My little brother was going to get the sx150 but we stumbled on the sx130 and for the price we had to snap it up!
Canon PowerShot SX130 IS 12MP Compact Digital Camera - Black
The Canon PowerShot SX130 IS features an increased telephoto range combined with a wide-angle lens in a compact body, to help you capture sweeping landscapes or fit everyone in the frame.
Shoot with a Fish-eye lens effect, or Miniature Effect (which makes landscape images look like small models), opt for Super Vivid to boost colour saturation or select Poster Effect.
Model number SX130
28mm wide angle lens.
12 x optical zoom.
4 x digital zoom.
3in LCD screen.
Dual digital and optical image stabiliser.
Face detection up to 35 faces.
Continuous shooting up to 1 frames per second.
Memory card compatibility: SD and SDHC.
720 high definition movie capture and playback with sound.
Maximum ISO 1600.
Intelligent scene mode.
Includes USB cable, AV cable and carry strap.
Requires 2 x AA battery (included).
Size H7.32, W11.33cm.
Depth 4.58cm (when switched off).