Canon’s 1Ds Mark IV rumor and two new lenses?

Oct 6, 2008
Canon’s 1Ds Mark IV rumor and two new lenses?

With current Mark III barely 18 months in production, it’s too early to predict for a replacement? You’ve seen the new 50D Canon launched 6 months earlier, broke its usual 18 months product cycle for the prosumer model, why not the 1 series? In additional to company’s Mark III AF hoopla, rivalry like Nikon with recent huge successes on D3 is breathing down Canon’s neck. The pro-sport venues has seen the return of black lenses in decade at large margin. I wouldn’t be surprised to see the next Canon Mark IV come out earlier than predicted, and likely to pack with jaw-dropping features to regain the market share. Let’s see what the Chinese has to say about the next 1Ds Mark IV.

  • CMOS Size: 36x24mm, 21MP.
  • ISO25-12800 (Ext ISO10, 25600, 51200 )
  • 69 focusing points (TTL-AREA-SIR II AF)
  • Flash Sync Mode of 1/4000 ESR
  • External HD and USB2.0
  • 4:3 and 16:9 display
  • HDMI, LiveView
  • 6.8 fps
  • 2 DIGIC4 processors
  • 24fps or 30fps HD Movie
  • 2 upgrade lens come out with 1Ds Mark IV, 100-400L F4.0-5.6 IS and 50/F1.4 USM
  • [via rumor]

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