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September 18, 2014
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Canon Set To Announce A 46MP Professional DSLR Next Month?

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Thanks Sally

On fredmiranda.com a thread showed up where it is suggested that Canon might release a 46MP professional DSLR next month, for PhotoPlus in New York City.

The supposed high-res camera is said to come for $8,000-$9,000. This rumor is less implausible than you may think. Just a few days ago a truly authentic looking image of an 11-24mm f/4L lens showed up. If the lens is real it might point to an announcement to come soon.

Stay tuned…

September 16, 2014
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Canon Working On A New Powershot Camera With Large Sensor? (Update)

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Canon Hong Kong‘s page about the latest announced products contains a curious note. The note is at the end of the page, after the Powershot N2 description. It says:

New PowerShot Digital Compact Camera Under Development 
Featuring large image sensor, high zoom capability and compact body

Canon is developing a new premium digital compact camera that combines the merits of both large image sensor and high-magnification optical zoom lens in response to the demands from users looking for high quality high zoom performance. Offering both convenience from a compact body and excellent super telephoto performance, this camera is perfect for everyday or travel shooting in high quality.

Sounds like a development announcement. Is a large sensor, super-zoom compact camera coming from Canon?

Update: DCwatch posted an article where this upcoming Powershot camera is mentioned. Below you see a picture of a slide where the development announcement is shown.

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September 16, 2014
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What’s That? A Canon EF 11-24 f/4L Lens Image Leaked (fake or real?)

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This image was posted on kakaku.com (and spotted by digicame-info) and shortly after it was removed. There was a patent for a 11-24mm f/4 lens that surfaced time ago.

Hard to say if the image is a fake or not. To me it looks authentic. Is Canon preparing one more announcement? Not for Photokina 2014, since it started today.

[via DCI]

September 13, 2014
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Canon Powershot G7 X Specs and Image Leaked

Powershot G7 X
Image and specifications of Canon’s upcoming Powershot G7 X have leaked,. The G7 X will feature an 1 inch sensor.

- 1 inch 20MP CMOS sensor
- Zoom equivalent to 24-100mm f/1.8-2.8
- Intelligent optical Image Stabilizer
- 5 stop video image stabilization
- DIGIC6  processor
- 31 points AF. touch AF
- LCD monitor tilting. 1.04 million dots.
- Touch panel
- Built-in flash
- Exposure compensation dial
- Control ring
- ND filter built-in
- Video Full HD 60p, stereo
- Manual video control
- Wi-Fi
- NFC
- remote control function with smartphone

[via digicame-info]

September 13, 2014
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More Canon EOS 7D Mark II Images Leaked (front, back, top)

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More pictures of the upcoming Canon EOS 7D Mark II leaked. The design of the EOS 7D Mark II is very similar to the EOS 7D, with just some differences.

[via digicame-info]

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September 11, 2014
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Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens Specs and Image Leaked

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM
Digicame-info (translated) just posted the leaked image and specs of the upcoming Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 pancake lens

- First EF-S pancake lens
- 38.4 mm equivalent
- High-precision glass molded aspherical lens
- Full-time manual focus
- Minimum focusing distance 0.16m
- Maximum magnification is 0.27x
- 22.8 mm height
- 125g weight

Very good specs. This is a light-weighted, small lens with an amazing minimum focusing distance. And it is equivalent to a highly popular focal length.

[via DCI]

September 11, 2014
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More Image and Specs Leak: Canon EF 24-105mm IS STM and EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II Lenses

 

After the EOS 7D Mark II, another leak is coming from digicame-info. Images and specs of the EF 24-105 f/3.5-5.6 IS STM and EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II lenses surfaced.

I expect Canon to announce the new products either tomorrow or monday. Stay tuned…

EF 24-105mm IS STM
Canon EF 24-105 f/3.5-5.6 IS STM:

- One UD lens and two glass mold aspherical lens
- AF drivent by stepping motor
- Full-time manual focus
- 4 stops IS
- Maximum magnification is 0.3x
- New kit lens for the EOS 6D

EF 24-105mm IS STM
Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II:

- Total length 232.7 mm
- Weight is 2100 g
- Third generation  DO lens
- One large-diameter UD lens
- One large-diameter aspherical lens grinding
- 4 stop IS
- Special coating SWC
- Dust and water resistant

[via digicame-info]

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