Mark Peters : February 7th 2012 - 16:20 CET
Canon PowerShot D20
Canon PowerShot D20 rugged and waterproof digital camera : Canon introduces the rugged and all-weather Canon PowerShot D20 compact camera. The Canon PowerShot D20 is made to be a part of the adventure and capture amazing pictures and 1080p Full HD video when living life to the extreme. The Canon D20 is waterproof, shockproof, freeze proof and dustproof and features a robust and sporty body. The heart of the rugged camera is powered by Canon’s HS System, combining a 12.1 Megapixel high-sensitivity CMOS sensor with the Canon DIGIC 4 image processor for superb performance in every situation. In addition, the new Canon camera also features GPS functionality.|
Canon PowerShot D20 digital camera
Whether exploring the underwater world of an exotic cove or standing on top of the world after a mountain trek, amazing pictures can be recorded in their entirety thanks to the 28mm wide-angle lens, with 5x optical zoom to bring users closer to the action. For steady video clips and stunning pictures even in challenging weather conditions, Intelligent IS automatically analyses the scene and selects the best settings for the optical Image Stabilizer from seven different modes. The Canon PowerShot D20 camera is loaded with technology including the advanced HS System, designed to produce fantastic photo quality, even in challenging low-light conditions.
Canon PowerShot D20 Underwater Macro mode
The Waterproof Canon PowerShot camera features a special 'Underwater Macro' mode, combined with Quick auto-focus mode to guarantee rapid and accurate focus. The accuracy of Underwater White Balance is enhanced and offers quick adjustment so that users can capture the depths with beautiful natural colours. There's an optional Canon WP-DC45 waterproof case available with external flash support which enables the Canon PowerShot D20 camera to capture awesome pictures at depths down to 40 meters.
Canon D20 Specifications
• 12.1 megapixel HS System
• Rugged digital camera
• Water, shock, freeze and dustproof
• 28mm wide ange photography
• 5x optical zoom lens
• Intelligent Image Stabilisation
• GPS camera functionality
• 3-inch PureColor II LCD display
• Full HD video recording
• 32 Smart Auto scenes
• Underwater functions
• Optional Waterproof case
Canon PowerShot D20 camera display
Even when the action is fast and furious, frame the scene perfectly with just a glance at the 3-inch 460.000 dot LCD display with 4:3 aspect ratio. Now it’s also easier than ever to record amazing pictures without needing extensive photography experience thanks to Canon’s Smart Auto feature which detects 32 different scenes, applying the best combination of settings to ensure every photo is well-exposed. For more information and explanation of the features, download the Canon PowerShot D20 technology sheet.
Canon PowerShot D20 price & availability
The Canon PowerShot D20 outdoor camera will be available for retail starting from April 2012. The rugged PowerShot camera carries a retail price of $349 in the Unites States, £349 GBP in the United Kingdom and €399 Euro in most other European countries. The Canon D20 will be available in a number of colour options to choose from. Please check the Canon website in your region for more information.