Price: 5DS: $3,700, £3,000, AU$5,000 5DS R: $3,900, £3,200, AU$5,300 Body only
Availability: June 2015
The outlook: Who can resist the chance to see if putting 50 megapixels on a
full-frame sensor turns out to be a good idea? The two models differ by
the anti-aliasing filter: the 5DS R cancels its effects, while the 5DS
The outlook: In a departure from its typical Rebel design, Canon adds a slightly more
upscale model to the line that inherits some design updates from
higher-end EOS models. And that's on top of the significant updates
Canon made to both of its midrange consumer dSLRs.
The outlook: It's a minor update over the D7100 -- some improved processing for
better continuous-shooting performance and built-in Wi-Fi, plus a few
other tweaks. But the D7100 and its predecessor are excellent cameras,
so we expect the same of this one.
The outlook: Cramming it with its most current technologies, Olympus makes the E-M5
Mark II sound very attractive to photographers looking for a camera more
advanced than a point-and-shoot but smaller than a dSLR.