Canon SX240 HS Carries 20X Zoom in Small Rugged Body

Posted by at 11:42 am on February 7, 2012

Canon’s kicked off it’s launches for the CP+ with a major rethink of its rugged camera. The PowerShot D20 is dramatically smaller and thinner than the D10 while keeping the durability. It can take water up to 33 feet deep, survive temperatures as cold as 14F or as warm as 104F, and survive drops of up to five feet. Its button layout is designed to be used with gloves on and has presets for underwater (including macros) and snow.

The leap forward to modern camera technology gives it a 12-megapixel CMOS sensor friendlier to low light as well as a three-inch preview LCD. A DIGIC 4 chip is fast enough to drive 1080p video capture and GPS for geotagging. In keeping with the rugged treatment, its 5X (28-140mm equivalent) lens keeps the zoom strictly internal.

While being announced today, the D20 won’t be on sale until May, when it’s expected to cost $350.

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