Canon is rumored to be working on a new EOS 5D-series DSLR camera that will be capable of recording movies at 4K resolution and which will become official after the EOS 1D X Mark II starts shipping.
In what appears to be a never-ending saga, the rumor mill has revealed some details about a future Canon DSLR that will be added to the EOS 5D-series. Gossip talks are suggesting that the company is indeed working on such shooter and that it is on its way soon.
The device has not been named, but it will definitely become part of the aforementioned line-up. This will happen after the launch of the EOS 1D X Mark II. As for the specs of the camera, the source confirmed that it will be capable of capturing videos at 4K resolution.
New Canon 5D-series DSLR to be unveiled after 1D X Mark II’s launch with 4K video support
The whole world is waiting for the rumor mill to confirm that the next full-frame DSLR will be the 5D Mark IV. Unfortunately, trusted insiders have not mentioned its name. For now, they can only say that the new Canon 5D-series DSLR will definitely shoot 4K movies.
Wishful thinking will not be helpful on this occasion, but this does not mean that the camera in question will not replace the 5D Mark III. Speaking of which, it would be the right time to substitute this device for a newer one, as it has been unveiled back in March 2012.
The 5D Mark III features a 22.3-megapixel CMOS image sensor with a DIGIC 5+ image processor and a maximum ISO sensitivity of 102400. Additionally, the camera has a 61-point autofocus system and a 3.2-inch LCD screen.
When it launched, the DSLR was praised for its extensive video features, so it would make sense for its successor to continue the tradition. Just like everyone is suspecting, the next step for this line-up would be 4K video recording.
The new Canon 5D-series DSLR may well be the 5D Mark IV. However, it might also bear a different name, such as the the 5D C, which has been mentioned within the gossip mill in the past.
Whatever is coming, it will not become official before the release date of the 1D X Mark II. The Japanese manufacturer revealed its flagship DSLR earlier this year and scheduled its shipment to begin as of April 2016.
We will not jump to conclusions for the time being and we suggest that you do the same. Nevertheless, stay close to our website for future details!