Price When Reviewed: 978
Pros: No additional lenses are required to benefit from the 7D’s built-in anti-shake technology. Impressive 2.5-inch screen and manual controls.
Cons: Pricey when compared to rivals, and the 7D is not as responsive as you’d expect.
After a long abstention, Konica Minolta’s re-entry into the digital SLR market is aimed squarely at the enthusiast and semi-pro territory dominated by Canon’s 8mp EOS 20D. The new Dynax 7D needs some distinctive features if it’s to have an impact on the market.