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Canon unveils much slimmer PowerShot D20 rugged camera

updated 12:10 am EST, Tue February 7, 2012

Canon SX240 HS carries 20X zoom in small body

Canon's turn at launches for the CP+ camera show were headlined by 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.

Although being announced now, the D20 won't be ready until May, when it's expected to cost $350.





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