Top 10 Upcoming DSLR Cameras in 2018

Currently, DSLR cameras are the most popular type of cameras milling around. Today’s DSLR camera offers an array of features with uncompromised performance. So, What is in store for us in 2018? Well! After huge research, we have identified a list of new camera tech that many camera manufacturers are willing to integrate with the upcoming DSLR cameras in 2018. This includes better video capability with advanced software, fast shooting speeds, and improved image quality.


After checking through all those features, we have listed out all those rumors pertaining to the release of DSLR cameras from popular manufacturers like Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Fujifilm and more. All the rumors hint towards the release of few DSLR cameras sometime in 2018. Here, we have included all those upcoming DSLR cameras from professional range to the compact range. All these upcoming DSLR cameras in UAE are loaded with features that every camera buyer is looking for. Let us have a look at the brief details of the top 10 upcoming DSLR camera.

1. Canon 5D X

Canon is probably looking for the replacement of Canon 5D Mark III. It is speculated that the new DSLR camera would be called as Canon 5D X that can feature a 50MP full frame sensor. The sensor may further have an improved ISO range with burst shooting speeds up to 8fps. Sources reveal that this new Canon DSLR camera may make its appearance in April 2018 with 4K video recording capability.


The new 5DX may have an SD card slot in order to accommodate more 4K videos. Rumors further say that the Canon 5DX is already in testing process with few professional photographers. It may hit the bulk production floor once the software is free from bugs. You can even check out other top upcoming canon cameras in 2018.

2. Sony Alpha a7 III

Now that Sony has introduced the Sony Alpha A7R III, the rumors mill around Sony Alpha A7 III. The new Sony DSLR camera is expected to arrive in March 2018 and this model is ought to be the best entry-level model featuring full-frame alpha mirrorless sensor. This 24MP full frame mirrorless camera packs in many features which includes the BSI sensor, higher capacity battery, an impressive 693-point AF system that can offer around 93% coverage.


The Canon 80D also features the same 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor with dual-pixel phase-detection AF system. Moreover, The Sony Alpha a7 III can have a continuous shooting speed up to 10fps and there is even a 5-axis stabilization which the Nikon and Canon DSLR cameras lack in. The larger capacity battery can now allow you to take 710 shots with a single charge.

3. Canon 7D Mark III

The Canon 7D Mark II is definitely a popular model and now rumors started to appear about the new Canon 7D Mark III. And probably we might see this series may make its appearance in 2018. The existing model lacks all the latest trending features like 4K video recording, Wi-Fi connectivity, touchscreen interface and more.


Considering these features, the Canon 7D Mark III is likely to replace its predecessor with huge advancements. The latest DIGIC 7 processor may take the place of present dual DIGIC 4 image processor which can enhance the burst shooting speeds. It is still unclear if Canon will replace the sensor with a new one or not. Moreover, it may even get a touch screen interface in order to take full advantage of Dual Pixel CMOS AF system.

4. Nikon P1000

One of the Nikon DSLR cameras which is expected for launch in 2018 is Nikon P1000. When compared to the Nikon D3300, Nikon has managed to boost up the battery life along with the advanced features in the latest Nikon DSLR camera line up- Nikon D3400. Despite having the highest optical zoom camera lens in Nikon P900, Nikon is about to announce another DSLR camera this year featuring Megazoom capabilities.


The Nikon P1000 may have an APS-C sized sensor with about 15MP pixel count. Rumors further claim that Nikon has filed a patent for the 100X optical zoom and there is a possibility of Nikon P1000 featuring the same. Early rumors also hint for the new Nikon DSLR camera with a large sensor and an F-mount camera. As of now, there is no confirmation about the model name, but there are large number of professional photographers eagerly waiting to try their hands on the upcoming DSLR camera in Dubai.

5. Canon 5D Mark V

While there are many Canon DSLR cameras like Canon 70D, Canon 77D that are ought to be the least expensive options. It is rumored that Canon is still working on the successor of Canon 5D Mark IV. The Mark IV DSLR camera had huge refinements especially in the image quality, versatility and performance. Along with the Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon even introduced Canon 80D which are based on the full frame and APS-C sensor.


