Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT, EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM, PowerShot SX620 HS announced

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT EF-M 28mm f:3.5 Macro IS STM PowerShot SX620 HS announced
Canon announced three new products today (previously reported here):

  • Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT flash - price: $579, shipping in June, 2016
  • Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM lens with LED light - price: $299, will be also shipping in June, 2016
  • Canon PowerShot SX620 HS - price: $279, shipping will start in late May, 2016

Additional information:

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT flash
Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT specs:

  • 2.4 GHz Wireless Radio Transmission
  • Compatible with Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II
  • Guide Number: 197′ at ISO 100 and 200mm
  • Zoom Range: 20-200mm (14mm with Panel)
  • Tilts from -7 to +90°
  • Rotates Left & Right 180°
  • 1.1-1.5x Improved Continuous Flash
  • High-Speed, 1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
  • Bounce Adapter and Hard CTO Color Filter
  • Runs on 4 AA Batteries

Additional Speedlite 600EX II-RT flash features include:

  • Zoom flash head covers wide focal length range of 20–200mm; maximum guide number is 197 ft./60m at ISO 100, making Speedlite 600EX II-RT flash the most powerful flash unit in the EOS system.
  • Wireless flash shooting support is available for both radio and optical transmission with compatible Canon Speedlites, offering users greater functional range when using flash.
  • Multiple flash system support allows control of up to five groups of compatible Canon Speedlites.
  • Dust- and water-resistant body for reliable operation in harsh environments.
  • Flash-readiness indicator on the display panel, simplified button and dial operation and variable manual flash output.
  • New, specially designed accessories supplied include a built-in bounce adapter, plus SCF-E3 hard-type color filter sets, and a soft case. The new Compact Battery Pack CP-E4N is available as an optional accessory for faster recycling time and more flashes per charge.
  • Illuminated dot matrix LCD panel for enhanced display information, including flash mode and usable distance ranges plus C.Fn (Custom Function) and P.Fn (Personal Function) settings.

Canon EF-M 28mm f:3.5 Macro IS STM lens
Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM lens specs:

  • EF-M Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 44.8mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Maximum Aperture: f/3.5
  • One UD Element & Two Aspherical Elements
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • Hybrid IS Image Stabilization
  • Maximum Magnification: 1.2x
  • Super Macro Setting for 3.7″ Min. Focus
  • Built-In Macro Lite LED
  • Retractable Design for Compact Profile

Additional features of the Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM lens include:

  • Hybrid IS, the same feature as found on Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens, helps reduce camera shake for enjoyable handheld photography.
  • Stepping motor (lead screw-type STM) helps provide smooth and quiet focusing operation when taking photos, and near-silence when shooting videos.
  • One UD lens and two aspherical lenses** help deliver outstanding image quality at all distance settings by reducing chromatic and spherical aberrations.
  • Angle of view similar to a 45mm standard lens (35mm equivalent) provides flexible image capture of various subjects and scenes at macro distances and beyond.
  • Tapered lens top shape makes it easy to capture high-quality images at close range without casting shadows.

Canon-PowerShot-SX620-HS
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS specs:

  • 20.2MP 1/2.3″ CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 4+ Image Sensor
  • 25x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 25-625mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0″ 922k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • Intelligent IS Image Stabilization
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • ISO 3200 and Up to 7.1 fps Shooting
  • Auto Zoom and Smart AUTO Modes

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera 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

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