Canon USA Releases EOS 80D DSLR Camera And EF-S 18-135MM Nano USM Lens

Posted: Feb 18 2016, 8:01am CST | by , in News | Technology News

EOS 80D DSLR Camera
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Canon USA has come up with another first, helping creative artists to unleash their creativity with outstanding photos and videos that are shareable on social media networks and able to capture the present with great clarity and detail.

The photo-video equipment here is the new Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR camera which can be used for either still photos or videos that can go places on the internet. This new camera has the new 45-point AF system and a 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor to capture crispy images, and there is the Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus (DAF) technology which comes with a predictive touchscreen functionality for video shooting.

Apart from the new Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR camera, Canon USA also launched a new EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens which is specially made for high-speed autofocusing when shooting any kinds of videos.

Some of the features you stand to enjoy with the new Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera are:

• New 45-point all cross-type AF system
• Intelligent Viewfinder with approximately 100% viewfinder coverage
• Newly Developed 24.2 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS sensor
• DIGIC 6 image processor for enhanced image quality
• Improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF for smooth, fast and accurate autofocus with video and stills
• Built-in Wi-Fi®2 and NFCTM2 capability for easy transfer of images and movies to compatible mobile devices
• 1080/60p Full HD video to capture brilliant results in MP4 format for easy movie sharing on select social networking sites
• Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD II monitor enables flexible positioning and clear viewing even outdoors

“In today’s world, where everyone is a photographer or videographer, we at Canon are looking to provide the tools and features that help creative-minded people stand out from the pack and get noticed. The right technology cannot make someone creative, but it will help bring a creative vision to life,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon USA.

“The right combination of camera and lens helps those with a vision stand out and be recognized. We look forward to seeing what this new generation of passionate artists will create with these new tools,” Ishizuka added.

Both the Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR camera and EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens are currently scheduled to be available in March 2016.

The camera’s price is estimated to retail at $1,199 and the new EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens is estimated to retail for $599.99; but both camera and lens go together for $1,799.

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