Canon announces EOS 70D mid-range SLR with 'Dual Pixel CMOS AF'
Canon has announced the EOS 70D, a mid-range SLR for enthusiast photographers. Its headline feature is a brand-new 20.2MP 'Dual Pixel CMOS AF' sensor which splits every single pixel into two photodiodes for on-chip phase detection, promising vastly improved autofocus performance in live view and movie mode. It also gains the 19-point AF module from the EOS 7D for viewfinder shooting, touchscreen control via its fully articulated 3" LCD, and built-in Wi-Fi for image sharing and remote camera control from your smartphone or tablet.Read more at DPreview.com
Canon announces EOS 100D/Rebel SL1
Canon has announced the EOS 100D/Rebel SL1, the world's smallest, lightest DSLR. It shares the 18MP resolution, DIGIC 5 processor, 3" touchscreen and 1080p30 video capability of the mirrorless EOS M. The camera does introduce much wider scene coverage of Canon's Hybrid AF system and shoots at up to 4 fps. The 100D has a recommended price of $799.99/£799 with the co-announced EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM kit lens.Read more at DPreview.com
Canon announces 700D/T5i
Canon has moved early to replace last year's 650D/Rebel T4i with the 700D/T5i. Like its predecessor, the new camera has an 18MP APS-C Hybrid CMOS sensor with built-in phase-detection autofocus, a DIGIC 5 processor, a 9-point cross-type AF system, and Full HD movie mode. Among only a few minor changes, the Canon 700D is bundled with a new 18-55mm STM lens, which should offer better movie AF at a recommended price of $899.99/£849.Read more at DPreview.com
17 September 2012
Canon announces EOS 6D enthusiast-level Wi-Fi capable full-frame DSLR
Canon has announced the EOS 6D, a smaller, lighter and more affordable full frame DSLR for enthusiast photographers. The 20.2MP camera uses a newly-developed sensor and features an 11-point autofocus system with a single cross-type sensor. Canon says it will focus in lower light than any of its previous cameras. The 6D becomes the company's first EOS model to include GPS and Wi-Fi, to make sharing images easier. It uses its large sensor to offer a native ISO range of 100-25,600, expandable to 50-102,400.Read more at DPreview.com
8 June 2012
Canon announces EOS 650D / Rebel T4i 18MP touch-screen DSLR with Hybrid AF
Canon has announced the EOS 650D (known as the Rebel T4i in North America), and 18MP touch-screen DSLR with a sensor-based hybrid AF system for improved focus in movie and live view modes. The camera gains the all-cross-type 9-point AF sensor from the EOS 60D and can now shoot at 5fps. It also adds stereo mics for its Full HD video recording, which is available at 30, 25 and 24fps. The camera will be available from the end of June at a price of $849, body only, $949 will the 18-55mm IS lens or $1199 with the co-announced 18-135mm STM IS lens.Read more at DPreview.com
12 April 2012
Canon announces EOS-1D C 4K DSLR with 8-bit 4:2:2 1080p HDMI output
Canon has unveiled its promised 4K capable DSLR, the EOS-1D C, which can capture 4K (4096 x 2160 pixel) video at up to 24p without downscaling, from an APS-H crop of its 18MP full-frame sensor. The camera, which shares the majority of its specifications with the still-awaited EOS 1D X, can also capture 1080p60 or 50p or output it uncompressed over its HDMI connector. Full HD can be captured from a 16:9 crop from the whole sensor, or a smaller, APS-C-like Super 35mm sub-frame that allows the use of Canon's EF Cinema Zoom lenses. The camera will cost around €10,000 (exact price to be confirmed) and will be available from October.Read more at DPreview.com
03 April 2012
New CANON EOS 60Da DSLR camera for astronomy enthusiasts captures the true colours of the cosmos
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced the EOS 60Da Digital SLR Camera, a long-awaited successor to the EOS 20Da that is optimized for astrophotography. This DSLR caters to astronomers and hobbyists who enjoy capturing the beauty of the night sky by offering a modified infrared filter and a low-noise sensor with heightened hydrogen-alpha sensitivity. These modifications allow the camera to capture magnificent photographs of “red hydrogen emission” nebulae and other cosmic phenomena.
“The EOS 60Da is a testament to the constant desire to meet the needs of every customer, including those in specialized fields,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group, Canon U.S.A., “This new camera enables an accurate depiction of a part of our solar system which is hard to achieve with conventional cameras but should be enjoyed and celebrated.”Read more at DPreview.com
02 March 2012
EOS 5D Mark III
London, UK, Canon today announces the latest addition to its worldfamous EOS range with the launch of the new EOS 5D Mark III. The EOS 5D Mark IIIbuilds on the performance of the legendary EOS 5D Mark II, offering improved speed,greater resolution, enhanced processing power and extended creative options for bothstills and Full HD movies â€“ providing unparalleled artistic freedom for the most demanding photographers.
