The latest buzz is that the latest Canon DSLR to be announce will be the highly anticipated update to the 60D, the Canon 70D. Reliable sources have confirmed this to popular rumor site Canon Rumors. The official announcement for the new body is expected to happen on July 2nd 2013.

Initially when this rumor was circulated there were no specs leaked, but that has since changed and the specs that have been leaked look to be pretty decent. Highlighting the list of features is a brand new 20.2mp sensor (finally!), 19pt AF System, and 7fps.

Canon EOS 70D Specifications

  • 20.2mp CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 5+
  • 19pt AF System (All Cross Type)
  • 7fps
  • Built-in WiFi
  • 3″ Vari-Angle Touch Screen LCD
  • ISO 12,800 Maximum
  • Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus
  • Full HD Video
  • HDR
  • Multiexposure Mode
  • LP-E6 Battery

Leaked Images of Advertising Materials

The leak of specs comes from the image below. Seems to be pretty legit. If this is all true it looks to be a pretty good upgrade over the 60D in almost every way, it should make great competition for the Nikon D7100.

Canon-EOS-70D-specifications

What are your thoughts? Does this look like the upgrade you were hoping for over the 60D? Let us know in a comment below. 

[via Canon Rumors]