Canon Inc. is launching a new PowerShot series compact digital camera, the SX400 IS, with a 30x super zoom lens. The camera features a 1/2.3-inch Type 16MP CCD imager with Digic 4+image processing engine, and a 24-720mm lens in the 35mm format, with Canon’s Intelligent Image Stabilization System. The optical zoom can be extended up to 60x digitally, with Progressive Fine Zoom technology. Other features include autofocusing speed of approx. 0.19 seconds, ISO up to 1600, a 3-inch LCD monitor, Smart Auto and 720p HD video capture with a dedicated movie button. The camera measures 104.4×69.1×80.1mm and weighs 313g. Canon will also launch the IXY140, with a 1/2.3-inch Type 16MP CCD sensor, 8x zoom lens of 24-224mm in the 35mm format with Optical Image Stabilization and a 2.7-inch LCD monitor. It measures 95.2×54.3×22.1mm and weighs 130g.