Canon Middle East introduces two new superzoom models to its range of pocketable point-and-shoot cameras – the PowerShot SX600 HS and IXUS 265 HS. Ideal if you’re a budding photographer wanting to get closer to the action, both models feature high zooms, new creative shooting modes and a range of connectivity features, giving you the ability to capture and share special moments with ease.
You can now cherish memories forever and make great gifts too, as printing from compact cameras and smartphones is easier than ever, with the introduction of two new compact photo printers, the SELPHY CP910 and SELPHY CP820.
Allowing you to get up close to distant action, whether capturing your child playing on holiday or a sporting event, the PowerShot SX600 HS and IXUS 265 HS both combine impressive superzoom lenses in slim and stylish compact bodies. The PowerShot SX600 HS gives you the flexibility to shoot wide-angle panoramic landscapes and sweeping scenes, thanks to its 25mm ultra-wide-angle lens, as well as capturing distant objects up close – without compromising image quality. Ideal for moments where you want to zoom into the action, the PowerShot SX600 HS also boasts an impressive 18x optical zoom and high quality 36x ZoomPlus technology to take you even closer.
When you’re with friends at a music gig or festival and want to make a fashion statement without compromising on functionality, the stylish IXUS 265 HS’s versatile 12x optical zoom lens with 25-300mm focal range, provides the flexibility to shoot from ultra-wide angle to telephoto range.
Thanks to Canon’s imaging technologies, with both cameras you’ll be able to take high-quality images to show off to friends and family. Quickly capture the spontaneity of the moment with the advanced Canon DIGIC 4+ processor, which provides exceptional responsiveness. For shooting from day to night, the HS System combines the processor and 16 MP high-sensitivity CMOS sensor to shoot stunning, detailed stills without loss of quality.
Sharing your images on social networks, or using cloud storage to back up photos, is quick and simple with both the PowerShot SX600 HS and IXUS 265 HS. The dedicated Mobile Device Connect Button allows users to connect to a smartphone in an instant, while new NFC support makes it even easier to connect to NFC-enabled devices so you can start sharing images in a few simple steps.
Using the cameras’ new connectivity you can also experiment with Remote Shooting – ideal if you want to be part of a photo-shoot session with friends or for family portraits. This new feature gives the creative freedom to shoot photos from up to five meters away from the camera, using your smartphone or tablet to control the camera’s settings. Your device’s screen will display touch buttons that allow the camera to be operated remotely, so images can be captured, displayed and saved.
Give your images that extra creative edge, with the camera’s wide range of creative effects. If you’re unsure which to use, the unique Creative Shot feature will choose for you – capturing up to six different versions of the same image, each with their own unique creative twist. Select from four themes – Monochrome, Retro, Special and Natural – with a total of 46 creative effects. You can also relive behind the scene moments too, as the Hybrid Auto feature records four seconds of movie footage before every still shot is taken. At the end of the day, all stills and clips can be merged into one to tell the complete story.
You’ll never miss a moment with the PowerShot SX600 HS and IXUS 265 HS – both models handle daytime and low-light shooting with ease, delivering consistently stunning results time-after-time. Designed with a sleek, stylish metal exterior, a high zoom lens and available in four standout colours – purple, pink, silver and black – the versatile IXUS 265 HS is also small enough to fit neatly into a pocket to ensure it’s always to hand for those spontaneous moments. And, the large 7.5 cm (3.0”) high-resolution (461k dot) LCD screen makes it easy to play back your shots. The PowerShot SX600 HS’s 7.5 cm (3.0”) PureColor II G LCD screen is perfect for summer getaways as shots can be easily viewed in sunlight.
Create a lasting memory of your special moments by printing your images with the new easy-to-use SELPHY CP910 and SELPHY CP820. The SELPHY CP910’s enhanced connectivity brings photos to life in an instant – snapshots can be printed directly from your smartphone – via iOS and Android devices – or stunning high-quality shots from your wireless camera. For even more flexibility, AirPrint support allows you to print photos from compatible Apple devices without installing any software. Both models can also print directly from a range of compatible memory cards, or from any PictBridge-compatible device, including camcorders.
Whether you’re printing photos of special occasions, postcards of your holidays, or cards and stickers, both new models print photo-lab quality prints in under a minute. Their compact designs feature an intuitive user interface and 6.8 cm (2.7”) tilting LCD display for easy viewing. You can even pick the finish of your print too, with three selectable print finish options, glossy and two semi-gloss options, all conveniently available without needing to change the ink ribbon or paper.