Canon major product launches mostly happen in October. Last year for Canon Product Launch For 2nd Half 2011, the event was at Zira.
This year it was held at Zaffereno on the 5th October 2012 where it launches 5 new PIXMA inkjet printers, 5 new imageCLASS laser printers, 1 SELPHY compact photo printer, 5 new PowerShot cameras and 1 EOS DLSR Camera.
The PowerShot highlights of this launch was the Canon PowerShot S110 (S$669, now available in white, black and silver) which is the successor to the Canon PowerShot S100 and Canon PowerShot G15 (S$799, it has lost a lot of weight) which is the successor to Canon PowerShot G12.
Canon EOS 6D was the only DLSR camera announced and it is the lightest full-frame DSLR camera which will be released in November 2012 (pricing is not out yet).
Canon PowerShot S110 (White)
Canon PowerShot G15
Canon EOS 6D
PIXMA Inkjet Printers
With Canon’s three new PIXMA All-in-One photo printers equipped with an enhanced and user-friendly My Image Garden software, scanning, organising, sharing and printing high-quality photos just became easier. Facebook users will now also be able to curate and print photos stored in their Facebook account with Canon’s Print Your Days Facebook app which drives up the fun in photo printing as well.
The Wi-Fi enabled PIXMA PRO-10 and the PIXMA PRO-100 deliver prints with precise colors at impressive printing speeds. Photographers can look forward to stunning true-to-life prints with vibrant colors accurately reflecting the creative intent behind the images.
All the PIXMA inkjet printers listed below will be available by end October 2012.
- PIXMA MG2270 – S$119
- PIXMA MG4270 – S$169
- PIXMA MP237 – S$79
- PIXMA PRO-100 – S$799
- PIXMA PRO-10 – S$999
Press Release: Canon Introduces Three New PIXMA Advanced Photo Printers with My Image Garden Software to Inspire Users to Make the Most of Their Photos
Press Release: Canon Launches Two High-Speed, High-Performance PIXMA PRO For Professional Quality A3+ Photo Prints
imageCLASS Laser Printers
These new multifunction printers are designed to improve and enhance the user experience for small office/home office (SOHO) to small and medium-sized business (SMB) users. New features included in the MFPs enable users to do routine tasks faster and more easily, boosting efficiency and convenience
- imageCLASS MF4890dw – S$549 (End October 2012)
- imageCLASS MF4870dn – S$449
- imageCLASS MF4820d – TBA (End January 2013)
- imageCLASS MF4750 – S$279
- imageCLASS MF4720w – S$279 (End October 2012)
SELPHY Compact Photo Printer
The first Wi-Fi enabled compact photo printer enables users to produce high-quality and long-lasting photographic keepsakes taken with their smartphones and tablets anytime, anywhere. Users can also expect superb image quality as well as increased flexibility to print irregular sized photos.
The SELPHY CP900 comes in three colors: pink, white and black and is now available for S$199.
Designed for advanced users looking for premium quality, class-leading performance and compact bodies, the new PowerShot models feature Canon’s renowned imaging technologies, delivering superior quality stills and movies. The PowerShot G15 is best suited for most scenes with its fast Auto-Focus (AF) performance and wide aperture of a f/1.8 lens while users will appreciate the PowerShot S110’s ability to perform spectacularly in low-light environment. The super optical zoom lens models PowerShot SX50 HS, PowerShot SX500 IS and PowerShot SX160 are best for those who want a versatile camera good for capturing objects from a distance.
- PowerShot G15 – S$799 (Mid October 2012)
- PowerShot S110 – S$669
- PowerShot SX50 HS – S$799 (Mid October 2012)
- PowerShot SX500 IS – S$499
- PowerShot SX160 IS – S$299
EOS DSLR Camera
The world’s lightest DSLR camera for photography enthusiasts looking for an affordable full-frame image control and capturing experience. Equipped with a 20.2-megapixel 35 mm full-frame CMOS sensor with a precise 11-point Auto-Focus (AF) system, the EOS 6D houses features new to the Canon EOS range, such as built-in Wi-Fi and GPS support and remote capture via smartphones.
The EOS 6D is available at authorised dealers from end November 2012 and pricing will be announced by then.
Press Release: Canon Releases the World’s Lightest Full-frame DSLR Camera