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Canon debuts water-, freeze-, shockproof D10 camera

Among a crop of 10 -- count 'em, ten -- new point-and-shoot cameras from Canon comes the PowerShot D10, a model that's waterproof to 33 ft., freeze-resistant down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit, and shockproof within 4ft.

Among a crop of 10 -- count 'em, ten -- new point-and-shoot cameras from Canon comes the PowerShot D10, a model that's waterproof to 33 ft., freeze-resistant down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit, and shockproof within 4ft.

Plus, it's awfully noticeable, too:

More stats:

  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 3x zoom
  • No specifics on LCD size, but in the 2.5-in. range, judging by pictures
  • Digic IV image processor for lower noise and sharper image quality
  • Face and blink detection
  • Active Display, so you can navigate photos with "the flick of a wrist"
  • Price: $330
  • Available in May

And the back:

Plus nine more PowerShot models announced, which all come with the Digic IV, face and blink detection, and Active Display:

PowerShot SX1 IS and SX200 IS (superzooms)

SX1 IS:

  • 10 megapixels
  • 2.8? swivel screen
  • 20x optical zoom
  • 1080p movie mode
  • HDMI out
  • $600 (dSLR territory!)
  • Available in April

SX200

  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 12x optical zoom
  • 3? LCD
  • 720p movie mode
  • $350
  • Available in March

PowerShot SD970 IS, SD960 IS, SD780 IS and SD1200

SD780 IS

  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 3x optical zoom
  • 2.5? LCD
  • 720p movie shooting mode and HDMI out

SD960 IS:

  • Same as above, plus a 2.8? screen and 4x zoom

SD970:

  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 3? LCD
  • 5x optical zoom
  • 720p movie mode
  • $380
  • Available in April

SD1200:

  • 10 megapixels
  • $230
  • Available in March

PowerShot A2100 IS, A1100 IS and A480 (budget series)

A2100

  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 3? LCD
  • 6x optical zoom
  • $250
  • Available in April

A1100

  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 2.5? LCD
  • 4x optical zoom
  • Interestingly, an optical viewfinder
  • $200
  • Available in March

A480

  • 10 megapixels
  • 2.5? LCD
  • 3.3x optical zoom
  • $130
  • Available in March

Since there are so many, pictures of the new models can be seen on Canon's site.