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Canon 8D DSLR

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The Canon EOS 8D (Rumours)

Another Canon DSLR number…

Another possible EOS digital SLR from Canon. Just another Canon camera model number?

This page covers all our EOS 8D info since we started collecting it…

Yes, you’ve found it, the Canon EOS 8D page.

Canon 8D

Latest Info

2018 April

13th  A suggestion [CR] that Canon may bring in a model between the 7D mk2 replacement and the 80D replacement.

How about an 8D with ~70MP, which would be the rough APS-C equivalent of Canon’s 120MP APS-H sensor ;-)
Well, here’s the Canon timeline – am I going to have to insert a new row in it in the DSLR area…

  Crop  00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
            1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Best Full       1Ds 1Ds Mk II 1Ds Mk III 1D X 1DX II
1.3     1D 1D Mk II 1D MkIIn 1D Mk III 1D Mk IV                  
video                             1D C        
High Full                               5Ds/5Dsr
            5D 5D Mk II 5D Mk III 5D Mk IV
1.6                   7D 7D Mk II
'Better'  Full                                               6D 6D 2
1.6 D30 D60 10D 20D 30D 40D 50D 60D 70D 80D
Mid 1.6         300D
Kiss N
Kiss X
760D T6s 77D
        750D T6i 800D T7i
Micro 1.6                                 100D SL1 X7 200D SL2 250D
Entry 1.6                   1000D / XS / F 1100D / T3 / X50 1200D T5 X70 1300D T6 2000D T7
Full                               EOS R
                              EOS RP
1.6                               M5
                            M M2 M3 M6
                              M10 M100

Note: dates start in announcement quarter, not shipping dates. Video capable 4k

Digic | Digic 2 | Digic 3 dual | Digic 4 dual | Digic 5 dual | Digic 6 dual | Digic 7 dual | Digic 8

…of course, it could be the EOS 9D or nothing at all.

2016 June

24th A mention [CR] that there may be a new ‘nameplate’ coming and 8D sounds as good as any ;-)

2014 August

22nd Looks like we’re getting a 7D mk2 next month. No fancy new sensors this time round…

2013 July

17th Another on-line shop posts some specs for an 8D

“Body features: APS-C size digital SLR
Effective pixels: 16.2 million
Mode of operation: full manual operation
Video Interface: AV Interface
Flash Type: External
External flash (hot shoe): Yes
Focus Points: 45 points”

As with the majority of ‘on-line shop leaks’ I’d suggest that a very big pinch of salt is taken ;-)

2012 September

17th the Canon 6D is announced (20MP full frame)


26th No mentions since 2010, but now there are suggestions for a lower MP ‘introductory’ FF camera at CR

2010 December 

27th Just when I thought the 8D was forgotten, it mentioned in someone’s predictions… [DPW]
Unfortunately I suspect it’s a 7D mk2 wishlist :-)

2010 August 22nd

No mention of the 8D at all in the last year

2009 September 9th

No information whatsoever, so move along…

A new EOS camera…

Canon EOS 8D

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