Christmas 2021 is just round the corner, have you got your Christmas gifts yet for your family, loved ones and friends? If you are into photography, videography and printing out your priceless moments and memories, let me share with you Canon Christmas Gift Guide 2021.

Canon EOS R6

This is the one for those who are serious in photography and videography. Only consider getting this for yourself or another person if you fully understand the camera terminologies below. The EOS R6 is designed to provide a high-quality, high-speed shooting experience. 

Powered by the new DIGIC X image processor, the electronic shutter in the EOS R6 is capable of continuous shooting speed of up to 20fps at full resolution, even with AF and AE tracking. The mechanical shutter is able to shoot at a continuous shooting speed of 12fps as well, placing the R6 among the fastest full-frame mirrorless cameras in the market. 

The R6 also features an upgrade AF system that can detect and track the eyes of birds. The Dual Pixel CMOS AF II system carries improved human head detection capabilities which promises better tracking of subjects’ heads in scenes with fast and intense action’ as well as animal detection AF, which can track the eyes, face and body of dogs, cats and even birds. 

Other key features: 

  • Approx 20.1 MP full-frame CMOS sensor + 4K video 
  • Up to 8-stop In-Body Image Stabilizer X Optical Image Stabilizer 
  • Low-light performance up to EV-6.5 + ISO 102400 
  • Up to 20 FPS + Animal Detection AF 

Pricing & Availability: 

S$3,599 (body only), S$4,248 (body with RF24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM) 

Prices reflected are after a $400 cashback promotion valid from 1 – 31 December, available from Canon eShop 

Canon EOS M50 Mark II

Whether you are a parent looking to capture fleeting moments of your child’s milestone or someone hoping to start your own YouTube channel, the Canon EOS M50 Mark II is designed to help create captivating photos and videos with ease. 

The mirrorless camera features an enhanced Eye Detection Auto Focus (AF) which can detect and focus on a subject’s eye even when the person is far away. This lets you capture sharp images of your active toddler who is constantly on the move or children just running around the soccer field. 

Video enthusiasts can use the camera to record videos in 4K resolution. You can also live-stream directly to YouTube from the EOS M50 Mark II by connecting to the Wi-Fi without using a streaming unit. 

Other key features: 

  • In-camera YouTube live streaming for real-time video engagement 
  • Film vertical videos in 4K for social media 
  • Wireless connectivity with smartphone and cloud storage 

Pricing & Availability: 

S$739 (Body only), S$899 (Body with EF-M15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens) 

Prices reflected are after a $200 cashback promotion valid from 1 – 31 December, available from Canon eShop 

Canon PowerShot PICK

 Imagine not having to keep carrying a camera around but still be able to capture all the significant moments with your loved ones? With Canon’s newly launched AI-powered camera, you can just sit back, relax, and let the PowerShot PICK do the job for you! 

This 11.7-megapixel camera uses a unique algorithm that will automatically search for faces of people nearby, while adjusting composition based on facial information with its pan, tilt and zoom mechanism. Plus, using Canon’s Nano USM technology, it is capable of silent and high-speed tracking, automatically tracking the subject so that the face stays within the angle of view even when the subject moves. 

All you have to do is to place it in a strategic spot and the camera will automatically scan the scene and capture photos or videos in a candid manner without you having to lift a finger. 

Other key features: 

  • Palm-sized and lightweight (approx. 170g) 
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled 
  • Voice-activated controls 
  • Customised shooting through the app 

Pricing & Availability: 

S$649, available at Canon authorised dealers 

Canon PIXMA E4570

With the prevalence of hybrid working, a printer has become an integral component for a Work From Home set up. 

Canon’s all-new multifunction PIXMA Ink Efficient E4570 offers a suite of productivity features, combined with high print yields and low-cost printing, whilst boosting productivity for students, home offices and even small offices. 

The PIXMA E4570 can print up to 400 pages for text documents with the use of the PG-47 black ink cartridge, while the CL-57S colour cartridge can print up to 180 pages. Both ink cartridges are affordably priced and easily replaceable, making the printer an attractive option for users with moderate printing needs such as to print school projects. 

It also has a 20-sheet compact Automatic Document Feeder to help digitalise piles of schoolwork, written notes or invoices into image or PDF. 

Other key features: 

  • Print, scan, copy, fax 
  • Mobile & cloud printing 
  • Auto duplex printing 
  • 2 -line mono LCD display 
  • 600 x 1200 dpi scan resolution 

Pricing & Availability: 

S$199, available at Canon authorised dealers 

Canon MP250 Wireless Mini Projector

If you and your family remain cautious about heading out just to watch a movie, the Canon MP250 Wireless Mini Projector might be able to help with your family movie experience at the safety and comfort of your home. 

The compact and powerful mini-projector can cast giant 93-inch images onto any flat-surfaced wall from 3 metres away. By connecting to the mini projector through various methods such as via HDMI or screen mirroring for Android phones and tablets, you can project your favourite movies and shows on a flat-surfaced wall easily. 

Other key features: 

  • Lightweight and portable (407g) 
  • Built-in 3,100 mAh battery 

Pricing & Availability: 

S$399 (U.P. S$699), available from Canon eShop 

Merry Christmas 2021!

Wishing you a Merry Christmas 2021 in advance! There is a photography/videography gift for everyone in the family from Canon’s Christmas Gift Guide 2021, hope you enjoy your Canon photography and videography adventures! If you are keen to get the Canon EOS R6, check out my Canon EOS R6 review article!

* Information and pictures courtesy of Canon Singapore and GLOO *

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