New Sensor!Below is the spec list of the upcoming Canon EOS 70D.
The new autofocus type we were told about appears to be the Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus. It works up to a claimed 5 times faster than previous EOS cameras in live view.
Canon EOS 70D Specifications
does this mean it uses the same AF technology of 7d ?
Is it build like a squeaky box of yoghurt, or is it metal now? It looks cool enough.
It reads like the new AF system is only good for Live View and movie mode.
That's referring to the hybrid AF - pixels on the CMOS image sensor dedicated to phase detect AF. That system is separate from the 19-pt phase AF sensor. The former is with the mirror up, the latter with the mirror down.