October 20th, 2009
A little bit eclipsed by the announcement of the 1DMrkIV, the announcement of an upcoming firmware update for the Canon 5DMrkII that would give it 24p and 25p is, for most people much more news worthy.
The first benefit of shooting in 24p is, of course, getting the elusive film look we have been talking about since almost a year.…
It was expected, it is now out.
You can read the Canon official announcement here and look at its spec sheet here…. Basically, it is a 7D with a 1.3 crop, 10fps, 16mpx sensor.
Here is a list of the key features:
New 16.1 Megapixel APS-H CMOS sensor
10 frames per second continuous shooting
Up to 121 large JPEG images in a single burst
New 45-point wide area AF with 39 cross-type sensors with f/2.8 sensitivity
High-speed Dual “DIGIC 4” processors for superb image quality
12,800 high ISO expandable up to 102,400
Full HD movie recording at 30, 25 and 24 frames per second
3.0” Clear View II LCD with Live View mode
Durable dust and water resistant body with 76 rubber seals
I have to admit that the 10fps is a bit of a let down for sport shooters hoping for more.