Canon Officially Announces the PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon Officially Announces the PowerShot SX620 HS

By Canon Rumors | May 11, 2016 | Canon PowerShot

Latest Canon PowerShot Digital Camera Provides Impressive Image Quality and Zoom Range in a Compact Size 

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 11, 2016 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduced today the new Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera – ideal for individuals looking for a convenient, easy-to-carry compact digital camera capable of producing high-quality photos and videos. This new camera boasts a 20.2 Megapixel* CMOS imaging sensor and a powerful 25X Optical Zoom lens (25-625mm equivalent) in a form factor that will easily fit in a pocket or purse, making it an ideal camera for those passionate about photography to capture gorgeous imagery no matter where they are.

The camera’s built-in wireless capabilities make it convenient to share images and videos on the go, and its powerful 25X optical zoom lens makes it ideal for those wanting to zoom in and out of the action. The Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera is a great companion for those looking to visually document their daily adventures and easily share their experiences as they explore new places and do new things.

As the successor to Canon’s PowerShot SX610 HS digital compact camera, the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera also features:

  • An Intelligent Image Stabilizer (IS) that helps optimize image stabilization for virtually shake-free images in a variety of shooting conditions
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®** and Near Field Communication (NFC™)***  to allow for easy sharing and transferring of images and videos to a personal computer or other compatible devices such as the Canon Connect Station CS 100
  • 20.2 megapixel* CMOS sensor with DIGIC 4+ Image Processor to help deliver stunning image quality, even in low light
  • The ability to capture spectacular 1080p Full HD video
  • Large 3.0-inch (approximately 922,000 dots) LCD to allow for easy viewing, even from a wide angle
  • Hybrid Auto mode that allows for recording up to four seconds of video before each image that is captured, then automatically combines each clip and still into a quick video recap of the day
  • Smart AUTO mode which intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on pre-defined shooting situations to help create the best possible image
  • Creative Shot mode that uses composition, color and lighting from an original image to create unique images with an artistic flair
  • An Auto Zoom feature that, when enabled, makes the camera automatically zoom in on subjects and help keep them in focus

Canon’s PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera, available in black, red and silver, is scheduled to be available in May 2016 for an estimated retail price of $279.99

Images of Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM Macro Lens

Images of Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM Macro Lens

By Canon Rumors | May 10, 2016 | Canon Lens Rumors

Canon will announce the EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM Macro lens shortly, and as you can see it is quite a unique design, especially with the built-in macro light. This lens is a 1:2(correction!) 1.2x magnification, just like the EF 50mm f/3.5 compact macro. This lens has an effective focal length of 48mm on the APS-C sensor equipped EOS M cameras.

Detailed Specifications & Images of the Speedlite 600EX II-RT

Detailed Specifications & Images of the Speedlite 600EX II-RT

By Canon Rumors | May 10, 2016 | Canon Accessories

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT (Google Translated)

  • Guide number at 60 200Mm (ISO100)
  • 20-200Mm cover the angle of view of (wide panel when using: 14Mm)
  • Auto zoom, manual zoom
  • Head 90 degrees upward, downward 7 degrees, left and right direction to 180 degrees moving
  • Custom function 15 (36 setting)
  • (set of 12) personal function 6
  • Dust and water
  • Size X 143.2Mm X 78.7Mm 122.7Mm
  • Weight 435 g
  • External battery pack-E4N CP
  • Adoption of a strong material to heat. Continuous emission number in comparison with the old model is a 50% increase. Battery Pack CP-E4N when using
  • Twice the continuous emission is possible
  • A liquid crystal panel of the dot matrix type
  • New charge indicator
  • New accessories: color filter SCF-E30R1, SCF-E30R2. Bounce adapter SBA-E3
Update: Canon Speedlite 600 EX II-RT & EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM Specifications

Update: Canon Speedlite 600 EX II-RT & EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM Specifications

By Canon Rumors | May 9, 2016 | Canon DSLR Rumors


The Speedlite 600EX II-RT will get the following new accessories as well.

  • Color filter(s)
  • Bounce adaptor
  • Compact battery pack

We reported a few days ago that Canon was going to announce a follow-up to the Speedlite 600 EX-RT, and the specifications have now leaked out ahead of the imminent announcement.

Speedlite 600EX II-RT (Google translated)

  • Covers the angle of view of 20mm-200mm
  • Coverage of 197ft / 60M (ISO100)
  • Continuous firing is 1.5 times faster from 1.1 (CP-E4N 2 times faster at the time of use)
  • Up to 5 can control the flash of the group
  • Dust and water resistent
  • The new design of the accessories group
  • Dot matrix type liquid crystal panel
  • 15 types of custom functions
  • Six types of personal function
  • Can be rotated 180 degrees in either direction

Along with a new flash, we get the first macro lens for the EOS M system.

EF-M 28mm F3.5 Macro IS STM (Google translated)

  • The world’s lightest macro lens
  • Hybrid IS
  • Image stabilization
  • 45mm when converted to APS-C
  • A built-in macro light. It can automatically illuminate when needed
  • Maximum magnification is 1:2 times
  • Autofocus is done with stepping motors
  • One UD lens and two aspherical lens
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