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Canon Latin America Group Announces the Mini Photo Printer

With the Push of a Smartphone Button through the Canon Mini Print App1, Print Creative 2x3 Photos and Stickers in Seconds

MELVILLE, N.Y., November 12, 2018 – Today’s consumers are increasingly looking for unique ways to seamlessly blend their personal online brand and real life persona. With Internet users having an average of seven social media accounts2, products that support connections between people and technology have become ever more important. In that spirit, Canon U.S.A., Inc. - Latin America Group, a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the Mini Photo Printer. Available in Rose Gold, the printer empowers the next generation of creators to tell and share their story in real life (IRL) through the power of print in the digital age.

“The proverb ‘good things come in small packages’ couldn’t be more true for the first 2x3 photo printer from Canon” said Yasuhiro Suzuki, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Canon U.S.A., Inc. - Latin America Group. “It’s our smallest and lightest printer yet, and the company is excited about giving customers more access to creatively connect and instantly share memories than ever before from the palm of their hand.”

Be Creative IRL:

For smartphone photographers seeking to stay portable and on the go with their devices, this sleek and compact portable printer has an extensive list of standout, user-friendly features through the Canon Mini Print app1. The app includes creative filters, such as photo frames and stickers, augmented reality (AR) face distortion, as well as additional photo-editing tools including added text, fun frames and the option to draw. These features encourage users to creatively add fun enhancements and share those distinctive memories in real time in either a 2x3 print or sticker output option.

Be Unique IRL:

With customization at the foundation, this printer, through the Canon Mini Printer App1, offers the option to print not only individual smudge-free and water-resistant 2x3 prints or stickers, but also a tile print that is made up of four or nine prints, as well as over ten unique collage templates that print on one 2x3 photo. From selfies to sunsets, this output option offers the freedom of expression for a wide variety of consumers.

Be Tech-Savvy IRL:

The Mini Photo Printer utilizes ZINK Zero Ink™ Technology from ZINK™, an amazing way to print in full color without the need of ink cartridges. Additionally, each pack of paper comes with one blue ZINK SMART SHEET™; calibrating your Mini Photo Printer to the photo paper in that pack to produce an image that meets Canon’s high-quality image standards.

About ZINK Holdings LLC:

ZINK Holdings LLC is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts. One of its revolutionary products is a patented full-color printing technology that allows photographs to be instantly developed on ink-embedded paper without the need of an ink cartridge that would otherwise make digital devices bulky. For more information or to learn more about ZINK™ products, please visit www.ZINK.com.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.:

Canon U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2017† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2018. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings.

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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

1. Requires mobile device to be connected to the Canon Mini Photo Printer via Bluetooth® and the Canon Mini Print App, available for free on the App Store and at Google Play. To access, download and/or use the Canon Mini Print App and related services, you must be located in the United States and be at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction; additional terms and conditions apply, see Canon Mini Print App End User License Agreement for full details. The Canon Mini Print App is compatible with mobile devices running iOS 9.0 or later, and Android devices running Android 4.4 or later.

2. globalwebindex.net /// Source: GlobalWebIndex™ 2012-2016 (averages across all waves of research conducted in each year) /// Base: Internet users aged 16-64 /// https://blog.globalwebindex.com/chart-of-the-day/internet-users-have-average-of-7-social-accounts/