Canon Malaysia launched its flagship professional EOS DSLR model, the EOS-1D X Mark II together with other new camera models in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

EOS-1D X Mark II

Photo 3Cater specifically to the professional photographers, the EOS-1D X Mark II offers high-speed precision shooting scenarios typical to journalism, sports, and wildlife photography. It’s equipped with a newly developed 35mm full frame CMOS sensor, Dual DIGIC 6+ image processors, enhanced resolution of 20.2-megapixel images, and expanded ISO speeds of up to 409,600 where these allow better shooting results in lowlight. The new 360,000 pixel RGB + IR metering sensor and EOS iTR AF system on the EOS-1D X Mark II also greatly improves tracking precision.

This camera’s Full HD allows recording at 120/100 and enabling slow motion video recording. With the addition of the Dual Pixel CMOS AF (DAF), a first in the EOS-1D series, users can utilizes phase-detection in Live View mode benefit from extremely fast auto-focusing and efficient tracking of moving subjects without aperture limitations.

Furthermore, GPS is built into the camera and this allows all the photos to be tagged with accurate location information as well as make easy the file transfer with the Wireless File Transmitter, WFT-E8D.

The EOS-1D X Mark II is available at RM25,299.

EOS 80D & 1300D

EOS80D_Kit_I_002The new Canon EOS 80D is enhanced in term of Auto Focus, ISO, and sensor technology to enhance its capability of delivering captivating images and movie. It’s equipped with features such as an all-cross type 45-point AF system, DIGIC 6 image processor with a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, and ISO speed expandable to 25,600. The EOS 80D cameras are priced at RM4,899 to RM6,899 for different specifications.

eos1300d-ef-s18-55is-ii_004The new EOS 1300D is powered by a DIGIC 4+ dedicated image processor and an 18.0 megapixel APS-C size CMOS sensor which allow rendering of higher resolution images with lesser noise under low-light conditions. Equipped with five creative filters, this model is a high performance entry-level DSLR priced at RM2,099.

PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Only available from June 2016, the PowerShot G7 X Mark II is the successor to the PowerShot G7 X which is distinguished by superb image quality with the small compact body. Powered by Canon’s new DIGIC 7 image processor, the PowerShot G7 X Mark II is equipped to detect and track subjects quicker and more accurately. Its large aperture f/1.8-f/2.8 4.2x zoom lens and the 20.1 megapixel 1.0-inch type back illuminated CMOS sensor provides the camera with beautiful background blurring reminiscent of DLSR photos. The camera’s improved image stabilization (IS) allows for sharper detail, thereby achieving improved image clarity in dim settings even at higher ISO speeds.

PowerShot SX720 HS, SX540 HS & SX420 IS

The new PowerShot SX540 HS and PowerShot SX420 IS have zoom ranges of up to 50x (24-1200mm) and 42x (24-1008mm) respectively are catered for users who prefer high zoom range and the ability to capture subjects that are further away. The PowerShot SX720 HS has the highest zoom capability in its class – zoom capability of 40x (24 – 960mm) and up to 80x with Canon’s ZoomPlus technology. Users can enjoy recording movies in full HD format up to 60fps on the PowerShot SX540 HS. With the Short Clip Movie feature on the PowerShot SX720 HS, users will be able to capture a series of 4 to 6-seconds movie snippets, which may be played back at different speeds – normal, fast, action replay, or slow motion for stylistic effects.

For all three models, the Story Highlights feature intelligently analyses media, appends image effects, background music and photo effects that suit the content, creating a unique review experience. All of the new PowerShot SX models have built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity for easy sharing between compatible cameras, smart devices, and Canon’s Connect Station CS100.

The PowerShot SX720 HS is priced at RM1,499, SX540 HS RM1,459 and PowerShot SX420 IS RM909.

IXUS 175, 180 and 285HS

The new IXUS cameras are equipped with the Canon DIGIC 4+ image processor, 20- megapixel sensor and a zoom range of up to 12x in the IXUS 285 HS. The DIGIC 4+ image processor produces high quality image and ensures high speed processing with lower power consumption. Its compact size and lightweight design at less than 150g makes it suitable for everyday use. Uploading and sharing of photos or videos is also easy with the built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity feature on the IXUS 285 HS, IXUS 180. The IXUS 175 is FlashAir™ and Eye-Fi support compatible, enabling users to share images and videos to their smart phones or mobile devices while staying connected to social media platforms on the go.

The IXUS 285 HS is priced at RM799, IXUS 180 RM559 and IXUS 175 RM399.


selphy-cp1200-9Priced at RM499, the SELPHY CP1200 is a compact photo printing machine which prints up to 54 high-quality prints instantly from cameras and smartphones. Equipped with an optional battery pack, this printer is coupled with Wi-Fi capability that makes sharing incredibly easy. It uses dye sublimation technology, a special coating that protects each print against splashes, spills and fading for up to 100 years when stored in an album.

For users with a knack for art and craft, the SELPHY CP1200 allows users to express their creativity through a multitude of consumables – postcard, square-size printouts, auto-generated multi photo layout and even mini stickers.

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