« on: October 27, 2014, 04:21:57 PM »
Cameraegg is reporting that Amazon UK has listed the 6D as discontinued. I really hope it's true as I want to buy a 6D but would prefer an upgraded version (as per other discussions). Could Canon be fast tracking this project to respond to the flurry of new Nikon full frame models? One can only hope.
Even if the only change they make is modern autofocus I would be satisfied but a few more upgrades would be better.
My wish list:
At least 19 cross type AF points (50 would be better)
Flip out touchscreen
2 card slots
Essentially a 70D with full frame and some tweaks
I'm afraid this won't happen unless 5D4 with significantly better specs is released. Otherwise, that would cannibalize 5D3 like hell.
It would be much better for Canon if the 5DIII sales are cannibalized by its own model than by Nikon.
Realistically, though, I also expect to see a 5DIV before the 6DII, as the 5DIII is in a more urgent need
of an upgrade than the 6D.