Canon EOS 40D Announced

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The speculation and rumors can finally end with the arrival of the Canon EOS 40D. The 40D can capture 10.1 megapixel images at continuous shooting speeds up to 6.5 frrames per second. It also gets a larger, more viewable, 3 inch LCD, improved durability, improved AF system, and enhanced Live View mode. The EOS 40D will be available in September 2007, both as a body-only for $1300 and as a kit (along with a EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens) for $1500.

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  • 10.1 megapixel resolution (CMOS sensor)
  • DIGIC III processor
  • 3 inch LCD
  • 6.5 fps continuous shooting
  • Upgraded dustproofing and weatherproofing
  • Dust reduction system
  • Improved sensor (new microlenses reduce noise and allow sensitivity to ISO 1600)
  • Live View
  • Improved AF system (still 9 focus points, but they’re all cross-type points and focus is faster)

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