|Canon EOS 650D|
Ilse Jurriën : June 8th 2012 - 14:00 CET
New Canon EOS 650D touchscreen SLR camera : Canon launch the easy to use Canon EOS 650D digital SLR camera, offering high image quality and simple touch-screen operation, allowing anyone to capture beautiful images and Full HD movies. The Canon EOS 650D is the first-ever EOS to feature a dual AF system, which ensures exceptional detail in stills and continuous autofocus tracking when shooting movies. At the camera’s heart is an 18 megapixel Hybrid CMOS sensor and powerful DIGIC 5 processing, enabling the capture of sharp, full resolution images at up to 5 frames per second (fps). The Canon EOS 650D incorporates a Vari-angle capacitive touch-screen, making camera operation quick and easy, providing instant access to an extensive range of settings and scene modes.|
Canon EOS 650D SLR camera
Ideal for photography beginners, the Canon EOS 650D combines intelligent automatic shooting modes with a range of advanced features - making it easy-to-use, with a full range of manual modes to explore tomorrow. The Canon EOS 650D offers outstanding image quality and performance. Its newly-developed 18MP APS-C Hybrid CMOS sensor provides super-fine resolution, capturing poster-sized images that are rich in colour and detail. Ideal for shooting in low light without flash, the Canon EOS 650D camera features a native 100-12,800 ISO range, allowing the capture of natural-looking shots with minimal noise, while an expanded ISO 25,600 range also offers the ability to shoot in more extreme low-light conditions.
Dual AF system on the Canon EOS 650D
The new dual AF system of the Canon EOS 650D makes it easy to capture sharply-focused shots of all subjects, whether capturing still pictures or Full HD videos. A superior 9-point all cross-type AF system provides exceptional performance during still photo shooting, offering precision accuracy when capturing sports, action and wildlife. Additionally, a new Hybrid AF System integrated into the Canon EOS 650D offers continuous autofocusing during movie recording, and when shooting in Live View mode.
Canon EOS 650D touchscreen DSLR
Getting the perfect shot has never been easier thanks to the new 7.7cm (3.0”) Vari-angle Clear View LCD II Touch screen. The Canon EOS 650D features a capacitive technology, the screen is highly responsive and supports a variety of multi-touch gestures, such as pinching and swiping - making it easy to access shooting modes, alter settings and even capture a shot using the screen alone. The Canon EOS 650D Touch control adds a different dimension to Live View shooting. You can select AF points, track faces and objects, and fine-tune image settings via the camera’s Quick Control screen. Navigation on the Canon EOS 650D is instant and intuitive, while pinch-zooming in playback provides a great way to check the finer details of a shot. The Vari-angle hinge allows the screen to be angled and tilted to suit virtually any situation, while a super-sharp 1,040k-dot resolution ensures every detail is clearly displayed.
Lenses & accessories for the Canon 650D
As part of Canon’s EOS system, the Canon EOS 650D is compatible with the world’s most comprehensive selection of lenses and accessories. Over 60 EF lenses cover everything from wide-angle and macro to extreme telephoto, and countless accessories provide the tools to meet virtually any creative challenge. Read more about the Canon EOS 650D specifications.
Canon EOS 650D promotion
Canon also announces the launch of a new camera bag, the new Canon 300EG - designed with enough room to hold one camera body, 2-3 lenses, as well as a number of accessories. For a limited time only, purchase the new EOS 650D and receive the Canon 300EG camera bag free of charge. The promotion runs from 15th June to 31st August 2012. Participating retailers only.
Canon EOS 650D price & availability
The Canon EOS 650D body is available from 15th June 2012, for a suggested retail price of £700 / €840 RRP incl. VAT. The Canon EOS 650D + EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II is available from 15th June 2012, priced at £800 / € 950 RRP incl. VAT. The Canon EOS 650D + EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is available from July 2012, priced at £1020 / €1220 RRP incl. VAT. The Canon 300EG Camera Bag is available from 15th June 2012, priced at £80 / €90 RRP incl. VAT.
Canon EOS 650D review
As soon as we receive a Canon EOS 650D test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Canon EOS 650D review.