Capture The Joy of Everyday Moments with Canon's New Mirrorless EOS M100
Bangalore Canon today announced the EOS M100, the newest addition to its EOS M series of ...
Bangalore Canon today announced the EOS M100, the newest addition to its EOS M series of mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras. Capturing images with the speed and precision of a DSLR camera while still facilitating the easy operability of a smart phone camera, the EOS M100 is the perfect complement to modern lifestyle photography trends of capturing self-portraits, close-up food shots and sweeping landscapes.
The combination of 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7 image processor yields beautiful and clear images, while Dual Pixel CMOS AF enables high speed autofocus enabling users to capture precious fleeting moments of even moving subjects with precision. With a 180-degree tilt up 3.0" touch panel LCD screen and Creative Assist feature that simplifies the complexity of the camera's settings, aspiring photography enthusiasts will find using the EOS M100 a fascinating leap from shooting with their smart phones.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Eddie Udagawa - Vice President - Consumer Imaging & Information Centre, Canon India said, "Innovation has always been a driving force at Canon and our latest EOS M100 is a pinnacle of our vision to deliver path-breaking imaging solutions to our valued customers. A perfect companion for any photo enthusiast, the compact and easy-to-use EOS M100 takes brilliant images and records stunning videos. With its 3.0-inch tilt-type LCD that rotates 180°, the camera takes selfies to a whole new level. We are delighted to bring the new generation of photography solutions here in India and shape the future of imaging in the country."
Sleek and Intuitive for Perfect Selfies on the Go
Available, in black and weighing merely 302 grams (body only), the EOS M100 is thoughtfully designed in a compact and stylish form with optimized dial and buttons for easy operability.
One of the camera's main features is the self-portrait mode with Smooth Skin feature. With its intuitive and user-friendly 3.0 inch touchscreen LCD that enables quick adjustment of the degree of brightness, background defocus, self-timer and even Smooth Skin level options, taking selfies can now be a breeze.
To help aspiring photographers familiarise themselves with the myriad of camera settings on a DSLR camera, the Creative Assist feature on the EOS M100 can be employed to convey the complexity of technical photography jargon in an easy to grasp manner so users may quickly maximise the camera's potential even without expert camera knowledge. Users can configure and save up to six Creative Assist settings for frequent use, and exchange setting information with other cameras with Creative Assist feature to broaden their range of photography expressions.
With its HDR Backlight Control mode, scenes with excessive backlight or huge light contrast can be corrected to achieve the desired brightness. This creates well-balanced shots even while preserving highlights and enhancing details in shadow areas.
Imaging Technology that Crystallises Fun Moments
With Dual Pixel CMOS AF on the EOS M100, capturing fast-moving moments is a cinch. To guarantee high speed and precision, Dual Pixel CMOS AF employs phase detection auto focus (AF) technology when tracking and shooting moving subjects.
Also, the Touch AF function enables quick adjustments of focus areas at just a touch of the LCD screen, especially during macro and portrait shoots. The EOS M100 has an improved continuous shooting speed of up to 6.1fps during fixed AF and 4.0 fps during servo AF as compared to its predecessor (EOS M10) to capture fast-moving subjects.
The powerful DIGIC 7 image processor enables an impressive ISO sensitivity range of up to 25600, allowing users to shoot even in the most challenging lighting conditions and still achieve beautifully exposed and low noise images.
Explore Cinematic Expressions in Full HD
Express your creativity with EOS MOVIE to create a movies in Full HD at maximum 60p. With the combination of Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology paired with STM lens, fast, silent and smooth AF can be achieved for beautiful footage. Equipped with the in-camera Combination IS function, camera shakes are suppressed to achieve stable shots even when using a lens without an image stabilization function. Additionally, the Time-Lapse Movie function allows users to shoot fun and on-trend movies that encapsulates the changes of their photo subjects, through the passage of time into a compressed format such as movement of clouds or even the traffic flow at a busy intersection. It also allows automatic adjustment of exposure according to the scene brightness.
With Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity and the Canon Image Gateway app, users can easily pair their cameras to their smart devices for ease of sharing the fun moments through other social media platforms.
The Canon Camera Connect app facilitates convenience by allowing users to have real-time control of camera settings such as shutter speed, focus selection and self-timer and more, all from their mobile devices.
Additionally, the built-in Bluetooth low energy technology maintains constant connection to a compatible smart device at low power consumption. With this constant connection, users can view images and start remote capture from the camera even when it is in Auto Power Off mode. Smart devices with Bluetooth can wake the camera up, and switch to Wi-Fi for browsing and viewing images or performing remote capture (with Live View). Users can also use Bluetooth to perform basic remote capture (no Live View), control image playback and slide show when the camera is connected to a TV or projector via smart devices.
Easy Switch of Lenses for Changing Your Perspectives
The EOS M100 is available with a single kit option the EF-M15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM kit.
For existing EOS DSLR users, the Mount Adapter (sold separately) allows for full compatibility with over 70 EF/EF-S lenses. This offers users a wider range of creative options and shooting perspectives all without compromising on image quality and capabilities.
The EOS M100 will be available at the price of INR 39 995.00/U (inclusive of all taxes)
Image sensor: 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor
Imaging processor: DIGIC 7
Focal plane AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Max continuous shooting speed: 6.1fps
Max standard ISO speed: 100 – 25600
Monitor: 3.0" Tilt-up LCD with touchscreen
Movie: 60p Full HD
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth low energy technology
About Canon Group
Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon has been adhering to the "Kyosei" philosophy and has been striving to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, imaging devices, industrial systems and other products. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 317 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 189,571 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2015)
Canon in India
Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging product and solutions in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon has 245 own retail stores accredited as "Image Square" across 117 cities in the country. Canon India's service reach extends to over 600 towns covering 17,564 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 300 Camera collection points, 18 Camera repair centres, 235 Printer repair centres, 185 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers.
In sync with its corporate tagline- 'Delighting You Always', reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLR's, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs. In H1 2017, the imaging leader recorded a growth of 14% over the same period last year.
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