First digicam below $5,000 that matches film quality

The EOS 20D is the latest digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera body created for the serious shutterbug or semi-professional market. In the short history of digital cameras, this particular 8-megapixel body represents a very important milestone. Imagine, just six years ago, a Canon professional DSLR with a 2-megapixel resolution cost $30,000 at its launch. Now the sub-$5,000 consumer DSLR market is a vital and booming market for camera-makers.

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