Canon has announced the arrival of its latest launch in India, the mid-segment DSLR – EOS 850D. It will go on sale in April, so right now, the company has not announced the price. The EOS 850D is a new arrival in Canon’s EOS family and will replace the existing EOS 800D. Major improvements to the new model include the use of Canon’s DIGIC 8 image processor, with support for 4K video recording. Canon is pitching it as a standard DSLR for photographers who want to upgrade from entry-level DSLR to mid-level.
The Canon EOS 850D weighs 515 grams and has a 24.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with the above mentioned DIGIC 8 image processor. It supports a 45-point, all-cross-type autofocus grid, object tracking and face detection autofocus. It has an ISO range of 100 to 25,600, which can be extended to 51,200. It is also capable of 7fps burst shooting with stationary or tracking autofocus and a maximum shutter speed of 1 / 4,000 seconds. In Live View mode, you can use the dualpixel autofocus system, which allows you to choose one of 3,975 selectable autofocus points for precise focus. Includes eye detection autofocus for better portrait shots.
On the back, the EOS 850D gets a 3-inch, fully-ideal touchscreen display with a resolution of 1.04 million dots. It can shoot 4K resolution video up to 24fps or full-HD video up to 60fps. There is also a built-in 4K timelap movie function. There is no sensor stability but you can enable electronic stability. The camera also has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE connectivity to sync with the Canon Camera Connect app.
Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO of Canon India, said in a statement: “At Canon, we strive relentlessly to understand our users’ feelings and provide our products and services in line with their needs. “With the launch of our latest Marvel EOS 850D, we want to provide photography enthusiasts with an affordable product to further upgrade their skills in their photography journey.”