Canon EOS M5 digital camera 
    honored with DFA Design for Asia Awards 2017 – Bronze Award


    ​HONG KONG, 01 Nov 2017 - Canon today announces that the Company’s EOS M5 digital camera was recognized for design excellence by the Hong Kong Design Centre1 , winning the DFA Design for Asia Awards 2017 – Bronze Award.

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    The DFA Design for Asia Awards 2017 – Bronze-Award-winning EOS M5 is the first Canon EOS M Series digital camera to feature high-precision Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology which makes possible high-speed AF tracking. The camera incorporates an APS-C size image sensor with approximately 24.2 million effective pixels and realizes comfortable and intuitive operation through such functions as Touch & Drag AF operations on the LCD screen, which enable users to move the AF frame displayed on the built-in EVF. What’s more, the EOS M5’s body features a high-quality graphite color befitting a high-end EOS M Series model.

    Canon has participated in the DFA Design for Asia Awards 2017 since 2013, having thus far won awards for such products as its Cinema EOS System professional cinematography equipment,video camcorders, cameras and interchangeable lenses. Encouraged by this latest industry recognition, Canon will continue striving to create products that combine the highest levels of performance and design excellence.

    About the Design for Asia Awards

    Since 2003, the DFA Design for Asia Awards honours and acknowledges user-centric design projects and solutions that embrace cultural values unique to Asian societies, with concerns for sustainable development and use of technology to enhance and improve the quality of life for people in the region. Organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre, and as one of the programmes of DFA Awards, the DFA Design for Asia Awards aims to celebrate design excellence and acknowledge outstanding designs with Asian perspectives, and has been a platform for design talents and corporates to showcase their design projects internationally.

    1 Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2001 as a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in establishing Hong Kong as a centre of design excellence in Asia.

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    About Canon Hongkong Company Limited

    Canon Inc. (TSE:7751 / NYSE:CAJ) was founded in 1937 in Japan. Its predecessor, Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory, produced Japan's first 35 mm focal-plane-shutter camera “Kwanon” in 1934. Canon Inc. eventually expanded into the photocopying and printing industries, launching Japan's first plain-paper copier NP-1100 in 1970 and the world's first inkjet printer BJ-80 in 1985. Through the years, Canon Inc. has acquired in-depth experience in digital imaging product manufacturing, and research and development. It is a leader in the development of innovative products and holds the most technology patents in the imaging industry. Canon Inc. also makes a significant contribution to the promotion of photography. Today, Canon Inc. has a strong global presence and is one of the most important market players in the imaging, office and industrial product categories. As of 31 December 2016, Canon's global revenue was US$29.3 billion. 

    One of the company’s first offices in Asia, Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd. (CHK) was established in 1971. It is responsible for the sales, marketing and after-sales services for all Canon product lines in Hong Kong and Macau. CHK adheres to Canon’s corporate philosophy of “kyosei”, which encourages the company and its staff to participate in social, charitable and environmental activities in the community. CHK implements internationally-recognized management systems and has achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001 (Canon Digital Production Center) and OHSAS 18001 certification. For more information about Canon Hongkong, please visit our website: https://hk.canon/.

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