25 March, 2016 Canon New EOS 80D Mid

25 March, 2016 Canon New EOS 80D Mid
【For Immediate Release】
25 March, 2016
Canon New EOS 80D Mid-Range DSLR Camera and
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens
Unleash the Power of Your Creative Potential with
Responsive, All-Rounded and High Quality Shooting Capability
Canon today proudly announces the new EOS 80D next generation mid-range
DSLR camera, EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM and a range of new
compatible accessories, empowering photo enthusiasts and advanced
amateurs with all-rounded and convenient shooting capability to open up a
whole new realm of image creation. EOS 80D incorporates a host of
innovative features new to the mid-range EOS camera series, including new
24.2-megapixel APS-C sized CMOS sensor with built-in Dual Pixel CMOS AF
(DAF), new 45-point all cross-type AF system that supports a maximum of 27
AF points at f/8 lens combination, maximum 5 FPS continuous shooting speed
with SERVO AF function in Live View mode, 50p/59.94p Full HD EOS Movie
capability, Custom Movie Servo AF function powered by DAF, built-in
Wi-Fi that enables remote movie shooting and powered zoom function from
smart phones upon attachment of compatible accessory, and a first-in-theseries, new optical viewfinder with 100% coverage. With a host of innovative
features for both photo and video shooting that are comparable to those from
the advanced level EOS cameras, EOS 80D is perfect for photo amateurs
who demand responsive operation, advanced video functions and expanded
creativity expressions. Canon also releases the new EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6
IS USM standard zoom lens along with the launch of EOS 80D. In addition to
an improved Image Stabilizer that offers shake compensation up to 4-stop
shutter speed, the new lens is also equipped with new Nano USM to offer fast,
quiet and smooth AF for both photo and video shooting. When used with the
new Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1, it allows users to adjust zoom speed in 10
incremental levels for more accurate and natural movie zooming.
24.2-Megapixel Image Sensor and Image Processing System for
Improved Image Quality
EOS 80D features a newly developed 24.2-megapixel APS-C sized Canon
CMOS sensor that utilizes new finer manufacturing process and circuitry
design to bring higher image quality, while the functionality and quality for both
photos and movies are further boosted with the incorporation of high speed
DIGIC 6 Image Processor. This outstanding image processing system realizes
a standard ISO range of 100-16000 (expandable to ISO 25600 (H)) to
facilitate shooting in various situations. An in-camera "Distortion Correction" is
added to lens aberration correction to ensure excellent imaging.
In addition, EOS 80D adopts a 7,560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor with 63zone metering. By detecting Red (R), Green (G), Blue (B) and near-infrared
light (NIR) information, more consistent metering result can be achieved. The
RGB and NIR information from the metering sensor also enables the new
"EOS Scene Detection System" to achieve more accurate Auto Exposure,
Auto Lighting Optimizer and Auto White Balance results.
To facilitate easy creation of high quality creative images, EOS 80D offers a
range of useful features to choose from. These include a new “Fine Detail”
Picture Style that emphasizes fine edges and material textures, new
selectable Auto (Ambience Priority) and Auto (White Priority) settings under
Auto White Balance, 10 built-in Special Scene modes (such as Kids and
Handheld Night Scene) and 10 Creative Filters (such as water painting and
HDR effects).
New AF System and 7 FPS High Speed Shooting to Capture Fast Action
To ensure easy capture of different types of fast-moving subjects, EOS 80D
incorporates a newly developed 45-point1 all cross-type AF system with
expanded coverage and a f/2.8 compatible high precision dual-cross center
AF point that supports low-light conditions up to EV -32. The new AF system
also provides a maximum of 27 AF points1 that support autofocus with f/8 lens
combination, in which 9 of them1 are cross-type AF points. 4 AF Area
Selection modes including the new "Large Zone AF" are offered, and high
precision AF tracking is ensured with the adoption of AI Servo AF II algorithm
and various AF custom functions. Furthermore, an improved “Color Tone
Detection AF”3 which supports focusing to skin tone detected by the
7,560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor under One Shot AF as well as Color
Tracking AF during AI SERVO AF is featured. Thanks to these superior
features and designs, AF performance of the new camera is drastically
enhanced.
EOS 80D supports approximately 7 FPS high speed continuous shooting and
3 FPS silent continuous shooting with a shutter speed as fast as 1/8000s to
facilitate capture of fast-moving subjects. When shooting in Live View mode,
the camera supports continuous shooting with SERVO AF function at up to 5
FPS (by Dual Pixel CMOS AF), bringing enhanced operability when dealing
with dynamic subjects.
For better image quality, a new Mirror Vibration Control System (MVCS) is
featured to suppress effects on image quality due to mirror motion, while an
Anti-Flicker Shooting function ensures more consistent exposure and color
when shooting under flickering light source such as fluorescent light.
