Canon 3D specification guess
No information about the new Canon 3d specification yet.
The camera has a Canon EF mount. It looks quite sure at the moment
The camera has a 35.9 x 24 mm Dx format CMOS sensor. The crop factor is 1x.
We don’t know the camera resolution yet. Somehow I think it will be 24 Megapixel.
Other picture sizes
L (6000 pixel) , M (4000 pixel) , S (around 2400 pixel)
The camera can make pictures in jpg and Raw format.
There are different picture qualities: fine, normal and lo jpgs.
The autofocus has many cross-type points for more precise adjustment.
The camera has 65 autofocus points totally, out of which all cross-type autofocus sensors. The autofocus of the camera is really quick and quite reliable.
The autofocus can work up to -3 Ev according to the manufacturer.
Camera physical parameters
The camera looks similar to older 1D series models.
The camera has a black color.
The camera mostly made of metal and hard plastic.
The build quality of the camera is very good. Everything is tightly assembled, the grip is comfortable.
The buttons are properly placed, each function is easily accessed, the camera has a premium feel.
As a Dslr camera, the camera has an optical viewfinder.
The camera has a bright optical viewfinder, as usual for Full frame cameras.
The viewfinder coverage is 100%.
Back LCD monitor
The camera has a 1229k pixel fixed LCD monitor. The colors are nice, the brightness is adjustable in 7 levels.
The camera has a fixed LCD monitor.
For easier usability the camera has a Touchsreen interface.
The camera made from Magnesium alloy shell, which makes the camera quite durable. The camera feels tightly assembled, and has a quality feel.
The camera has two control dials, which helps to quick settings of the camera.
The camera has two memory card slots. The second slot can be used for multiple purposes, for example making a double copy for safety, one slot can be used for Raw, the other for jpg images, and for overflow reasons, if one card is full, the camera load the pictures on the spare card.
The camera accepts Sdhc, Sdxc, and CF memory cards.
There is no information about the shutter lifespan, usually 150,000 actuations for such cameras are the designed level, but no warranty on that one.
The shutter has a small click sound in Quiet mode. Normally the sound is more noisy.
The camera can make 5 frames per second in burst mode. The max number of frames are the following:
The camera can make HDR images in camera.
The camera can make timelapse videos in camera.
The camera has a live view feature, which means a camera can be used with the back LCD in the same manner, as we would use a compact camera. In live view the viewfinder obviously not usable.
White balance modes
The camera has a following white balance modes: incadescent, fluorescent, daylight, flash,
Kelvin white balance
The camera also has Kelvin white balace. The color temperature can be adjusted between 2500 and 10,000. The lower values are more reddish while to higher values are more blueish.
Pre set white balance modes
It is also possible to use pre set white balance modes
The camera has plenty of scene modes to choose from: Night, landscape, portrait, snow, sport, beach high key, low key.
High iso performance
The camera can make very nice images up to ISO 3200, but usable images as far as ISO 12,800. Images at ISO 25,600 sensitivity is very noisy, but good for desperate situations. A sharp but grainy photo is better than a blurred photo.