Canon has announced its new Rebel T8i entry-level DSLR with a more advanced AF system featuring 45-point all cross-type sensors. The camera also captures 4K 24p video and records vertical video to support the growing mobile trend.
Canon Rebel T8i Key Features
- 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
- DIGIC 8 Image Processor
- 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
- UHD 4K24p Video
- Vertical Video Support
- 45-Point All Cross-Type AF
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF
- ISO 100-25600
- 220,000 Pixel New AE Sensor and EOS iTR AF (Face Detection)
- Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Connectivity
The Canon Rebel T8i will run $749 for the body only and $899 as a kit with the EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens. It is available for pre-order here at B&H Photo.
More details in the complete release from Canon below.
Canon Rebel T8i Full Press Release
Bring the Firsts, the Lasts and the In-Between Moments to Life: Capture Photos and Videos with the New EOS Rebel T8i Camera
New Camera Delivers Vertical Video and Advanced Control for Maximum Creative Output
MELVILLE, NY, February 12, 2020 – Whatever your family dynamic, there are certain moments with the ones you love that deserve to be remembered. In the spirit of capturing powerful moments that last a lifetime, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, unveiled today the Canon EOS Rebel T8i. The newest and highest-performing Rebel camera within the Canon lineup features the DIGIC 8 Image Processor, eye-detection in live view, 4K video, clean 4K HDMI outputˆ, and is the first EOS DSLR with vertical video1 all within a compact and lightweight body to bring photography and videos to life.
“Our commitment to high-quality and high-performing DSLR cameras is unwavering,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Visual storytelling is not one size fits all, and in order to encourage our current and future customers to explore their content creation journey and make it easier for people to explore the art of photography and the power of an image, it is imperative that the next EOS Rebel provide high-quality still imagery, high-speed shooting capabilities as well as top notch video functionality.”
The Greatness Within the EOS Rebel T8i
The compact and lightweight EOS Rebel T8i camera is ideal for documenting the early days on the soccer field and aspiring shutterbugs looking to go beyond the “Auto” feature. This camera includes:
- Optical Viewfinder with a 45-point All Cross-type AF System with Face Detect to ensure images are in focus
- 24 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) Sensor
- Continuous Shooting at up to 7.0 fps
- 4K UHD, Full HD up to 24P
- Equipped with an Approx. 220,000 Pixel New AE Sensor and EOS iTR AF (Face Detection)
- Fast & Accurate Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye-detection (Servo)
- Vari-angle, 3.0-inch LCD Touch Screen
- Advanced Control with AF-ON Button and Quick Control Dial
- Built-in Wi-Fi®2 and Bluetooth®3 Connectivity
The EOS Rebel T8i camera body has an estimated retail price of $749.99 and the EOS Rebel T8i kit with EF-S 18-55mm F4-5.6 IS STM lens has an estimated retail price of $899.99. For more information and the full list of product specifications, visit http://shop.usa.canon.com