Canon PowerShot SX700 HS and D30 go for superzoom and water resistance respectively

The Canon PowerShot range has been infused with two new options which are to be launched in the coming months in the form of the SX700 HS and the D30. While the former boasts of being a compact superzoom digital camera, the latter prides itself on its 82-feet waterproof rating.

What’s in the PowerShot SX700 HS?
This new shooter from the Tokyo-based company has been bestowed with a 30x optical zoom lens which forms its main highlight. A 16.1MP CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 6 processor make up for its other main offerings. This compact shooter even kicks in support for Wi-Fi and NFC, thus enhancing its connectivity appeal.

PowerShot SX700 HS

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS is capable of recording full HD videos, and its Zoom Framing Assist Auto mode allows for easy framing of far away subjects. Lastly, it grabs a Hybrid Auto mode which records up to four seconds of video every time a still image is taken.

What’s in the PowerShot D30?
The Canon PowerShot D30 can be taken underwater from 33 feet to 82 feet. It carries onboard a 5x 28-140mm lens which offers a maximum aperture opening of f/3.9-4.8. A 12.1MP CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 5 processor have been granted to it, apart from full HD video recording capability. This camera does not kick in Wi-Fi support, but it does offer GPS.

PowerShot D30

Pricing and availability
The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS will be made available in black and red color options at a price of $349.99 in March this year. On the other hand, the D30 will be released in April at $329.99.