Canon SX1 20x Superzoom Has 10MP CMOS Sensor, Shoots 1080p Video

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A superzoom camera that makes sense to me. The SX1 eschews a crazy megapixel count with its 10MP CMOS sensor that pulls double duty delivering 1080p HD video recording with a 20x-wide angle zoom lens.


I'm really happy they used a CMOS sensor with a fairly conservative megapixel count, because it means we can expect really clean (not noisy) images and beautiful video out of this puppy. Not 5D Mark II level, but definitely respectable. It has a 2.8-inch twisty, swing-out LCD and yes, it'll shoot RAW. But man, is this sucker pricey—$600 when it comes out in April. [Canon]