B&H has the Canon Rebel SL1 for $499 (reg. $599). The deal includes a free SanDisk 16GB Class 10 SDHC card and camera bag, along with 2% rewards. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Canon announced last week that it has manufactured 250 million digital cameras since it first introduced the EOS DCS 3 to the market in 1995.
Notably though, it didn’t pass the 100 million unit mark until 2008 – back when the 40D and Rebel XSi were hot stuff, and just as the 5D Mark II was introduced. In 5 short years, Canon broke the 200 million unit mark in December 2013. Just over a month later, on January 31, 2014, Canon hit the 250 million threshold thanks to an introduction of several new compact cameras like the PowerShot G1 X Mark II and PowerShot N100. Canon also points out that 50 million of those digital cameras are interchangeable lens cameras, which would encompass EOS DSLRs, mirrorless and cinema cameras.
Canon has since introduced the Rebel T5 and we expect at least a couple more DSLRs this year, along with several more point and shoot cameras.
You can read the full press release from Canon below. [Read more...]
Canon’s instant rebates (up to $500 off) end this coming Saturday, March 1. The instant rebates include the Canon 70D and 5D Mark III, along with most of the Canon Rebel line. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.
While the camera is certainly an upgrade over the Rebel T3 it replaces, the specs should look familiar to anyone who has looked closely at the Rebel line over the past few generations. The Rebel T5 has an 18MP CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 image processor, 1080p video, a 3″ LCD and 9-point AF system.
The Rebel T5 is priced at a very reasonable $549.99 with the EF-S 18-55mm IS II kit lens and should be available starting in March. Check it out here at B&H Photo.