Canon Announces 3 New Cameras

Announcement Includes Waterproof PowerShot D30

Canon recently announced three new cameras, including the entry-level Rebel T5 DSLR, PowerShot G1 X Mark II, and the PowerShot D30 which is waterproof to a depth of 82 ft.

The new PowerShot D30 is waterproof to 82'.

The new PowerShot D30 is waterproof to 82′. Photo courtesy of Canon USA.

PowerShot D30 for Underwater Photography

Boasting a 12.1 megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, 1080p full HD videos, manual exposure mode, and a depth rating of 82 feet, the PowerShot D30 may be a great way to introduce divers to the wonderful world of underwater photography. We can’t wait to get our hands on this one to try out!

Specifications of the D30

  • 12.1MP 1/2.3″ HS CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • 5x Zoom Lens (35mm Equiv: 28-140mm)
  • 3.0″ Anti-Glare LCD Monitor
  • Depth Rating: 82′
  • Shock-proof: 6.5’/Freeze-proof: 14°F
  • Full HD 1080p Video Capture
  • Built-in GPS Tracker
  • Smart AUTO with 32 Preset Shooting Modes
  • Intelligent 6-Mode Image Stabilization

Canon G1 X Mark II

Canon G1 X Mark II. Photo courtesy of Canon USA.

Canon G1 X Mark II. Photo courtesy of Canon USA.

According to the Canon USA press release, the G1 X Mark II boasts “a sensor that is 4.5x larger than a 1/1.7” sensor found in professional level point-and-shoot cameras, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II camera can produce high-quality images with a wide dynamic range. It features a new type of 1.5-inch, 12.8 megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, made by Canon, allowing for optimum performance with an ISO range of 100-12800. This sensor, combined with the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, comprises the Canon HS SYSTEM resulting in faster autofocusing speeds over the PowerShot G1 X camera, allowing photographers to capture detailed, vivid images even in low-light conditions.

Specifications for the G1 X Mark II

  • 2.8MP High-Sensitivity 1.5″ CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • Canon 5x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-120mm f/2-3.9 (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
  • High Speed AF and 5.2 fps Shooting
  • HS SYSTEM and Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Dual Control Rings and 14-Bit RAW

Canon Rebel T5 Entry-Level DSLR

The Canon Rebel T5 is ideal for entry-level digital SLR shooters

The Canon Rebel T5 is ideal for entry-level digital SLR shooters

The Canon EOS Rebel T5 Digital SLR Camera bundled with an EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II lens is scheduled to be available in March for an estimated retail price of $549.99.

Specification highlights for Rebel T5

  • 18MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • EF-S 18-55mm IS II Lens Included
  • DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • Full HD 1080p Video
  • 3″ LCD Screen
  • 100-6400 ISO
  • 9-Point Autofocus System
  • 3 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Scene Intelligent Auto Mode
  • Compatible with Canon EF and EF-S Lenses

Be sure to check out Samys.com for availability and to purchase!

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