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The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« on: June 30, 2018, 09:06:56 AM »

Below is a list of all the unreleased Canon cameras and their codenames. We reported back in April that two full frame mirrorless cameras were being developed at the same time, and it looks like this list confirms that to be the case.


It looks like the K424 is being developed with a 30.4mp sensor, which is the same resolution as the EOS 5D Mark IV. We don’t know if the image sensors are identical at this time.


We also cannot confirm with absolute certainty which DSLRs the K436 and K437 are. Though there are a lot of assumptions and logical guesses as to what these cameras will turn out to be.



K424



  • Mirrorless camera

  • Full frame

  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed

  • Not compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function

  • Maximum size of test image: 6720 × 4480

  • (Judging from the progress of development) Release in late 2018 to early 2019


K433



  • Mirrorless camera

  • Probably full frame

  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed

  • Compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function

  • Probably released in 2019


K436 (80D Replacement?)



  • Single lens reflex camera

  • APS-C

  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed

  • Battery level indication is displayed in 4 levels (same as 9000 D etc.)

  • Compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function

  • Probably released in 2019 or later


K437 (EOS 7D Mark II or EOS 5DS Replacement?)



  • Single lens reflex camera

  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed

  • Battery level indicator is displayed in six levels (same as 5D Mark IV etc.)

  • Compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function

  • Probably released in 2019 or later


EC801



  • Compact digital camera

  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed

  • Compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function


EC804 (PowerShot G7 X Mark III)



  • Compact digital camera

  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed

  • Powershot G series

  • Compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function


EC 805



  • Compact digital camera

  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed

  • Compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function


EC 811 (EOS M5 Mark II)



  • Mirrorless camera

  • APS-C

  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed

  • Compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function


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The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2018, 09:27:36 AM »
So, skipped over numbers are models that for one reason or another will never be released?  Thanks for organizing the list.

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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2018, 09:49:01 AM »
So I'm assuming the K424 is the wireless 5D IV equivalent and the K433 would be the wireless 6D II equivalent.
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2018, 10:23:53 AM »
Any chance K424 or K433 is a fixed lens camera?

Presuming it’s not — I’m geeked.  We will finally get the answer to the FF mirrorless mount question we’ve been debating and predicting for so long.

I’m also fairly shocked that we’re seeing what appears to be the 90D *and* the 7D3 or 5DS2 here.  The 90D would be a bit early to projections, but the other two are very early. 

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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2018, 11:12:12 AM »
Any chance K424 or K433 is a fixed lens camera?

Presuming it’s not — I’m geeked.  We will finally get the answer to the FF mirrorless mount question we’ve been debating and predicting for so long.

I’m also fairly shocked that we’re seeing what appears to be the 90D *and* the 7D3 or 5DS2 here.  The 90D would be a bit early to projections, but the other two are very early. 

- A

If a purpose of a 5DS2  is to update the sensor to dual pixel and onboard ADC, then I am not sure normal update cycles would apply.  The original 5DS was released without these features not long before the 1DXII and the 5DIV came out with them.  Assuming a high megapixel dual pixel sensor is a practical possibility, I can see where Canon might want it on the street sooner rather than later.  Maybe a 5DS2 (or a 5DV) would be a reconvergence of the 5D line somewhere higher than 30 megapixels.

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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2018, 01:49:57 PM »
So I'm assuming the K424 is the wireless 5D IV equivalent and the K433 would be the wireless 6D II equivalent.

You're probably right, but there is the chance that Canon is stepping up megapixels, in which case, future 6D resolutions = 30MP and future 5D resolutions > 30MP.

It actually ties in to BiilB's comment about dual pixel.  We don't know how ramping DPAF > 30 megapixels entails.  Is a 40 or 50 megapixel sensor possible at a reasonable cost at this time?  Are there other compromises that must make?  Or is such a sensor being tested as we speak?

If it's not, what's the future of the high-megapixel 5DSR?  Will Canon make a non DPAF refresh to that line?

As much as I am impressed by DPAF, I'm fine with a DSLR without DPAF, because in truth, I hardly ever use it.

