Finally after waiting for nearly 2 months, Canon EOS 5D Mark II reached me today. This is from the first lot of camera to reach Indian shores. It still has Firmware 1.0.6 (I did not test for back dots nor banding which now we know can be easily resolved using firmware 1.0.7) here is my brief review. I know the web is inundated by reviews and controversies surrounding this milestone camera. Here is my bit to that knowledge. Remember I just used it for less than 3 hours, so my conclusions might change.
Wait and this ‘out of body’ experience is killing me! I wish i had a genie like Aladdin to get me my 5D Mark II. I have booked 5D Mark II on 4th of December 2008 and today (9th Jan 2009) I heard from my dealer that he is sending the body via courier. He says (I don’t know for sure) that I am one of the first four people to get 5D Mark II in India.