Canon EOS C500 Mark II cinema camera will be announced in mid 2016 and will likely shoot at a resolution “well above 4K”, like 6K or 8K video.
As we all known, Canon is a bit late for 4K market, so they don’t want late again in the 6K+ market.
According to the latest Canon rumors, the form factor of Canon EOS C500 Mark II will change since Canon is doing a shoulder style camera in the Cinema EOS line.
Several days ago, Canon announced the new Canon EOS C300 Mark II cinema camcorder with 4K video recording support and 15-stop dynamic range. Aimed at professionals broadcasters and movie-makers, the new Canon EOS C300 Mark II cinema camcorder features a new 9.84 megapixel Super 35mm CMOS image sensor that offers a maximum ISO of 102,400 and 15 stops of dynamic range.
The C500 was announced in August 2012, nearly 8 months after the C300. The Canon EOS C500 Mark II is rumored to be announced in mid 2016.
Stay tuned for more info.
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