At CES 2016, Canon has launched several new products, including a new generation of compact digital cameras, four new Vixia consumer-level camcorders and a new printer. As far as onsumer compact digital camera lineup are concerned, the company has added five new cameras, with zoom ranges starting at 8x and going up to 50x. All new Canon still cameras come equipped with 20MP sensors.
The Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 is a 20MP pocket camera, which comes with an 8x zoom lens and 2.7-inch LCD monitor. It is capable of capturing 720p HD videos. Other features include Smart AUTO [intelligently selects the best settings based on the shooting situation], digital image stabilization, a variety of scene modes [Fisheye, Toy Camera and Monochrome, etc.] and a ‘Help’ button [provides simple explanations of the camera’s settings]. The new camera will be available in Silver and Red colour options at a price of $199.99.
The Canon PowerShot 190 IS also comes with a 20MP sensor and features a 10x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilization, and a 2.7-inch LCD monitor. It is also capable of capturing 720p HD videos. Other features include built-in Wi-Fi and NFC wireless image transfer, Smart AUTO, digital image stabilization, a variety of scene modes such and a ‘Help’ button. It will be available in Black, Blue and Red colour options at a price of $159.99.
The Canon PowerShot 360 HS features a built-in 12x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilization, a 20MP sensor, and a 3-inch LCD monitor. Other features include Wi-Fi and NFC wireless sharing, 1080p full HD video recording, Hybrid Auto [lets you record up to four seconds of video before each image you capture and combines them into a quick video recap of the day], Creative Shot mode [creates artistic images out of your original image], and Story Highlights [compiles images and videos into a mini highlight reel with music and effects]. It will be available in Black and Purple colour options at a price of $209.99.
The Canon PowerShot SX420 comes with a 42x optical zoom lens and optical image stabilization. The compact superzoom digital camera features a built-in Wi-Fi and NFC, a 3-inch LCD monitor, a 20MP sensor. Other features include 720p HD video recording, Smart Auto, Scene modes, and ECO mode [to extend battery life]. It will be available in Black and Red colour options at a price of $299.99.
The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features a 50x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilization, a 20MP sensor, and a 3-inch LCD monitor. Other features include built-in Wi-Fi and NFC, 1080p full HD video recording at 60p with stereo sound, Hybrid Auto, and Story Highlights. The Canon SX540 HS will be available at a price of $399.99.
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