[Review] Next EOS M Reviews And Hands-On Round-Up

Yeah, Hello New EOS World! Just want to list some of the last resources related to the EOS M (the ILC with the best sensor on the market) I have found on the web. First of all, all the pics you see above and below are by Jet Daisuke, and were shot in Tokyo a few days ago. Let’s start with an in-depth preview of the EOS M made by Camera Labs. From the verdict:

[…] having compatibility (with some limitations) to the entire EF lens catalogue which makes it extremely tempting to existing Canon DSLR owners. Second is having a decent sized APS-C sensor with performance that’s identical to an existing EOS DSLR. Third, for me anyway, is also sharing the movie capabilities of EOS DSLRs including a decent array of frame rates, full manual exposure control, audio level adjustment and the chance to connect an external microphone. Fourth is the standard hotshoe, which can accommodate any of the Canon Speedlites, and fifth is the decent touch-screen interface which includes pinch and swiping gestures. As for the hybrid AF system, this could become a big plus point or a negative depending on its performance in practice.

Next, DPreview has updated its first impressions review “with lots more information, including our own hands-on pictures of the camera and a video illustrating the shutter sound“. Nofilmschool is pasticularly interested to know if moire and aliasing have been improved. The hands-on is done from a film-makers point of view. Thoughts and impressions by Amin Sabet on The Online Photographer. Another hands-om at EOSHD. Finally, I would also like to feature two posts by techradar. First one analyzes the impact Canon’s entry in the mirrorless market may have on the industry, the second one discusses the possible dead of (Canon) DSLRs because of the raising of mirrorless system cameras.

Canon EOS-M preorder links:

EOS M page on Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here), B&H (click here)
If you live in Germany: wexcameras.de (click here)

EOS M page on Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here), B&H (click here)
EOS M Black at Amazon (click here), Amazon UK (click here), Adorama (click here) and BHphoto (click here).
EOS M White at BHphoto (click here).
EOS M 22mm pancake at Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here) and BHphoto (click here).
EOS M 18-55mm kit lens at Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here) and BHphoto (click here).
EOS M adapter at Amazon (click here) and BHphoto (click here).
EOS M Flash at Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here) and BHphoto (click here).

More pre-order options here.

Uhhh…would like to have all these lenses

Looks cool…

Definitely cool!

Supercool!

 

[Deal] Refurbished EOS 7D For $1,199.95, And Huge 60D And T3i Bundles On Sale

B&H has a stack of refurbished EOS 7D on sale for $1,199.95 (click here). The gear is refurbished by Canon and ships free in the US. Won’t last long and no longer than July 28th, when the offer expires. This is a great deal, since a refurbished 7D costs $1359 in the Canon Store.

And there are two more crazy Canon sales going on, both also expiring July 28th. First one is an EOS 60D bundle that comes with lots of accessories for $1,299 (click here) instead of $1729, that’s $430 off. The  kit includes the following items: EOS 60D DSLR Camera, Canon EF-S 18-135mm Lens, EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens, Pearstone LP-E6 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, Vello BG-C6 Battery Grip, SanDisk 16 GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Pro Class 10 UHS-I, Lowepro Adventura 170 Shoulder Bag.

Finally, we have a Rebel T3i bundle with the  EF-S 18-55mm IS II Lens, EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens, Pearstone LP-E8 Lithium-Ion Battery PackSanDisk 16GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Class 10 UHS-I, Vello BG-C5 Battery Grip, T3i & T2i, Lowepro Adventura 170 Shoulder Bag, all for $849 (click here) instead of $1,199

[Deal] Refurbished EOS 7D Body Only And Kits Available At Canon Direct Store

The Canon has three options with a refurbished EOS 7D on sale. The cool thing here is that we expect Canon to release a massive firmware update for the EOS 7D in August. This upgrade will bring lots of new features and tweaks. The available options are

EOS 7D specifications:

  • 18.0 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC 4 Image Processors
  • ISO 100-6400
  • 8.0 fps continuous shooting
  • Advanced movie mode with manual exposure control
  • Intelligent Viewfinder with approximate 100% field of view
  • New 19-point, all cross-type AF system
  • Magnesium body with shutter durability up to 150,000 cycles
  • CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Qualified Product
  • 90 Day Refurbished Camera Limited Warranty
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[Rumor] New Tidbits About Canon’s Entry-Level Full Frame Camera (EOS 6D?)

The rumor is reported by NL. As you probably know, we expect Canon to announce an entry-level full frame DSLR (have a look here too) for Photokina in September 2012. The reported specs basically cover what I already reported before. The information I got in the past were naming an EOS 7D Mark II as the upcoming entry-level full frame camera, while NL is referring to a 6D. Whatever the name will be, I think it can be taken for granted that Canon is indeed working on such a camera (and maybe already testing prototypes), especially if you consider that Nikon is doing the same (there is a leaked image of the cam). ’nuff said, let’s have a look on the leaked specs (I hope this camera comes with a more advanced AF system):

  • Two different sensor specs received […] for a ‘cheaper’ FF DSLR.
  • One suggests an 18MP sensor and the other 22MP
    • Looks like straightforward remodelling of either the 1DX or 5D3 sensors
  • Other features:
    • Design closer to 7D than 5D3 (smaller and with flash)
    • 7D style AF system (19 pt) and VF LCD
    • 7D metering
    • Single Digic 5+
    • 3.9 fps
    • 3 inch LCD
    • 51200 max ISO
    • sub – $2000 price point at introduction
[via NL]

EOS M And 22mm And 18-55mm Lenses Available At Amazon Japan

Amazon Japan has the EOS M available as a kit with both the EF-M 22mm f/2 STM and the EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 STM lenses (¥98,820, click here). The EF-M to EF/EF-S adapter is also available for pre-orders at ¥9,720 (click here). For the time being these are the only EOS M related items sold on Amazon Japan.

Canon EOS-M world-wide preorder links:

EOS M page on Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here), B&H (click here)
If you live in Germany: wexcameras.de (click here)

EOS M page on Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here), B&H (click here)
EOS M Black at Amazon (click here), Amazon UK (click here), Adorama (click here) and BHphoto (click here).
EOS M White at BHphoto (click here).
EOS M 22mm pancake at Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here) and BHphoto (click here).
EOS M 18-55mm kit lens at Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here) and BHphoto (click here).
EOS M adapter at Amazon (click here) and BHphoto (click here).
EOS M Flash at Amazon (click here), Adorama (click here) and BHphoto (click here).

More pre-order options here.

Kipon Announces EOS Lens Adapter For m4/3 and NEX Cameras (Full Electronic Control)

Good news for all who want to use the world’s most impressive lens line-up on a Sony NEX or a m4/3 camera. Kipon just announced the production of an adapter with full electronic control:

KIPON developed electronic adapters through the co-operation with Japanese engineers,using Canon EF mount lens on NEX &m4/3 mirrorless cameras,through the dial ring or button to control the iris of original Canon EF lens,let those who bought mirrorless cameras can enjoy the Canon EF lens.

Listing specific dates and prices to be determined.

[via mirrorlessrumors]