Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has just been announced, and it’s set to sweep you off your feet. Photographers have long been expecting the new 30.4-megapixel, 4K camera. The wait is now over. Soon enough, photography buffs can get their hands on this top-of-the-line camera.
Canon has rolled out the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV on August 25, putting an end to a long wait. The imaging and optical products manufacturer introduced the camera as being specially developed for professionals doing wedding, portrait, and wildlife photography. On the outside, it looks pretty much like its predecessors, while under the hood, it sees major enhancements. The 30.4-megapixel CMOS sensor ensures high-quality, crystal clear images.
Videographers will also have a lot to gain thanks to the DIGIC 6+ Image Processor that allows for 4K video and up to 7fps continuous shooting. The camera also packs Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology that ensures sharp focus.
This is the first 5D series camera to offer 4K video recording and built-in NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity. The company states that the new developments are the result of listening to the customer’s feedback. Canon pushes for a more modern, versatile camera that can create both stunning still images and video imagery.
“Canon’s EOS 5D series of DSLR cameras has a history of being at the forefront of still and video innovation. And today, we add to this family of cameras the EOS 5D Mark IV– the first in our 5D series to offer 4K video and built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, President and COO of Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Specs
- Image sensor – CMOS
- Pixel count – 30.4
- Aspect ratio – 3:2
- Color filter system – RGB primary color filters
- Image format – Still: JPEG, RAW; Video: MOV, MP4
- ISO range – 100 to 32,000
- Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC
But the EOS 5D Mark IV is not the only novelty coming from Canon. The company has also announced two additional L-series EF lenses. The new Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Ultra-Wide Zoom and the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Standard Zoom lenses are said to offer incredible sharpness across the image plane and improved performance.
The EOS 5D Mark IV will become available in early September. As for the price, the body alone retails for $3,499. Check out Canon’s website for more information on the product.
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