24 Jan 2020 — The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III carries forward the indomitable legacy of the EOS-1D series with its unmatched prowess over both still & video domainsRead More
07 Jan 2020 — NATIONAL, January 07, 2020 – Canon India today announced the launch of EOS-1D X Mark III – the flagship product from the Canon EOS range, which can be easily identified as the pinnacle of camera design. Next generation flagship EOS, the EOS-1D X Mark III brings together the best of technology to deliver stunning image quality and performance for professionals across all photography and videography genres. The EOS-1D X Mark III features the latest advancements and innovations in digital imaging technology making it truly deserving of the ‘flagship’ moniker. Carrying forward the legacy built by its predecessor EOS-1DX Mark II, the launch of the new EOS-1D X Mark III is aimed at stimulating the growing imaging segments such as wedding, wildlife, fashion, sports and filmmaking. This premium flagship camera is quintessential for fuelling the creative aspirations of professional photographers and videographers by delivering best in class images at an unmatched speed. The incorporated new technology offers an opportunity to experience innovation like never before. With its capabilities to capture images in dark surroundings coupled with capturing the perfectly timed shot, the camera provides the highest possible image quality in all shooting conditions. The EOS 1DX Mark III comes with Face + Eye + Head detection features which offers an unmatched subject tracking during live view still and video shooting, making it the fastest and best AF System DSLR full frame camera available in the market. Commenting on the launch, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said “At Canon, we have carved a niche for ourselves among consumers when it comes to delivering premium products and services. Through our best-in-class technology products, we have enabled users across genres to enjoy the pleasure of quality photography and videography to further fuel their passion in the art of imaging. As a new milestone in our imaging journey, we are delighted to begin 2020 with the launch of EOS-1D X Mark III, the latest marvel to our flagship EOS-1D series. The new product is poised to take the EOS legacy forward and further enable us in promoting the photography culture in India. We are confident that our latest offering will cater to the growing list of professional photographers in India and open up newer possibilities in the imaging space.” He further added, “With India as one of our top performing markets globally, we foresee that innovations like EOS-1D X Mark III will contribute significantly to our 2020 growth story.” Speaking about the new product, Mr. C Sukumaran, Director, Consumer System Products & Imaging Communication Products highlighted that “Photography as an art has grown leaps and bounds over the years, and through this journey, Canon has emerged as the trusted brand to reckon with among consumers. Customers being at the forefront of our innovations, it has been our constant endeavour to introduce products that will address evolving customer requirements and enhance their overall photography experience. With the launch of the successor of the EOS 1DX Mark II, we aim to further expand the imaging industry and deliver the best available technology to our consumers. This will be the most technologically advanced camera system available for professionals across genres empowering them with superior imaging outputs. Equipped with advanced features upto 20fps Servo AF which enables live view shooting and continuous subject tracking, the new camera offers unmatched speed and image quality. We are positive that EOS-1D X Mark III will be a delight for photographers as well as videographers to expand their creative horizons.” Priced at an MRP of INR 575,995/- (incl. of taxes) for the body, including 512 GB CF Express Card and Reader, the EOS-1D X Mark III will be available mid-February onwards at select retail outlets across the country. Key Features of EOS-1D X Mark III UNMATCHED SPEED & ACCURACY Unmatched Speed of 20fps with Servo AF The EOS-1D X Mark III is the ultimate speed machine and the fastest DSLR in the market with a continuous shooting speed of up to 20fps in live view. It offers an unmatched continuous shooting speed up to 16fps with viewfinder shooting. All these continuous shooting speeds are with full Servo autofocus, meaning even rapidly moving subjects are sharply in focus in each and every frame. Through the viewfinder, the EOS-1D X Mark III offers a continuous shooting speed of up to 16fps. This makes the EOS-1D X Mark III the weapon of choice for the uppermost layer of wedding, wildlife, fashion and sports professionals, for whom every frame is critical, and a missed frame is a lost opportunity. Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye + face + Head detect – a perfect combination The EOS-1D X Mark III features the latest iteration of Canon’s proprietary Dual Pixel CMOS AF. This technology enables smooth continuous autofocus and subject tracking during live view still shooting and video recording The newly developed algorithms in the EOS-1D X Mark III enable not just Eye Detect & Face Detect autofocus but also Head Detect autofocus. This allows highly precise autofocus and tracking even in challenging conditions and with multiple and rapidly moving subjects The EOS-1D X Mark III also features a high resolution (2.1-million dots) touchscreen works for both touch focusing as well as capturing The autofocus system of the future – Square Pixel AF sensor The EOS-1D X Mark III employs the latest in semiconductor technology and features a revolutionary new autofocus system designed and developed by Canon. This technology gives the AF sensor 28X the resolution of its predecessor (EOS-1D X Mark II). It employs square pixels as AF sensors, instead of the traditional line sensor. The advantages of this system is increased AF sensitivity, increased sensor density and a higher number of Cross-Type AF points As a result of this technology, the EOS-1D X Mark III features an ultra-high resolution 191-point autofocus system allowing professional photographers unmatched precision and control. With 155 cross-type AF points the EOS-1D X Mark III maintains constant autofocus on even high speed subjects with erratic movement patterns. 65-points out of these are cross-type even at an aperture of f/8, which would be of core interest to wildlife photographers, who use Extenders This AF system can track subjects unerringly at an unprecedented luminance range of EV -4 ~ 21, which means in every possible scenario – from shooting in very low light to high intensity light – the focusing system performs flawlessly Dual CF Express card slots – the storage interface of the future The EOS-1D X Mark III offers dual CF Express memory card slots. CF Express is the successor to CF 2.0 and XQD 2.0 and offers even higher bandwidth up to 2GB/sec The EOS-1D X Mark III is able to capture 1000+ RAW + JPEG images which is a huge step up from its predecessor. 5.5K video recording on-camera is possible on account of the massive bandwidth available with CF Express interface UNMATCHED IMAGE QUALITY Newly developed 20.1MP Full Frame CMOS Sensor – sharper, less noise The EOS-1D X Mark III features a newly developed 20.1-megapixel Full Frame CMOS sensor. This sensor features a new 16-point lowpass filter (as opposed to a traditional 4-point lowpass sensor), offering much improved sense of resolution and sharpness as well as reduced moire effects This new sensor is based on the latest fabrication process, which allows the EOS-1D X Mark III to feature even better low light performance and a standard ISO range of ISO 100 ~ 102,400. This is a wish come true for wedding and wildlife photographers who typically shoot in very low light – night functions, irregular lighting for wedding photographers and shooting at dusk/dawn, or in low visibility for wildlife photographers The latest evolutionary imaging processor - DIGIC X The EOS-1D X Mark III is the first EOS camera to feature the latest generation DIGIC X imaging processor. This new DIGIC X enables many of the innovative features in the new EOS-1D X Mark III that offer improved image quality, processing speed and enhanced functionality. The DIGIC X enables a new Image Sharpness Processing Engine, new Noise Reduction Processing, improved Digital Lens Optimizer, 5.5K cinematic video recording @60p to name but a few. The clincher is the new DIGIC X processor has reduced power consumption offering a dramatic increase in battery life as compared to its predecessor EOS- 1D X Mark II. HDR PQ 10-bit HEIF – a new standard in imaging excellence The EOS-1D X Mark III is the first EOS camera to feature 10-bit colour depth for compressed images in the HEIF format. The HEIF file format (10-bit) captures much more colour information opposed to 8-bit JPEGs which translates to more colour tone gradation and increased dynamic range and ultimately more depth and realism RAW + HEIF setting a new benchmark in customisation UNMATCHED VIDEO PERFORMANCE 5.5K Video Recording @60p | 4K 60p Crop/Uncropped - Cinematic future proofing The EOS-1D X Mark III is the first EOS camera ever to offer a video resolution of 5.5K at 60p. This superb resolution enables oversampling and results in superbly sharp 4K footage. A super high quality Debayer algorithm further helps to suppress more and improves noise granularity The EOS-1D X Mark III also features 4K video recording at up to 60p. Even more special, both DCI (17:9) as well as UHD (16:9) 4K recording standards are supported. Thus, the EOS-1D X Mark III meets the standard of both cinema as well as broadcasting standards And it gets even better! The EOS-1D X Mark III offers a choice of 4K cropped / 4K uncropped to cinematographers. This gives unmatched flexibility to the user 12-bit RAW | 10-bit Canon Log 4:2:2 video – designed for cinematographers The EOS-1D X Mark III supports 5.5K video recording with 12-bit RAW output at 60p. These uncompressed video files retain unmatched rich colour tones to allow extensive post processing that is capable of producing results in line with the Canon Cinema EOS range The EOS-1D X Mark III also supports 4K video recording with 10-bit Canon Log output @60p with 4:2:2 colour sampling. Canon Log provides a file that is marginally processed with lot of headroom for enhanced post processing, but is of a smaller size than RAW video files. Thus Canon Log files are suitable for post processing workflows that are time optimised and where highly professional results are required with time constraints The EOS-1D X Mark III gives cinematographers the flexibility of choosing either 12-bit or 10-bit files easing the workflow and post processing concerns of the industry and ensuring that whatever the requirement, quality and timeliness of output is never a concern Full HD@120p – Capture fast action & slow-motion The EOS-1D X Mark III supports Full HD @120p video recording with 4:2:2 colour sampling. Videographers will also note 10-bit Canon Log support for Full HD video, which allows professional colour grading and supports advanced post processing workflows Full HD 120p video support enables greater artistic expression in terms of capturing fast action scenes, or inducing slow motion to create additional drama OTHER FEATURES 500,000 shutter cycles | highly durable structure – built for true professionals The EOS-1D X Mark III is built of highly durable magnesium alloy. This makes it highly durable to withstand the rigours of demanding usage in the field. The highly rigid structure is further enhanced by weather sealing around seams and buttons that prevent the ingress of dust and moisture. The shutter life durability is an industry leading 500,000 cycles UNMATCHED CONNECTIVITY Unmatched Connectivity – Gigabit-speed communications The EOS-1D X Mark III features multiple inbuilt high bandwidth data communication systems including Wi-Fi, wired LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) and the latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 port. The inbuilt Wi-Fi supports latest gen WFT protocols allowing FTP / FTPS / SFTP file transfers The inbuilt Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allows seamless continuous connectivity with smart phones allowing wireless control of the camera, tethering and transfer of images to the smart device. The Bluetooth is low energy, which helps conserve battery life PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
10 Dec 2019 — NATIONAL, 10th December 2019 - Canon India starts shipping its new RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM zoom lens. The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM is the latest addition to new RF lens ecosystem and strengthens the lineup. This lens clearly demonstrates the company’s commitment to develop and innovate the EOS R full frame mirrorless camera system. The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM bears the signature ‘red ring’, which designates it as a member of the much-revered L-series family of lenses. The 70 to 200mm focal range is very versatile and includes wedding, fashion, portraits, nature, wildlife and sports. Elaborating on the launch of the products, Mr. C Sukumaran, Director, Consumer Systems Products & Image Communication Products, Canon India said, “As the photography culture continues to grow in India, photographers are looking for versatile products to cater to their evolving needs. Keeping our users at the core of our efforts, we are delighted to introduce the new RF70-200mm lens – the latest addition to the RF lens ecosystem. Equipped with the new optical design, the lens ensures exceptional image quality, making it ideal for photographers from across genres be it wedding, fashion wildlife or even sports. The lightweight body of the lens adds to its versatility, allowing photographers to travel with ease. We are positive that the new lens when coupled with the popular EOS R, will be delight for our users in their photography journey.” The New Optical design offers phenomenal Image Quality The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM features a completely new optical design. This design consists of 17 elements in 13 groups. These lens groups feature Canon proprietary high-end optic elements, including one ultra-high-quality Super UD (Ultra Dispersion) lens and four super-high quality UD lenses These premium optic elements provide unmatched edge-to-edge sharpness. 2 aspherical elements help in eliminating unwanted chromatic aberration and colour fringing. An advanced SWC (Subwavelength coating) minimizes flare and ghosting The fast f/2.8 aperture coupled with the 9-blade circular aperture delivers soft and beautiful background blur The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM offers the highest possible level of image quality throughout its focal range. This makes it the top choice for discerning professional photographers who are looking for the very best! First time ever: Two Nano USMs for High Speed and Smooth AF for Still and Movie Shooting For the very first time on a Canon lens, two thumb-sized Nano USM motors (ultrasonic) are included in the RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM for the floating focus control. This allows the lens to achieve a degree of quietness, power saving, and high-speed operation The lens also achieves excellent high-speed, high-precision still image AF and smooth movie AF in combination with the Dual Pixel CMOS AF in the EOS R series cameras 5-stop Optical Image Stabilisation The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM is equipped with IS, (Optical Image Stabilisation), with a CIPA standard of five-stops for still images There are also three IS modes which are optimised for subject movement - IS mode 1 for still subjects, IS mode 2 for panning and IS mode 3 for irregular movement such as sports First time ever: New Electronic Floating Focus System For the very first time on a Canon lens, the RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM features an electronic float focus control that drives the two lens groups individually. This makes the lens more compact and reduces the minimum focusing distance from 1.2m to 0.7m With this new electronic floating focus control, ‘breathing’ due to focus movement is reduced, allowing movies to be shot with a stable composition Canon’s