CANON'S NEW Elph PowerShot SD700IS digital camera uses image-stabilization technology from its video camera and high-end still camera lines to improve image quality, which is especially important when using the camera's 4X optical zoom lens. The camera features a 6-megapixel image sensor, shutter speeds from 15 to 1/1,600 sec., a 2.5 LCD screen and a low-light mode.

Price: about $499. Contact Canon at 800/652-2666, visit consumer.usa.canon.com or www.freeproductinfo.net/fin, or circle 191.