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A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« on: August 09, 2010, 03:11:34 PM »


A Couple of Specs

Received word today of someone seeing a presentation of a pre-production 60D. The entire spec list was not released to the folks being presented to.


Specs:

18mp (Exact same as the 7D & T2i)

Tilt Screen (No word on size)

“Video Optimized” (I’m going to assume better AF when filming)


More soon.


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A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« on: August 09, 2010, 03:11:34 PM »

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2010, 03:43:20 PM »
I don`t know anything about the specs, but as I see the pic is fake. It is a photoshoped 50D.

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2010, 04:23:36 PM »
Kind of wish we went back to just comments, no one has anything to say anymore :-\

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2010, 04:27:27 PM »
About what you'd expect. An updated T2i in a xxD body. I'd be surprised if the focusing and metering are anything more than an upgrade.

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2010, 04:32:11 PM »
Kind of wish we went back to just comments, no one has anything to say anymore :-\

Yeah  :( the comments although had many inappropriate entries, yet was more fun to read and share opinions... now the forum is boring, no one comments anymore, or people are just lazy to go log in and write a comment.

CR guy can't please everyone in the same time though, and can't just keep switching between forum/messages all the time.

About the camera... I pray to god every night it's not 18mpix :D I already use my 7D and I love it, but sometimes I wish I can use ISO6400 more confidently than I do now, and stick with APS-C. Seems that this is never happening and I'm forced to go FF with the next 5D or 3D or whatever.

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2010, 06:00:15 PM »
Yeah, I'm kinda bummed about the 18mp too.  Not that I am planning on buying one, but I worry that it means the trend of increasing mp is still going.  I was getting hopeful when they lowered the mp on some of their point and shoot cameras.  I guess I just wonder what it means for the whole Canon line.  Maybe nothing.

I'm hoping the new 5D (whenever it comes out) doesn't get a huge mp bump.  I think it has the perfect # of mp for a ff.

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2010, 06:31:11 PM »
I'm actually really interested to see the battle between the Nikon D95 and the Canon 60D right now I have the Canon 450 with a good deal of equipment but nothing I wouldn't be willing to shed it Nikon comes out with a very good D95. I would hate to leave the Canon lens line up, so I hope Canon pulls through. :o

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2010, 06:31:11 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2010, 08:27:18 PM »
Let's see: 16 MP Nikon D95 vs 18 MP Canon 60D vs 16 MP Sony A55. Boring...

The specs for 60D seem terribly predictable. Here's hoping Canon brings something new to the table.

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« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2010, 10:14:05 PM »
Yeah  :( the comments although had many inappropriate entries, yet was more fun to read and share opinions... now the forum is boring, no one comments anymore, or people are just lazy to go log in and write a comment.

I much prefer this. No more flaming baits. The trolls love it when they can enter unmoderated forums and make their unwanted comments, like what they do in DPReview forums.

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2010, 11:26:31 PM »
Yeah  :( the comments although had many inappropriate entries, yet was more fun to read and share opinions... now the forum is boring, no one comments anymore, or people are just lazy to go log in and write a comment.

I much prefer this. No more flaming baits. The trolls love it when they can enter unmoderated forums and make their unwanted comments, like what they do in DPReview forums.

Yeah, I am enjoying this more.  I hardly ever commented before.  I really enjoy seeing when new things have been posted (not all forums do that so nice going CR Guy!), and I also enjoy seeing how other people have commented in the past.  It can help you figure out if they are full of it or if they are just a complainer.  I have also noticed fewer trolls which is great.  I don't think its too big of a deal to log in.  Plus, now we get fun smilies  :D ;) ;D >:( :o 8)

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« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2010, 11:53:52 PM »
I agree with the above comments. Slightly less convenient but worth it not to have to deal with the trolls. And since all your comments get saved it does make you stop and think before spouting off.
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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2010, 12:10:59 AM »
Yeah, I'm kinda bummed about the 18mp too.  Not that I am planning on buying one, but I worry that it means the trend of increasing mp is still going.  I was getting hopeful when they lowered the mp on some of their point and shoot cameras.  I guess I just wonder what it means for the whole Canon line.  Maybe nothing.

I'm hoping the new 5D (whenever it comes out) doesn't get a huge mp bump.  I think it has the perfect # of mp for a ff.

Do you feel like you can rely on 3200?  From the test shots I have seen in reviews, the noise begins to climb on that sensor quicker after 800 than I have seen with the 40D, 30D...

Now I have to cross my fingers and hope they have made some substantial change to make it a better performer.  But I am not going to hold my breath.  Part of it they can't fix...  pixel density.

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« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2010, 12:13:32 AM »
I agree with the above comments. Slightly less convenient but worth it not to have to deal with the trolls. And since all your comments get saved it does make you stop and think before spouting off.

The old way was awful for finding recent comments.  They were buried as replies in threads throughout all the comments.  I really like how ALL comments are put at the end of the list as you go....  I guess ideal would have been for them to be keep in the their mini-threads, BUT someone highlighted or indexed so you could always find what you hadn't already seen very easily.

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« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2010, 02:10:15 AM »
Yeah, I'm kinda bummed about the 18mp too.  Not that I am planning on buying one, but I worry that it means the trend of increasing mp is still going.  I was getting hopeful when they lowered the mp on some of their point and shoot cameras.  I guess I just wonder what it means for the whole Canon line.  Maybe nothing.

I'm hoping the new 5D (whenever it comes out) doesn't get a huge mp bump.  I think it has the perfect # of mp for a ff.

Do you feel like you can rely on 3200?  From the test shots I have seen in reviews, the noise begins to climb on that sensor quicker after 800 than I have seen with the 40D, 30D...

Now I have to cross my fingers and hope they have made some substantial change to make it a better performer.  But I am not going to hold my breath.  Part of it they can't fix...  pixel density.

Which camera are you asking if I feel like I can rely on 3200 on?  If you are asking about the 7D, I would definitely say no.  If the 5DII then I'd probably say yes. 

I shoot stock photography and they are REALLY picky on the technical end of things.  A lot of 7D samples I have seen would not be accepted because of noise. Not saying I couldn't use it, but I don't think it would really help me out in difficult situations. 

If they don't release a new FF camera by the time I actually need a camera, I am thinking of just picking up a 40D as a cheap way to hold me over until a camera I really want comes out.  Like you, I think it handles noise very nicely, and you can get them really cheap now.

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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2010, 02:21:55 AM »
Do you feel like you can rely on 3200?  From the test shots I have seen in reviews, the noise begins to climb on that sensor quicker after 800 than I have seen with the 40D, 30D...


NOT true according to the RAW files here:
http://pixinfo.com/cikkek/dslr_evolution.3
with everything upscaled to 40 MP.

The 18 MP 7D/550D sensor trashes ALL older APS-C sensors from low to high ISO. That's why Nikon is going to release a 16 MP D90 update soon.

Even when the 7D RAW files are compared to the 1Ds3:
http://www.juzaphoto.com/eng/articles/canon_7d_review.htm

"Surprisingly, the 7D is relatively good in this aspect. It is not as good as the 1DsIII, but the difference is small - I'd say about 0.5 stop - and it is a bit better than the 500D and 50D."

"The 7D seems to capture slightly more detail into highlights (even though it shows a slight magenta cast), while the 1DsIII captures a bit more detail in the shadows - but the differences are so small that in practice you won't see any real difference."

I guess this pixel density myth won't die till the 16 MP Nikon D95 is released. :)
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Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2010, 02:21:55 AM »