Canon today has announced the amazing addition to its EOS series of cameras, the EOS-1D Mark II which features a new 8.2 megapixel CMOS sensor. This beast can shoot at just over eight frames per second and has a 40 frame JPEG image buffer (20 frames in RAW mode).
A new generation DIGIC II processor provides the processing power necessary to deliver unprecedented levels of resolution and speed. The technology combination of CMOS, DIGIC II and a new buffer system allows EOS 1D Mark II to shoot and process over 69 Megapixels of data per second (or 100 MB/sec).
The camera will be available in April 2004, the going rate is $4500 USD.
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