Canon announced two new professional photo printers on Wednesday at the Photo Marketing Association exhibit in Las Vegas.

The new PIXMA Pro900 Mark II and PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II printers debuted this week, sporting new features to enhance printing quality and speed.

The Pro900 Mark II features eight pigment-based ink colors and uses the company's dye-based inks to produce brilliant, gallery-quality prints up to 13 x 19 inches on a variety of fine art papers and glossy media while Pro9500 Mark II features ten-color pigment-based ink colors that uses Canon's professional Lucia brand pigment-based inks for long-lasting, professional-quality prints.

Canon is known within the professional photographer community for providing the right output tools to manage their photographic creations and the PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II Photo Printer continues to deliver on that tradition with its superior quality and archive ability, said Yuichi Ishizuka, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A.

Pro9000 and Pro9500 printers are expected to be available in May for an estimated price of $499.993 and $849.993, respectively