Canon 6D Pricing Confirmed at $2099, Listed Early at Adorama

Canon 6D Pre-Order

It looks like Adorama jumped the gun on the Canon 6D product listing (now removed), confirming the $2099 price tage and the 20.2MP full frame sensor.  The full announcement should hit later tonight around midnight.

Canon 6D

As a recap, here’s the previously leaked spec list:

  • 20.2MP Full Frame CMOS sensor
  • 1080p HD video capture
  • DIGIC 5+ processor
  • ISO 100-25,600 (ISO 50-102,400 w/ expansion)
  • 11-point AF w/ center cross-type point
  • 4.5fps frame rate
  • 1/180s sync speed
  • 30s to 1/4000 shutter speed
  • Shutter rated to 100k actuations
  • Built-in WiFi
  • Built-in GPS
  • Smaller, APS-C sized body
  • Weather sealing
  • SDXC Card slot (UHS-I support)

[via Canon Rumors]

Olympus E-PL5, E-PM2 and New Lens Pricing Confirmed

Olympus E-PL5

Olympus E-PL5

Samy’s Camera has product pages and pre-orders listed for the Olympus E-PL5 and E-PM2, as well as new lenses with US pricing info confirmed.

The Olympus E-PM2 with 14-42mm kit lens is priced at $599 (link).  The E-PL5 with 14-42mm kit lens is priced at $699 (link).  As previously reported, both new cameras will sport a 16.05MP Live MOS sensor (apparently the same one used in the OM-D EM-5).

A pair of new lenses, the 60mm f/2.8 Macro (link) and the 12mm f/2 Limited Edition (link) are priced at $499 and $1099, respectively.

Expect official announcements on these products to hit tomorrow.

Olympus XZ-2 Compact Camera Leaks Out

Olympus XZ-2

The Olympus XZ-2 compact camera is expected to be announced on Monday ahead of Photokina 2012.

It’s predecessor, the Olympus XZ-1 was one of the best little compact cameras available this past year, and the XZ-2 seems to be a rather incremental upgrade.  The key features of which include a 12MP backside illuminate sensor and a bright 28-112mm f/1.8-2.5 lens.

Check out the rest of the specs below. [Read more...]

Canon PowerShot G15 Coming Next Week?

Canon PowerShot G15

It looks like Canon may be announcing a true successor to the PowerShot G12 next week prior to Photokina 2012.  Recall that the Canon G1 X was announced earlier this year at CES 2012, causing speculation that the G-series may move to a larger sensor format.

The above leaked image appears to confirm, however, that the more compact-oriented camera line will continue with a PowerShot G15. [Read more...]