Canon has announced today the much anticipated follow up to 2013’s impressive EOS 70D, the EOS 80D. With incredible speed, instinctive controls and innovative technologies, this latest instalment in Canon’s EOS series was certainly worth waiting for!
This versatile Wi-Fi DSLR is ideal for exploring new areas of photography and achieving stunning results. It will allow you to unlock your creative potential like never before, and will help you to easily advance in every area of photography and video with its fast, instinctive controls.
The 80D boasts some impressive features including a 24.2 MP PAS-C CMOS sensor combined with a 7,560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, allowing for extremely accurate exposures. It has an ISO range of ISO100-16,000 and flicker detection, an impressive 7.7cm Vari-Angle LCD touch screen, and the ability to shoot full HD 60p movies with the option to create smooth action sequences, or slow motion effects in MP4 format with a choice of frame rates.
NFC and Wi-Fi make it simple to connect and control the 80D and shoot movies and photos remotely. You can also easily transfer your photos and videos to your mobile by using the Camera Connect App, allowing you to share and publish them online wherever you are.
The 80D is a responsive camera with stunning photo and movie quality and has everything you need to develop your photography. It’s also perfect for videography and allows you to easily connect, shoot and share you’re your images and movies, and is available to pre-order from £999.
Along with the 80D, Canon has also announced a new large senor compact in the form of the stunning PowerShot G7 X Mark II. With a 1.0 type sensor, bright f/1.8-2.8 Canon lens and superior DIGIC 7 processing, this pocket sized large sensor compact offers outstanding DSLR-like creativity in both stills and full HD movies.
The G7 X Mark II boasts expert image quality in any light, can capture full HD movies as stills, has beautifully simple control, and is built for effortless creativity. The G7 X Mark II is available to pre-order for £549.
As well as these cameras, Canon has launched a new lens, the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, a new wide-angle zoom lens for it’s EOS DSLRs which is available to pre-order for £449. With a versatile focal range to capture a wide range of subjects, Nano USM for fast AF, a 4-stop Optical Image Stabiliser for pin sharp photos, and the ability to film record rock steady movie footage with Dynamic IS, this impressive lens is the perfect travel companion for any photographer looking for a compact, high performance lens with an optional power zoom accessory.
Not content with two new cameras and a new lens, Canon has also announced the PowerShot SX720 HS, a state of the art travel light camera with a pocket-sized, connected powerhouse. The SX720 HS is available to pre-order for £229 and is packed with powerful imaging technology, and a massive 40x zoom lens for capturing distant detail – so you can travel light and capture stunning images and movies wherever you go.