Canon launches EOS 850D

With CP+ cancelled due to the Coronavirus scare, number of launches haven’t been able to be executed as envisioned. Canon India has launched the new EOS 850D which features Dual Pixel CMOS AF, EOS Intelligent Tracking and Recognition in Optical viewfinder and high speed Auto Focus (iTR AF) for face detection and 4K video recording for crisp and smooth footage.

The camera will be available for sales in India in April 2020 and the price for the same isn’t announced yet. However it is priced at $749 (body only) and $899 (with kit lens) in the international market. The estimated price is India is expected to be around Rs. 60,000.

Canon says that the 850D is ideal for photographers looking to acquire new skills and upgrade from an entry-level beginner model to mid-segment with high end functions and operability. The feature packed camera will enable users to capture clear, sharp and precise images and record high quality videos.

Commenting on the launch Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said, “With the launch of our latest marvel EOS 850D, we want to provide the photography enthusiasts with an affordable product to further upgrade their skills in their photography journey. We are confident that our latest offering will enable us to expand our consumer base in the imaging industry and increase our foothold in the segment.”

Speaking about the new product, Mr. C Sukumaran, Director, Consumer System Products & Imaging Communication Products highlighted that, “With the launch of our new EOS 850D, we want to address the evolving requirements of users and further expand the imaging industry. The EOS 850D offers a 24.1-megapixel APS-C size CMOS sensor, EOS intelligent tracking and 4K video recording for superior image and video quality. We are hopeful that EOS 850D will receive positive response from users and inspire them to explore newer possibilities in the imaging space.”