Canon ‘Celebrates Africa’ with launch of EOS 5D Mark IV in Kenya

February 27, 2017
The EOS 5D Mark IVcamera comes with Wifi, NFC and GPS technology. Other features include Dual pixel Raw, 7 frames per sec and 4K video shooting at Sh469,000

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 20 – Canon has launched a range of products including the much-anticipated EOS 5D Mark IV camera in Kenya. 

The Mark IV is the most recent addition to the legendary EOS 5D family and is now available in African markets.

This announcement comes close on the heels of the Pixma series printers that were launched last year in Nairobi.

The camera range unveiled includes models such as the EOS 80D, EOS760D, EOS 1300D, Powershot G7X MKII, PowerhShot SX720 HS, Ixus 285HS and Pixma printersG4400, TS 5040 & the powerful and refined TS 9040 – is a fully featured colour photo printer, scanner and copier with an elegant and compact exterior.

“Our focus on Africa is very clear, and is evident from how we have carved a new business division known as Canon Central & North Africa (CCNA) to serve the regions needs to launching new and exciting products. We want to offer customers in Africa new innovation that is currently changing the way we capture, store and share images,” said Somesh Adukia, Sales Director – CCNA.

Canon has – in line with it’s ‘Celebrate Africa’ campaign – kicked off photo contest to encourage people to capture the essence of Africa.

“The products that we have launched today will enable all of us to depict Africa’s beauty and capture moments that allow us to make beautiful memories and make us proud to be on this continent.”

The ‘Celebrate Africa’ campaign is targeting consumers from all walks of life. It will be activated through an online competition where Canon is encouraging people from across the continent to submit images captured by them under any of the three categories: People of Africa, Africa’s Citylife or Africa’s Landscape and Wildlife. More details can be found at

The competition will run from February 7, 2017 till April 15, 2017 and has a range of prizes to be won by those who send the most compelling images.

“Our brand promise is to help people realise the power of image. The latest range of products establishes Canon’s unparalleled expertise in imaging and reflects the innovation and best technology we strive to give to our customers,” added Somesh.


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