Brand-New Canon SELPHY ES2 and ES20 Compact Photo Printers

Brand-New Canon SELPHY ES2 and ES20 Compact Photo Printers
Domestic Sales Office:
19/F., The Metropolis Tower, 10 Metropolis Drive,
Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Telephone No.
: (852) 2170 2828
: (852) 2723 9684
[For Immediate Release]
20 November 2007
Brand-New Canon SELPHY ES2 and ES20 Compact Photo Printers
Combining Easy Operations with Creative Printing Without Computer
Canon today proudly unveiled two all-new members of SELPHY compact photo printer
series – ES2 and ES20. Incorporating Canon’s innovative concept of personalized digital
photography, the two models provide maximum convenience to users. Combining stylish
design with numerous creative editing features, the new SELPHY ES2 and ES20 allow
users to experience easy-to-use digital printing operations anytime and anywhere.
The new SELPHY ES2 and ES20 compact photo printers offer “Auto Image Optimization”
which enables users to enhance the face and background exposure of an image. Moreover,
upgraded functions of Creative Print, which includes “Frames”, “Clip Arts” and “Speech
Bubble”, provide unlimited fun and creativity. SELPHY ES2 also supports manual
adjustments for brightness, contrast and sharpness along with four new Image Effects,
including Soft Focus, Star Lights, Soft Edge, and Faded Edges for achieving the best
quality photo.
Auto Image Optimization – Creation of the Perfect Photo
To achieve better photo quality, the new printers provide “Auto red-eye correction” function.
Also they have automatic dynamic range correction that users can use “Auto Image
Optimization” function for enhancing face and background exposure to make the printed
photo more vivid.
The new SELPHY ES2 features a new photo editing function that enables users to
manually correct brightness, contrast and sharpness of a photo directly from the printer
without using a computer, to achieve perfect print quality.
Enhanced Creative Print Function
The new SELPHY ES2 and ES20 compact photo printers with upgraded Creative Print
function, allows users to personalize photos for a variety of creative needs. Users can
select from a choice of 16 thematic frames which combine with a holiday or seasonal
photograph, for example, can be printed as postcards, thereby enabling individuals to
express their creativity. In addition, there are 6 templates for users to create personalized
calendars and photo albums.
SELPHY ES2 also features 4 Image Effects to simulate the result of using lens-filter, like
Soft Focus, Star Lights, Soft Edges, and Faded Edges, permit users to add illustrations to
any photo easily and creatively.
High-powered DIGIC II Digital Imaging Processor
SELPHY ES2 and ES20 compact photo printers are equipped with Canon’s high-speed
DIGIC II imaging processor which achieves uncompromisingly high quality print images.
Not only enhancing printing speed, however, it also enables users to optimize brightness,
exposure and tone coloration where photos are taken in situations such as glaring sun or in
Comprehensive Photo Sizes Provide Flexibility
SELPHY ES2 and ES20 support 4 print sizes, specifically, 4R, 3R, 2R and 2R label, with
only 69 seconds for 4R size printing. They also support ID photo prints, movie prints and
trimming for personalizing photos. Users can check on trim result via the printers’ LCD prior
to printing. Moreover, SELPHY ES2 and ES20 compact photo printers provide a Dedicated
“Black and White Cartridge”, which permits users to experiment with black and white photo
prints for a classic look.
Multi-card Slots For Direct Preview And Printing
Canon SELPHY ES2 and ES20 have built-in multi-card slots with support for an amazing
21 types of memory cards including Compact Flash, SD, SDHC, MultiMedia Card, Memory
Stick and x-D picture card. Furthermore, SELPHY ES2 features a large 3.0-inch tilt-up LCD
with easy-scroll wheel for comfortable operation. SELPHY ES20 is also equipped with 2.5inch LCD that allows users to preview and choose images easily prior to print.
Vertical Design Saves Space
Canon SELPHY ES2 and ES20 compact photo printers are small in size and lightweighted, endowed with a convenient vertical design. In addition, SELPHY ES2 supports
optional lithium batteries that allow users to print up to 50 pieces of 4R size photos
Wireless Connection Simplifies Printing Process
Canon SELPHY ES2 and ES20 compact photo printers supports PictBridge printing
standard, thus directly connecting digital camera to printer wirelessly. As well, users can
buy an optional bluetooth module to print photos taken from mobile phones without
resorting to wire connections. SELPHY ES2 also supports high speed IrSimple infrared
communication to print from mobile phones or PDAs.
SELPHY ES2 and ES20 will have the first preview in coming Canon Expo from Nov 23 25. Special pre-sale of ES20 will also be commenced during Canon Expo.
