Posts Tagged ‘canonrumors’

Image-Stabilized Canon 24-70mm on the Way, But Will Be a f/4, Not f/2.8

An update to the image-stabilized Canon 24-70mm lens rumor that we shared yesterday: Canon Rumors is reporting with certainty that the lens is in fact on the way. However, the lens won’t be an IS version of the f/2.8, as previously reported, but an entirely new Canon 24-70mm f/4L IS. In other words, the lens will give up a stop in max aperture in exchange for IS.
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Image-Stabilized Version of the Canon 24-70 f/2.8L Rumored to be Floating Around

When Canon unveiled the followup lens to its popular Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L back in February, many photographers found it strange that the lens eschewed Image Stabilization even while two wide-angle prime lenses announced at the same time had IS. After all, a $2,300 lens that extends to 70mm on the telephoto end seems like it would benefit more from stabilization than 24mm and 28mm lenses. If you’ve been yearning for a “Brick” (as the 24-70mm used to be called) with IS, here’s some good news: the lens reportedly exists, and may already be floating around in the wild for initial tests.
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Rumors: Multiple High-MP Prototypes in the Wild, Canon Miffed About Rumors

PhotoPlus is going down over in New York City in the second half of this week, and that’s when we might be hearing a peep out of Canon regarding its rumored high-resolution DSLR. If there’s any mention of the camera at all, it will probably at most be an “in development” announcement that confirms rumors but doesn’t reveal too much else.
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Murmurings of a Canon 7D Mark II, Which May Succeed the 7D and 60D

There are new rumors floating around that a Canon 7D Mark II might not be too far off. Northlight Images writes that the camera will reportedly be announced early in 2013, in time for the trade shows CP+ in Japan and PMA/CES in the United States. The camera may be a successor to both the 7D and the 60D, offering more advanced features at a reduced price that targets the serious-amateur segment of the market.

The rumors say that Canon is trying to boost the continuous shooting speed of the camera up to 10 frames per second, and that the company won’t be putting more than 25 megapixels of resolution in the sensor. Canon Rumors is predicting that we’ll be seeing a slow down in the APS-C DSLR market, since the new Canon 6D and Nikon D600 are doing a lot to disrupt the standard pricing structure of the consumer DSLR industry.

First Rumored Specs for Canon’s Entry-Level Full-Frame

It’s been pretty well established for some time now that both Canon and Nikon have been working on entry-level full-frame offerings that they will most likely debut at Photokina in September. Unfortunately for Canon fans, while we’ve gotten plenty of info on the Nikon D600 (including a photo leak), Canon has been significantly more tight lipped. But as with any highly-anticipated camera, as the announcement date draws nearer and more prototypes make their way into people’s hands, a spec list inevitably begins to form. Read more…

Rumored Fix for the 5D Mk III and 1D X Black AF Point Problem in the Works

Ever since people started getting their hands on the 5D Mark III and the 1D X’s 61-point AF system, they have been complaining about the black AF points for one reason or another (mostly regarding visibility). Whatever the complaints, however, the resounding request has been the same: bring back the red-when-active AF-points from the last 1D. And even though we’re not sure if that’s how Canon intends to fix the problem, Canon Rumors is reporting that the the Japanese camera giant has heard the complaints, and is currently working on solution.

Admittedly, the fact that CR was told the solution “may not be ideal for everyoneā€¯ is anything but heartening, but at least Canon knows there is a problem, and is very likely going to fix it in an upcoming firmware update.

(via Canon Rumors)

Canon’s Mirrorless May Sport an APS-C Sensor and Articulating Touchscreen

Up until now, all rumors regarding Canon’s upcoming mirrorless offering (which is expected to be announced officially at a special July 23rd event) have pointed towards it housing the same sensor found in the company’s capable G1 X compact. This was said to be the case because another, more capable mirrorless offering has been in the works for Photokina. New rumors, however, seem to indicate that, while there is a prototype out there of a Canon mirrorless with a G1 X sensor, the official product might actually be sporting an 18MP APS-C sensor ala Canon’s recent Rebel T4i. Read more…

Canon May Eventually Replace 50mm f/1.4 With A 50mm f/1.8 IS

Some rumors are more far-fetched than others, and while this may be one of those it’s still worth mentioning. According to Canon Rumors, some preliminary talk has come down the wire that Canon might be replacing the current EF 50mm f/1.4 with a smaller form factor 50mm f/1.8 IS. Read more…

Canon Mirrorless Announcement Date Possibly Set for July 24th

Late last month several rumors pointed to the fact that Canon would be announcing two new cameras in June. The first, Canon’s new EOS T4i, was already announced, but as June approaches its final days many were wondering if Canon had pushed back the announcement date for their much anticipated first mirrorless camera. Unfortunately, according to Canon Rumors, that does seem to be the case. Read more…

Canon May Have a 14-24mm f/2.8L Lens In The Works For Late 2012 or Early 2013

Ever since the release of Nikon’s well-loved 14-24mm f/2.8G lens (pictured above), Canon users have been pining for one of their own. So far that pining has led only to speculation, but now, according to Canon Rumors, it looks like we might be seeing an official announcement sometime in the next 12 months.

As of right now, little info is available about the lens — except that we should expect so see it announced sometime after the rumored EF 200-400mm f/4L IS 1.4x begins shipping in late 2012/early 2013 — but that won’t stop us from getting excited. As Canon Rumors pointed out, it and the aforementioned 200-400mm would certainly round out a great range of EF lenses for Canon.

(via Canon Rumors)