Canon PowerShot SX60 HS IS Camera Could Feature 100x Zoom

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS IS rumors surfaced again as the successor of the popular Powershot SX50 HS IS digital compact camera could feature a 100x zoom which covers a whooping 20-2000mm range.

Canon is rumored several times that they will replace the PowerShot SX50 HS compact camera with a longer zoom model. The Powershot SX60 HS IS is coming soon in late Spring just before the Summer.

There is a new patent from Canon which describes a 100x zoom lens with a focal range of 3.6mm to 340mm for compact cameras. We have mentioned about this before. As of today most rumors indicates that Canon’s big zoom range Powershot SX60 HS compact camera could feature this 100x zoom lens with a 20-2000mm focal range.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS IS Camera Could Feature 100x Zoom

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Here are the combined Canon PowerShot SX60 HS IS specifications from previous and updated rumors.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Rumored Specs

  • 15MP CMOS sensor
  • 100x optical zoom, 20mm wide-angle lens
  • 20-2000mm lens
  • f/2.8 at 20mm
  • Improved auto focus system

via CR


  • What size sensor must this camera have for such a lens?

    Image quality will surely be far inferior to the SX50!?