Recent rumors shows that the long rumored Canon EOS 7D Mark II will have an integrated grip, which is like a “Baby Canon EOS-1D X”. With this bigger battery in it camara body, 7D Mark II autofocus an EF lens faster than LP-E6. This maybe a good news for sports and wildlife photographers.
Canon BG-E11 battery grip for 5D Mark III is showing up in Australia and the UK. They should make their way around the rest of the planet fairly quickly. Source told that we’ll be able to get them in Canada next week, and soon United States will be in stock.
Today Nikon recalled some of the EN-EL15 rechargeable Li-ion batteries that are used with the Nikon D7000, D800, D800E and Nikon 1 V1 cameras. The described reason for the recall is overheating. There were no overheating cases reported from users, the problem has been discovered during the manufacturing process.