Canon Announces Powershot D30 Waterproof Camera and Powershot SX700 HS Camera with 30x Zoom
Canon Announces a New Super-Zoom PowerShot Digital Camera and a New Waterproof PowerShot Digital Camera
The New, Super-Zoom PowerShot SX700 HS and Waterproof
PowerShot D30 Digital Cameras Deliver Outstanding Performance and
MELVILLE, N.Y., February 11, 2014 – Canon U.S.A.,
Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the
addition of the new super-zoom PowerShot SX700 HS and the
adventure-ready, waterproof PowerShot D30 to the PowerShot line of
compact digital cameras.
The stylish and pocket-sized PowerShot SX700 HS camera
features an impressive 30x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-750mm
zoom range), built-in Wi-Fi®, and Near Field Communication (NFC™)1
capabilities helping to ensure high-quality images can be captured and
easily shared. This focal range will allow a user to be able to
photograph a flower that is close but also have the zoom to capture an
image of wildlife that is in the distance - all in a compact camera.
The new PowerShot D30 camera is the world's deepest waterproof camera*,
allowing for shooting up to 82 feet below sea level. This
ready-for-adventure camera is also shockproof and cold and heat
resistant. Both cameras produce breathtaking low-light images and offer
1080p full high-definition video so moving and still images can be
clearly captured in many different environments.
"With the PowerShot SX700 HS camera's incredible long-zoom
capabilities and the PowerShot D30 camera's ability to shoot underwater
at a world-record depth of 82 feet, these cameras are capable of
inspiring creativity when photographing wildlife, marine-life or
everyday adventures," said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and
general manager, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group, Canon
U.S.A., Inc. "In addition, consumers now have two excellent new digital
camera options that allow them to create images and video that are not
only high in quality, but easy and fun to use."
The PowerShot SX700 HS Digital Camera
The 30x optical zoom PowerShot SX700 HS camera combines a 16.1
megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 6 Image Processor
to create the Canon HS SYSTEM -allowing for excellent low-light
performance. With Canon's Intelligent IS, the PowerShot SX700 HS camera
automatically chooses from various settings to help optimize image
stabilization for the shooting condition.
The Wi-Fi® connectivity options in the PowerShot SX700 HS
camera allows users to easily share beautiful images online with family
and friends. Using the Mobile Device Connect Button, users can connect
to a compatible smartphone, a compatible tablet or a Wi-Fi enabled
computer. Connection to the computer is easily done using Canon iMAGE
GATEWAY through the cloud2. For easy Wi-Fi connectivity, built-in NFC™ allows quick and simple pairing to compatible Android™
devices. With NFC, users press the Mobile Device Connect Button and tap
their NFC-enabled Android device to the PowerShot SX700 HS camera to
send images from the camera to their compatible smartphone with ease.
For even more convenience, photographers can control the camera remotely
via the free Canon Camera Window app3 from virtually anywhere with their compatible iOS® or Android device3.
After composing the image, the photographer controls the shutter from
their compatible smartphone, so that the photographer can be included in
Zoom Framing Assist Auto has been enhanced to make it easier to keep a
subject that is at a far distance in the frame of view. The camera also
records high-quality 1080p/60p Full HD video through a dedicated movie
button. The Hybrid AUTO mode allows users to record up-to four seconds
of video every time a still image is taken, and then automatically joins
the clips and pictures into a video that captures the essence of a
vacation, an important event, or any time you are shooting many shots in
a day. Hybrid Auto automatically recognizes the scene and optimizes
camera settings to capture the highest possible image quality to create a
great looking highlight reel in 720p HD video.
The PowerShot SX700 HS camera also features Creative Shot mode.
Creative Shot mode is an easy yet powerful tool to add artistic effects
to photos. In Creative Shot mode, users compose a shot and the camera
analyzes the photo to apply a series of artistic elements. Creative Shot
mode includes four categories with 46 filters total. The four filter
categories are: Retro, Monochrome, Special, and Natural. Before an image
is captured, users choose one of the four filter types and Creative
Shot will automatically render five different variations of the shot in
different composition, color and lighting styles, delivering creative,
new perspectives automatically while still maintaining the original
The PowerShot D30 Digital Camera
The PowerShot D30, Canon's latest waterproof camera, provides an
ideal solution for those in need of a durable digital camera that can
handle different adventures. The PowerShot D30 camera is waterproof to a
record-breaking 82-feet below sea level, giving the open water diver 23
more feet of depth to explore in their underwater environment. The
PowerShot D30 camera is also temperature-resistant from 14 degrees to
104 degrees Fahrenheit and shockproof to 6.5 feet. A great travel
companion, the PowerShot D30 camera's built-in GPS** tracker remembers
where and when photos were taken so images can be captured along with
the date, time and location of each moment.
With its sleek design and comfortable grip, the PowerShot D30 camera
can quickly adapt from under-to-above-water shooting environments
through the camera's new Sunlight LCD mode. This feature reduces glare
when shooting above water so capturing and sharing outdoor photos is
easier than ever before. While in the water, however, the PowerShot D30
camera screen is bright and intuitive for easy, hassle free use. Smart
AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 32
predefined shooting situations giving users the best possible shot
composition - while Intelligent IS automatically chooses from six
different modes to help image stabilization for the shooting condition.
In addition, the PowerShot D30 camera also delivers excellent
low-light shooting capabilities through the Canon HS SYSTEM - powered by
a 12.1 megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor DIGIC 4 Image Processor.
The PowerShot D30 camera also records stunning 1080p full HD videos
through an easy-to-access dedicated movie button so moving images can be
captured the instant they happen.
Pricing and Availability
The PowerShot SX700 HS digital camera will be available starting in March for a retail price of $349.99 in black or red.
The PowerShot D30 digital camera will be available starting in April for a retail price of $329.99 in blue.