Canon has expanded its PowerShot series of camera with a new and improved ruggedized point and shoot unit, the PowerShot D20 is a 12.1-megapixel digital camera that comes with protection against the elements. It is supposed to be the successor of the PowerShot D10, it is waterproof up to 33 feet/10 meters, shockproof to withstand up to 5 feet/1.5 meter drops, its dust-proof plus it will also withstand temperatures from 14°F to 104°F.
Other than being a ruggedized point and shoot camera, the D20 also comes with a few noticeable specifications as well, these includes its DIGIC 4 image processor, it is equipped with a 5x optical zoom lens, a 3-inch LCD display to keep objects in frame, it has built-in GPS for geotagging your photos with latitude, longitude, and elevation information, it has Intelligent IS function that automatically chooses from six different modes to optimize image stabilization for shooting condition and it also features the HS SYSTEM for enhanced low-light shooting performance.
The Canon D20 can record Full HD 1080p videos and has a dedicated movie button to do so. It has a HDMI Output port for users who wants to share vacation photos and videos on a larger screen without the need to print. The PowerShot D20 will be available for $349.99 in May, it will grace the Europe market first in the colors of Yellow and Silver, other markets will get the Blue option.