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Canon Launches Brand New Professional and Compact Digital Products
Taking Shooting Experience to New Heights
to Meet Diverse Needs of Users


Canon today announces the launch of a series of new digital products, including the EOS 7D Mark II, next generation high speed advanced APS-C DSLR camera, and a range of compatible accessories, 3 EF and EF-S lenses, 4 PowerShot digital compact cameras and free firmware upgrade for SELPHY CP910 compact photo printer, offering brand new shooting experience for professional photographers and photo enthusiasts.

The EOS 7D Mark II features a new 65-point AF system and supports 10fps high speed continuous shooting. Coupled with innovative functions inherited from the flagship EOS-1D X and enhanced Full HD EOS Movie with Custom Movie Servo AF functions, advanced users can enjoy exceptional focusing performance to create diverse imaging expression in high quality. The professional and compact EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM full-frame super telephoto lens with IS utilizes Canon’s unique Diffractive Optical element (DO) to realize a lightweight body. In addition, Canon is also developing a new premium digital compact camera that combines the merits of large sensors and high-zoom lens, further redefining the standard for high quality high zoom performance for compact models.


New DSLR Camera and Accessories
EOS 7D Mark II
The next generation high speed advanced APS-C DSLR with new 65-point AF system and 10fps continuous shooting

New 65-point autofocus system and 10fps high speed continuous shooting to capture fast-moving objects

  • Newly developed 65-point all cross-type AF system1 with a f/2.8 compatible high precision dual-cross center AF point that also supports AF at f/8 and extremely low-light conditions at EV -3 sensitivity2
  • Features AI Servo AF III algorithm and AF Configuration Tools for highly precise and stable AI Servo AF tracking
  • 7 AF Area selection modes, including the new “Large Zone AF”
  • New “AF Area Selection Lever” allows easy switching between AF area selection modes
  • 10fps High Speed Continuous Shooting and supports Silent Shooting and 4fps Silent Continuous Shooting
  • 55ms shutter release time lag which is on par with EOS-1D X
  • New “Anti-Flicker Shooting” where the AE system detects the cycle of flickering light sources such as fluorescent light and mercury light, the shutter release timing is then adjusted to ensure more consistent exposure and colour during shooting

High image quality and innovative functions from EOS-1D X

  • 20.2-megapixel APS-C sized Canon CMOS sensor with 8-channel high speed readout and gapless microlens technology
  • New Dual “DIGIC 6” digital image processors, enabling a standard ISO range from 100 to 16000 (expandable to H1: 25600 and H2: 51200)
  • Features a new 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor with 252-zone metering and detects Red (R), Green (G), Blue (B) and Infra-red (IR) information which enables more accurate analysis from “EOS Scene Detection System”
  • EOS iSA (Intelligent Subject Analysis) system that detects the subjects by face data and colour information to enhance auto exposure, autofocus and auto white balance under different light sources
  • EOS iTR (Intelligent Tracking Recognition) AF function that uses Face Detection and colour information from EOS iSA system to track recognized subject in optical viewfinder and keep the subject in focus throughout the scene
  • Optical viewfinder with 100% coverage and 1.0x magnification made by high quality glass pentaprism to ensure high brightness and reduce vignetting and ghosting
  • New “Intelligent Viewfinder II” with on-demand AF Points, dual-axis electronic level, gridline display and various camera settings display such as shooting mode, white balance, drive mode, AF operation, metering mode, recording format and flicker detection

Enhanced Movie Servo AF and supports 59.94p Full HD EOS Movie

  • Integrates Canon’s unique “Dual Pixel CMOS AF” to enable fast and accurate AF in Live View shooting even in low light condition. When shooting movie, exceptional tracking performance is brought by the smooth and quiet Movie Servo AF
  • New “Custom Movie Servo AF” functions with “Movie Servo AF Speed” and “Movie Servo AF Track Sensitivity” options that allow customization of AF characteristics during video shooting3
  • Supports 50p/59.94p Full HD EOS Movie and the cinematic 24.00p
  • A new MP4 file format in addition to MOV and features a new IPB (light) movie compression for MP4 format
  • Supports SMPTE standard Time Code
  • Built-in headphone jack for real-time monitoring of sound recording
  • 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Input with manual sound recording level control
  • Supports Movie Silent control
  • Uncompressed Full HD HDMI Output for instant transfer of uncompressed full HD video signal and audio signal to an external recorder or external monitor during shooting

