Canon unveils full-frame digital 12.8-megapixel SLR

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (Fotophile.com) — Touting its latest offering as the world’s smallest, lightest full-frame digital SLR, Canon on 22 August 2005 unveiled its 12.8-megapixel EOS D5 with a suggested $3,299 retail price.

The camera features a new 9-point AF system with six “supplemental AF points” and an updated 2.5″ LCD/TFT screen with 230,000 pixels that Canon claims can be viewed even at extreme angles. A wireless transmission system is also included.

For more information, see Canon’s press release.