Enhanced EOS Movie Functionality for Expanded Creativity
Inherited from EOS 70D, the Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF (DAF) adopted by
EOS 80D is further advanced. By increasing the read-out speed and algorithm
advancement, smooth and precise Movie Servo AF is now available to all
movie recording formats and compatible with all autofocus EF lenses. The
camera also supports "Custom Movie Servo AF” that allows customization of
AF characteristics during movie shooting4 to create versatile results with ease.
In addition, EOS 80D supports 50p/59.94p Full HD EOS Movie and features a
built-in headphone jack for real-time monitoring of sound recording to ensure
all-rounded performance. A MP4 file format and IPB (light) movie compression
for MP4 format are added to make sharing of movies easier.
To fully unleash the power of movie creation, EOS 80D features an in-camera
Full HD HDR (High Dynamic Range) Movie5 shooting which can retain details
in highlight when shooting in high-contrast scenes. With Time Lapse Movie
function, a series of still images shot over a specific interval can be
automatically saved to a Full HD time lapse movie6. Users can also choose
from 5 Movie Creative Filters to add special effects to movies easily.
Built-in Wi-Fi/NFC Connectivity for Convenient Remote Shooting And
Instant Sharing
To facilitate easy shooting, photo management and sharing, EOS 80D
features a built-in IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi for connection to smart phone and
wireless EOS Utility etc. With “Camera Connect” application, remote Live View
shooting and movie shooting from smart phones are possible, while images or
MP4 videos can also be viewed and saved to smart phones. When used with
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM with Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 mounted,
users can control Power Zoom function during remote movie shooting using
“Camera Connect” app or EOS Utility.
A built-in NFC feature enables fast connection to smart phone and Connect
Station CS100. The NFC chip is embedded on the side of the camera so that
NFC connection is possible even when Battery Grip BG-E14 is attached.
Improved Camera Operability Inherited from Advanced Level EOS
Cameras
EOS 80D shows great improvement in camera operability. An improved
“Intelligent Viewfinder” with on-demand Electronic Level, Gridline, Aspect
Ratio Line, Flicker Detection as well as display of AF Area Selection Mode is
equipped. It is also the first mid-range EOS model to feature an optical
viewfinder with 100% coverage and 0.95x magnification.
EOS 80D is designed to provide users with superior operability under all
conditions. Its 3.0-inch 1,040,000-dot Vari-angle 3:2 Clear View II LCD monitor
with touch screen function makes touch AF shooting, viewing and setting more
convenient and intuitive, and the same menu design as found in professional
EOS models improves menu operation speed. It is the first EOS model that
provides customizable Live View information display, keeping users well
informed of the information that matters. A built-in electronic level, which can
be shown on viewfinder or LCD monitor to cater for different shooting needs,
facilitates precise horizontal leveling to guarantee perfect composition for
architectural and landscape shooting. A built-in flash (GN 11) is useful in
providing fill lighting in different environments, and it also supports optical
pulse wireless master function to control compatible off-camera Speedlites for
creation of various lighting effects. The camera also offers in-camera "Interval
Timer" and "Bulb Timer".
EOS 80D is also built to perform under tough conditions, just like any other
EOS cameras. It features a shutter durability rating up to 100,000 cycles 7 for
strengthened and reliable performance, an improved Self-Cleaning Sensor
Unit with lower operation noise and is protected with improved dust and water
resistance design to give users ease of mind when shooting in outdoor
environment8.
High Quality EF-S Standard Zoom Lens with New Nano USM
Offering a 7.5x high power zoom that covers from wide-angle to telephoto
range, EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM is the first EF-S9 standard zoom lens
equipped with new Nano USM (Ultrasonic Motor) technology to bring an
approximately 4.3 times10 increase in AF speed when compared to its
predecessor and offer smooth and silent continuous AF11 for movie shooting.
The lens uses 1 UD lens element to minimize magnification-type chromatic
aberration and color blurring across the entire zoom range, and 1 PMo
aspherical lens element to correct various types of lens aberration. An Image
Stabilizer is incorporated to offer shake compensation up to 4-stop shutter
speed12 and support Dynamic IS function13 which is useful for steady movie
result. It is also built with dedicated mechanical structure and electric control
system that supports the use of “Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1” to achieve
natural and smooth powered zooming during movie shooting.
Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1
PZ-E1 is a detachable power zoom adapter. When attached on a compatible
lens, it turns an EOS DSLR camera into a professional video camcorder that
provides silent and smooth powered zoom function for movie shooting. Zoom
speed can be adjusted using the “Speed Level Switch” and “Zoom Lever”.
When PZ-E1 is used with EOS 80D, users can conduct wireless remote
powered zoom control via a smart phone or computer.
