The Powershot N Facebook® Ready Digital Camera Inspires Users to Instantly Share Images and Video on Facebook With Ease
With Built-In Wi-Fi® Technology and a Dedicated
Facebook Connect Button, the PowerShot N Facebook ready Digital Camera
Lets Users Create and Share High-Quality Images and Video with the Press
of a Button
Melville, N.Y., August 22, 2013 – To address the
popular trend of instantly sharing photos and videos with family and
friends, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions,
today announced a new version of its uniquely designed PowerShot N
digital camera - the PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera. A Canon
Direct exclusive, the PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera features
a convenient Facebook Connect Button that supports instant sharing of
crisp, clear images and videos to users' Facebook accounts.
Helping people's creativity shine through, the
PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera's Creative Shot mode
automatically creates a series of five artistic photos along with the
original for an array of options that are ready to impress. With the
convenient Facebook Connect Button and Wi-Fi® technology, the
PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera connects the camera directly
to users' Facebook accounts, so they can upload, comment and share their
most creative, detailed images while on-the-go.
In addition to offering powerful artistic and connectivity functions,
the PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera features a 2.8-inch
capacitive, tilt-touch panel LCD, allowing users to capture creative
images at unique angles. With a shutter and zoom ring, both located
around the lens, images can be snapped easily from the top or bottom of
the ring so the perfect shot is always within reach.
The PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera offers an 8x optical
zoom and a 28mm wide-angle lens, packaged with a 12.1-megapixel
High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor. Users can also
record high-quality 1080p Full HD video with a dedicated movie button.
With Hybrid Auto users can automatically create a composite video of
brief clips that are recorded while taking photos to give a creative
overview of a day's activities. The PowerShot N Facebook ready's Face ID
system allows for the camera to automatically recognize and focus on
familiar faces. In addition, Canon's Intelligent IS System allows the
camera to automatically select the optimal image stabilization settings
according to the shooting conditions, taking the guesswork out of
identifying the ideal setting for each unique shot.
"At Canon, we are continually working to improve the way users share
their photos and videos," said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president
and general manager, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group,
Canon U.S.A. "The new PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera, with
the Facebook Connect Button, opens up a new dimension of photographic
sharing and expression to help people showcase their personal style and
creative flair with powerful innovative Canon technologies."
Convenient Sharing with the Facebook Connect Button
To make sure users can instantly share photos and videos with family
and friends, the PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera now features a
convenient Facebook Connect Button. After an initial one-time set-up,
pressing the new Facebook Connect Button links the camera to the users'
Facebook account for quick and easy sharing. Users can also control the
destination of their Facebook uploads by choosing to share content with
everyone, or to select Facebook groups.
Wi-Fi Connectivity for Easy Sharing
The PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera is also equipped with built-in Wi-Fi®
technology, so high-quality images can be shared with friends and
family even while on-the-go. Users now have the ability to comment on
their uploaded photos directly from the camera - so starting a
conversation on social networking sites is easy and convenient. Users
can also instantly upload images wirelessly from the camera to CANON
iMAGE GATEWAYi, and upload them to a computer remotely. Photos can also be printed wirelessly using Wireless PictBridgeii on select printers, including the Canon PIXMA MG7120 or PIXMA MG5520 Wireless Photo All-In-One printers.
The Ultimate Tool to Capture Creativity
Creative Shot, available on the PowerShot N Facebook ready digital
camera, is an easy, yet powerful tool to add artistic effects to photos.
In Creative Shot mode, users compose their shot and let the PowerShot N
Facebook ready digital camera automatically create a series of five
artistic photos along with the original to deliver creative new
perspectives using different color modes, crops and styles. In
addition, the new PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera offers 58
scenes of Smart AUTO and provides an 8x optical zoom to help users
capture the ultimate creative shot.
A first-ever for the PowerShot line-up, the camera's zoom lens and
shutter are both operated on the camera's dual-ring lens. By moving the
dual-ring left or right users can control the camera's zoom, and by
pressing on the other ring users control the shutter, which can be
released from the top or bottom of the ring, so managing the PowerShot N
Facebook ready digital camera is easy and effortless.
The PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera features a touch
shutter, enabling users to start tracking a subject simply by pressing
the intuitive touch panel LCD, and then capture the image by lifting
their finger off the screen. For added flexibility, the image on the
screen rotates with the camera - so people can capture even the most
Sleek, Small and Designed for Portability
With a sleek and unique design, the PowerShot N Facebook ready
digital camera is ideal for quick on-the-go shooting. This camera
features a 2.8-inch capacitive, tilt touch panel LCD, which offers 90
degrees of tilt, encouraging users to capture images from a wide array
of angles and positions effectively in virtually any location. The
top-mounted hinge keeps the PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera
compact for convenient on-the-go shooting and easy, one-handed
operation. The PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera uses a Micro SD
card to store images, and the camera can be easily charged with a USB
cable while on-the-go, ensuring the creative process is never
interrupted. In addition, the USB cable provides a quick and easy way to
download videos as an alternative to the innovative Wi-Fi® options.
Pricing and Availability
The PowerShot N Facebook ready digital camera will be available in white in September 2013 on the Canon Direct online store for $299.99. For more information, and a full list of product specifications, visit www.usa.canon.com/powershot.