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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS and SX160 IS superzoom cameras launch in September

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Cameras

Canon SX160 IS SX500

Canon has announced a couple of new superzoom cameras in the SX160 IS and SX500 IS. The SX160 is the successor to the SX150, while the SX500 is new to the lineup. Both cameras pack a 16-megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD sensor, 720p video recording at 25 fps, and intelligent image stabilization. The higher-end SX500 IS brings with it a 30x, 24-720mm lens with a 32% improvement in autofocus speed and 33% decrease in shutter lag, making it the top model in the SX line.

Both cameras also boast a 3-inch LCD, with the SX500 having one that's twice as pixel dense as the SX160. Both cameras are set to ship in September, with the SX500 IS (black) selling for $330 while the SX160 IS (black or red) goes for $230.


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Samsung WB5000 available later this month?

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cameras

Samsung WB5000 camera

“Ultimate in photographic creativity.” That’s a direct quote from the press release, as it pertains to the new WB5000 digital camera.  This digital camera can shoot 12.5 megapixel images, as well as 720p HD video recorded in H.264.  It also sports a 26mm lens with 24X optical zoom, and can also shoot in RAW format. Samsung hasn’t gotten official with date or price, but we are hearing that it’ll ship later this month for $550.

Read More | Samsung WB5000 Release

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