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Canon turns 15, outs EOS-1D X, EOS C300, 5D Mark III

2012 is a big year for Canon Philippines as they celebrate their 15 successful years of solid presence here in our country. We attended the grand celebration last April 18 at SM North Cyberzone which also marks the first day of a weeklong expo to showcase their new products aimed at businesses and regular consumers.

Besides their 15th anniversary, Canon also celebrated their recent recognitions and awards from various organizations. This serves as a proof of their unyielding dedication to not only provide quality products but also help the Philippine community. Here are some of the awards that Canon has recently received.

Canon PIXMA printers hailed number 1 printer brand in 2011 based on unit sales by International Data Corporation (IDC).

Canon was awarded the top camcorder brand in 2011 by the international and independent research firm GfK Research and Technology.

In the recent Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) Awards, Canon brought home 6 honors which are:

Best Professional DSLR — Canon EOS-1D
Best Professional DSLR Lens – Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM fisheye
Best Video DSLR – Canon EOS 5d Mark III
Best Professional Video Camera –Canon EOS C300
Best Expert Compact Camera – Canon PowerShot G1 X
Best Multi-function Photo Printer – Canon PIXMA MG8250


Canon was given the Award of Merit by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) for both their Canon GreenNation and annual Canon PhotoMarathon event.

Amongst the many highlights of the event were the WiFi enabled cameras and camcorders, printers with wireless printing capability and the 3 award-winning flagship devices which are the EOS-1D X, EOS C300 and EOS 5D Mark III. Canon was also generous to give away numerous cameras and printers (and Photography books) to lucky attendees.

No information about the release dates and the prices of the flagship cameras but we’ll update you once we have them.

Their expo runs until Thursday, April 26. So do visit their booth at 4th Floor, SM North EDSA Annex to check out their new products.

Do check out their booth at 4th Flr. SM North EDSA Annex.

This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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4 Responses

  1. Sam says:

    Happy Anniversary Canon!

    Hopefully you will give us a lot of discount :-)

  2. bianca mariz nabong says:

    :(i want to win camera please

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