Incorporating feedback from photographers worldwide, the EOS 5D Mark III offers improved performance in virtually every area. A new 22.3 Megapixel (MP) full-frame sensor offers the ideal balance of resolution for stills and HD movies and up to 6 frames per second (fps) shooting, whilst a 61-point AF system and 63-zone metering provide greater speed, flexibility and accuracy. Powered by the latest DIGIC 5+ processing technology, the EOS 5D Mark III also features enhanced video functions, offeringimproved image quality alongside greater audio control â€“ redefining creative possibilities for photographers and amateur videographers alike.
02 March 2012
Canon has announced the Speedlite 600EX-RT flash, its first to include wireless radio control, alongside a selection of EOS accessories. A radio frequency transmitter, the Speedlite ST-E3-RT, has also been released and can trigger up to 15 Speedlites at up to 30 meters. Meanwhile, the GP-E2 GPS unit allows for automatic geotagging of images from the latest Canon DSLRs and the WFT-E7 wireless file transmitter can use either a Wi-Fi or Gigabit Ethernet connection to move files from camera to computer or to control the camera. There's also the BG-E11 dual-slot battery grip for the EOS 5D Mark III.
The radio connectivity is a first for Canon and comes in addition to the infrared triggering found in previous models. Major drawbacks to infrared remote flash control are that it requires a direct line of sight and has a relatively limited transmission range, particularly outdoors. By including built-in radio control, Canon now offers a system that gives its users an alternative to the popular PocketWizard radio transmitters and receivers. The Speedlite ST-E3-RT can trigger up to 15 Speedlites over distances as far as 30m.
07 February 2011
Canon has announced it is developing the EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x lens, which features a built-in switchable 1.4x teleconverter. With the converter engaged, it becomes a 280-560mm F5.6 lens. Designed for sports and wildlife photographers the lens will feature weatherproof construction and is scheduled for launch later this year.Read more at DPreview.com
07 February 2011
EOS 600D and 1100D Announced
Canon has unveiled the EOS 600D upper entry-level DSLR. It continues to use the 18MP CMOS sensor seen in the 550D but gains a tilt and swivel 1,040k dot LCD monitor like the one offered on the more expensive 60D. It also gains the ability to remotely control flashguns using its internal flash, a feature previously only featured on higher-end models.Read more at DPreview.com
07 February 2011
500mm and 600mm f/4L IS USM Updated versions
Canon has also announced updated versions of its 500mm and 600mm f/4L IS USM professional lenses. Similar to the EF 300mm and EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM lenses released last August, the EF 500mm F/4L IS II USM and the EF 600mm F/4L IS II USM feature completely new optical designs and water-repellant Fluorine coatings along with lighter weight construction. A new IS mode has been added that activates stabilization only during exposure. The lenses also offer optional long or short foot tripod mounts suitable for monopods or tripods and an improved tripod collar rotation mechanism for smoother rotation from portrait to landscape orientation.Read more at DPreview.com
06 August 2010
Canon announces the EOS-60D
Canon has announced it's replacement for the EOS 50D, the new mid-level EOS 60D. This is not just a simple upgrade though - the 60D is smaller, features an articulated screen and plastic body shell and utilises SD memory cards. It boasts the 18MP CMOS sensor and 1040k dot 3.0" LCD from the EOS 550D, the 50D's AF system as well as the 7D's HD movie capability.Read more at DPreview.com
08 Febuary 2010
EOS 550D, Anticipation
Canon announced the EOS-550D, less then a year after the launch of the 500D. This 'upper entry level' DSLR is highly spec'ed for it's class and boasts 18mp resolution, full HD movie capture at 30fps, the 7D's metering system, a widescreen (3:2) LCD panel, custom Auto ISO function and an improved button layout.Read more at DPreview.com
20 October 2009
Canon announces EOS-1D Mark IV
The EOS-1D Mark IV features a new 45-point autofocus, 10 fps continuous shooting, a new 1.3x crop (APS-H) 16.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, 1080p HD video capture and pushes sensitivity to ISO 102400. Extensively tested by professionals, the Mark IV offers photographers fast, powerful, high resolution performance.Read more at DPreview.com
1 September 2009
Canon launches EOS 7D
Canon recently announced the EOS 7D digital SLR. With a new 18MP APS-C CMOS Sensor, Dual DIGIC 4 processors, ISO range expandable to 12800, continuous shooting at 8 fps and full HD video recording. It also incorporates a new viewfinder with 1.0x magnification and 100% coverage and a 3 inch LCD with 920k dot resolution.Read more at DPreview.com
1 September 2009
Canon announces 3 new lenses
Two EF-S, APS-C lenses. The 15-85mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM and the 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM. And the first lens supporting Canon's new Hybrid IS technology, a 100mm F2.8 macro. The Hybrid IS system is claimed to provide up to 2 stops stabilization at 1.0x magnification, and up to 4 stops at longer shooting distances.Read more at DPreview.com