The brand-new Canon SELPHY compact photo printers will be available from late
November in Hong Kong. Suggested retail prices are as follow:
Suggested Retail Price
HK$ 1,980
HK$ 1,680
SELPHY ES2 and ES20’s accessories and suggested retail prices are as below:
NB-ES1L Battery Pack
BU-20 Bluetooth module
EP-100 4R photo paper 100 sheets with ink package
EP-50 4R photo paper 50 sheets with ink package
EP-25BW black & white photo paper 25 sheets
with ink package
EL-50 3R photo paper 25 sheets with ink package
EC-25 2R credit card size photo paper 25 sheets
with ink package
EC-25L credit card size full label 25 sheets
with ink package
About Canon Hongkong Company Limited
Canon Inc. (TSE:7751 / NYSE:CAJ), founded in 1937 in Japan, has successfully derived
whopping global revenue of US$34.9 billion (as recorded on December 31, 2006). With 70
years of experience in imaging products manufacturing, Canon devotes huge resources to
research and development, and it is now one of the top patent-holders of technology in the
imaging industry in the US, and also the only manufacturer across the globe that owns
input and output device solutions to various imaging needs.
Canon Hongkong Company Limited (CHK) was established in 1971, responsible for sales,
marketing and service for all product lines in Hong Kong, including digital cameras, digital
video camcorders, printers, copiers, scanners, projectors and other imaging products.
Canon Hongkong is committed to pursuing "Kyosei", the corporate Philosophy of Canon, of
which the essence is to urge and motivate its staff to live and work harmoniously into the
future with all citizens in Hong Kong by actively participating in a variety of social and
charity activities. Furthermore, CHK is proud to have adopted international recognized
management systems by receiving ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certificates
between 2003 and 2005. In addition to the above, CHK further attained the COPC-2000
CSP standard in 2006.
Canon Enquiries Hotline: 3191-2333
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ES2 & ES20 Specifications
Printing Method
Feeding System
Paper Eject
Dye-sublimation thermal print method (with overcoating)
300 x 600 dpi
256 levels per color
Dedicated ink cassette (Y, M, C and overcoating material) Ink and
Paper integrated cartridge
Dedicated B/W ink and paper integrated cartridge
Dedicated paper
(Postcard size, L size , Credit-card size, Credit-card size with fullsized adhesive label)
Automatic feed from the paper cassette
Automatic paper ejection on the paper cassette
Postcard size, borderless: 100.0 x 148.0 mm
Postcard size, bordered: 91.0 x 121.9 mm
L size, borderless: 89.0 x 119.0 mm
L size, bordered: 79.2 x 105.3 mm
Credit-card size, borderless (including label paper): 54.0 x 86.0 mm
Credit-card size, bordered (including label paper): 50.0 x 66.0 mm
Printing Features Single Image Print
Number of Prints Settings (Multiple image print)
All Image Print (Number of copies selectable)
DPOF Image Print
Cropping Print
Date Print
Select Paper Size
File Name Print
Layout Print (fixed size)
Layout Print (N-up)
Index Print
Bordered/ Borderless (1-up/ 2-up/ 4-up/ 8-up layout)
Fixed Size Print
ID Photo Print
Movie Print
Creative Print (Frames, Clip Arts, Calendar, Multi-layout, Speech
Bubble, ID Photo Print, Movie Print and Image Effect*)
* Available when printing directly from a memory card
^ Applicable to ES2
Image Quality
Memory card slots
LCD Monitor
External Format
Power Source
My Colors:
- Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Light Skin Tone,
Dark Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Red, Vivid Green
Red-eye Correction
Automatic Optimize
- Automatic correct image to the best quality when using direct
Supported memory cards: SD, SDHC, MMC, miniSD, miniSDHC card,
RS-MMC*, Compact Flash, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card*, Memory
Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick
(Preview photos through printer’s LCD monitor)
* Adapter is needed
2.5-inch type, color LCD
3.0-inch tilt-up type, color LCD
Canon Direct Print compliant camera/ Pictbridge compliant device:
Type A connector,
Connecting with computer: Type B connector
Infrared radiation (IrDA)
- Bluetooth Unit BU-20 (sold separately) required
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b)
- Wireless Print Adapter WA-1 (sold separately) required with IXUS
Wireless camera
5 - 40ºC, 20 – 80% RH
Compact Power Adapter CA-ES100
Battery Pack NB-ES1L
70W or less (Standby: 4W or less)
213.4 x 189.6 x 130.9 mm
Approx. 1,955g
Approx. 1,865g
All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice
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