Canon has officially announced the EOS 80D, the mid-level CMOS sensor DSLR which is also the successor to Canon EOS 70D.
The Canon EOS 80D features new 45-point all cross-type AF system, whereas the Canon EOS 70D has 19-point all cross-type AF system. The new camera also comes with advanced and updated Dual Pixel AF. Featuring 24.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor, the all new Canon EOS 80D is worth upgrading.
Equipped with Intelligent Viewfinder, which gives approximately 100% coverage, the Canon EOS 80D also features built-in Wi-Fi and NFC to help you transfer data to your mobile phone. What more? Well, a mirror vibration control system has been introduced, which is similar to that equipped in the 7D Mark ii and 5DS.
Let’s have a look at the summarized features in the new Canon EOS 80D:
- 2 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS sensor
- 45-point all cross-type AF system
- Intelligent Viewfinder which gives approximately 100% viewfinder coverage
- DIGIC 6 image processor
- Improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF for smooth autofocus
- Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC
- 1080/60p Full HD video
Canon is planning to ship the EOS 80D somewhere near March. The camera has been priced at $1,200 (body) and $1,800 (body + kit lens 18-135 f3.5-5.6 USM).
At $1,200, The Canon EOS 80D looks promising and if you are planning to upgrade your crop-sensor DSLR, this is the camera to go for. For more details, visit the website.
Let’s have a look at the camera from difference angles: