News Release

February 29, 2016
Canon Inc.

Canon designs recognized with iF Design Awards for 22nd consecutive year with XC10 4K camcorder winning top honors

TOKYO, February 29, 2016—Canon Inc. announced today that seven Canon product designs were recognized by iF International Forum Design GmbH with prestigious 2016 iF Design Awards. Notably, Canon's XC10 4K camcorder was selected for the iF Gold Product Design Award 2016, the highest honor in the product category.

iF Gold Product Design Award 2016 winner

XC10 4K Camcorder

iF Product Design Award 2016 winners

Digital SLR camera
(EOS 5DS pictured)

EF 11-24mm f/4L USM
Ultra wide-angle
zoom lens

Compact system camera
(EOS M3 (White) pictured)

PowerShot G3 X Digital compact camera

PIXMA MX490 Series1
Inkjet printer
(PIXMA MX495 pictured)

i-SENSYS MF220/210 Series2
Laser multifunction printer
(i-SENSYS MF229dw pictured)

Established in 1953, the iF Design Awards are recognized internationally as one of the most prestigious awards within the field of design, with outstanding industrial designs chosen from all over the world each year. This year 5,295 entries from 53 countries and regions were judged by internationally active design experts across seven disciplines: product, packaging, communication, interior architecture, architecture, service design, and professional concept.

This year marks Canon's 22nd consecutive year of winning iF Design Awards. Encouraged by the recognition of the Company's design excellence, Canon will continue striving to realize products that combine the highest levels of performance and design.

  1. PIXMA MX490 Series not yet available in Japan
  2. i-SENSYS MF220 and MF210 series launched in Japan as the Satera MF220 and MF210 series, respectively, and comprise the MF229dw / MF226dn / MF224dw, and MF216n.