Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Canon China leaks details of EOS 50D

updated 11:45 pm EDT, Thu August 21, 2008

Canon leaks 50D details

Canon's Chinese branch has leaked details for the EOS 50D, the latest in the company's sport and high-speed photography camera line, offering user anti-shake technology in the camera hardware, among other features. The new model is based around 15.4 Megapixel DIGIC 4 sensor, but experiences a miniscule drop in framerate (6.3 frames per second, versus a former 6.5). Light sensitivity should also be enhanced, running from ISO 100 to an extremely high ISO 12800, while the 50D's buffer is able to store up to 16 RAW images, or 60 JPEGs.

In addition, the 50D offers dust reduction, automatic brightness processing, autofocus fine tuning, a nine-point autofocus viewfinder and a 3 inch LCD monitor with almost a million pixels on screen. Canon houses the finished product in a magnesium alloy chassis.

A release date isn't included with the leak, though the information is surfacing just weeks before Germany's Photokina expo, which is regularly used as the venue for high-profile camera introductions. [via Photography Bay]



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. Guest

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Nov 1999

    +2

    facts?

    h***! you got any idea about what you are writing? digic 4 (if it would be true) is not the sensor but the image processor. and the two digit canon dslrs are not the "sport and high-speed photography camera line" but the advanced amateur line. and for the display - we're far away from "millions of pixels" it would be great if upcoming cameras would have a vga display - that's 640 x 480 pixels - or for you megapixel counters: 0.3 megapixels.

    DARN! facts, facts, facts... it's your job! not only that you hunt after every lame "insider information" but you have absolutely no idea what you are writing about in the "technical details" - and you'd like to be a electronics related weblog...

  1. jimothy

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Sep 2000

    0

    LCD resolution

    Camera makers have taken to counting the LCD resolution the same way they count sensor resolution: Each RGB trio counts as three pixels. So, 640 x 480 x 3 = 921,600 or almost one megapixel.

    It's a shady practice, but it's become the norm. Your other points stand, however.

    Hey, did I say I'd stop reading this site? Old habits die hard.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite gaming keyboard

The market for gaming keyboards is getting crowded, starting off with some fairly simple keyboards and diverging into the land of modu ...

GX Gaming DeathTaker mouse

Gaming is a serious endeavor for many people, driving them to look for the best performance in their system and interface devices. Fro ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News