Canon unveils 4K EOS Rebel T8i DSLR

Canon has announced the EOS Rebel T8i. According to the company, it is a high-performing camera that will continue to bring power to their DSLR lineup.

The Canon EOS Rebel T8i will feature the DIGIC 8 Image Processor, eye-detection in live view, 4K video and clean 4K HDMI output. Additionally, it will be the first EOS DSLR with vertical video.

“Our commitment to high-quality and high-performing DSLR cameras is unwavering,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A. He goes on to say that it is imperative the next EOS Rebel will provide “high-quality still imagery, high-speed shooting capabilities as well as top notch video functionality.”

Back view of the EOS Rebel T8i
Back view of the EOS Rebel T8i

Rebel T8i overview

Let’s take a look at all the specs offered:

  • Optical Viewfinder with a 45-point All Cross-type AF System with Face Detect
  • 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
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye-detection
  • Vari-angle, 3.0-inch LCD Touch Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth Connectivity

After looking at these features, the EOS Rebel T8i will likely be ideal for sports event shooting and beginning photographers who want to experiment with the flexibility of a dedicated camera. Those who vlog will like that the camera can upload their content to social media platforms with Wi-Fi.

Pricing and availability

The EOS Rebel T8i camera body will be sold for about $749. Additionally, the camera will be sold in a kit. The kit will come with the EF-S 18-55mm F4-5.6 IS STM lens. Together, that kit costs $899.

Sean Berry
Sean Berry
Sean Berry is Videomaker's managing editor.

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