Professional performance with improved operability and reliability

  • Built-in GPS function that newly supports Russia GLONASS and Japan QZSS satellites system to enhance positioning accuracy
  • Supports GPS logger function to allow easy tracking of shooting routes
  • Features a built-in electronic compass to record camera’s direction during shooting
  • 3-inch 3:2 1.04M dots Clear View II LCD Monitor with anti-reflective structure and coating
  • Dual-axis electronic level
  • Built-in flash (GN 11) with support of optical pulse wireless master function
  • Supports “Comparative Playback” function, quick comparison can be made across 2 images during playback
  • First camera with built-in “Interval Timer” and “Bulb Timer” to set the number of shots with designated interval and bulb exposure time respectively
  • Dual Card Slots supporting both CF Card (compatible with UDMA 7) and SD Card (compatible with SDHC/SDXC UHS-I standard)
  • USB 3.0 digital terminal enables fast transfer of images
  • New in-camera “Distortion Correction” for instant correction of lens’ distortion and aberration, with real time display in Live View Mode
  • Multiple exposures and HDR (High Dynamic Range) functions inherited from EOS 5D Mark III
  • Rigid Magnesium Alloy body with enhanced dust and water resistance performance comparable to EOS-1D series4
  • Shutter unit with 200,000-cycle durability5

1 The number of available focus points depends on the lens attached
2 EV -3 sensitivity available when used with f/2.8 or larger aperture lens at center AF point with One-Shot AF
3 When [FlexiZone AF –Single Point] is set and a compatible lens is used. If other AF method or a non-compatible lens is used, the default speed and sensitivity will be applied. Compatible lenses include all ring-type USM lens marketed in 2009 or later and all STM lenses
4 Not recommended to use in the rain
5 Shutter durability may vary depending on usage and environmental conditions







Battery Grip BG-E16

 
  • Battery Grip dedicated for EOS 7D Mark III
  • Accommodates two LP-E6N or LP-E6 batteries for prolonged photo or video shooting time
  • Accommodates 6 Size-AA batteries with Battery Magazine BGM-E16A (included)
  • Uses as a vertical grip with vastly improves grip handling by redesigned battery magazine orientation
  • “AF Area Selection Lever” and “Multi-Controller” are added for more consistent vertical & horizontal shooting experience
  • Uses of rigid magnesium alloy cover for enhanced durability
  • Battery compartment with improved dust and water resistance1 design
 

1 Not recommended to use in the rain



Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7 II D

 
  • Wireless file transmitter dedicated for EOS 5D Mark III and EOS 7D Mark II
  • Supports high speed IEEE802.11n wireless connection in addition to IEEE802.11a/b/g
  • Features an internal antenna with 150m wireless range
  • Supports high speed 1000BASE-T Ethernet for high speed transmission
  • Features 5 communication modes including FTP Transfer, EOS Utility for remote Live View Mode shooting over network, WFT Server, Media Server and Linked Shooting
  • Supports Bluetooth connection to compatible GPS devices
  • Supports Multi Camera Time Sync function
  • Dust and water resistance1 design
 

1 Not recommended to use in the rain



Battery LP-E6N

  • High performance Li-ion battery with capacity increased to 1865mAh
  • Fully compatible with Battery Pack LP-E6
  • Compatible with Battery Charger LC-E6E


Focusing Screen Eh-A

  • Standard focusing screen dedicated for EOS 7D Mark II
  • Precision Matte focusing Screen provides both adequate viewfinder brightness and manual focusing ease


Focusing Screen Eh-S

  • Focusing screen dedicated for EOS 7D Mark II
  • Super Precision Matte focusing Screen allows more precise manual focusing for lens with aperture of f/1.8-f/2.8


Interface Cable

  • Interface Cable IFC-150U II: USB 3.0 Micro-B (M) to USB A (M) cable with approx. length of 1.5m, for connecting PC or Printer
  • Interface Cable IFC-500U II^: USB 3.0 Micro-B (M) to USB A (M) cable with approx. length of 4.7m, for connecting PC or Printer
  • Interface Cable IFC-40AB II^: USB 3.0 Micro-B (M) to USB Mini-A (M) cable with approx. length of 0.41m, for connecting WFT-E7
  • Interface Cable IFC-150AB II^: USB 3.0 Micro-B (M) to USB Mini-A (M) cable with approx. length of 1.5m, for connecting WFT-E7
 

^ Transfer speed is equivalent to USB 2.0



New EF and EF-S Lenses
EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM
Innovative, professional and compact Full-Frame super telephoto lens with IS

