Canon Unleashes New dSLR: the EOS Rebel T2i

Canon has just unveiled their latest entry or enthusiast-level dSLR, the EOS Digital Rebel T2i. Building off the popular Rebel T1i, the T2i offers various improvements, such as faster burst capture at up to 3.7fps, a new 63-zone Dual Layer Metering sensor, increased resolution with an 18-megapixel CMOS sensor, and much more. It also seems that Canon has borrowed a few of the T2i's powerful specifications from it's big brother, the EOS 7D.

Other key features include:
  • Digic 4 image processor
  • Canon EF/EFS lens mount
  • Records Full HD video (1920x1080) at 30, 25 or 24fps; 720p and VGA modes available too
  • New Movie Crop mode (achieve 7x magnification when using the SD video option)
  • Expanded ISO capabilities from 100 - 12,800
  • Broad exposure compensation range: ±5 EV
  • 3.0-inch LCD with 1.04 million pixels
  • Capable built-in flash unit
  • Powerful Li-ion battery pack
  • SD/SDHC and now SDXC memory card compatibility
  • Body only price of $799US, or $899US with the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS zoom lens
For more details about this new Rebel, please read the official Canon press release.