It is rumored that the Canon 5D Mark V will carry the same design as 5D Mark IV and may include higher pixels thus resulting in better image quality. The ISO range may be upgraded to ISO 100-32000 and can have 41-point AF. Moreover, the upcoming Canon DSLR camera may have a touchscreen LCD interface which can affect the DSLR camera price in UAE.

6. Nikon D760

Nikon D750 and Nikon D5300 are the Nikon’s best-selling DSLR cameras. They are known for offering a high-resolution sensor with solid features. Especially the Nikon D750 has been in the market for three years and is one of the best inexpensive options. Considering the latest technology, Nikon is looking forward to the upgrade of the old version and launch a new DSLR camera which is ought to be Nikon D760.


While the recently announced Nikon D8500 offers an impressive 45.4MP sensor, the Nikon D760 can ship in with 36.3MP sensor which is higher than Nikon D5500 24.2MP sensor. The Nikon D750 had a shutter speed of 1/4000 sec, so there is every chance for the upcoming DSLR camera in UAE to have higher shutter speeds of 1/8000sec. Along with the tilting display, Nikon may prefer to integrate touchscreen control. Furthermore, Nikon is likely to include SnapBridge connectivity as well.

7. Nikon D5X

There are even rumors milling around the Nikon D5X which is expected to arrive this year. While the upcoming DSLR camera price in Dubai, specs, features are not confirmed, but rumors hint towards a little information. The successor of Nikon D5 is likely to have the same build and design with a high-resolution sensor.


There can be a little upgrade in the sensor, and there is a scope of having new EXPEED image processor which can bring in huge refinements. It may further extend the ISO range along with improved noise handling. We can further see the burst shooting speeds up to 13-14fps. Irrespective of all these rumors, we need to wait until the launch of new Nikon DSLR camera to get the detailed information.

8. Canon Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Few Canon rumors point out that Canon is working on the full-frame mirrorless camera that may make its debut in 2018. Rumors further report that the camera is not only in development, but few prototypes are sent out for testing. While the actual specifications are hard to find but there are many questions pertaining to the new full-frame mirrorless camera. Furthermore, the company stated that it is mainly focusing on the entry-level market before targeting the professional photographers. Despite any specifications, 2018 is ought to be a fantastic year especially in the camera market with its huge innovations.


9. Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II

Along with the full-frame mirrorless camera, rumors suggest the launch of Canon PowerShot G series camera. The upcoming Canon PowerShot G5X Mark II is rumored to have an APS-C sensor along with the 4K video recording feature. It is likely to have a 20.2MP sensor which is similar to the one in Canon 6D. While the Canon 700D and Canon 1300D features only 18MP sensor.


The upcoming DSLR camera 2018 may have the DIGIC 6 image processor that can enhance low-light performance with reduced noise levels. The burst shooting rate may boost up along with the battery. It may further feature advanced processing techniques which offer rich image quality. The Canon Powershot G5X Mark II DSLR camera price in Dubai will be almost similar to the Canon PowerShot G5X.

10. Fujifilm XF10

Fujifilm is looking forward to a new DSLR camera with a new sensor and improved AF system. Probably, the Fujifilm XF10 will be the one to have these impressive features. The present Fujifilm X100F is ought to be the best compact DSLR camera. But now after the launch of XF10, it may steal the crown.


It is a surprise if the new updated model may have an increased pixel count with the maximum aperture of f/2.0. The increase in aperture size makes it take better low-light images. Furthermore, Fujifilm is working hard to enhance the performance of autofocus system. Initially, the successor of Fujifilm was considered to be called as Fujifilm X80 but later it was confirmed to be as Fujifilm XF10. While the release date is still a mystery, but it is said to be official in Q2 of 2018. For the best portrait shots, you can check out our list of 10 useful tips for the best portrait photos.

Meanwhile, you can even check out the best 360-degree cameras that you can prefer to buy this year.

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