Whoever said Canon HDSLR’s were too expensive. We were desperate for an affordable alternative to the 5D mark III and Canon delivered. The T4i is $849.
Not only that, there are several interesting additions that make this camera seem more HDSLR than any HDSLR before it.
Canon talks about “Stunning stereo sound” via a built-in stereo-mic, silent-fast autofocus and a touch-screen flip-out LCD. The T4i press release screams video more than stills. Fascinating.
A new Autofocus mode?
Yes, we (I) want autofocus. What we’ve seen so far on large sensor cameras was mostly catastrophic and unusably noisy, slow or inaccurate. The fact that Canon emphasizes the Canon T4i’s Autofocus mode so much is a good sign: [read]