“The [Canon] SX150 IS would be an almost ideal choice for a first digital camera, an excellent choice as a primary family camera, and a very good choice for travelers who want an inexpensive, feature rich, dependable and relatively inexpensive point-and-shoot.”
DigitalCameraReview has posted their review of the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS, with 14.1MP resolution (1/2.3-in. CCD), 12x wide-angle optical zoom (28-336mm equiv.), optical image stabilization, 3.0-in. LCD (230k-dot), Smart AUTO, PASM, Scene Modes, and HD 720p movie 1280×720 @ 30fps.
You can read the Canon SX150 IS Review @ DigitalCameraReview.