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Canon 50D & Nikon D90

This week Canon and Nikon announced new camera bodies. Canon announced the Canon 50D featuring a 15.1MP high density CMOS sensor and Canon's exclusive DIGIC 4 image processing technology. Nikon announced the Nikon D90 featuring a 12.3MP high density CMOS sensor and Nikon's exclusive EXPEED image processing technology.

Both cameras can capture in 14-bit raw format, offer LiveView technology on a 3-inch 920,000 pixel rear LCD screen, and provide an HDMI Type C video port for image playback on an external high definition display. The Nikon D90 is the first digital SLR camera body to offer 720p HD movie capture capability at 24 fps. Movie clips at 1280 x 720 pixels can be captured up to five minutes in length and are captured in motion JPEG format and are stored in .avi extension files. The camera also includes a built-in microphone and captures audio with the video clips.

Click the links above to see the respective camera's specifications on the manufacturer's website.


I'm a pretty big fan of canon digital cameras i've had several over the years and about to upgrade again all i'm working with is 5mp and shooting products for retail web sites this isn't doing as good a job as a new camera would.