Canon introduces the proffessional-grade easyPowerShot G1 X Mark II digital camera, the easy-to-use EOS Rebel T5 Digital SLR, the PowerShot SX700 HS and the Waterproof PowerShot D30 models. Canon's new flagship PowerShot G1 X Mark II features a new type of 1.5-inch, 12.8 megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, made by Canon, allowing for optimum performance with an ISO range of 100-12800. This sensor, combined with the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, comprises the Canon HS SYSTEM resulting in faster autofocusing speeds over the PowerShot G1 X camera.
Featuring a newly-developed f/2.0 – f/3.9, 5x optical zoom lens (equivalent 24-120mm zoom range) with Dual Control Rings, this new camera provides customized zooming and focus-functionality similar to a DSLR camera. The Dual Control Rings include a Step Ring to adjust various customizable settings and a Continuous Ring to make focusing adjustments during manual focus, as well as additional customizable settings for manual shooting.
The new PowerShot G1 X Mark II camera uses 31 Auto Focus (AF) points, compared to the PowerShot G1 X camera that uses nine AF points. It is also Utilizing a capacitive touch, three-inch tilt LCD capable of tilting 180 degrees up and 45 degrees down.
The PowerShot G1 X Mark II camera is equipped with built-in Wi-Fi. It captures 1080p Full HD video has a full range of shooting and recording modes, including 14-bit RAW + JPEG.
The PowerShot G1 X Mark II digital camera will be available starting in April for a retail price of $799.99.
The new EOS Rebel T5 digital SLR camera is incorporating an 18.0 megapixel CMOS (APS-C) image sensor and a DIGIC 4 image processor. It offers an extensive ISO range of 100–6400 (expandable to 12800) and a nine-point AF system (including one center cross-type AF point). The new EOS Rebel T5 camera also offers a continuous shooting mode of up-to three frames per second (fps) and has a three-inch LCD monitor.
The camera’s shoots 1080p and it is scheduled to be available in March for an estimated retail price of $549.99,
bundled with an EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II lens.
The pocket-sized PowerShot SX700 HS camera features a 30x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-750mm zoom range), built-in Wi-Fi, and Near Field Communication (NFC).
The new PowerShot D30 camera is allowing for shooting up to 82 feet below sea level. This ready-for-adventure camera is also shockproof and cold and heat resistant.
Both cameras produce low-light images and offer 1080p full high-definition video.
The 30x optical zoom PowerShot SX700 HS camera combines a 16.1 megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 6 Image Processor. With Canon’s Intelligent IS, the PowerShot SX700 HS camera automatically chooses from various settings to help optimize image stabilization for the shooting condition.
The PowerShot SX700 HS camera also features Creative Shot modeto add artistic effects to photos.
The PowerShot D30, Canon’s latest waterproof camera, is waterproof to a record-breaking 82-feet below sea level. It is also temperature-resistant from 14 degrees to 104 degrees Fahrenheit and shockproof to 6.5 feet. The D30 camera’s built-in GPS tracker remembers where and when photos were taken so images can be captured along with the date, time and location of each moment.
Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations while Intelligent IS automatically chooses from six different modes to help image stabilization for the shooting condition.
In addition, the PowerShot D30 camera features the Canon HS SYSTEM – powered by a 12.1 megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor DIGIC 4 Image Processor.
The PowerShot SX700 HS digital camera will be available starting in March for a retail price of $349.99 in black or red.
The PowerShot D30 digital camera will be available starting in April for a retail price of $329.99 in blue.
Canon also today announced the PowerShot ELPH 150 IS, PowerShot ELPH 140 IS and the PowerShot ELPH 135 cameras.
Each new PowerShot ELPH digital camera features a powerful zoom lens and image sensor combined with the DIGIC 4+ Image Processor. In addition, all three cameras are equipped with a dedicated movie button, allowing users to capture 720p HD video.
In Smart AUTO mode, each camera will analyze the scene at-hand and select the optimal camera setting. ECO mode can reduce battery consumption by dimming and eventually turning off the LCD screen when not in use, helping to increase the number of shots and time capturing video in-between charging cycles.
The PowerShot ELPH 150 IS digital camera is equipped with a 10x optical zoom lens and 20.0 megapixel sensor. In addition, this digital camera features Intelligent IS – a setting that automatically chooses from eight different modes to help optimize image stabilization based on various shooting conditions.
The PowerShot ELPH 150 IS digital camera will be available starting in February for a retail price of $149.99 in a variety of colors – blue, red, silver and black.
The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS digital camera uses 8x optical zoom lens and a 16.0 megapixel sensor. Like the PowerShot ELPH 150 IS, the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS digital camera features Intelligent IS mode.
The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS digital camera will be available starting in February for a retail price of $129.99 in two colors – gray and red.
Also featuring an 8x optical zoom lens and 16.0 megapixel sensor, the PowerShot ELPH 135 digital camera will be available starting February for a retail price of $119.99 in black, silver, red and purple.