Canon has announced the opening of the Canon Imaging Academy, a new training facility to educate users in photography and videography. In addition, the manufacturer has also launches new products including IXUS and PowerShot digital cameras, LEGRIA camcorders and EOS 600D and 1100D digital SLR cameras.
The Canon Imaging Academy (CIA) is the company's new training facility to engage, enrich and educate users and the community who are passionate in photography videography and other aspects of imaging. The CIA has planned over 70 photography courses, 20 local outings, 10 overseas trips and free product training to engage 15,000 shutterbugs this year.
Canon has also unveiled the new IXUS and Powershot digital cameras – Digital IXUS 115 HS, Digital IXUS 220 HS, Digital IXUS 310 HS, PowerShot A1200, PowerShot A2200, PowerShot A3200 IS, PowerShot A3300 IS and PowerShot SX230 HS.
Canon IXUS 310 HS – TBA
Canon IXUS 220 HS – S$399
Canon IXUS 115 HS – TBA
Canon PowerShot SX 230 HS – TBA
Canon PowerShot A3300 IS – S$299
Canon PowerShot A3200 IS – S$249
Canon PowerShot A2200 – S$199
Canon PowerShot A1200 – S$169
The Canon IXUS 310 HS, PowerShot SX230 HS will be available at end of March; the other IXUS and PowerShot cameras will be available this month.
On top of that, the company has also launched the LEGRIA camcorders – LEGRIA FS406, LEGRIA FS46, LEGRIA HF G10, LEGRIA HF M400, LEGRIA HF M41, LEGRIA HF R26, LEGRIA HF R28, LEGRIA HF S30; the XA10 portable professional camcorder, PIXMA iX6560 printer as well as EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II, EF500mm f/4L IS II USM , EF600mm f/4L IS II USM lenses.
Canon LEGRIA FS46 – S$599
Canon LEGRIA FS406 – S$499
Canon LEGRIA HF R26 – S$849
Canon LEGRIA HF M400 – S$1,149
Canon LEGRIA HF M41 – S$1,449
The Canon LEGRIA camcorders will be availabie from 10 March 2011.