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New cameras and lens from Canon


Canon brand is known to almost everyone who is fond of photography. This company specializes in the production of cameras, lenses and other products in a similar direction. Our country is not deprived of the attention of this well-known manufacturer, there is a representative office, all its new products are announced and delivered to the USA market. Several new gadgets from the firm have appeared recently, which we will discuss below.

Dual 4K PowerShot G cameras

Canon recently announced the release of two new cameras. They are distinguished from other devices of the company by their compact size and the presence of the function of high-speed continuous shooting, as well as the ability to record video in 4K resolution.

The first PowerShot G5 X Mark II features a new 5x zoom f / 1.8-2.8 lens with pop-up EVF.


Second, the PowerShot G7 X Mark III has an f / 1.8-2.8 zoom lens with 4.2x zoom and a 3.5mm microphone jack.


These devices weigh only 340 and 304 grams, respectively. Both of them received a proprietary image processor Canon DIGIC 8. They were also equipped with a multi-layer 1-inch sensor, which received a resolution of 20.1 megapixels. This helped to ensure high quality images in photos and when shooting 4K video.

The new products use CR3 RAW format, which is supported by Canon Digital Photo Professional, as well as most third-party software.

PowerShot G5 X Mark II got 5x zoom. A professional photographer can use it as an aid to get sharp shots. The presence of a large aperture allows you to use this device when shooting in low light conditions.


The second device is suitable for filming in any conditions.

All capabilities of new products can be controlled in manual or automatic mode. A control ring is provided for the most important settings. The Mark II OLED screen allows you to cover the entire frame. He carries out the composition of the frames. They can be viewed in any convenient position using the tilting touchscreen.

Thanks to the Mark III's touchscreen, it is really possible to compose and un-focus when shooting yourself.


Both devices are equipped with high-precision autofocusing. AF + MF can be used to further fine-tune the focus.

Both gadgets allow continuous shooting at 20 frames per second, there is also a continuous shooting mode in RAW format. Here the speed is 30 fps. Travelers and vloggers will love this as the cameras are compact and functional.

Using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, footage can be easily sent directly to a PC, smartphone or social network. You can stream online with the streaming function of the Mark III.

New lens model

Canon's lens family has expanded with the RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM. Its main difference is its light weight and modest size with a 10x magnification.


This model is the second development of this enterprise, released in 2019. It has the largest zoom in the RF family. The lens weighs 750 grams, which is very small for a product with such capabilities and a focal length of 24-240 mm.

Its minimum parameters will come in handy when shooting group shots, landscapes in the city and in nature. The 240mm telephoto position is good for portraits, events and sports. It is also convenient to shoot animals with this focus.

The unit is equipped with a large cross-cut focus / control ring and a lockable zoom ring. Its rotation range is 1000. This allows the lens to have complete control over the shooting process.

It is worth noting the work of the image stabilization system. It has five exposure levels compensation. This allows the photographer to get high-definition footage regardless of the shutter speed and method of photography.

The Nano USM autofocus drive provides 88% horizontal and 100% vertical autofocusing.

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Author: Jake Pinkman