 
  • Professional and compact f/4 full-frame super telephoto lens with Canon’s unique Diffractive Optical element (DO) to achieve 400mm focal length and high image quality at a length of 232.7mm and a weight of 2,100g only
  • Newly developed optical design with 18 lens elements in 12 groups. By combining a 3rd generation diffractive optical element (DO), a large diameter Ultra-low Dispersion (UD) lens and a large diameter ground aspherical lens, chromatic aberration and other aberrations are effectively compensated, resulting in high resolution images
  • The newly developed 3rd generation gapless dual-layer diffractive optical element (DO) improves diffractive efficiency1 across the entire spectrum of visible wavelengths to significantly reduce diffraction flare around strong light source. The optimal placement of the DO element also reduces flare in backlit scenes
  • First use of large diameter ground aspherical lens in EF super telephoto lens to compensate various aberrations, especially spherical aberration and comatic aberration
  • Incorporation of Canon’s Subwavelength Structure Coating (SWC) to minimize ghosting caused by strong light source in image
  • Optical Image Stabilizer offers shake compensation up to 4-stop2 shutter speed and is equipped with IS Mode 3 designed for sport photographers
  • Power Focus (PF) mode enables smooth focusing for movie shooting
  • Features AF-Stop buttons and Focus Preset function
  • Active use of magnesium alloy for main components to provide structural strength for keeping a lightweight lens design
  • 9-blade circular aperture produces beautiful out-of-focus images
  • 3.3m minimum focusing distance with 0.13x magnification
  • Fluorine coating on foremost and rearmost lens surfaces makes cleaning easier
  • Inner focusing design, ring USM, high-speed CPU and high-speed control engine for fast and quiet auto focusing
  • Optimized lens disposition and coatings ensure excellent colour balance and minimize ghosting and flare
  • Dust and water resistance design3 to enable shooting in harsh conditions


 

1 Ratio of diffracted light used in shooting to all diffracted light
2 CIPA Standard, Focal Length: 400mm, EOS-1D X is used
3 With EOS-1D Series and EOS-1V body, however it is not recommended for use under rain



EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Entry class Full-Frame standard zoom lens with IS for photo and movie shooting

 
  • First EF full-frame standard zoom lens designed with photo and movie shooting in mind
  • Newly developed 17 elements in 13 groups optical design. Compactness and high image quality are achieved by a new 7-group zoom optics
  • Use of 2 Glass-molded (GMo) aspherical lenses and 1 Ultra-low Dispersion (UD) lens to reduce aberrations throughout the zoom range and achieve high quality images across the entire image area
  • First-time adoption of Lead-Screw type Stepping Motor (STM) in full-frame EF lens, enabling quiet and smooth continuous AF in Live View shooting and movie shooting1
  • Inner focusing design, high-speed CPU and optimized AF algorithm provide fast and quiet auto focusing for still images. Full Time Manual Focus is also supported
  • Compact Optical Image Stabilizer offers shake compensation up to 4-stop2 shutter speed and automatically detects normal shooting and panning for optimized compensation
  • 0.4m minimum focusing distance with 0.3x maximum magnification
  • 7-blade circular aperture produces beautiful out-of-focus images
  • Lens coatings are optimized to minimize ghosting and flare
  • Optional petal-type Lens Hood EW-83M further enhances flare resistance

 

1 Applicable to EOS 7D Mark II / EOS 70D / EOS 700D / EOS 650D / EOS 100D / EOS M with Mount Adapter EF-EOS M (as of 15 Sep 2014)
2 CIPA Standard, Focal Length: 105mm, EOS-1D X is used



EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM
First ultra compact EF-S wide-angle pancake lens

 
  • First EF-S1 wide-angle lens with pancake design, offering a focal length equivalent to approximately 38.4mm in 135 format
  • The thinnest and lightest EF-S lens with merely 22.8mm thickness and 125g in weight for superb mobility
  • Newly developed 6 elements in 5 groups optical design
  • Use of 1 high-precision Glass-molded (GMo) aspherical lens element to achieve high image quality from the image center to periphery
  • 0.16m minimum focusing distance with 0.27x maximum magnification
  • Quiet and smooth continuous AF is supported in movie shooting and Live View shooting2 with the adoption of gear type Stepping Motor (STM)
  • Full Time Manual Focus is supported
  • 7-blade circular aperture produces beautiful out-of-focus images
  • Lens placement and coatings are optimized for digital cameras to ensure excellent colour balance and minimize ghosting and flare
  • Optional Lens Hood ES-52 further enhances flare resistance