shortest and lightest 70-200mm f/2.8 lens ever The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM weights a mere 1070 grams (approx.). It is approximately 27% shorter and 28% lighter than the well-established EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM lens. This is a huge boon to any photographer and significantly eases both storage and use This combined with the reduced weight of the EOS R is the ultimate combo for professional photographers, especially those using gimbals for wedding videography Durable and Built to Last The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM is the first RF lens designed with a white heat shield coating, which suppresses the rise in temperature, especially when it is used during hot weather The lens hood has a sliding window for easy operation of polarising filters with the hood attached The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM adopts unique extendable design that allows air to pass through but not dust and moisture. This ensures water and dust resistance which makes it an ideal companion even during unfavorable weather conditions. Additionally a fluorine coating on foremost and rearmost elements of the lens helps repel dust, oil and water from sticking to the elements. The MRP of the RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM is INR 216 995/- incl. of all taxes. Product Specifications RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Mount RF Focal Length 70-200 mm Maximum Aperture f/2.8 Minimum Aperture f/32 Minimum Focusing Distance 0.7m Maximum Magnification 0.23 x Lens Construction 17 elements in 13 groups Aspherical Lens Two Special Low Dispersion Glass One super UD, four UD Special Coating SWC, fluorine coating Water/Dust Resistance Supported Aperture Blades 9 (circular) IS (CIPA Standard Correction Effect) Yes (5 stops) Filter Diameter Φ77 mm Maximum Diameter and Length Approx. 88.9 mm x 146.0 mm Weight Approx. 1,070 g (tripod mount separate) About Canon Group Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon is guided by the “Kyosei” philosophy of living and working together for the common good. Canon strives to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, consumer and professional imaging devices, network cameras, healthcare and industrial equipment. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 was the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 376 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 197,776 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2017) About Canon India Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging product and solutions in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon India till date has opened over 250 retailer stores accredited as “Image Square” across 100+ cities in the country. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 579 towns covering 18,150 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 300 Camera collection points, 16 Camera repair centers, 258 Printer repair centers, 191 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers. (Data as of November 01, 2019). In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘Delighting You Always’, reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLR’s, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs. In 2018, the imaging leader recorded a double-digit growth.
03 Dec 2019 — India, 3rd December 2019: Canon India starts shipping its latest mirrorless interchangeable lens camera the EOS M200. It is now available in stores across India starting at an MRP of INR 43,995/- incl. of all taxes. The new EOS M200 joins Canon’s line-up of EOS M series mirrorless cameras that offer large APS-C sensors and serious performance in a diminutive form factor. On the occasion of the launch, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said, “As one of the leading imaging brands in the country, it is our constant endeavour to nurture the emerging photography culture in the country. With the advent of social media, we aim to capture the interest of the millennials in the joy of photography through our range of products, uniquely customized for them. Through our new EOS M200, we aim to enable budding photographers to expand their creative horizon and make the shift from smartphone photography to camera photography. Staying true to our EOS legacy, the new product exhibits our engineering prowess, giving the required edge and definition to photographers across genres.” Elaborating on the products, Mr. C. Sukumaran, Director, Consumer Systems Products & Image Communication Products, Canon India said, “Social media for sure has changed the way we consume information and imagery is no different. Consumers have the flexibility of sharing their photos and videos anytime and anywhere, along with increasing the vitality of visual story-telling and the need to capture high quality images and videos. The Canon EOS M200 is designed to deliver such engaging content that connects with users and creates an immersive experience on the go. We are positive that it will elevate the photography experience of the social media generation, allowing them to create content of a higher quality for digital platforms.” Advanced Dual Pixel 24. 