Canon 40D info leaking out – like water from a sieve

9 08 2007

***UPDATE*** This has been superceded… Actual information can be found on Canon’s Site, you can hop there via



The Digital Photography Blog has published some “supposedly leaked” specs of the upcoming Canon 40D.  The only apparent difference over the 30D would seem to be 10.1 vs. 8.2 MP and self cleaning.  Not much there Canon 😦

Best Buy leaked list price: $1599 and availability in Sept. ’07

What do YOU think of this???  Worth the price and the wait?



  1. 8.2 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS sensor
  2. 5 fps and 30 large JPEG frame burst
  3. 2.5?, 230K pixel, 170� wide viewing angle LCD screen
  4. Picture Style image processing parameters
  5. Spot metering and High Precision 9-point AF system
  6. DIGIC II image processor with 0.15 sec start-up time
  7. Digital Photo Professional RAW processing software
  8. 100,000 cycle shutter durability and rugged magnesium alloy body
  9. Simultaneous RAW and JPEG recording
  10. Wide 100-3200 ISO range
  11. E-TTL II Flash
  12. PictBridge compatibility
  13. Complete compatibility with all Canon EF and EF-S lenses and EX-series Speedlites
  14. USB 2.0 Hi-Speed and Video Out connectivity
  1. 10.1 MP CMOS sensor
  2. 5fps, 30 JPEG image burst
  3. Integrated Cleaning System
  4. 2.5in LCD with 230K pixels and 160� viewing angle
  5. Picture Style image processing
  6. Spot metering & 9-point AF
  7. DIGIC II processor with 0.2 sec start up
  8. Digital Photo Professional software
  9. Magnesium alloy body
  10. Compatible with all EF/EF-S lenses and EX Speedlite flashes
  11. Including powerpack and accessories

What happened to the DIGIC III ???  We KNOW you know how to use it in DSLRs (c.f. ID Mark III)


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2 responses

9 08 2007

When you say “170º wide viewing angle”, is that sort of like panoramic shot?

9 08 2007

No, that’s 170 degree angle of viewing the LCD for reviewing your shot.

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