Friday, October 23, 2009

23rd October 2009, Friday--Canon unveils Canon EOS 7D DSLR on 1st Sepetember 2009.



Price
According to Canon Singapore website, the price of this latest DSLR (in Singapore) will be according to their package:

• Canon EOS 7D body only: SGD2,699.
• Canon EOS 7D Kit I ( body plus EF-S 15-85 IS lens): SG3,849.
• Canon EOS 7D Kit II ( body plus EF-S 18-135 IS lens): SGD3249

Let us wait for its official pricing and market availability in Brunei Darussalam.

Some Specifications:
• 18 APS-C CMOS Sensor
• 3:2 aspect ratio
• 14 bit A/D conversion
• 8 fps image capture
• Dual “Digic 4” processors.
• ISO range: 100-6400. Expandable to 12,800.
• EOS Movie captures Full HD movie, with *.mov recording format.
• Magnesium alloy body.
• Clear View II 3in 920K dots VGA LCD monitor with a viewing angle of 160%.
• EOS integrated cleaning system with flourine coating
• 19 cross-type AF points.
• Storage: CompactFlash
• Metering mode: Evaluative(linked to all AF points), Partial (9.4% at center), Spot(approximately 2.3% at center), and center-weight average.
• Metering: TTL full aperture metering with 63 zone Dual Layer SPC
• Viewfinder: 100% frame coverage, eye-level pentaprism
• LCD Live View: Live TTL display of the scene from CMOS image sensor with 100% coverage
• High shutter durability of approximately 150,000 cycles

Press release photos:






(Photos: Courtesy of Canon USA. The photos are the press release photos that are available at their PRESS ROOM)

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p/s: This is my wishlist...I really like this camera. And I am waiting for Canon to unveil their latest and improved edition of one of their lenses i.e EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Mark II lens.

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