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Canon PowerShot D20 Announced

Canon introduce a new compact that's built for adventure.

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PowerShot D20
PowerShot D20

The new Canon PowerShot D20 is waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof and dustproof. It features a 12.1 Megapixel, high-sensitivity CMOS sensor with a DIGIC 4 image processor and can shoot Full HD (1080p) video.

PowerShot D20 key features:

  • Rugged camera; 12.1 MP HS System
  • Water, shock, freeze and dustproof
  • 28mm, 5x optical zoom; Intelligent IS
  • GPS
  • 7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II LCD
  • Full HD movies
  • Smart Auto (32 scenes)
  • Special movie modes
  • Underwater functions
  • Optional 40m Waterproof Case
  • Price: £349.00
Canon PowerShot D20
Canon PowerShot D20 The rugged PowerShot D20 features a 28mm wide-angle lens, with 5x zoom and Intelligent IS which automatically analyses the scene and selects the optimum settings for the optical Image Stabilizer from seven different modes.

The PowerShot D20 is waterproof down to depths of 10m and it features an Underwater Macro mode and an Underwater White Balance setting. It's shockproof from drops up to 1.5m and can withstand freezing temperatures down to -10°C.

Active Display technology also allows users to control some camera functions by tapping the camera body, making it easier to use when wearing gloves and for those who want to shoot at night there's a Night Scene mode that captures a series of high-speed shots and combines them into one crisp, well-exposed image.

GPS is built-in and you can shoot Full HD 1080p movies quickly and easily from the dedicated Movie Record button. The Smart Auto feature detects 32 different scenes and seven Creative filters are available.

An optional Accessory Kit is available and it includes Carabiner and Shoulder Straps, a Neoprene Pouch and a Silicon Jacket.

The PowerShot D20 is available from May, priced at £349.00 RRP incl. VAT.

Visit Canon for more information.

Canon PowerShot D20 Specifications

Max Aperturef/3.9 - f/4.8
35mm equivalent28mm - 140mm
Optical Zoom5x
Image Sensor
Pixels12.1Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4000
Pixels (H)3000
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor Size1/2.3 inch
Sensor Size (width)No Data
Sensor Size (height)No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution461,000 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Min Focus1cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/1600sec
Shutter speeds longest15sec
Bulb modeNo Data
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Scene modes
  • A
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 3200
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Underwater
Exposure Comp+/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting1.9fps
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080 FullHD
  • 1280x720 HD 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS24
Stereo SoundNo
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeRechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6L
Battery Life (CIPA rating)280shots
Box Contents
Box ContentsBattery pack, battery charger, interface cable, wrist strap, strap mount, getting started guide, manual disk, solution disk and warranty system booklet

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