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After months of waiting, Canon new digital cameras has arrived. Beside, latest additions to the EOS family we also got new prosumer G9 and two new ultracompact IXUS cameras, and that was not all that Canon prepared for the next season, we got also new PowerShot SX100IS first Canon’s entry level ultrazoom camera.

Beside all that new products we also got new and improved versions in the Canon’s A6XX class and the successor of the PowerShot A710IS digital camera.


We will start with the new PowerShot A720IS the successor of the well known A710IS. The A710IS was quite popular cause it was offering premium image quality (even with optical stabilization) and by the fair price. Actually there was no too much room for improvements on this camera, optical sensor now has 8.0 Megapixels, software of the camera suffers few additions like totally hip technology of Face Detection. Also the manufacturer added his latest imaging processor to this camera. As the result of using latest generation DIGIC III image processor, new camera is a bit faster a bit quicker on controls and have increased ISO sensitivity – resulted by better color noise reduction in DIGIC III.


Second camera in the row Powershot A650IS is replacing the PowerShot A630 and Powershot A640. The list of improvements in this case is a bit longer. New PowerShot A650IS have 12Megapixels optical sensor, now 6x optical zoom lens with optical stabilization, bigger vari-angle 2.5 inch LCD.

Both of these cameras are not bringing anything revolutionary new, but they are bringing useful improvements that will help average photographer to get better photographs with less effort and pain. Prices of the new models is a bit reduced comparing to substituted models and they are available on the Amazon store.