Just Released...Canon EOS 7D Mark II Spec List

Started Feb 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
bobn2
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Re: Doubtful
In reply to x-vision, Mar 9, 2013

x-vision wrote:

bobn2 wrote:

Of course he did not share any details - but he did confirm both cameras.

Really? Both things can be true and there just be one camera.

You could be right as well. Don't know.

They keep us guessing, that is good for keeping interest up.

The way I'm reading Canon is that we will see sucessors to both the 60D and the 7D.
This is based not on Maeda's interviews - but actually on how Canon spec'd and positioned the 6D.

My reading of the positioning of the 6D is a bit different. I think it's effectively occupying the price point that the 7D would have - given that one of Canon's marketing aims will be to push each price point up a bit as they have with the 1D, 5D and xx0D lines. Therefore we might have expected a 7DII in the $2k range, but now the 6D is occupying that slot. I think that the 7DII will take the 60D's slot, plus a bit. Also, I can't see with DSLR's being a tight and declining market overall, that Canon (or Nikon for that matter) will want to proliferate models too much. Spread a smaller market amongst more variants and your margin goes down.

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