May 25, 2013
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Canon EOS 70D Rumored To Have New Auto-Focus Technology

EOS 70D

Canon EOS 60D, the predecessor of the highly awaited EOS 70D.
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Slight correction of the latest Canon EOS 70D rumor. It appears that the July announcement regards a brand new AF technology that Canon has developed. The new AF tech will first be featured on the Canon EOS 70D which is said to be announced immediately after the announcement of the AF technology.

Very interesting news, though there are no more tidbits about what makes up the new AF technology.

For the time being we are stuck with the EOS 70D spec list we posted back in April:

  • 18mp Sensor (Same as SL1)
  • DIGIC V
  • 6.5fps
  • SD Card
  • Wifi
  • GPS
  • 3.2″ Touchscreen LCD (No mention of swivel)
  • Magnesium Alloy Construction
  • Weather-sealed
  • Slightly larger than the EOS 60D
  • $1199 USD Body Only

It appears that we are definitely close to the announcement of the EOS 70D. Excited?

[via CR]

May 25, 2013
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Canon PowerShot SX280 Review (techradar)

PowerShot SX280 Review
Canon PowerShot  SX280
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Core specs:
  • 12.1MP High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 35mm Focal Length Equivalent: 25-500mm
  • 3.0″ LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Capture at 60fps
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Intelligent Optical Image Stabilization
  • Hybrid Auto Mode
  • GPS Tracker

techradar reviewed the GPS and WiFi enabled Canon PowerShot  SX280 (price & specs). In the conclusion they write:

There’s plenty to like about the Canon SX280, but its standout feature has to be its excellent 20x optical zoom range accompanied by the well-performing digital zoom capability. Image stabilisation also does an excellent job of keeping images blur-free and making it easy to compose images too.

[...]

What we have here is an excellent and well performing compact camera that offers lots of flexibility both to beginner users and those looking for something a little more advanced.

It would also be a good camera for anybody looking to learn a little more about photography, since you could start on the fully automatic settings and work your way through the manual options.

The SX280 has a very good dynamic range:

PowerShot SX280 Review

[via techradar]

May 25, 2013
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May 25, 2013
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Update – US & EU Deal: Canon EOS 6D Body Only – $1679

EOS 6D

 

Update: I posted the EU price as it is if your check-out location is Germany. The EU price may vary for other EU countries. But: All taxes and duties are covered by the price shown when checking out.

DigitalRev has the Canon EOS 6D (body only) for $1679 or Eur 1,542 (click here).

Canon EOS 6D core specs:

  • 20.2 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor
  • 3.0 inch (1040k) Clear View LCD screen
  • Tough, lightweight construction
  • Max ISO 25,600 (expandable to ISO 102,400)
  • 11-point AF sensitive down to -3EV
  • Up to 4.5fps High-Speed continuous shooting
  • 14 bit DIGIC 5+ Image processor
  • GPS records your location
  • Wi-Fi file transfer and remote control
  • Full HD video with manual control
  • Canon EOS Remote iOS / Android App
May 24, 2013
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Canon Rebel T5i (EOS 700D) w/ 18-55mm IS STM Lens – $800

Rebel T5i

eBay seller electronicsvalley (17000 rating, 97.6% positive feedback) has the Canon Rebel T5i with the new EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens on sale for $799.99 (click here). That’s $100 off the regular price. Free shipping.

May 24, 2013
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Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS 1.4x Available Soon

EF 200-400mm f4/L IS 1.4x

Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS 1.4x
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The $11,799 priced Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS 1.4x lens will soon hit stores. First batches should be delivered before the end of May, the rest will follow in the first weeks of June. However, at the beginning there will be limited stock in any case for this lens, most probably only pre-orders will be shipped.

To see the specification sheet click here.

[via CR]

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