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October 14, 2014
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Canon EOS 6D Sales Figures Not Satisfying?

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We’re told that Canon hasn’t been fully satisfied with the sales of the Canon EOS 6D [...] We’re told that the next iteration of the camera is likely to move upmarket in features and pricing.

Man, really? I thought a full-frame camera with a sensor having a better high ISO performance than the EOS 5D Mark III (see here too), plus built-in WiFi and GPS, and with a street price often below $1,500, should selling like hotcakes. Curious rumor. Maybe the many 6Ds I see around are faked ones.

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October 12, 2014
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Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS II Mentioned Again

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The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS

This is probably the Canon rumor with the longest history of all (first mention dates back at least to 2008). And now it surfaces again. The rumor is always the same: someone told someone that the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II will soon be announced.

A few more rumors about this lens and Canon will probably make it out of mercy ;-)

[via CR]

October 12, 2014
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Upcoming Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L To Cost $3,000?

EF 11-24 f/4L

More confirmation surfaced suggesting we will soon see the EF 11-24mm f/4L. Here at CW we got a mention of a soon-to-come announcement a week ago, and there is a patent for a 11-24mm f/4 that was spotted in January 2014. The latest mention of this lens, which I am pretty sure will be announced in the near future, suggests it will have a retail price of $3,000. Hefty.

The image above was spotted and shared by digicame-info. All agree that the image is not photoshopped.

[CR via PetaPixel]

October 10, 2014
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Canon’s Next Large Sensor Powershot Camera May Be Announced At Photoplus 2014

Large Sensor Powershot

Yesterday I reported about a video posted on Canon Netherland’s site, and the “groete zoom” (=big zoom) camera that gets mentioned in the video.

Today I was told that Canon will announce this camera at Photoplus 2014. Given that this camera already leaked in an official Canon video the announcement can’t be that far away. The same source also said that the upcoming Powershot will feature a Sony sensor as the Powershot G7 X does.

Canon recently mentioned this large sensor & big zoom Powershot camera in an interview. I am not sure if it will be announced at Photoplus but the new Powershot is definitely coming soon.

Stay tuned…

Large Sensor Powershot

October 9, 2014
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Canon’s Next Large Sensor Powershot Camera Appears In Official Videoclip

Large Sensor Powershot

Thanks Coen

We were already reporting that Canon will soon announce a new large sensor Powershot camera. This camera gets a mention by Canon itself in a videoclip on Canon Netherland’s website.

The video presents the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II and the new Powershot G7 X, and a “big zoom” (groete zoom) camera presented as “later model” (i.e. to be announced soon).

There is also a short description of the upcoming model (machine translated):

Canon is committed to be in a compact housing to offer. Notch picture quality, and The new model in the Expert Compact range combines a large sensor and powerful zoom for superb pictures from afar.

You can register to be notified when the new camera will be available. To see the video go on Canon Netherland’s website (translated), and scroll down.

Large Sensor Powershot

October 9, 2014
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Two Canon Cameras With Multi-Layer Sensor Coming In 2015? (and high res sensor mentioned again)

Multi-Layer SensorCanon Rumor

After all the “Canon See Impossible” hype (followed by sarcasm), this rumor comes with perfect timing.

CR reports that they have been told Canon will announce two cameras with a Foveon-like sensor (based on multi-layer technology). The cameras are expected for Q1 2015.

One of these cameras should be the replacement for the EOS-1D X, the other one another professional-level body with a high megapixel count (so the high res sensor rumor is live again).

Let’s hope there is something behind this rumor. At least there are some patents pointing in this direction (1 | 2). One more point: here at CW we got a very similar rumor just 4 days ago.

CR also claims that a Canon Explorer of Light told them “they’ve been promised a high megapixel camera to come sooner than later

[via CR]

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