Nikon and Sony have completely out foxed Canon.
Totally irrelevant. What matters is if they out sell Canon. For the past several years, they have demonstrated a complete lack of ability to do so. Keep in mind, superior technical specs aren't the whole story - if they were, Betamax would have beaten VHS.
A lone voice of reason.
I can't believe this thread: 21 pages filled with enough whines for several vineyards. And, all over rumored
For years I've had to endure full frame fetishists telling 7D owners how inferior APS-C sensors are and how they are so discerning that they just can't be satisfied with anything less than full frame and we must all be blind or incompetent not to see any difference.
Now, Canon may
be introducing a low-cost full frame model and suddenly it's all about the features. No one has seen a single sample image of what the camera can produce but that doesn't matter, because obviously no one can produce decent pictures without 18 autofocus points and 8 frames per second.
Get a grip. The rumored
specs reveal a camera that could be a significant improvement over the 5DII at hundreds of dollars less than what the 5DII sold for for years.
Reminds me of the whining that occurred when the 60D was announced. Some people just couldn't understand how Canon didn't offer all the same features as the 7D but at $400 less. If you want a 5DIII buy a 5DIII. If you can't afford it...well I can't afford a lot of things either.
I love this camera and the specs. It is one more choice that I, as a consumer have. Canon's decision to offer this camera doesn't take away anything from me. It adds to my choices. And, because it adds to Canon's bottom line, that means even more choices for me in the future.