It’s the first day of CES 2020 so there are a few new gear announcements today. This time it’s Canon’s turn, with the official announcement and complete specs for the new Canon 1DX Mark III DSLR. The rumours have been coming thick and fast on this one ever since the development announcement in October. A spec sheet was leaked a few days ago, and today we discover if it was accurate.
It’s been a long time coming, but the Nikon D750 has finally been replaced. Nikon has today announced the new Nikon D780 DSLR. It offers a very slightly higher resolution 24.5-megapixel sensor, and 4K video at 30-fps with N-Log and 10-Bit output over HDMI. It also sees significantly improved high ISO performance capping out at ISO 51200 over its predecessor’s 12800.
It’s a nice refresh from its predecessor, with the full speed 1/8000th of a second fastest shutter speed, fixing one of the biggest complaints of the D750. It also gains Eye AF when shooting with live view enabled for a more mirrorless-like experience. Liveview also provides silent shooting at up to 12 frames per second.
The Nikon D780 announcement is expected to arrive in just three days during the opening of CES 2020 in Las Vegas. To add some weight to that announcement rumour, images purporting to be of the new camera have been leaked on Nikon Rumors.
There are no new specs to come with the images, and the photos don’t appear to be exactly like any of Nikon’s other DSLRs, so it’s possible they are legit, although the “D780” lettering looks a little strange compared to Nikon’s prior releases. They also confirm the lack of popup flash.