Canon EOS 7D – High End 18mp APS-C Crop Sensor Camera

ShaolinTiger posted this at 3:46 pm on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 —

The last big Canon announcement was the low end Entry Level dSLR – EOS 500D / Rebel T1i – 15 Megapixels, now they have changed things up a bit and come out with a direct competitor to the Nikon D300/D300s.

Canon EOS 7D


  • 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • 8 frames per second continuous shooting
  • 1080p HD video recording with manual controls
  • 3.0 inch Clear View II LCD screen with 920,000 dots
  • 19-point AF system (all cross-type)
  • 1.0x magnification and 100% coverage viewfinder
  • Wireless flash control
  • Environmental sealing

It’s quite a beast, especially with 18megapixels, I think Canon finally released their 40/50D couldn’t compete with the Nikon D300 and now the D300s, so they had to step up their game.

Now they have with a high end APS-C (crop sensor) model in their line-up with dual Digic IV processors.

The full hands on preview is here:

Canon EOS 7D Preview

You can find sample images here:

Canon EOS 7D Preview Samples

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