 

1 Compatible with EOS 7D Mark II / EOS 7D / EOS 70D / EOS 60Da / EOS 60D / EOS 50D / EOS 40D / EOS 30D / EOS 20D / EOS 20Da / EOS 700D / EOS 650D / EOS 600D / EOS 550D / EOS 500D / EOS 450D / EOS 400D / EOS 350D / EOS 300D / EOS 100D / EOS 1200D / EOS 1100D / EOS 1000D
2 Applicable to EOS 7D Mark II / EOS 70D / EOS 700D / EOS 650D / EOS 100D / EOS M with Mount Adapter EF-EOS M (as of 15 Sep 2014)



New PowerShot Digital Compact Cameras
PowerShot G7 X
Large 1” type CMOS image sensor, f/1.8 bright lens and manual movie mode for easy adventure in darkness

 
  • New 1” type 20.2-megapixel high sensitivity CMOS image sensor
  • f/1.8 large aperture 24mm ultra wide-angle 4.2x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilizer (IS) and built-in ND filter
  • DIGIC 6 digital image processor with HS SYSTEM featuring RAW image processing
  • Enhanced Star Shooting functions on Star Portrait mode and Star Time-Lapse movie1
  • New Full Manual movie mode for full control of exposure and focus
  • Full HD 60p movie shooting with stereo sound2, with enhanced Dynamic IS and Powered IS
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Wireless Transfer3, Remote Shooting4, GPS function5, printing6 and backup function
  • Supports NFC7 for easy connection with Android smart devices
  • Peaking function for more accurate manual focus
  • New dual-layer dial and control ring for quick change of settings
  • 3-inch 1.04M-dot vari-angle capacitive type touch LCD
  • Scene Detection technology, maximum up to 58 different scenes and supporting movie shooting
  • Creative Shot mode for fun and special image effect with a press of shutter
  • Hybrid Auto mode8, a fusion of movie digest and auto mode to capture amazing moments in still images and movie with ease
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode with 5 special effects, allowing easy capture of more image details
  • Creative filters and Handheld Night Scene
  • Compatible to optional 40m Waterproof Case WP-DC54 and Battery Pack NB-13L



1 Records at 1920 x 1080 pixels, shooting interval, playback frame rate and shooting time can be selected. The longest shooting time is approximately 8 hours when connecting AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC110
2 Records at 1920 x 1080 pixels in MP4 format; actual frame rate is 59.94 fps
3 IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz band only. Supports smart devices using iOS 6.0/6.1/7.0/7.1; Android 2.3.3-2.3.7/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4
4 CameraWindow should be installed and used on the smart device
5 CameraWindow should be installed on smart devices with GPS log function turned on
6 Printers with PictBridge (Wireless LAN) are needed
7 Supports Android 4.0 or above with NFC function
8 Records at 1280 x 720 pixels; actual frame rate is 29.97 fps



PowerShot SX60 HS
Combining Top-of-the-Class 65x Optical Zoom1, full manual movie shooting and Wi-Fi function

 
  • 21mm ultra wide-angle 65x optical zoom lens with lens-shift type image stabilizer (IS)
  • 16.1-megapixel high sensitivity CMOS (back-illuminated) image sensor
  • DIGIC 6 digital image processor with HS SYSTEM featuring RAW image processing
  • Enhanced movie shooting function, supporting manual control on exposure and focus and 3.5mm external microphone for quality image and sound
  • Full HD 60p movie shooting with stereo sound2, with Dynamic IS and Powered IS
  • Enhanced Zoom Framing Assist function for easy tele-shooting
  • Enhanced Auto-Zoom Framing function for portrait shooting with ease
  • 3-inch 922K-dot vari-angle LCD and built-in 922K-dot electronic viewfinder for easy shooting in different situations
  • 0cm Super Macro shooting
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Wireless Transfer3, Remote Shooting4, GPS function5, printing6 and backup function
  • Supports NFC7 for easy connection with Android smart devices
  • Intelligent IS and Hybrid IS
  • Aperture priority (Av), shutter priority (Tv) and full manual exposure shooting modes
  • Scene Detection technology, including 58 different scenes
  • Newly added Creative Shot mode and Creative Filters for fun and special image effect
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Handheld Night Scene modes
  • New camera grip and front dial for easier control and shooting
  • Accessories: Filter Adapter FA-DC67A and Lens Hood LH-DC90
  • Equipped with hot-shoe, supporting external EOS Speedlite flashes



 

