The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
page has been significantly updated with lots of additional information since last mentioned here.
This camera should be on the streets very soon. B&H
is still indicating that the 5D IV
body and w/EF 24-70mm f/4L IS Lens kit "Will begin shipping Thu, Sep 8" with the added disclaimer "(Subject to availability)". Adorama
is saying "Manufacturer will start shipping this item on 09/08/2016." Amazon
is stating "This item will be released on September 8, 2016." September 8th is only two days away – Woo hoo!
The 5D IV kit
with the new Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens
is not scheduled arrive at retailers until October 31st. However, with no savings realized by the kit purchase, my recommendation is to preorder the camera and lens individually. You'll then get both as quickly as possible.
The Canon BG-E20 Battery Grip for the EOS 5D Mark IV
is also scheduled to arrive on September 8th. While not inexpensive, the price of this accessory has settled down to the $349.00 price that B&H
initially listed. There was apparently some confusion early on as Adorama
initially priced the BG-E20 at $490.00.
Also scheduled to arrive on September 8th is the Canon WE-1 Wi-Fi Adapter
. Because new firmware is necessary for this adapter to work, expect new Canon EOS 5Ds
, 5Ds R
and 7D Mark II
firmware to also become available very soon. We'll share that news as soon as we have it.
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