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CANON PROCLAIMS "VISIONARIES WELCOME" AT THE 2017 CES SHOW

Canon Announces PowerShot G9 X Mark II Digital Camera and Updated VIXIA HF-R Series Camcorders

BRAMPTON, ON., January 4, 2017 – At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV, January 5-8, Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to debut its "Visionaries Welcome” themed booth (Booth #16206 in the Central Hall), demonstrating the Company’s continued path of innovation and helping others “See Impossible.” Canon is also announcing a host of new travel-friendly imaging products. Included in this announcement is the slim and lightweight, carry-anywhere PowerShot G9 X Mark II digital camera and three updated models to the line of family-friendly VIXIA HF R-series personal camcorders.  

 

PowerShot G9 X Mark II Digital Camera

For those looking to make a step up to a premium point-and-shoot camera, the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II features a 1.0- inch 20.2 Megapixel sensor and packs a lot of punch in a very small package. It also features the latest image processor, DIGIC 7, providing users with improved subject tracking and scene detection, and more. For added social network-sharing convenience the PowerShot G9 X Mark II is the first Canon PowerShot digital camera equipped with Bluetooth®1 for easy pairing with a compatible smartphone or tablet. Photographers of all skill levels looking for more “pro-like” features will appreciate the in-camera RAW conversion feature and improved Time-Lapse Movie Mode to help capture images at preset intervals and combine them to create a short movie clip.

 

PowerShot G9 X Mark II Camera Features include:

·      1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel2 High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor

·      DIGIC 7 Image Processor

·      Built-in Wi-Fi®3 and NFC4 and Bluetooth®1 capability

·      Bright f/2.0 (W) - f/4.9 (T), 3x Optical Zoom Lens (28-84mm)

·      3.0” Touch Panel LCD

·      Full HD, Dynamic IS and Time-Lapse Movie video functions

·      Continuous shooting speeds of up to 8.2 fps (In JPEG and RAW)

 

The Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II digital camera is scheduled to be available February 2017 for an estimated retail price of $649.99. 


VIXIA HF R82, R80 and R800 Personal Camcorders

Updated for 2017, these three new VIXIA HF R-Series personal camcorders ideal for families who want to document life’s precious moments. Each model is equipped with a 57x Advanced Zoom, SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer, a 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Canon Image Sensor, DIGIC DV4 Image Processor, and a 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD. The VIXIA HF R82 camcorder offers 32GB of internal storage for recording up to 12 hours of video and the VIXIA HF R80 camcorder offers 16GB of internal storage for recording up to 6 hours of video. All of the VIXIA HF R-Series camcorders allow for recording to a removable SD card. New features for these 2017 models include Flexible Slow and Fast motion recording, backlight correction when in Highlight Priority mode and support for the Canon Camera Connect App 3.


VIXIA HF R82, R80 and HF R800 Features include:

·      MP4 1080p/60p Recording

·      Lightweight, portable body

·      High-capacity BP-727 battery pack

·      HF R82 and HF R80 feature built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC3 capability

·      Live Streaming feature

·      Zoom Framing Assist setting

·      File Lock Function

·      Built-in Down conversion

·      Compatible with optional Camera Pan Table CT-V1

 

The VIXIA HF R82, VIXIA HF R80, and VIXIA HF R800 camcorders are scheduled to be available in February 2017 for estimated retail prices of $549.99, $479.99, and $379.99, respectively.

To learn more about the “Visionaries Welcome” message and Canon digital imaging products please visit Canon at 2017 CES Show at Booth #16206 in the Central Hall for a first-hand look at Canon’s latest products and new business initiatives. Follow Canon throughout the show by using #CanonCES and join the conversation.

About Canon Canada Inc.

Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business and medical digital imaging solutions. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. Canon Canada Inc. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 per cent Canadian-based service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon Canada Inc. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility.

 

For more information, please visit: http://canon.ca or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using @CanonCanada.

 

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Availability, prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. Actual prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.

 

1Compatible with select smartphone and tablet devices (AndroidTM version 5.0 or later and the following iOS® devices: iPhone 4s or later, iPad 3rd gen. or later, iPod Touch 5th gen. or later) equipped with Bluetooth® version 4.0 or later and the Camera Connect App Ver. 1.3.20 or above. This application is not guaranteed to operate on all listed devices, even if minimum requirements are met.

 

2 Image processing may cause a decrease in number of pixels.

 

3Compatible with iOS versions 7.1/8.4, Android smartphone versions 2.3.3/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1 and Android tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.

 

4 Compatible with Android smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0.