The $330 SD980 has a 3-inch touchscreen (new for ELPHs) and an ultra-wide 24mm lens with 5x optical zoom. The $300 SD940 has a 2.7 LCD and 4x optical zoom. Both 12.1Mp compact shooters record 720p video and have HDMI.
Canon PowerShot SD980 IS Digital ELPH
• Available in October.
• A large 3.0-inch touch panel PureColor System LCD screen with a cutting-edge interface for easy navigating through images and menus.
• 720p HD video shooting capabilities plus HDMI output connector for easy playback of video and photos on HDTV's to share with friends and family.
• A 5x Optical Zoom lens with an ultra-wide 24mm lens, plus Optical Image Stabilization, great for vast landscapes and capturing a large group of friends at a red carpet event.
• The 12.1-Megapixel sensor to help ensure superb image quality.
• Four distinguished colors; silver, blue, purple and gold.
• Available September.
• A 12.1-Megapixel sensor, 28mm wide-angle lens with 4x Optical Zoom lens and Optical Image Stabilization offering versatility when shooting in the field.
• 720p HD movie shooting capabilities plus HDMI output connector for easy playback of video and photos on an HDTV.
• A large, crisp 2.7-inch PureColor System LCD with a wide viewing angle, great for sharing photos and video with friends.
• Timeless colors of muted metallics in blue, black, silver and brown to match any mood.