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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2018, 02:01:58 PM »
So I'm assuming the K424 is the wireless 5D IV equivalent and the K433 would be the wireless 6D II equivalent.

You're probably right, but there is the chance that Canon is stepping up megapixels, in which case, future 6D resolutions = 30MP and future 5D resolutions > 30MP.

It actually ties in to BiilB's comment about dual pixel.  We don't know how ramping DPAF > 30 megapixels entails.  Is a 40 or 50 megapixel sensor possible at a reasonable cost at this time?  Are there other compromises that must make?  Or is such a sensor being tested as we speak?

If it's not, what's the future of the high-megapixel 5DSR?  Will Canon make a non DPAF refresh to that line?

As much as I am impressed by DPAF, I'm fine with a DSLR without DPAF, because in truth, I hardly ever use it.

After my previous post, I realized that the density of current aps-c sensors seems to tell us that fullframe densities well above 30 mp should be fine.  The 24 mp aps-c sensor would scale up to more than 60.  If the rumor about a 28 sensor is true, that would scale to more than 70 mp. 😊

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« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2018, 02:01:58 PM »

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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2018, 03:20:51 PM »
So I'm assuming the K424 is the wireless 5D IV equivalent and the K433 would be the wireless 6D II equivalent.

You're probably right, but there is the chance that Canon is stepping up megapixels, in which case, future 6D resolutions = 30MP and future 5D resolutions > 30MP.

It actually ties in to BiilB's comment about dual pixel.  We don't know how ramping DPAF > 30 megapixels entails.  Is a 40 or 50 megapixel sensor possible at a reasonable cost at this time?  Are there other compromises that must make?  Or is such a sensor being tested as we speak?

If it's not, what's the future of the high-megapixel 5DSR?  Will Canon make a non DPAF refresh to that line?

As much as I am impressed by DPAF, I'm fine with a DSLR without DPAF, because in truth, I hardly ever use it.

After my previous post, I realized that the density of current aps-c sensors seems to tell us that fullframe densities well above 30 mp should be fine.  The 24 mp aps-c sensor would scale up to more than 60.  If the rumor about a 28 sensor is true, that would scale to more than 70 mp. 😊

Good point!

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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2018, 04:44:53 PM »
So I'm assuming the K424 is the wireless 5D IV equivalent and the K433 would be the wireless 6D II equivalent.

You're probably right, but there is the chance that Canon is stepping up megapixels, in which case, future 6D resolutions = 30MP and future 5D resolutions > 30MP.

It actually ties in to BiilB's comment about dual pixel.  We don't know how ramping DPAF > 30 megapixels entails.  Is a 40 or 50 megapixel sensor possible at a reasonable cost at this time?  Are there other compromises that must make?  Or is such a sensor being tested as we speak?

If it's not, what's the future of the high-megapixel 5DSR?  Will Canon make a non DPAF refresh to that line?

As much as I am impressed by DPAF, I'm fine with a DSLR without DPAF, because in truth, I hardly ever use it.

After my previous post, I realized that the density of current aps-c sensors seems to tell us that fullframe densities well above 30 mp should be fine.  The 24 mp aps-c sensor would scale up to more than 60.  If the rumor about a 28 sensor is true, that would scale to more than 70 mp. 😊

That's not the whole story. There are a lot more losses manufacturing FF sensors due to the sensor size alone. I suspect that dual-pixel technology increases those losses again, so I doubt that simply extrapolating pixel density to FF size tells the whole story.

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« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2018, 08:08:48 PM »
What a list!

Canon is going all out to ensure they retain their 50% market share.

But I won't be upgrading unless the features are substantial (cough... dynamic range... cough...). I can live with current Canon stuff. :)

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« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2018, 08:16:52 PM »
The only one that captures my attention is perhaps the 7D Mark iii.
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« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2018, 11:44:34 PM »
These days, cameras are so good that investing in glass often makes more sense than buying the latest camera. Nevertheless, it would be great were Canon to improve the video on their DSLRs, while increasing the dynamic range of their sensors. These improvements would be worth more than a Gee Whiz feature or two. Even a clean HDMI signal from all of their DSLRs would help.

