The New Canon EOS 70D Announced
Canon just announced the newest member in the EOS family the 70D. It’s not yet available for purchase but you can currently pre-order it. The pricing starts at $1,199 for just the body, $1,349 for the body and 18-55 lens, and $1,549 for body with 18-135 lens. Here’s some of the features:
- 20.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
- DIGIC 5+ Image Processor
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Live View
- 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
- Full HD 1080p Video with Move Servo AF
- Built-In Wireless Connectivity
- 19-Point All Cross-Type AF System
- Continuous Shooting Rate Up to 7 fps
- ISO 100-12800 (Expandable to ISO 25600)
- Scene Intelligent Auto Mode
The new 70D also introduces a new Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology, a larger 20.2 MP APS-C CMOS sensor, and a DIGIC 5+ image processor as well as built-in Wi-Fi. Dual Pixel CMOS AF is a refined autofocus technology that uses two separate photodiodes in each pixel to provide fast and smooth intelligent focusing with full STM lens support. Enhancing this focusing system is the 3.0″ 1,040k-dot vari-angle Clear View II touchscreen LCD monitor with Touch AF control for precisely setting points of focus in the scene.
The image sensor and processor work in conjunction to produce high-resolution stills, full HD 1080p movies, and a fast continuos shooting rate of 7 fps. The ISO expands to 25600 for increased low-light shooting versatility. In-camera Wi-Fi enables direct linking to mobile and networked devices for instant sharing. The updated EOS Remote mobile app will provide remote control and monitoring capabilities.