New Canon PowerShot, IXUS and Legria cameras announced at CES

CES never disappoints those awaiting the release of new photography gear, and this year has proved to be particularly exciting. We’ve seen some huge highlights from most of the big photography brands and Canon too announced some exciting new models to their compact and video line-up.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Designed for travellers wanting to zoom into their subjects with ease, you’ll capture the beauty of your surrounds thanks to the amazing 50x (24-1200mm) zoom power of the PowerShot SX540 HS camera.


High magnification shooting is simple with this camera thanks to its comfortable ergonomic grip, to its advanced systems like Intelligent IS and Zoom Framing Assist, the PowerShot SX540 HS is designed to let you track your subject easily, and capture it with accurate focus and clarity.

The quality of both your still images and breathtaking 1080p Full HD video will impress you, especially in low light conditions due to a 20.3 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, which together create the Canon HS SYSTEM. Fully equipped with Canon’s sophisticated wireless connectivity, so sharing your spectacular images and videos with friends, family and other devices is seamless and simple, the PowerShot SX540 HS is the ideal travel companion.

  • 50x Optical Zoom
  • 24mm Wide Angle Lens
  • Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • Zoom Framing Assist
  • Full HD Movies
  • Manual Controls
  • Creative Shot
  • DIGIC 4+


Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

The PowerShot SX420 IS camera is packed with advanced Canon technologies that make it easy to capture your best image ever.


The camera’s powerful 42x Optical Zoom (24-1008mm) and 24mm Wide Angle lens gives you amazing versatility: you’ll capture wide landscapes and zoom in for impressive close-ups you never thought possible – all with bright, clear quality thanks to Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer and Intelligent IS.

The 20 Megapixel sensor and Canon DIGIC 4+ Image Processor help create crisp resolution and beautiful, natural images. Your videos will impress too: simply press the Movie button to record lifelike 720p HD video – even zoom in and out while shooting.

Now with Wi-Fi and NFC, you can share those special moments with ease to your favourite Social Media networks.

  • 42x Optical Zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • Intelligent IS
  • Smart Auto (32 Scenes)
  • DIGIC 4+
  • HD Movies


Canon IXUS 180

With a slim new design and impressive 10x zoom, the IXUS 180 is the perfect everyday companion for those candid snaps.


With a 20 Megapixel CDD Sensor and DIGIC 4+ imaging processor you can capture those magic moments even in low light. Share your images to your favourite Social networks with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC. Pop the IXUS 180 in your bag for the perfect shot everytime.

  • Smart Auto (32 Scenes)
  • Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • 20MP
  • 10x Optical Zoom
  • Intelligent IS
  • HD Movies


Canon IXUS 175

With a handy 8x Optical Zoom, Smart Automatic shooting and Full HD video recording, the IXUS 175 is impressive functionality for such a compact camera.


For perfect results everytime, pop the IXUS 175 in your bag for those Candid snaps.

  • 20MP
  • Creative Shot
  • HD Movies
  • DIGIC 4+
  • Smart Auto (32 Scenes)
  • 8x Optical Zoom

Canon Legria HF G40

Ideal for professionals and students alike.


The new Legria HF G40 features a powerful 1/2.84 type HD CMOS Pro sensor with high quality audio, full manual control and Wi-Fi, all in a compact body.

  • 20x Optical Zoom
  • DIGIC DV 4
  • Optical Image Stabilisation
  • Highlight Priority
  • Wide DR Gamma


Canon Legria HF R706

You will never miss those special moments with the Legria HF R706.


Featuring advanced baby mode you can capture footage just before recording starts, to ensure you don’t miss your baby’s first steps. Parents can register up to three children and track their growth over the years. With Intelligent IS and an advanced DIGIC DV4 processor, capture those moments you cherish with the HF R706.

  • Baby Monitor
  • File Lock (File Safe Guard)
  • Intelligent IS
  • Zoom Frame Assist
  • Slow & Fast Motion
  • HD Movies


Pricing & Availability yet to be confirmed.
To pre-order any of the new Canon cameras listed above head into your local store today or register your interest online.

Source: Canon Australia Pty Ltd

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