Canon officially announces EOS 50D
Canon today officially announced the EOS 50D, a new DSLR camera that looks to bring professional features to the hands of consumers.
Now, that’s not to say that it’s an inexpensive camera–it is still a DSLR, after all, but relatively speaking the price of $1,399 for the camera body only or $1,599 with a Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM zoom lens.
Features of the 50D will include:
- 15.1 megapixel sensor
- DIGIC 4 image processor
- ISO range of 100 – 12800
- 3-inch LCD with 920,000 dot/VGA resolution
- 9 cross-type AF sensors
- Face detection able to find up to 35 faces in a shot
- Able to shoot up t 6.3 fps for bursts of up to 90 Large/Fine JPEGs or 16 RAW images
- Auto Lighting Optimizer to analyze the brightness of subjects and automatically adjust dark images to help them appear brighter
- High-performance viewfinder with 0.95x magnification
- Creative Full Auto setting to allow the user to make adjustments while still in automatic mode
- Live View mode
- Two small RAW formats, sRAW1 and sRAW2
- Improved Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit and new fluorine coating on the low-pass filter for better dust resistance
- HDMI output
Look for it to hit in October.
[Via Photography Bay]