Canon EOS M50 prices for USA leaked, and it starts at surprising $779

Canon EOS M50

USA prices for the upcoming Canon EOS M50 leaked at Canon Rumors.

The Canon EOS M50 starts at $779, which is a surprising price tag given the features. Canon’s first mirrorless camera doing 4K video.

  • Canon EOS M50 Body (Black) $779
  • Canon EOS M50 (Black) with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM $899
  • Canon EOS M50 (White) with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM $899
  • Canon EOS M50 (Black) with Zoom Lens Kit $1,249
  • Canon EOS M50 Video Creators Kit $999

The Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI will sell at $399.

Ahead of Canon announcement: new leaked images, and more information about camera naming scheme

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The Canon EOS M50 is named EOS Kiss M in Japan

A few days ahead of the announcement of Canon’s first 4K enabled MILC, a new SpeedLite, and two entry-level DSLRs, we can put order in the naming scheme Canon has chosen for their new gear (courtesy of Nokishita). We also have new images for your viewing pleasure.

  • The Canon EOS M50 (specifications) will be named EOS Kiss M in Japan (and Asia?). Two color options will be available, black and white. The kits will come with these lenses: 15-45mm, 18-150mm, and two double zoom kits. Shipment is expected for March 23, 2018
  • The Rebel T7 has this name in the US. It’s named EOS 2000D in Europe, EOS 1500D in China, and EOS Kiss X90 in Japan (Asia?). Why an entry-level camera needs four different monikers is sort of a mystery to me. May be to counter grey market import flows. There will be a body only option, and one with a kit lens. Shipping expected March 23, 2018.
  • As for the time of writing it’s not sure if the EOS 4000D (EOS 3000D in China) will be released in Japan.

Canon will also release an EOS M100 limited kit in pink by early April 2018 (Japan only, sorry for pink fans). The SpeedLite 470EX-AI is expected to ship late April 2018.

Canon will announce the new gear on February 25/26. Stay tuned.

Canon EOS M50

Canon EOS M50

 

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Canon EOS M50

 

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Canon EOS M50

 

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Canon EOS M50

 

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Canon EOS 4000D

 

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Canon EOS 2000D/Rebel T7

Rebel T7

Canon EOS 2000D/Rebel T7

The images below leaked at Nokishita

 

Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI Specifications Leaked

Speedlite 470EX-AI

Specifications of the upcoming Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI leaked at Digicame-Info (and are machine translated).

  • Auto intelligent (AI) bounce mode of “Full Auto” and “Semi Auto”.With an electric head rotation device, the 470 EX – AI automatically determines the optimal bounce position eliminating unnecessary shadows.
  • The guide number is 47 (105 mm). It is driven by 4 AA batteries.
  • It covers the field angle of 24 – 105 mm. Wide panel (14 mm adapter) allows light to spread wide. Clip-on bounce adapter that makes light more soft.
  • Equipped with a dot matrix display that can display more detailed information.
  • The setting can be quickly changed with the shortcut button and the controller wheel.
  • EOS 8D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 6D Mark II, EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 80D, EOS 77D, EOS 800D, EOS 760D, EOS 750D, EOS 200D, EOS M50.
  • Size 74.6 x 130.4 x 105.1 mm. Weight 385 g (excluding batteries).

So, what is about the “AI bounce” feature of the Speedlite 470EX-AI. If I got the machine translation right, the flash automatically sets the appropriate bounce angle.

And, btw, have you seen the EOS 8D Mark II in the list above? Most likely a translation error. Or is an EOS 80D Mark II coming? Unlikely :) The EOS 5D Mark II is listed two times, so I guess machine translation mistake.

Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM ART lens pre-orders are open at $1299

Sigma 14-24mm F/2.8 DG HSM Art

Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • 3 FLD, 3 SLD, and 3 Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Weather-Sealed Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 10.2″

Pre-orders for Sigma’s latest ART lens are open. The Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM sells at $1,299, order it at B&H Photo. The price is very competitive, compared to Canon and Nikon offerings.

A hands-on review of the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 with some sample pictures can be read at Sigma Blog.

This is the Canon EOS 2000D, images and specifications

Canon EOS 2000DImages and a first set of specifications of the upcoming Canon EOS 2000D leaked at Nokishita.

  • 24.1 million pixels APS-C
  • DIGIC 4+
  • Full HD video
  • 3.0 type liquid crystal
  • ISO: 100-6400
  • Wi-Fi installed
  • Size: 129.0 × 101.3 × 77.6 mm
  • Weight: 475 g

The EOS 2000D is clearly more upmarket than the also leaked EOS 4000D.

The Canon EOS 4000D and EOS 2000D are the monikers for the EU market. The new Canon DSLRs will respectively be named EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D in China (and likely in the rest of Asia). The reason for this is probably known only to Canon’s sophisticated market strategists. However, we thought there were three new entry level DSLRs coming but it turns out it’s two new DSLRs (most likely).

Announcement is expected for next week. Stay tuned.

[via Nokishita]

Tamron 70-210mm f/4 DI VC USD officially announced, ready for pre-order at $799

Tamron 70-210mm F/4 DI VC USD

Tamron 70-210mm f/4 DI VC USD at a glance:

  • Constant F/4 maximum aperture
  • Best-in-class 1:3.1 maximum magnification ratio and 37.4″ MOD
  • High-speed Dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit)
  • Outstanding 4-stop VC Image Stabilization
  • USD AF system provides excellent responsiveness and fast, precise focusing
  • Fluorine Coating and Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Compatible with Tamron teleconverters
  • Compatible with TAMRON TAP-in Console
  • Optional tripod mount compatible with Arca-Swiss style quick release plates

The Tamron 70-210mm f/4 DI VC USD is ready for pre-order at $799: Adorama | B&H Photo.

Tamron press release:

New F/4 telephoto zoom lens featuring superb optical performance and a lightweight and compact body for easy portability

70-210mm F/4 Di VC USD (Model A034)

February 22,2018, Commack, New York— Tamron announces the launch of the 70-210mm F/4 Di VC USD (Model A034), a compact telephoto zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. Model A034 provides superb optical performance throughout the entire zoom range and features a maximum magnification ratio of 1:3.1, the highest in its class.* The design includes an internal zoom mechanism that provides solid mechanical construction and stable, reliable operation. Model A034 also employs a Dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit) design, which enables high-speed and high-accuracy AF performance as well as powerful VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization for flexible and versatile use in various situations. For dependable outdoor use, the new telephoto zoom is equipped with Fluorine Coating and Moisture-Resistant Construction. The lens will be available in Canon and Nikon mounts in April at $799.00.

*Among 70-200mm F/4 class interchangeable lenses for full-frame DSLR cameras (as of January 2018: Tamron)

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