1 According to the research conducted by Canon INC., for compact-type digital camera with optical zoom lens, as of 17 August 2014
2 Records at 1920 x 1080 pixels in MP4 format; actual frame rate is 59.94 fps
3 IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz band only. Supports smart devices using iOS 6.0/6.1/7.0/7.1; Android 2.3.3-2.3.7/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4
4 CameraWindow should be installed and used on the smart device
5 CameraWindow should be installed on smart devices with GPS log function turned on
6 Printers with PictBridge (Wireless LAN) are needed
7 Supports Android 4.0 or above with NFC function



PowerShot N2
New concept for selfie with enhanced lens control ring and vari-angle LCD
 
  • 16.1-megapixel high sensitivity CMOS (back-illuminated) image sensor
  • 28mm wide-angle 8x optical zoom lens with lens-shift type image stabilizer (IS)
  • DIGIC 6 digital image processor with HS SYSTEM
  • 2.8-inch 461K-dot vari-angle capacitive type touch LCD
  • New Self-Portrait mode with smooth skin and background defocus function
  • Enhanced Lens Control Ring for selfie with ease
  • 1cm Macro shooting
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Wireless Transfer1, Remote Shooting2, GPS function3, printing4 and backup function
  • Supports NFC5 for easy connection with Android smart devices
  • Scene Detection technology, maximum up to 58 different scenes and supporting movie shooting
  • Creative Shot mode to bring random and fun effects for photo and movie6
  • Hybrid Auto mode7, a fusion of movie digest and auto mode to capture amazing moments in still image and movie with ease
  • Creative filters
  • Full HD movie shooting with stereo sound8, with Dynamic IS and Powered IS
  • 3 colour variations: White, Black and Pink

1 IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz band only. Supports smart devices using iOS 6.0/6.1/7.0/7.1; Android 2.3.3 – 2.3.7/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4
2 CameraWindow should be installed and used on the smart device
3 CameraWindow should be installed on smart devices with GPS log function turned on
4 Printers with PictBridge (Wireless LAN) are needed
5 Supports Android 4.0 or above with NFC function
6 No sound will be recorded
7 Records at 1280 x 720 pixels; actual frame rate is 29.97 fps
8 Records at 1920 x 1080 pixels in MP4 format; actual frame rate is 29.97 fps

 









New PowerShot Digital Compact Camera Under Development
Featuring large image sensor, high zoom capability and compact body

Canon is developing a new premium digital compact camera that combines the merits of both large image sensor and high-magnification optical zoom lens in response to the demands from users looking for high quality high zoom performance. Offering both convenience from a compact body and excellent super telephoto performance, this camera is perfect for everyday or travel shooting in high quality.



New Free Firmware Upgrade
Free Firmware Upgrade for SELPHY CP910
Supporting direct print on Mopria™-certified devices

Canon will be offering a free firmware upgrade for SELPHY CP910 compact photo printer in late October 2014 through download from official website. The upgrade will make possible detection of SELPHY CP910 over a Wi-Fi connection from Mopria™-certified smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Users can make direct wireless printing easily and quickly from their mobile devices simply by selecting the detected printer indicated on the screen.



The official sales dates and suggested retail prices of various new Canon digital products will be announced later.
 

About Canon Hongkong Company Limited
Canon Inc. (TSE:7751 / NYSE:CAJ) was founded in 1937 in Japan. Its predecessor, Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory, produced Japan's first 35 mm focal-plane-shutter camera "Kwanon" in 1934. Canon Inc. eventually expanded into the photocopying and printing industries, launching Japan's first plain-paper copier NP-110 in 1970 and the world's first inkjet printer BJ-80 in 1985. Through the years, Canon Inc. has acquired in-depth experience in digital imaging product manufacturing, and research and development. It is a leader in the development of innovative products and holds the most technology patents in the imaging industry. Canon Inc. also makes a significant contribution to the promotion of photography. Today, Canon Inc. has a strong global presence and is one of the most important market players in the imaging, office and industrial product categories. As of 31 December 2013, Canon's global revenue was US$35.5 billion.

One of the company's first offices in Asia, Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd. (CHK) was established in 1971. It is responsible for the sales, marketing and after-sales services for all Canon product lines in Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, Taiwan, the Philippines and Mongolia. CHK adheres to Canon's corporate philosophy of "kyosei" (coexistence), which encourages the company and its staff to participate in social, charitable and environmental activities in the community. CHK implements internationally-recognized management systems and has achieved ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certification. For more information about Canon Hongkong, please visit our website: www.canon.com.hk.