New “Kit Lens” for 5D Mark III? [CR1]

5D Mark III Kit Lens Update?
Received a tip that the 5D Mark III would get an updated “kit” lens.  Whether or not it’s a direct replacement to the 24-105 f/4L IS is unknown.

The likelihood is good that an updated kit lens could appear with the 5D Mark III. If Canon is upping the megapixel amount as much as we think they will, more resolving power is definitely needed.

Other Rumors?
Nothing of major note to mention at this time. Some small bits are still showing up, but nothing beyond the obvious.

If I piece together all I’ve read and been told, there will be 3 full frame cameras coming in 2011. There is nothing concrete about what that 3rd one would be. We know the other 2 (1Ds4 & 5D3).

The fabled 3D perhaps?

It was pointed out the name “3D” could be confusing from a marketing standpoint. Could you really call something “3D” if it doesn’t actually do 3D? There’s a big trend in the electronics world for 3D and it’s only going to grow exponentially in 2011.

I’m still not convinced there’s room for 2 full frame cameras between the 7D and 1D Mark IV. Unless your plan is to merge the 1D line in time.

Price Watch Pages
The price watch pages here at CR have been fixed. They weren’t updating. Sorry about that.

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