Canon has announced the launch of the Canon EOS 90D DSLR and Canon EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless camera in India. The EOS 90D will go on sale with EF-S18mm-135mm IS USM kit for Rs 1,27,495 while the EOS M6 Mark II with EF-M15mm-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM kit will be available for Rs 83,995.
Canon EOS 90D offers a 32.5MP Dual Pixel APS-C CMOS Sensor and is powered by DIGIC 8 imaging processor. The camera offers burst shots at up to 11fps in Live View and has an ISO sensitivity of up to 51,200. The electronic shutter goes up to a maximum speed of 1/16,000 second. The camera weighs at 701 grams and measures 140.7 x 104.8 x 76.8 mm.
The optical viewfinder includes a single-point spot AF and EOS iTR for intelligent Tracking and face detection. The EOS 90D provides video recording at 4K 30p/25p with high frame rate movies of 120p and 100p in Full HD quality. The camera offers Bluetooth Low Energy, WiFi, transferring content through Canon Camera Connect App and a multi-controller joystick with better tactile control.
The Canon EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless camera comes with a 32.5 megapixels APS-C CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus technology. The camera offers AF Tracking and Eye-Detection AF with up to 5,481 AF positions. It is capable of continuous shooting in RAW burst mode at up to 30 fps.
For videos, the EOS M6 Mark II can shoot 4K movies with no cropping and 120p/100p super slow-motion scenes in FHD. The camera offers a 3.0-inch tilting LCD which tilts downwards by 45 degrees and upwards to 180 degrees. It supports 5-axis movie digital Image Stabilisation and built-in microphone.
The EOS M6 Mark II supports the use of the optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC2. Users can select the focus on the LCD and move their focus point around using Touch and Drag AF. Connectivity options include Bluetooth Low Energy technology, built-in WiFi and remote sharing through Canon Camera Connect app. The camera weighs at 408 grams and measures 119.6 x 70.0 x 49.2 mm.
Speaking on the launch, Canon India President and CEO, Kazutada Kobayashi said “We at Canon have been consistently working towards promoting the imaging culture in the country, across both photography and printing industry. With an intent to further grow the photography industry in India, we always strive to introduce products that can enable both professional and amateur photographers with the best of photography technology. With the launch of EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II, we are enabling the professional photographers to explore limitless possibilities in the world of photography, further pushing the boundaries of technology, innovation and design. Furthermore, both the products are a testimony to our engineering marvel and we are certain that they will be influential in delivering a seamless experience for users across genres”.
Canon India Consumer Systems Products & Image Communication Products Director, C. Sukumaran said “As the photography culture in India grows, photographers from varied genres are looking for feature-rich products. Keeping in mind such needs of our consumers, we are delighted to introduce the two new products- EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II to cater to the needs of professional photographers and content creators. These new cameras leverage the new 32.5-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, which achieves full-frame levels of resolution but with the additional benefit of reach provided by the APS-C format. Coupled with the DIGIC 8 processor, both newly launched models are equipped with the latest features from the EOS range, becoming more versatile and enabling photographers & videographers to have greater control over the photos they capture before”.
Canon EOS 90D will go on sale with EF-S18mm-135mm IS USM kit for Rs 1,27,495. Canon EOS M6 Mark II with EF-M15mm-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM kit will be available for Rs 83,995.