There has been talk around the blogs about Canon possibly using a Sony sensor in a higher megapixel DSLR… is this the one? Is this something we really need?
In the phoblographer article, they specifically re-iterate that “Canon feels that interchangeable lenses are paramount” – well, yep, they’re in business to sell lenses right?
Is a massive sensor only a benefit aimed at photographers?
What do you think? Would a higher megapixel sensor appeal to you? Sound off in the comments below!
Canon Director Confirms the Existence of a High-Megapixel DSLR
Canon’s Maeda Masaya let loose that the company is working on a high-megapixel DSLR. In an interview with DC Watch (Google Translate) the Senior Managing Director of the Image Communication Business Division explained that Canon is developing a high-megapixel shooter to meet the needs of its users–and essentially the market. What’s more, Masaya also suggest his desire to launch a new line of EF lenses to keep up with the pixel quality—a trend we’re seeing all too often as of late.
Masaya also acknowledged the sales of entry level DSLRs have waned with the introduction of mirrorless cameras. As such Canon is heavily investing in research to develop new models of its own. Masaya explained they are experimenting with various mockups in different form factors because of the flexibility of mirrorless cameras.
Read full article at Phoblographer “Canon Director Confirms the Existence of a High-Megapixel DSLR”
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