Refurbished Canon EOS 80D at $849, EOS M3 at $299, more refurbished deals and first Black Friday deals

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Refurbished Canon EOS-1D X available at bargain price

The Canon Store stocked up  refurbished gear catalogs, and put a special Black Friday deals page online. I can’t stress it enough: if you are looking for the best deals do not miss the Canon Store’s refurbished listings. Refurbished gear from the Canon Store comes with 1 year Canon USA warranty. Do not be surprised if the best deals are gone when you click the links; Canon Store refurbished gear deals usually won’t last long.

For instance, you can get:

Links to all refurbished gear listings at Canon Store:

Black Friday is coming. Some major retailers have already put online landing pages where deals and bargains are listed.

B&H Photo‘s page with Black Friday deals on Canon gear

B&H Photo‘s page with Black Friday deals on Sigma gear

Adorama‘s page with Black Friday deals on Canon gear

Amazon’s page with Black Friday deals

Amazon Germany Black Friday deals

Amazon UK Black Friday deals

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBay and Adorama

Canon and Nikon produce the best JPGs straight out of the box, Sony is crap and Fuji disappoints

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The never-Canon-friendly folks at The Camera Store TV did a non-scientific test to establish which brand produces the best JPG images out of the box, i.e. coming from the camera with no editing. On all cameras the standard setting (factory defaults) for JPG was used. The compared the Pentax K7D, Olympus Pen F, Nikon D500, Canon EOS 80D, Panasonic G85, iPhone 7+, and Fujifilm X-T2.

It’s obviously a test based on subjective perception, with no claims to be objective. However, it confirmed what I was thinking since long: Nikon and Canon have the best JPG engines, Sony one of the worst, and Fuji’s color rendition in JPG is over hyped and not that good (despite the sensor), especially not in landscape pictures. The Camera Store confirmed this. According to these guys, Nikon shoots the best JPGs out of the box, closely followed by Canon. I still think Canon is better than Nikon, especially when it comes to skin tones.

You see that having a camera with “wow-factor” specs is not enough. To build a good camera you have to take in account many factors. Nikon and Canon have more experience and know-how than all the others. That’s it.

Overall Results:

  1. Nikon
  2. Canon
  3. Panasonic
  4. Fujifilm
  5. Olympus
  6. Sony
  7. Pentax
  8. iPhone

Enjoy the video!

[via The Camera Store TV]

Canon EOS 80D best selling DSLR on Amazon Germany

At a glance:

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • 45-Point All Cross-Type AF System
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Expanded ISO 25600, Up to 7 fps Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • RGB+IR 7560-Pixel Metering Sensor

The amazing Canon EOS 80D, a camera I own and are very satisfied with, is the top selling DSLR on Amazon Germany. No wonder, since the EOS 80D is a fantastic all-rounder.

Canon Germany has a cashback promotion going on. Click here and scroll down for inrformation.

Canon EOS 80D: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA


Next Canon EOS M camera coming with Dual Pixel AF? [CW3]

The Canon EOS M3. Is the next EOS M coming soon?

A 24MP sensor to be featured on the next Canon EOS M camera has already been rumored. Now I got a new tidbit, suggesting the next EOS M will also have Dual Pixel AF.

This is more likely than you may think at first glance. The sensor that’s rumored to be featured on the next EOS M is a “EOS 80D”-like sensor. While DPAF has been rumored for each and any Canon mirrorless camera since the original EOS M, this time it may indeed be true. If the recently leaked, sketchy images of a new, pro-oriented looking EOS M are real, then it might well have DPAF.

Dual Pixel AF would make a big difference, and it would make for a Canon mirrorless camera no one would complain about the auto-focus performance. Let’s hope DPAF will eventually be featured on a Canon mirrorless camera.

Currently these are the rumored specifications (via CR):

  • 24MP sensor (80D sensor or some variant)
  • Built-in electronic viewfinder
  • New AF system
  • Classical camera design, more in line with Fuji or Olympus
  • EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM coming as new kit option

As you can see, “80D sensor or some variant” and “new AF system” are rumored, hence a sensor with Dual Pixel AF isn’t that unlikely. The images below showed up in a forum and are said to be the real thing:

We expect Canon to announce the new EOS M next week, on September 15th. Stay tuned!

Canon EOS 80D deal – $953 (reg. $1,199)

Canon Eos 80d

Canon EOS 80D at a glance:

  • 24.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor with ISO 100-16,000 (H: 25,600) sensitivity
  • 7fps full resolution continuous shooting rate with 3fps silent continuous mode with reduced vibration
  • Swift and accurate full time continuous focus in Live View and Full HD movies with Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which can be fine-tuned for tracking sensitivity and speed for movies
  • 45-point wide area all cross-type AF system with 27 f/8 compatible AF points
  • DIGIC 6 processor with 14-bit processing for high quality images
  • Large 7.7cm (3.0”) capacitive touch panel Vari-Angle LCD, 1040k dot, 3:2 ratio
  • Intelligent viewfinder with approx. 100% frame coverage
  • 7,560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor with Flicker Detection
  • Full HD movies with 60p
  • Timelapse, HDR and Creative filters in Movie
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC for instant connection, sharing and remote control
  • Creative Filters and Special Scene Modes plus Fine Detail Picture Style
  • In-camera Multiple exposure, Interval timer and Bulb timer
  • Electronic level for straight horizons when shooting landscapes
  • Integrated Speedlite Transmitter

Top Rated Plus seller DealsAllYear (99.9% positive ratings) has the Canon EOS 80D on sale at $952.99. Compare at $1,199. Free shipping. Please note: this is an import model, 1 year seller warranty applies.