Canon has unveiled it’s successor to the popular Canon Powershot G G11 camera, the Canon PowerShot G12. The company touts the G12 as the first PowerShot G model to equip with Canon HS (High Sensitivity) System – a combination of 10-megapixel CCD sensor and DIGIC 4 processor, a formidable and very capable duo.
The Canon PowerShot G12 features a 2.8-inch vari-angle LCD screen, 28mm wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens, full manual control, Hybrid IS technology, HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode and RAW shooting in a single device, capable of capturing 720p HD video at 24 frames per second.
Canon PowerShot G12 features:
- 2.8 inches of LCD screen
- 461,000 pixels of resolution
- 10.0 mega pixel image sensor
- 5 X optical zoom lens
- Hybrid optical image stabilization
- Optical viewfinder
- Control dial on the front of the camera
- Smart Auto mode
- Hot shoe for external flash
- HDR feature with three exposures
- 1280 x 720 (24 fps) movie recording facility
- Stereo sound
- Electronic level
- Optional telephoto conversion lens
- HDMI output
- SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC card slot
Canon PowerShot G12 is slated to hit the market in coming October for around $500.