Taiwanese company BenQ has announced the availability of two new cameras designed to be SLR bridges or super zooms the GH700 and the GH600 for the Indian market. Both the cameras from BenQ feature a 16 mega pixel camera with back side illuminate sensor and a 21x optical zoom.

The cameras also have an aperture range of f/3.1-5.8. The features of both the cameras are pretty much identical with the differences in the design elements and the GH700 offers a slightly light battery life of 400 shots on standard AA cells as compared to the 330 on the GH600.

The GH700 has the ability to record full HD videos while the GH600 can only record 1280 X 720 at 60 fps. The other identical difference is the gold ring which is adorned in front of the GH 700.

The cameras also include several picture styles including ‘lomo’. They also feature panoramas and super macro mode which allows the user to shoot objects up close and personal with the subject as close as 1cm. The GH600 has been prices at Rs. 10,999 while the GH700 has been priced at Rs. 15,999 which is much lesser than the price of the competing products from Sony or Nikon or even Canon.