Canon India Announces Rayo Mini Projectors in India



        Canon India Distributes the Rayo Mini Projectors in India, manufactured by Canon Korea Business Solutions
        Announces two variants of Rayo Mini Projectors, namely Rayo i5 and R4
        Ensures portability and convenience of connectivity to consumers for projections from smart devices       



by Shrutee K/DNS
New Delhi, May 30, 2018 – Canon India, leader in imaging solutions, starts distributing Rayo Mini projectors in India. Targeted at both B2B and B2C segments, the two flagship models, Rayo i5 and Rayo R4 are compact, lightweight, and portable and bet big on both style and imaging impressions. The organisation will be responsible for distribution of the two products in the country.
Sharing his thoughts on the launch, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India, said, “Customer delight is of prime importance to us at Canon India. We are dedicated to promoting the culture of imaging, and our constant innovation plays an integral role in this endeavour.  The new mini projector is another such innovation from our Business Imaging Solutions portfolio. Compact and convenient with easy connectivity, this launch reinforces our commitment to elevate our customer’s professional and personal experiences.  We have witnessed a shift in the usage pattern of projectors among Indian consumers which has led us to diversify in this space, launching a product that lets users screen where they want. With this defined and unique expansion to our portfolio, we foresee further development of our customer base in the country.” “The Rayo Mini Projector is an innovation that complements the Smart Phone Proliferation trend perfectly. The easy setup and versatility of the mini projectors make them a must have travel accessory particularly for the mobile business professionals and for families on vacation or those using them for leisure. The Rayo projectors truly boost the power of information on-the-go by enhancing the way photographs, presentations and videos are shared.” said Mr. K Bhaskhar, Vice-President, Business Imaging Solutions, Canon India.

Compact design packs amplified impressions
The compact and light weight design makes the Rayo mini projectors a highly portable and handy travel accessory. For the business professional on the go, the mini projectors are the perfect complement to a broad range of mobile devices, enabling impactful presentation of ideas whenever and wherever.
The compact size makes it extremely convenient to carry around in carry-on bags or even in a shirt pocket, making it well-suited for corporate, retail and educational purposes.
The Rayo R4 weighs a meagre 169 grams and the Rayo i5 weighs 260 grams.
Easy plug and play
The wireless feature on the RAYO i5 circumvents the hassle of cables. The convenience of the wireless functionality means users can play movies or share content from their latest Android/iOS devices easily through Mirroring/DLNA technology. Offering stable and continuous brightness at 100 Ansi lm; this high level of brightness facilitates clarity in imaging output with WVGA resolution for home entertainment such as movies or karaoke parties as well as business presentations on the go.
The Rayo R4 projects directly from mobile phones/tablets through connectivity with MHL cable and offers brightness of 50 Ansi lm. It can be easily connected to a laptop with the Mini HDMI cable to deliver a power packed demo.
Both the projectors also come with a mini tripod which is not only easy to install but is also height adjustable to provide you just the right angle for viewing.
Stamina for longer running time
Rayo i5 has a 1,900 mAH battery which has a play time of upto 120 minutes at standard brightness. Whereas the R4 has a 1,700 mAH battery that can play for upto 150 minutes in standard brightness. Which means, power is the least of your concerns with the mini projectors in case you want to catch up the latest movie, project an important presentation or show off your pictures.
The LED light source lasts upto 20,000 hours in the Rayo i5 and 10,000 hours in the Rayo R4. A long lasting light source lets you project as frequently as you want without having to worry about replacing it.
Fit for every need
The applications of the Rayo i5 and R4 could be as limitless as your imagination. Be it projecting a recipe video on your kitchen wall while cooking, watching that important football match on roof of the car, making your balcony your cinema hall or transforming the airport lounge into your demo zone.
Both R4 & i5 come with built in speakers making it a mobile companion for all projection needs as it saves the hassle of carrying additional speakers. User’s can also connect their headphones if required.
Pricing & Availability
The Rayo R4 and i5 will be available for sale in India effective 1st June 2018. The R4 is priced at MRP Rs. 30 000.00 incl. of all taxes and the i5 is priced at MRP Rs. 50 000.00 incl. of all taxes www.canon.co.in

Product Specifications

RAYO R4
RAYO i5
Size (mm)
71 x 124 x 20
111 x 111 x 17.2
Weight
169g
260g
Display Type
VGA
WVGA
Resolution
640 x 480
854 x 480
Brightness
50 Ansi lm
100 Ansi lm
Light Source
(R/G/B) LED
(R/G/B) LED
Lamp Life (Hours)
10,000
20,000
Aspect Ratio
4:3
16:9
Screen Size
Maximum 236.22cm
(From 3 Meters)
Maximum 401.32 cm (From 5 meters)
Offset
0%
100%
Input
Mini HDMI / MHL
HDMI / MHL
Output
Audio out (3.5 mm Jack)
Audio out (3.5mm Jack)
Built-in Speaker
1W
0.7W x2
Speaker Type
Mono
Stereo
Built-in Battery (hours)
Up to 150 minutes at standard brightness
Up to 120 minutes at standard brightness
Basic Package
AC Adapter, HDMI Cable, MHL Cable, 5 to 11 Pin Gender Tripod, Manual
AC Adapter, HDMI Cable, Manual, Tripod, OTG Cable
Warranty
1 Year
1 Year
Wireless
 NA
Mirroring/ DLNA
Note: The Customers are advised to check and verify the detailed specifications and product compatibility at the time of purchase.

About Canon Group

Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon is guided by the “Kyosei” philosophy of living and working together for the common good. Canon strives to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, consumer and professional imaging devices, network cameras, healthcare and industrial equipment. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 367 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 197,673 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2016)

About Canon India

Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging product and solutions in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon has 251 own retail stores accredited as “Image Square” across 120 cities in the country. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 600 towns covering 17,774 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 300 Camera collection points, 18 Camera repair centers, 236 Printer repair centers, 185 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers. (Data as of May 30, 2018)

In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘Delighting You Always’, reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLR’s, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs. In 2017, the imaging leader recorded a double digit growth.


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