At this week’s Mobile World Congress 2018 technology event taking place in Barcelona, Canon has unveiled a new camera smart flash in the form of the Speedlite 470EX-AI with Auto Intelligent Bounce Introduction. The smart flash uses integrated technology to automatically set the “optimal bounce angle”. Watch the demonstration videos below to learn more about this unique technology which has been incorporated into Canon’s new smart flashgun.
The Speedlite 470EX-AI is equipped to detect the distance to your subject as well as the ceiling in order to calculate the ideal angle for the flash to achieve desired results, automatically. The flash head then swivels in multiple directions to formulate the ideal bounce flash angle and can even maintain defined exposure and bounce angles even when it’s user is alternating between horizontal and vertical compositions. Maximum guide number of 47 (154 ft./47m) at ISO 100. “As the world’s first flash with an AI Bounce function (Auto Intelligent)*, the Speedlite 470EX-AI is equipped to detect the distance to your subject as well as the ceiling in order to calculate the ideal angle for the flash to achieve desired results, automatically.”
The Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI camera flash is now available to preorder priced at $400 throughout the US. No details on worldwide availability have been announced as yet by Canon but the sooner small information becomes available we will keep you up to speed as always.