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September 16, 2008

The Canon 5D Mark II is official (21mp, HD movies)

Read all about it at dpreview! Hands-on preview at dpreview will be posted in a few hours! The wait is over! The 5D Mark II three year wait is OVER! More at Imaging Resource. and some more as well.

All the Canon releases from today in the Canon USA press room and the Imaging Insider.

[NEW!] Phil Askey and Richard Butler combine for a 13-page hands-on preview of the 5D Mark II!


Main specs

  • 21mp CMOS sensor
  • DiGiC IV
  • 1080p high def movies
  • ISO to the moon (HA!), 50 to 25600
  • 3.9 fps
  • PRICE: $2700 body only, with November 2008 release
  • Also available with 24-105 L series lens for $3500


Initial Reactions
Video samples via Canon Japan. Connection getting hammered and may be slow or not working.

Only 3.9 fps? Well, it has to haul out 21-megapixels per picture! You can't have both!

Official Canon Japan 5D Mark II sample pictures getting dissected and dissed already :)

Goodbye 1Ds Mark III? Surely, they can't be serious?

Disappointment - all the hype for an incremental say some Canonites.

A 70+ post thread at Fred Miranda has already sprung up. What do the FM users think?

A trio-comparison at PotN forums, between the 5D Mark I, Mark II and the 50D specifications. Meanwhile the main 5D Mark II thread has over 200 messages already.

It's here say the Photo.Net Canonites.

5dmk2



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