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Canon EOS 9D (Rumours)

Camera information and rumours for the EOS 9D

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9D? Yes, this is the page…

Another possible EOS digital SLR…

This page covers all our EOS 9D info since we started collecting it…

Another reminder – This is a RUMOURS page which reports stuff we are sent or find on the web. It is primarily for amusement and entertainment :-) Take what you read accordingly and apply your own skill and judgement!

new canon 9D

Latest Info

2018 April

13th Time for the occasional 8D/9D mention – this time in response to some comments at CR about a new model between 7D3 and 90D

It’s not new – yes this page effectively starts some 14 years ago ;-)

There should be a timeline on this page too…

  Crop  00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 2018 2019 2020 2021
            1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Best Full       1Ds 1Ds II 1Ds III 1D X 1DX II 1DX III
1.3     1D 1D II 1D IIn 1D III 1D IV                    
vid.                             1D C          
High Full                               5Ds/5Dsr
            5D 5D II 5D III 5D IV
1.6                   7D 7D Mk II        
'Better'  Full                                               6D 6D 2
1.6 D30 D60 10D 20D 30D 40D 50D 60D 70D 80D 90D
Mid 1.6         300D
Kiss N
Kiss X
760D T6s 77D
        750D T6i 800D T7i 850D T8i
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
EOS R Full                               R5
                              EOS R
                              EOS RP
EF-M 1.6                               M5
                              M50 M50 II
                            M M2 M3 M6 M6 II
                              M10 M100 M200

Note: dates start in announcement quarter, not shipping dates. Video capable 4k 8k

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

2016 June

24th A mention [CR] that there may be a new ‘nameplate’ coming (D sounds as good as it ever did ;-)

2012 March

26th No mentions at all, except maybe that suggestion for a lower MP ‘introductory’ FF camera at CR

2010 August 22nd

No mention of 9D anywhere since the start of the year.


12th A ‘real’ 9D rumour at last…  Add to this the ‘mystery’ of it being pulled from the CR front page (probably after they read right the way through it ;-))

Text is at DPR

OK very much a ‘wishlist’ more likely created to see just what CR would publish. That said, there might be a market for a cheaper FF camera – but not this one I think ;-)

2009 September

After the 7D is announced we thought it worthwhile covering some of the bases…

Is the 9D the entry level full frame camera?

There are no EOS 9D rumours that we’ve seen, so move along and take some photos :-)

2005 December [old rumours were collected by month…]

Film EOS numbers-
Digital EOS numbers –

For some nice pictures and diagrams, have a look at some of Canon’s thoughts on the benefit of full frame sensors at

[Long gone – see the archive copy at ]

Given their stated long term aim of moving as many cameras as possible to FF sensors the convergence of 1D and 1Ds will be sooner than later…

“Reading between the lines of the specs and press release, you may discover that the EOS 5D is the first model in a new strategy frm Canon, in the direction of full frame image sensor in many cameras to come. They have now solved many of the obstacles and production cost barriers, first and foremost related to the lowpass filter in front of the CMOS.
Brian Worley, product manager of D-SLR cameras at Canon Europa, said that it’s a long way before all EOS models will have a full size sensor, but Canon’s aim is to equip all models, except the cheapest, with a 35mm sensor in the future. ” 
From a 5D review.

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