The fact that Canon will not use the term “mirrorless camera” in its international marketing material says a lot about the new http://freshnessmag.com/2012/07/23/canon-eos-m-camera-with-ef-m-lens-mount-officially-unveiled/” target=”_blank”>Canon EOS M camera system. While it is part of the fastest growing market in the digital photography industry, the Canon EOS M’s APS-C CMOS image sensor is a clear indicator that it is aiming at the market’s upper echelon. Rather than comparing itself with popular Four-Third system, http://usa.canon.com” target=”_blank”>Canon made the EOS M to be in the league with the highly rated http://freshnessmag.com/2011/08/29/sony-alpha-nex-7-compact-interchangeable-lens-camera-24-megapixe/” target=”_blank”>Sony NEX system, http://freshnessmag.com/2012/01/09/fujifilm-x-pro1-new-premium-x-series-digital-camera/” target=”_blank”>Fujifilm X-Pro1, and even its own EOS Rebel T4i, thus making up for being the last major producer to come out with its own “mirrorless” camera system. Here is a brief introductory video by Canon on the new EOS M camera system along with a press preview by The Verge. In the meantime, look for it to be launch in October 2012 with a retail price of around US$ 800.
- 18-Megapixel APC-S CMOS Image Sensor
- Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor
- ISO 100 – 12,800 (25,600 with Boost)
- 3.0 Inch Touch-Screen LCD Display with 1040K Dots Resolution and Anti-Smudge Treatment
- 1080P HD Video Recording