1 Megapixel Sensor and Powerful DIGIC 8 image processor EOS M200 has an advanced 24.1 megapixel APS-C sensor which when coupled with Canon’s powerful DIGIC 8 image processor allows users to capture high resolution images and 4K video with rich dynamic colours and the finest details. The ultra-fast DIGIC-8 processor ensures high image quality even in low light with minimum noise and grain, while performing multiple enhancements on both still and video so you always get the best possible output. Cinematic 4K video and 4K time-lapse movie EOS M200 lets you capture cinematic 4K video with a frame rate up-to 24p. With the built-in time lapse mode you can create beautiful time-lapse videos in stunning 4K resolution. This allows content creators to experiment with creating high-definition 4K content. Vertical Video Due to the fact that most social content is consumed on mobile these days, content with vertical orientation is key. The EOS M200 is very social-friendly, particularly Instagram and creates amazing vertical videos which can played vertically on smartphones without the need of any editing apps. This cuts down on processing time since content can be created and posted on-the-go. Dual PIXEL CMOS AF with Eye Detection AF The EOS M200 is capable of fast and accurate autofocus using Canon’s proprietary Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus. The advanced Eye Detection AF ensures that the subject’s eyes are always in focus and continually tracks moving subjects in this way. This feature works for both photos and video and is great for Vloggers and anybody who is capturing people, portraits or street photography. Unmatched Connectivity The EOS M200 features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, allowing seamless connection to smart devices (smartphones and tablets) using the Canon Camera Connect app. The Bluetooth connection method is BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), which allows a permanent connection to your smartphone with minimal battery drain. The best part is, the camera switches automatically between these two connections depending on usage. You can tether the EOS M200 and shoot remotely using your phone. Or you could transfer images and video automatically from camera to phone for immediate upload to social media sites/apps. Optical Excellence with wide range of Canon lenses EOS M200’s photographic excellence can be expanded with a wide range of high quality yet compact Canon M Series lenses. With the optional EF Mount adapter users can also take advantage of Canon’s unmatched range of EF/EF-S lenses. This makes the EOS M200 a content creators dream. Stylish design and useful features The EOS M200 comes in premium matte black finish with an intuitive three mode dial on the top ensuring quick access to various functions and modes. The “Creative Assist” function helps users easily adjusts camera settings and select from a range of different photography styles. Equipped with a Silent Shooting mode, users of the EOS M200 can shoot still images in scenarios such as presentations, music recitals and art museums without worrying about the shutter sound. The LCD screen of the camera tilts 180 degrees with a dedicated self-portrait mode. Price: EOS M200 + EF-M15-45 IS STM kit lens: INR 43 995/- incl. of all taxes EOS M200 + EF-M15-45 IS STM + EF-M55-200 IS STM kit lenses: 57 995/- incl. of all taxes Product Specifications Camera Model EOS M200 Image Processor DIGIC 8 Image sensor Camera Effective pixels (total pixels) APS-C size CMOS Approx. 24.1 MP (Approx. 25.8MP) Focal plane AF Dual Pixel CMOS AF Area changes according to the corresponding lens Number of AF area segments: max 143 points AF area approx. 88% x approx. 100% Number of AF area segments: max 99 points AF area approx. 80% x approx. 80% Still image normal max ISO speed ISO 25600 H (expansion): ISO 51200 equivalent Continuous shooting One-shot AF: max approx. 6.1 fps Servo AF: max approx. 4.0 fps Silent mode Yes RAW CR3 included LCD monitor 3.0-type approx. 1.04 million dot touch panel tits up approx. 180 degrees Movie 4K 24p/25p (NTSC / PAL) / Full HD 60p Support for viewing movies shot in vertical position Size * Approx. 108.2 x 67.1 x 35.1 mm Weight * Approx. 299g Network Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Low Energy Technology * Includes battery and SD memory card (according to CIPA guidelines). About Canon Group Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon is guided by the “Kyosei” philosophy of living and working together for the common good. Canon strives to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, consumer and professional imaging devices, network cameras, healthcare and industrial equipment. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 was the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 376 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 197,776 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2017) About Canon India Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging product and solutions in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon India till date has opened over 250 retailer stores accredited as “Image Square” across 100+ cities in the country. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 579 towns covering 18,150 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 300 Camera collection points, 16 Camera repair centers, 258 Printer repair centers, 191 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers. (Data as of November 01, 2019). In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘Delighting You Always’, reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLR’s, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs. In 2018, the imaging leader recorded a double-digit growth.