Canon announces two new super-zoom cameras to the PowerShot lineup. The new PowerShot SX500 IS, with a 30x optical zoom and the new PowerShot SX160 IS, with a 16x optical zoom.
“While our customers may not always be close to the action, these cameras are designed to help bring their photos and videos in close, with great image resolution and quality as if they were standing right there.”
The SX500 IS has a zoom range of 24 – 720mm and the SX160 IS has a 28 – 448mm zoom range.
Both cameras feature a 16 megapixel sensor, DIGIC 4 image processor, image stabilization, a 3″ LCD display and both cameras shoot HD video.
The new PowerShot SX500 IS will have an estimated retail price of $330 and PowerShot SX160 IS will have an estimated retail price of $230.
Both cameras will be available in September 2012.