The event will be at 1400 CET and 0500 PST? What is CET? What would that be in, say, PDT or EDT? Aren't they on Daylight Time in the Pacific zone?
Not an inspired form. I think the marriage of still and video is inevitable, as witness the Sony NEX VG900. Should have all of the inputs and outputs required for great video plus the usual settings for still photos. Articulated LCD like video cameras.
Is it possible they are trying to sell ink?
ihv: Despite being proud of the speed Sony seems to be more powerful with already available product, and for such a machine the 1Dx 60fps option is missing for Full HD? Already today, long time ahead with the production, little bit underspecced?
Yep - looks like they are really getting scared of Sony more and more. Let's see if Canikon catches on to SLT.
Sony no Baloney
stephenjelliott: Nikon D700 user here. This looks like a great product and a bold move by Canon especially with Sony chasing megapixels like they're going out of fashion (which, ironically, they may well be!)
A battle for IQ between Canon and Nikon can only benefit us all!
Well, that sounds like a challenge. We will await dpreview's figures on all comers.
Robin Chittenden: I have had problems with 'mirror slap' with Canon EOS1D Mk4 , especially on rapid fire. I see this one has a larger mirror. Be interested to see how users get on with this one.
Mirror? What is a slap-happy mirror doing in a camera?
F 2.8???? ONE of his eyes is in focus, and some of the beard, and a small area of his blue shirt. How about it guys? Can we have a classic, well exposed, supremely sharp Foveon demo shot of a tweed jacket or something?