The biggest ever even in the history of digital imaging, the Photokina 2006, is about to start and the Canon is ready to introduce four new digital cameras-the PowerShot G7, PowerShot SD900, SD800 IS and the colorful SD40. All the cameras are consumer-oriented and boast DIGIC III image processing chip. The Canon PowerShot G7 comes equipped with a 10.0 Megapixel CCD sensor and 6X optical zoom lens along with the optical image stabilization. Moreover, it enables the users to set the sensitivity upto ISO 1600 for dim-light conditions. The second in the line-up is the new PowerShot SD900 that also features the 10-megapixel CCD sensor. The loghtweight pocket-sized camera boasts 3x optical zoom, video shooting at 15 fps and VGA movies at 30 FPS. The new SD 800 IS is able to shoot 7.1 Megapixel pictures and features odd -numbered 3.8x optical zoom with optical image stabilization. Offered in varied chassis colors, the colorful SD40 integrates 7.1 Megapixel CCD sensor, 2.4X optical zoom and face-recognition capability. All the cameras will start shipping next month with the PowerShot G7, SD900, SD800 IS and the SD800 IS priced at $550, $450, $450 and $350 respectively.