In honor of National Camera Day, Canon has announced the release of two new DSLR cameras: the EOS 6D Mark II and the EOS Rebel SL2. The first is designed specifically with advanced amateur photographers in mind, while the second is marketed toward entry-level photographers, according to Canon’s press release, both of which have upgraded the features of their popular predecessors.
This camera and its predecessor were designed to offer the middle-ground between extremely high-end DSLRs and full-frame DSLRs. The camera is, in the words of the Canon press release, “designed with enthusiast photographers in mind.”
- 26.2 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
- Optical Viewfinder with a 45-point All Cross-type AF System1
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Phase-detection & Full HD 60p
- DIGIC 7 Image Processor, ISO 100-40000
- Vari-angle Touch Screen, 3.0-inch LCD
- Built-in Wi-Fi®2, NFC3, Bluetooth®4 and GPS technology
- High-speed Continuous Shooting at up to 6.5 fps
- Dust- & Water-resistant
- Pricing and availability: $1,999.00 (body only), late July 2017
The EOS Rebel SL2 is targeted at beginners who have decided to take one step up from an iPhone or point-and-shoot camera. The camera has a small, light-weight body, as well as a new interface called Feature Assistant, a feature that shows the photographer how altering settings like shutter speed and aperture can change the look of the image. It’s also important to note that according to Canon this camera offers the world’s fastest AF speed at 0.03 seconds.
- 24.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) Sensor
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF
- 3.0-inch Vari-Angle LCD Touch-Screen
- Built-in Wi-Fi®2, NFC3 and Bluetooth®4 Technology
- Full HD 60p & External Microphone Input
- DIGIC 7 Image Processor, ISO 100-25600
- Optical Viewfinder with a 9-point AF System
- Feature Assistant
- Small and Lightweight Body
- Pricing and availability: $549.99 (body only), late July 2017
Stay tuned for updates after we’re able to test this gear!