Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Canon announces EOS 70D mid-range SLR with 'Dual Pixel CMOS AF'

Canon has announced 60D successor, known as EOS 70D which features a new sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF. The brand-new 20.2MP 'Dual Pixel CMOS AF' sensor in Canon 70D will splits every single pixel into two photodiodes for on-chip phase detection, promising vastly improved autofocus performance in live view and movie mode.

  • 20.2 megapixels
  • APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm) CMOS Sensor
  • Digic 5+ Imaging Processor
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (25600 with boost)
  • 19 Number of focus points
  • 3″ touch screen Fully articulated LCD
  • 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps) video recording
  • Built in Wi-Fi
  • Water and Dust resistant

The 70D be available at the end of August for $1199 body only, $1349 with the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, and $1549 with the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens.