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Canon EOS 7D mark II announced

Today Canon has announced the second generation in the EOS 7D DSLR camera line. With 10 frames per second burst mode and a new 65 point all cross-type AF system with EV -3 sensitivity at the center point (and center point also works with f/8 lenses), it sounds like a very capable action-camera. Expected availability and list prices of Canon EOS 7D mark II are November 2014 and $1800 / £1600 / €2000 body only.

Specifications include:

  • Magnesium alloy body with (might be why WiFi is not supported)
  • Enhanced dust and weather resistance
  • 20.2MP APS-C CMOS dualpixel sensor
  • ISO 100-16000, ISO Boost mode 25600 and 51200
  • 65 AF point all cross type and with EV -3 sensitivity at center point
  • 10 fps burstmode
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF EOS iTR Autofocus (Intelligent Tracking and Recognition Auto Focus known from the 1D X)
  • EOS Scene Detection System features a new 150,000-pixel/RGB+IR metering sensor
  • Dual card slots for CF UDMA mode 7 and SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I
  • Dual DIGIC6
  • Built-in GPS
  • Intervalometer
  • Video 1080p/720p, both 60fps. MOV and MP4 format plus uncompressed HDMI out.
  • About 100% coverage OVF
  • New LP-E6N lithium ion battery pack with increased storage capacity
  • Optional Battery Grip BG-E16
  • Optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7A Version 2

At Digital Photography Review they have a First Impressions Review.

New lenses also announced:

  • Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
  • Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
  • Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS I IUSM

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