Canon today has added the 4.0 Megapixel PowerShot A85 to its PowerShot range. The camera replaces the PowerShot A70.

Improvements to the A70 include improved ergonomics and refreshed styling. The camera now also includes a large 1.8" LCD, 13 shooting modes (including a special scene mode with six selectable pre-set scenes), VGA movie clips with sound support, 9-point AiAF auto focus, and a Print/Share button plus extended print functionality.

The PowerShot A85 will be available from August 2004 for £239 RRP inc. VAT.