Canon 80D, lens and accessories announced

Following Ricoh’s announcement of the Pentax K-1 full frame DSLR, Canon has announced the 80D, and upgrade to the popular 70D. Among other new features, the Canon 80D features a 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor for, as Canon says in its press release, “…crisp images with fine detail.”

Other features include:

  • New 45-point all cross-type AF system (compared to 19-points on the Canon 70D)
  • Intelligent Viewfinder with approximately 100% viewfinder coverage
  • Newly Developed 24.2 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 6 image processor for enhanced image quality
  • Improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF for smooth, fast and accurate autofocus with video and stills
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®2 and NFCTM2 capability for easy transfer of images and movies to compatible mobile devices
  • 1080/60p Full HD video to capture brilliant results in MP4 format for easy movie sharing on select social networking sites
  • Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD II monitor enables flexible positioning and clear viewing even outdoors