Canon EOS-10D: a new leader announced
Canon’s EOS-10D digital camera announced at PMA 2003 seems to have become a new leader of the line to replace the previous EOS-D60.
The main difference from EOS-D60 is newer magnesium body as well as price that shouldn’t exceed ¥200,000 ($1650; or $1500 according to another piece of information). This camera is expected in retail later in March.
EOS-10D features 6.5mp (3152x2068) 3:2 CMOS sized 22.7x15.1 mm (6.29 million effective pixels: 3088x2056). The camera is compatible with Canon EF optics. Sensor size provides 1.6x focal distance multiplier in 35mm equiv. ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 and even 3200 is supported.
The camera bases on the latest DIGIC processor supporting RAW and JPEG (12 bits) and provides simultaneous dual-format shooting at 3072x2048, 2048x1360, 1536x1024.
- White balance: Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten light, fluorescent light, flash, manual, color temperature adjust
- VF: 95%, prism, 3.0 to +1.0 diopter adjust
- Focusing: 7-point TTL-CT-SIR with CMOS, EV 0.5-18 (20°C, ISO 100); modes: One-Shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing (MF)
- Exposure range: 1/4000 30 s
- Timer: 10 s
- Remote control bundled
- Built-in flash (~3s recharge)
- Serial shooting: up to 3fps (at 1/250 and shorter exposures), up to 9 shots in a serie
- Display: 1.8", 118,000 pixels, 12 languages
- Interface: USB 1.1
- Media: Compact Flash Type I/II, incl. Microdrive
- Power: BP-511/BP-512 (1100mAh)
- Dimensions: 149.7x107.5x75.0 mm
- Weight: 790g
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