Canon EOS 60D: New Mid-Range DSLR announced

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Hot on the heels of their new range of compact cameras, Canon have officially announced the replacement for their popular EOS 50D DSLR. The new Canon EOS 60D has had full 1080p HD video recording added to its list of features.

Techtree are reporting in an article that the new camera now comes with a massive 18 megapixel image sensor like the EOS 550D. A 3-inch swivel LCD display and the option of processing images within the camera itself are also available. The image sensor allows for higher levels of detail and 1.6 times magnification of the lens focal length.

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There is also a DIGIC 4 image processor which can process four channel output for high speed 5 frames per second shooting. Images shot in low levels of light are improved by the ISO sensitivity range which is expandable to 12800. The new model will be able to use SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards for storing those images.

The Canon EOS 60D body only will be $1099 and there will be a range of lens kits, and available by the end of next month.