Today, Canon is announcing a slew of new cameras and lenses right before Photo Plus Expo 2015. No, they’re not DSLRs–but instead they’re quite a bit smaller. First up, Canon is announcing their new G5x and G9x point and shoot cameras. Both devices have WiFi, NFC, a 20.2 MP CMOS sensor with an ISO range of 125-12,800, a DIGIC 6 processor, 1080p HD video at 24p, 30p and 60p, a new Star mode for photographing the night sky, star trails mode, and Star Time Lapse mode.
Canon is also announcing their new EOS M10. All the specs that you care about are after the jump.
The PowerShot G5 X and PowerShot G9 X camera kits are scheduled to begin shipping in November 2015 at suggested retail prices of $799.99 and $529.99, respectively.
Canon EOS M10
- 20.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, ISO 100-12800 (expandable to H:25600)
- Canon DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- Hybrid CMOS AF II for accurate autofocus along with maximum continuous shooting speeds up to 4.6 fps
- 3.0-inch tilt-type (180º up) LCD monitor (approximately 1,040,000 dots)
- Full HD 1920×1080 movies at 24p and 30p in MP4 format
- Self Portrait mode to adjust camera effects, including skin smoothness and brightness
- Compatible with all EF-M lenses as well as full line of EF and EF-S lenses*
- Compact size at just 4.2 x 2.6 x 1.3 inches, and just over 10.5 ounces (including battery and memory card)
- Built-in retractable flash
- Built in Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) plus Mobile Device Connect Button
The EOS M10 camera is scheduled to be available through authorized Canon dealers in November 2015, and will be offered in a kit with the EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM zoom lens at an estimated retail price of $599.99. The camera body is available in black or white.
In addition, the new EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM zoom lens is scheduled to be available in November 2015 at an estimated retail price of $299.99 and a silver version of the current EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM zoom lens also is scheduled to be available in November 2015 at an estimated retail price of $349.99.
Canon Powershot G5X
From the press release.
Incorporating a bright, built-in high-resolution EVF that allows photographers to more easily compose and take pictures as well as track moving subjects, the high-performance PowerShot G5 X camera also features a bright f/1.8 – f/2.8 4.2x Canon Optical Zoom Lens (focal length range equivalent to 24-100mm). With the combination of a nine-blade iris diaphragm for beautiful background blur effects and an Intelligent Image Stabilization (IS) system that provides virtually shake-free images in a wide variety of shooting conditions, this camera’s optical system enables users to capture the shot as they envisioned it and is ideal for shooting in low-light conditions or when a shallow depth-of-field is preferred for more dramatic, soft backgrounds and beautiful portraits.
The PowerShot G5 X camera’s 2.36-million-dot high-definition OLED electronic viewfinder provides high-quality viewing from edge-to-edge, especially useful when composing an image or shooting in bright sunlight. Additionally, a three-inch, 1.04 million dot touch panel LCD screen provides a bright, clear display that enables one-touch control of many camera settings and features a Vari-Angle design that enables easy viewing from various shooting angles while protecting the screen from inadvertent scratching when the camera is stored.
Housed in a classic black body, the enhanced controls include top-mounted mode and exposure compensation dials, front and rear control dials, and a control ring around the lens, which can all be customized to best suit different shooting styles. The PowerShot G5 X camera also features a built-in flash plus a dedicated hot shoe providing full compatibility with Canon’s powerful range of EX-series Speedlites and related accessories. There is also a 3.5mm mini-jack for compatibility with Canon’s Remote Switch RS-60E3.
From the press release
Slim and lightweight, the PowerShot G9 X is the camera photographers will want to show off to their friends as much as they shoot with it. The camera features a bright f/2.0 – f/4.9, 3x Canon Optical Zoom Lens (focal length range equivalent to 28-84mm) along with Canon’s Intelligent Image Stabilization (IS) system for virtually shake-free images in a wide variety of shooting conditions.
The camera’s intuitive three-inch LCD touch panel with a new user interface allows for quick and easy changes to camera settings even while taking pictures. In addition to the touch panel, a lens-mounted control ring can be utilized to adjust several functions, including customizable manual focus. For shooting fast-moving subjects from kids at birthday parties to athletic events, the PowerShot G9 X camera has continuous shooting speeds up to six frames per second (fps) so none of the action is missed. It is available in classic black, or in a retro-style, silver-gray body with brown stitched leather accents.