A leading digital imaging solutions company,Canon announced new DSLR camera into EOS lineup named EOS 80D. Company also announced the EF-S 18-135mm Nano USM Lens. Both products are currently scheduled to be available in March 2016.
“In today’s world, where everyone is a photographer or videographer, we at Canon are looking to provide the tools and features that help creative-minded people stand out from the pack and get noticed. The right combination of camera and lens helps those with a vision stand out and be recognized. We look forward to seeing what this new generation of passionate artists will create with these new tools.” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A.
Canon EOS 80D features 45-point all cross-type AF system which is much upgraded than it’s predecessor EOS 70D. DSLR sports 24.2 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS sensor with DIGIC 6 Image Processor. The new Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology offers smooth, fast and accurate autofocus with video and stills. EOS 80D DSLR camera is capable of producing sharp, detailed images and videos even in low-light conditions.
The camera comes with the ISO range of 100–16000. It is equipped with 3.0-inch Clear View LCD II monitor with flexible positioning and clear viewing. Canon EOS 80D is capable of capturing 1080/60p Full HD video. Notably, DSLR also comes with Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity option.
The other launched product EF-S 18-135mm Nano USM Lens provides up to four stops of optical image stabilization.
The Canon EOS 80D will cost $1,199 for the body only and $1,799 with the new EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens. While the EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens only will be priced at $599.99.
Canon also introduced Canon Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 and Directional Stereo Microphone DM-E1 which will be available in June for $149.99 and $249.99 respectively.