Canon’s Rumored 75+ MP Sensor May Have Three Layers To It

Canon EOS-1DX Sensor

Not the 75MP sensor

When I first read this rumor on Photography Bay, I thought to myself, ‘Is Canon using a Sigma Foveon Sensor?’ However, I was wrong. It seems that Canon may be using a 75MP Non–Bayer Multilayer Sensor. In essence, the sensor would be combining information from Red, Green and Blue 25mp layers–equaling a 75MP sensor.  This is similar to what the Sigma Foveon sensor does in Sigma Cameras. There was a Canon patent from May 2013, which demonstrated the technology–but it is only now that we’re really seeing it.

I no longer consider this a sensor war. It’s more of a fight from Dragon Ball Z. Every time you think one side can’t come out with a bigger attack, they do.  Nikon had their special attack with the D800, Canon may have this 75MP camera in the pipeline. It will never end… Yay!

Gevon Servo

Gevon Servo aka @GServo is an eclectic, NJ/NY Photographer. He’s a Nikon shooter, by choice nevertheless, will always test any piece of photography equipment. He believes that like ‘Photography’, ‘Coffee’,’Beer’ and ‘Comics Books’ and other things ‘Geek’ “You must try everything once to discover what you want to try again.