Directional Stereo Microphone DM-E1
Canon’s first directional stereo external microphone for EOS series to record
high quality sound. It is compatible to EOS cameras with movie shooting
function and external microphone input jack14. It features directional switching
function and supports monaural Shotgun mode and also Stereo with
90°/120°directivity. Wind Screen is also included which can effectively reduce
peripheral and wind noise
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The maximum number of available focus points depends on the lens attached and the aspect ratio
EV -3 sensitivity available when used with f/2.8 or larger aperture lens at center AF point with
One-Shot AF
Effective when the AF area selection mode is “Zone AF”, “Large Zone AF” or “45-point automatic
selection AF”
When [FlexiZone AF –Single Point] is set and a compatible lens is used. If other AF method or a
non-compatible lens is used, the default speed and sensitivity will be applied. Compatible lenses
include all ring-type USM lenses marketed in 2009 or later, all Nano USM lens and all STM lenses
HDR Movie shooting is recorded as 1920 x 1080 pixels in MP4 format; actual frame rate is 29.97p
(NTSC) / 25.00p (PAL)
Maximum 3,600 exposures, maximum 2 minutes (NTSC) or 2 minutes 24 seconds (PAL) time-lapse
movie can be shot
Shutter durability may vary depending on usage and environmental conditions
Not recommended to use in the rain
Compatible with EOS 7D Mark II / EOS 7D / EOS 80D / EOS 70D / EOS 60Da / EOS 60D /
EOS 50D / EOS 40D / EOS 30D / EOS 20D / EOS 20Da / EOS 760D / EOS 750D / EOS 700D /
EOS 650D / EOS 600D / EOS 550D / EOS 500D / EOS 450D / EOS 400D / EOS 350D /
EOS 300D / EOS 100D / EOS 1200D / EOS 1100D / EOS 1000D (as of 18 Feb 2016)
When compared to EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM; based on the driving speed from minimum
focusing distance to infinity when shooting stills at a focal distance of 135mm using AF through the
viewfinder
Applicable to EOS 7D Mark II / EOS 80D / EOS 70D/ EOS 760D / EOS 750D / EOS 700D /
EOS 650D / EOS 100D / EOS M10, EOS M3, EOS M2 or EOS M with Mount Adapter EF-EOS M
(as of 18 Feb 2016)
CIPA Standard, Focal Length: 135mm (35mm format equivalent: approx. 216mm), EOS 7D Mark II
is used
Automatically enabled during movie shooting
EOS-1D X Mark II / EOS-1D X / EOS-1D C / EOS 5DS R / EOS 5DS / EOS 5D Mark III /
EOS 5D Mark II / EOS 6D / EOS 7D Mark II / EOS 7D / EOS 80D / EOS 70D / EOS 60D /
EOS 760D / EOS 750D / EOS 700D / EOS 650D / EOS 600D / EOS 100D / EOS M3 / EOS M2 /
EOS M. Not recommended to use with EOS-1D Mark IV and EOS 550D due to the absence of
Manual Sound Level Adjustment function.
The Canon’s new EOS 80D DSLR camera, EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
standard zoom lens and other accessories will be available for sale starting
from today. Suggested retail prices are as follows:
The suggested retail price of EOS 80D and compatible accessories are
as follow:
EOS 80D Digital SLR Camera
EOS 80D Digital SLR Camera
with EF-S 15-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Kit Set
EOS 80D Digital SLR Camera
with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Kit Set
Directional Stereo Microphone DM-E1
(Available in July 2016)
GPS Receiver GP-E2
Battery Grip BG-E14
Battery Pack LP-E6N
Battery Charger LC-E6E
AC Adapter AC-E6N
DC Coupler DR-E6
Car Battery Charger CBC-E6
Remote Switch RS-60E3
Remote Controller RC-6
Interface Cable IFC-200U
Interface Cable IFC-500U
Connect Station CS100
Suggested Retail Price
HK$8,480
HK$9,580
HK$11,680
HK$2,400
HK$2,180
HK$1,580
HK$660
HK$490
HK$680
HK$430
HK$1,330
HK$140
HK$190
HK$250
HK$350
HK$2,280
The suggested retail price of EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM and
compatible accessories are as follow:
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard
Zoom Lens
Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1
(Available in July 2016)
67mm Protect Filter
67mm Circular Polarizing Filter PL-C B
Lens Hood EW-73D
Lens Cap E-67 II
Lens Dust Cap E
Extension Tube EF 12 II
Extension Tube EF 25 II
Lens Case LP1116
Suggested Retail Price
HK$4,880
HK$980
HK$380
HK$1,250
HK$200
HK$60
HK$20
HK$590
HK$1,200
HK$170
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