Canon announces new mirrorless camera – the EOS R

It’s been a long time coming – Canon has finally released its highly anticipated mirrorless camera, with the EOS R hitting stores from October.

So what makes this release special? The experts say that the 30.3MP full-frame EOS R is built with a DIGIC 8 image processor and with that, it boasts a focus speed of 0.05 seconds, and has 5,655 focusing positions.

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Canon EOS R

The 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor mirrorless interchangeable-lens digital camera is a first for Canon and here’s an insight on all of its features.

You’ll get a new 54mm diameter RF mount, an ISO sensitivity range of 100-40,000, an the Auto Lighting Optimizer, Dual Sensing IS, Dual Pixel RAW support, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, EV-6 low-light focus, customizable 3.69-million-dot OLED electronic viewfinder, touch & drag AF, FV exposure mode, and these are just the tip of the iceberg.

Avid videographers will rejoice in the EOS R’s extensive cinematography capabilities.

While the camera comes with flexible control to achieve better imaging in bright and dark areas during post-processing and color grading, it also packs a punch with the Ultra High Definition 4K recording at 30p/25p (3840 x 2160 pixels).

Along with the powerful EOS R, Canon also unveiled four brand new RF lenses, two super telephoto EF lenses and one prime EF-M lens.

Canon EOS R

And to complete the EOS drop, Canon introduced three types of RF mount adapters.

The EOS R, RF24-105mm f/4L IS USM and RF50mm f/1.2L USM will be available from October 2018. The availability of the remaining products will be advised at a later date.