Canon deals: EOS 5Ds at $2,999 (reg. $3,699), EOS 6D at $1,099 (reg. 1,399), EOS-1D X at $3,999 (reg. $4,599)

EOS 5Ds

Top Rated Plus seller GetItDigital on eBay (99.7% positive ratings) has the Canon EOS 5Ds on sale for $2,999. Compare at $3,699. Free shipping in the US. Please note: this is likely a grey import item, seller warranty applies.

Another cool deal by Top Rated Plus eBay seller GetItDigital (99.7% positive ratings). They have the Canon EOS 6D on sale at $1,099. Compare at $1,399 after all possible discounts. Free shipping in the USA. Please note: this is likely a grey import item, seller warranty applies.

Finally, the same Top Rated Plus seller GetItDigital also has the Canon EOS-1D X on sale for $3,999. Compare at $4,599. Here again, this is likely a grey import item. Free shipping in the US.

More Canon deals on eBay.

Canon EOS 5Ds R field test and comparison with XC10

Canon EOS 5Ds R Field Test And Comparison With XC10

The TheCameraStoreTV on YouTube posted a 16 minutes long Canon EOS 5Ds R field test. Some comparison with the Canon XC10 is also done. Enjoy!

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 6D Mark II rumors floating around [CW1]

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This appears to be a try to stray fake rumors for the fun of doing it. However, our mission is to report any Canon rumor, so we won’t miss this. EOS 5Dx is the latest rumored moniker for the upcoming EOS 5D Mark IV.

The following “rumor bits” were posted in the DPReview forum:

The Digic 7 is going to be a quad core cpu which will allow 4x the processing power for high MP, high frame rate bodies. The 5DX will contain one Digic 7 and the 1DX Mark II will contain 2 Digic 7s and 1 Digic 6. The Digic 6 will be for metwring and other smaller tasks. The 1DX will have a different larger battery while the 5DX will keep going with the same.

and

This next processor from Canon will be class leading and will be much faster than whats currently out. It will have multicores. The processing power will be equivalent to a laptop from years ago.

All posts are from the same forum user, which concludes:

Keep in mind 1DX Mark II, 5DX and 6D Mark II coming out in a matter of months.

While all this sounds at least plausible, I would take it with a huge amount of salt. It’s not the first time that hoax-rumors are posted in forums. We do not expect the EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 6D Mark II to be announced in 2015, both cameras are expected in Q1 2016.

What about the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II? The EOS-1D X Mark II could indeed be announced towards the end of 2015. But will it come at the August 14th announcement? Probably not. We expect the Rebel SL2 and two lenses to get announced in August. However, the EOS-1D X just got a $700 price drop, and some people sees this as a proof for an imminent announcement.

What do you think about this rumor, whishful thinking or real thing?

All EOS-1D X Mark II rumors, all EOS 5D Mark IV rumors, all EOS 6D Mark II rumors.

Premium deal for our readers: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART at $849 (reg. $949, deal over)

Premium Deal For Our Readers: Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM ART At $849 (reg. $949, Deal Over)

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The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens got only excellent reviews. The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 competes handily with Zeiss’ Otus 55mm f/1.4, a lens that sells for $4000! Among all the masterpieces Sigma’s optical engineers delivered in the last years, the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 might be the best. And, yes, the lens hood is included.

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM

Short Sigma 50mm f/1.4 overview after the break.

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