« on: February 22, 2015, 11:57:56 AM »
This does not seem right. Going with the lower MP sensor is not the trend in any camera development. Even Rebels now have more than 20MP. This would present a severe segmentation of 5D market with some people left without the ovarall well rounded camera body like 5D III and 5D II were.Canon said earlier that they will move away from a global model that shoots everything and develop cameras with specifications suited to the needs of different photographers. I think the development of the 5DS along with the proposed specs here for the 5DX is a reflection of that thinking and it makes perfect sense. This camera looks identical to the current 1DX except it's rumored to shoot 4K as well. I don't see that as a drawback. The sensor will probably be a refined version of what's in the current 1D X, not bad either. If they offer this camera for $ 3K price, it's an awesome deal. You'll have your high MP 5DS for landscape/studio work and your high FPS / high ISO 5D X for sports/bird/street photography.
It is nice to see High ISO and really outsantind FPS, but in 5D model features need to balanced. Lack of SD card slot will likely not be welcomed by some users.
With these specs i will definitley hold on to my 5DIII and posibly consider 5DSR as an extra body.