Canon has introduced the PowerShot N2 camera has a compact and unique, stylish design with a selfie-ready, flip-up touch panel LCD screen.
The square-shaped PowerShot N2 is equipped with a 16.1MP CMOS sensor, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, and wireless sharing is facilitated by Mobile Device Connect button. Underscoring its selfie-friendly design, the shutter button exists as a ring around the lens to better facilitate self-portrait taking from any angle.
The camera’s 2.8-inch touch LCD tilts upward by 180 degrees, and the N2’s 8x optical zoom lens covers a range equivalent to 28-224mm.
Canon PowerShot N2 Digital Camera Announced for Selfie-Lovers
Canon PowerShot N2 Compact Camera Price and Release Date
The Canon PowerShot N2 will be available in December for $299.99.
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Canon PowerShot N2 Compact Camera Main Features
- Built-in Wi-Fi® allows wireless transferring of images and video to compatible mobile devices*, select social networking sites, a Wi-Fi®-enabled computer, and lets you remotely shoot using your smartphone or tablet.
- For easier Wi-Fi® connectivity, built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) allows quick and simple pairing to a compatible Android™ device.
- The convenient Mobile Device Connect Button allows you to connect to your compatible Android™ or iOS® device for quick and easy sharing.
- Selfie-ready multi-angle capacitive 2.8″ touch panel LCD makes using the new Self Portrait Mode simple and fun, and provides a sharp, clear display and easy operation and sharing.
- Creative Shot mode uses composition, color and lighting from your original image to create unique images with an artistic flair. Advanced movie shooting feature automatically combines super slow motion movie and quick motion movie with various filters and creates fantastic movies.
- Unique symmetrical design is optimized to help users shoot horizontally or vertically – ideal for new Self Portrait mode.
- Advanced all-around lens shutter release and zoom ring offer users an easy-to-use and creative way to capture photos.
- 8x Optical Zoom and 28mm Wide-Angle lens with Optical Image Stabilizer for excellent image quality.
- 16.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor combined with the DIGIC 6 Image Processor creates the Canon HS SYSTEM, which helps provide excellent low-light performance.
- Capture stunning 1080p Full HD video.
- Intelligent IS automatically chooses from eight different modes to optimize image stabilization for shake-free images in a wide variety of conditions.
Canon PowerShot N2 Compact Camera Product ımages
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PowerShot G7 X is the Company’s First One-Inch Sensor Compact Digital Camera, PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera Boasts a Super 65x Optical Zoom Lens and PowerShot N2 Digital Camera Features an Updated Body Design with a Selfie-Ready LCD Touch Panel
MELVILLE, N.Y., September 15, 2014 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced three new PowerShot models expanding upon its lineup of high-quality, compact digital cameras, the PowerShot G7 X, the PowerShot SX60 HS and the PowerShot N2. The PowerShot G7 X is the company’s first compact point-and-shoot camera with a one-inch sensor, giving users an outstanding portable camera that allows them to take high-quality photographs and videos. The PowerShot SX60 HS camera features a 65x Optical Zoom lens and amazingly broad focal length range equivalent to 21mm -1365mm, while the PowerShot N2 camera has a compact and unique, stylish design with a selfie-ready, flip-up touch panel LCD that makes it easy for social media fanatics to share their favorite photos and videos via the camera’s Wi-Fi® and Near Field Communications (NFCTM) features.
“Canon continually strives to provide imaging enthusiasts with the tools they need to create high-quality images and videos,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “We believe in the talent of those passionate about photography and these three new PowerShot cameras allow photographers to capture, print and share their most amazing images.”
The PowerShot N2 Digital Camera
The new Canon PowerShot N2 digital camera, with its stylish square shape, is packed with creative features that provide users with even more freedom to capture their most creative images. Featuring an 8x Optical Zoom lens (equivalent to 28-224mm), the camera gives users the imaging quality needed to capture great photos. The camera also houses a 16.1 megapixel* CMOS image sensor and DIGIC 6 Image processor so memories are preserved and can be shared for years to come.
With enhanced Wi-Fi capabilities, the PowerShot N2 allows users looking to share creative images of moments with family and friends anytime and anywhere. Using the Mobile Device Connect Button, users can connect to a compatible smartphone or tablet easily. Images uploaded to the cloud via Canon iMAGE GATEWAY can be shared easily on social media platforms. The PowerShot N2 camera also includes NFC making initial setup and pairing easier with a compatible Android device.
The sleek, distinct design of the PowerShot N2 camera features a 2.8-inch, 180 degree tilt, capacitive touch LCD screen and, in combination with the camera’s new Self Portrait mode, makes this the ideal camera for taking a spontaneous selfie. The screen also allows for users to capture low-angle or difficult to shoot angles. Different from the shutter ring on the PowerShot N camera, that could be pressed on the top or bottom of the ring, the new shutter ring on the PowerShot N2 camera now functions with an all-round release, allowing users to hold the camera in various ways as well as making it a great camera choice for left or right-handed photographers.
The camera’s Creative Shot mode, which was also featured on the PowerShot N camera, has been enhanced with added filters, giving users the ability to easily apply either a Retro, Monochrome, Special or Natural look to their photos. Also unique to this model, the advanced movie shooting feature in Creative Shot mode combines several movie clips automatically with special effects including super slow motion, quick motion, and various filters for creating fantastic short films. The PowerShot N2 camera also features Smart Auto Mode with 58 different pre-defined scenes for still shots and 21 for video, so no matter the shooting situation users can expect that their photo or video will be captured just as they imagined.
Pricing and Availability
The PowerShot N2 digital camera is scheduled to be available in December 2014 with a choice of black and white body colors for an estimated retail price of $299.99.