Christmas 2016 is just round the corner and if you are planning to purchase a Christmas Gift for your family, relatives, loved ones or friends, let me share with you Canon’s Christmas Guide 2016! There is something for everybody who loves photography!

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For the budding movie maker – Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

This latest addition to Canon’s best-selling full-frame line boasts of brand new features such as the Dual Pixel CMOS AF, DPRAW, and 4K Movie Shooting. With these new state-of-the-art advancements, there is no doubt that your hand-sketched storyboards are sure to come to life.

A built-in GPS-system enables geotagging, in combination with calibration of photo capture times, budding film-makers can easily categorize videos and photos taken from their latest round-the-world shoot. The built-in Wi-Fi/NFC system also allows immediate sharing of photos with mobile devices.

This is the season of giving and if you’re feeling generous, there’s no better way to give your film-making friends a leg-up to the silver screen than with the EOS 5D Mark IV.

Pricing

EOS 5D Mark IV (Body) SGD $5,199.00
EOS 5D Mark IV Kit

(EF 24 – 70 IS USM)

SGD $6,249.00
EOS 5D Mark IV Kit

(EF 24 – 105 IS II USM)

SGD $6,599.00


For the documentarian – Canon EOS M5

The new, redesigned Canon EOS M5 packs a punch as a strong contender in the mirrorless market. It boasts of one of Canon’s most impressive features – the Dual Pixel CMOS AF. This state-of-the-art function helps provide smooth and precise AF for photos and videos even while looking through the camera’s EVF.

The EOS M5 also shoots at a rate of 7fps with continuous AF and 9fps when focus is locked – perfect for capturing fast activity unfolding in the field. Additionally, the inclusion of the new Bluetooth Smart feature allows the camera to stay fully connected to a smartphone or tablet at low power consumption. Through the Canon Camera Connect application, remote shooting can be done using smart devices.

To top this off, user experience is enhanced through the full-time touchscreen feature, while still providing physical control points on the back of the camera. Also, the lightweight body and compact size of the EOS M5 makes it the ideal fuss-free camera for running from one news story to the next.

Pricing

EOS M5 (Body) – SGD$1,669.00

EOS M5 Kit (EF-M15-45 IS STM) – SGD $1,499.00

EOS M5 kit (EF M18-150mm) – SGD $2,099.00

For the globetrotting backpacker – Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

What happens when the photographer in you insists on documenting every part of your adventure, but needs as much luggage space free as possible for shopping? Here’s the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II to the proverbial rescue.

This compact camera features Canon’s new DIGIC 7 image processor that comes along with a 1.0-inch type CMOS sensor. When shooting under challenging lighting conditions, this improved feature is sure to enhance the look of photos and produce shots with a high apparent resolution.

The touchscreen, tilt-type LCD monitor can tilt 180 degrees upwards, and also 45 degrees downwards; solo travelers no longer need to worry about not being able to take the perfect selfie in front of the Eiffel Tower.

It’s high-performing and lightweight, and most importantly, fits snuggly into the chest pocket of your insulated jacket.

Pricing

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II – SGD$799

For the DIY-er – Canon SELPHY CP1200

In an age of hyper-connectivity, a handwritten Christmas card is often better appreciated than an e-card. Available in white, black and pink, the Canon SELPHY CP1200 makes the perfect companion for individuals looking to create such experiences for their friends and families. For those who love experimenting, the CP1200 allows up to 54 prints on a variety of layouts and sizes such as postcard prints.

The simple button layout easily allows both the young and young at heart to easily print their photos, which can be accessed from smart devices via Wi-Fi. With the optional battery pack, and applications that support Airprint, users are able to enjoy the portability of the CP1200 by printing from any location.

Weighing at only 860 grams, the SELPHY CP1200 can also double up as a travelling companion. Once back home, enabling the photo date feature allows users to reminisce their holiday memories when printing photos.

Pricing

Canon SELPHY CP1200 – SGD$199

For the functionally fashionable – Canon PIXMA TS8070

Available in black, red and brown, the PIXMA TS8070 is the wireless all-in-one printer for design conscious users. The sleek model not only blends seamlessly into home offices, but also takes up less space with footprints reduced by 25 percent.

Equipped with a six-colour hybrid ink system, the flagship printer delivers highest quality prints and documents amongst home printers in its class. Furthermore, the PIXMA TS8070 is perfect for printing photos and materials for craft-making. User experience is also improved through a brand new adjustable 4.3″ colour touchscreen LCD panel.

Housing an array of productivity features while still retaining style and elegance, the PIXMA TS8070 is the obvious solution to those looking to keep their workspace attractive yet functional.

Pricing

Canon PIXMA TS8070 – SGD$299

For the connected parent – Canon PIXMA MG5770

Instagram first, then print it! The Canon PIXMA MG5770 is the perfect present this Christmas for the New Age parent. Preloaded with PIXMA Cloud Link, the PIXMA MG5770 enables new parents to print photos of their cuddly toddlers straight from Instagram and other social media channels.

With the Wireless Direct function, users can connect their mobile devices to the printer directly without any of the usual hassle. In addition, the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY App also enables users to monitor ink level status and even setup cloud services remotely.

To add that final touch, utilize the 2-sided printing feature to organise your photos using creative layouts. These customised prints alone would make for great little holiday gifts on their own.

Pricing

Canon PIXMA MG5770 – SGD$169

For the entrepreneur – Canon RAYO i8

Measuring at just 111 x 111 x 17.2mm and weighing only 269g, the RAYO i8 mini projector fits easily into the back pocket of your jeans. With the ease of portability, presentation decks can be stored on smart devices and streamed directly via either Wired or Wireless networks.

Despite its tiny size, the RAYO i8 punches above its weight with its ability to enlarge content to a 158” image on any surface while delivering continuous brightness at 100 lumens. With a screen resolution of 854 x 480 (WVGA) pixels, the RAYO i8 is not only great for business pitches, but also for binge-watching movies.

Top this off with up to 2 hours of run-time on a single charge and you know that this is the perfect gift for the budding entrepreneurs in your circle.

Pricing

Canon RAYO i8 – SGD$749

* Information and pictures courtesy of Canon Singapore and Ogilvy Public Relations *