That said, I might upgrade to a Canon mirrorless FF camera. I'm currently considering a GH-5 because I need a good portable video camera. But, then again, I would not get that great Canon color when using the GG-5. Nor the easy integration of the lenses designed for use on an EF mount. I assume Canon's FF mirrorless camera would have an EF mount or an adapter. Canon would need to be crazy not to have either.
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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2018, 04:20:55 AM »
So I'm assuming the K424 is the wireless 5D IV equivalent and the K433 would be the wireless 6D II equivalent.

You're probably right, but there is the chance that Canon is stepping up megapixels, in which case, future 6D resolutions = 30MP and future 5D resolutions > 30MP.

It actually ties in to BiilB's comment about dual pixel.  We don't know how ramping DPAF > 30 megapixels entails.  Is a 40 or 50 megapixel sensor possible at a reasonable cost at this time?  Are there other compromises that must make?  Or is such a sensor being tested as we speak?

If it's not, what's the future of the high-megapixel 5DSR?  Will Canon make a non DPAF refresh to that line?

As much as I am impressed by DPAF, I'm fine with a DSLR without DPAF, because in truth, I hardly ever use it.

After my previous post, I realized that the density of current aps-c sensors seems to tell us that fullframe densities well above 30 mp should be fine.  The 24 mp aps-c sensor would scale up to more than 60.  If the rumor about a 28 sensor is true, that would scale to more than 70 mp. 😊

That's not the whole story. There are a lot more losses manufacturing FF sensors due to the sensor size alone. I suspect that dual-pixel technology increases those losses again, so I doubt that simply extrapolating pixel density to FF size tells the whole story.

Whilst what Etienne writes about yield being lower for larger sensor size is true, I’m not convinced that Canon is struggling with dual-pixel sensor yields these days, as the technology has worked its way down the the M100 at the bottom of the range. Given the close relationship between the 7D2 and 5DS sensors, I would expect that whatever appears with the 7D3 (whenever that appears) will be what features on a 5DS2 a few months later.

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« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2018, 05:01:29 AM »
Any chance K424 or K433 is a fixed lens camera?

Presuming it’s not — I’m geeked.  We will finally get the answer to the FF mirrorless mount question we’ve been debating and predicting for so long.

I’m also fairly shocked that we’re seeing what appears to be the 90D *and* the 7D3 or 5DS2 here.  The 90D would be a bit early to projections, but the other two are very early. 

- A

If a purpose of a 5DS2  is to update the sensor to dual pixel and onboard ADC, then I am not sure normal update cycles would apply.  The original 5DS was released without these features not long before the 1DXII and the 5DIV came out with them.  Assuming a high megapixel dual pixel sensor is a practical possibility, I can see where Canon might want it on the street sooner rather than later.  Maybe a 5DS2 (or a 5DV) would be a reconvergence of the 5D line somewhere higher than 30 megapixels.

I don't think that Canon sees urgently moving its entire lineup onto their "new" 180nm process is a goal in itself. The fact that the 6D2 was released last year using a sensor that appears to have been produced on the old 500nm process, would seem to back up my belief. I would think that Canon has far too much investment tied up in fab lines to carry out such a drastic change. Besides, if they were going to alter their planned model replacement schedules to move the entire DSLR lineup to the 180nm process (which allows all the on-chip ADC goodness), would they not have done so sooner? The 80D came out in February 2016: if moving key DSLR lines over to the new sensor architecture quickly was indeed a key goal, then why are we nearly two and a half years later with no 5DS2 or 7D3?   

It seems more that Canon is trying to standardise on as few sensor designs as possible to spread R&D costs across many different models, which is sensible considering how mature the market is now. It looks like the 6D2 and 4000D are on the old 500nm process, along with the two remaining older models (5DS/R & 7D2). I'm guessing that the 6D2 & 4000D were probably put on this fab line to take up spare capacity from declining 5DS & 7D2 production (thus extract the final value from Canon's initial capital investment).

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Re: The Full List of Unreleased Canon Camera ID's
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2018, 05:35:45 AM »
"K424 - Not compatible with smartphone’s Bluetooth remote control function"

Is there a good reason why they wouldn't have this support on any new camera now??

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