A leader in digital imaging solutions, Canon once again proved its prowess as its full-frame mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS R5 took home the award for “Best Camera of 2021” at the Future Tech Awards concluded recently. The Future Tech Awards were announced during the CES 2022, the world’s biggest technology show held in Las Vegas in January. The winners of the Future Choice Awards were nominated and chosen by leading experts across the technology fields including Digital Camera World, TechRadar, T3, Tom’s Guide, iMore and Android Central. Thanks to the Canon EOS R5’s ferocious specs and performance the camera was ranked as the ‘Best Camera’ at the awards. Included for the first time ever in a Canon camera, the EOS R5 is reinforced with ground-breaking 8K resolution video recording, and was the clear favourite.
“The next generation of Canon Mirrorless Cameras are here in Sri Lanka with the release of the Canon EOS R Series of cameras. Metropolitan being the sole authorised distributor for Canon in Sri Lanka for nearly five decades, we are more than excited with this recent achievement proving the undisputed success of Canon Mirrorless Cameras” said PhotoHub - Camera Operations Head Praveen Samarakone. The Canon EOS R5 builds off of the powerful legacy of Canon’s full-frame cameras offering next-generation refinements in image quality, performance and reliability. It’s an ideal choice for a large range of photographic and cinematographic requirements be it weddings, portraits, sports, journalism, landscape, travel, cinematography and more. Despite stiff competition, Canon’s powerhouse body was the overwhelming favourite, being described as “simply Canon’s finest product ever” by the Future Choice Awards panel. The Canon EOS R5 comes packed with a 45MP full frame CMOS sensor with burst shooting at 20 fps with continuous AF, full-frame internal cinematic 12-bit 8K RAW video and an advanced autofocus system which uses Deep Learning to track people, animals, and vehicles.
The Canon EOS R5 also won the prestigious Camera Innovation Award at the EISA Awards in 2020 by the Expert Imaging and Sound Association. Furthermore, the Canon EOS R5 also received the prestigious iF Design Awards – the international label for outstanding design in 2021. “Canon Cameras have been the preferred choice for cameras for decades both within Sri Lanka and globally. This award is no doubt an encouraging endorsement to the next generation of camera users” said Metropolitan General Manager Suresh Herath. “Metropolitan, being the only authorised Canon distributor in Sri Lanka, customers can rest assured of the quality of the product when they buy Canon Cameras with 15 Month Canon Metropolitan agent warranty through the Island-wide network of dealers” said Retail Channels Assistant Manager Lakmal Pullaperuma.
The Canon Image Square Flagship showroom located at Level 1, No. 85, Braybrooke Place, Colombo 02 provides the opportunity for customers to touch and try the range of Canon Cameras including the award-winning Canon EOS R5 before deciding to purchase. Metropolitan also operates the only Canon Authorised Service Centre ensuring long-term support, trust and reliability that has been uncontested for many decades. A reliable partner in innovation throughout generations, the Metropolitan Group has been serving the nation for more than 60 years. Through its subsidiary companies, its footprint is entrenched in almost every industry sector in the country.