Just a couple of days after the pics of Canon EOS 7D DSLR Camera was leaked on the internet by a Chinese photography forum, Canon has officially confirmed the release and Technical specifications of this brand new model. The Canon EOS 7D is an 18 megapixel camera that has HD video, a digital level, a 3 inch screen and dual DIGIC 4 processors.
The viewfinder has an accommodating 100% view and the read screen is three inches on the diagonal with 920,000 pixels. ISO can run from 100 – 6400 with a 12800 mode. The DSLR also gets 2 new lenses that are 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 and an 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6.
Also new is something called iFCL metering, which combines color and contrast information for more accurate exposures. This camera is pitched directly at Nikon’s D300s, and the price as per Amazon is $1699.
Key Product Features of Canon EOS 7D
- 18.0-megapixel CMOS Sensor and Dual DIGIC 4 Image Processors for high image quality and speed
- Body only; lenses sold separately
- Advanced HD movie mode with manual exposure control and selectable frame rates
- Intelligent Viewfinder with 100 percent field of view; 19-point, all cross-type AF system equipped with dual diagonal cross-type sensors
- Capture images to CF Card Type I and II, UDMA-compliant CF cards (not included)
Canon EOS 7D – Technical Specs
* 18 megapixels APS-C CMOS Sensor
* Dual DiG!C 4 imaging processors, 14-bit A/D signal conversion
* 8 FPS (94 Large/Fine JPEGS or 15 RAW)
* 19 points cross type AF sensors. Eight-directional double cross central AF point
* ISO 100-6400, extends to 12800
* 100% coverage, 1.0x optical viewfinder with intelligent display, with electronic horizon line.
* 3.0″ LCD, 920,000 dot resolution, 160 degree viewing angle
* New iFCL meter system using high contrast and color detection (63-zone)
* Newly-designed streamlined body, metallic shutter sound, shutter lifespan approx. 150,000 times
* Auto correction of lens peripheral illumination (vignetting)
* New switch for Live View/Video mode
* New 24mm wide-angle built-in flash supporting EOS E-TTL II
* HD movie, HDMI out, external mic input
* EOS Integrated Dust Removal system
* Live view with Face-priority AF
* Auto Lighting Optimizer
Please note that the above details are yet to be confirmed. The post will be updated once it is confirmed.
Have a look at the Technical Specifications page on dpreview.
Canon EOS 7D Review
Richard Butler and Lars Rehm from dpreview have put together a detailed review of Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera
Buy / Pre-order Canon EOS 7D on Amazon
Amazon has started to accept pre-orders for Canon EOS 7D. The price quoted is $1699. I believe its a great price offered looking at the features and technical specifications of this DSLR. You can pre-order/buy the camera here –
If you are not in a hurry, you might as well wait for a few days for some nice offers/deals on Amazon and elsewhere.