding the ability to function between 28-448mm (16x optical zoom) as compared to the 28-336mm on the SX150 IS. However, the…

Canon announces three PowerShot cameras for India | Digit

Canon has announced the S110, G15 and SX50 HS in India, cameras that are the newest upgrades to Canon’s lineup. The trio was recently shown and demoed at Photokina in Germany, and India is already set to get a taste of them soon. The pricing and release dates for the cameras have not yet been announced however. Amongst the many changes, Canon claims that the two areas that received significant focus was improving AF speed and reducing shutter lag, across the entire product line. There are also some obvious ergonomic/…