Despite the sharp decline in demand for compact digital cameras in the world market (and all due to the popularity of smartphones) is a Japanese company Canon has updated its line of cameras, releasing new superzoom models: compact and full-sized PowerShot SX170 SX510.
Unlike its predecessor, SX500, uses 16 MP sensor CCD, an updated model PowerShot SX510 HS has received 1/2.3-dyuymovy 12.1 MP sensor CMOS, so that the name appeared addition HS. By the functionality SX510 also has added support for Wi-Fi.
Otherwise, it is almost the same camera, equipped with a lens with a 30x zoom (24-720 mm), aperture f / 3,4-f / 5,8, 3-inch liquid crystal display and support for recording Full HD-video. Exit to the U.S. market is expected in September for $ 250.
SX170 also is not very different from its predecessor SX160, equipped with the same lens with a 16x zoom (28-448 mm), aperture f / 3,5-f / 5,9, 16 megapixel CCD sensor and video recording support HD – 1280 × 720 pixels.
Built-in support for Wi-Fi networks is still there, but the product got rid of support for AA batteries and is now equipped with its own battery – it is possible to reduce the weight and size. SX170 will be released in the U.S. in the autumn, or to be more precise, in September for $ 180.
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