Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Canon EOS 5D Mark II released: 21MP and HD movies

Today Canon released the most expected camera since the first under $1000 DSLR. The camera released today is not a entry level, cheap camera. It's the evolution of the first full frame DSLR Canon's 5D.
The 5D Mark II will retail at $2,600 for the body only and $3,499 with a 24-105mm lens.On the european market the retail price will be 2,499 € for the body only package.
Major improvements for the Mark II are: the new 21,1 Megapixel sensor and the capability to record HD movie at 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and 30 frames per second.

Key features:
  • 21.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor with EOS Integrated Cleaning System (not present in the first 5D)
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 resolution movie recording
  • Live View mode
  • 3.9 frames per second burst (2.5 for the first 5D)
  • DIGIC 4 image processor
  • 310 JPEG images buffer
  • 3.0" VGA Clear View LCD with 920k pixels
  • ISO 100-6400 sensitivity expandable from 50 to 25,600
  • 9 AF points and 6 Assist AF points
You can see full specifications on the Canon Official website.

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