An official announcement of Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera just has been previewed from Canon site along with some new features & specification.
The new camera comes with a new lens mount with 54mm diameter with 30.3 megapixel Image Sensor with 35mm full frame CMOS sensor (36 x 24mm). A new latest Canon DIGIC 8 processor has attached for image processing with this body. So, that’s means you have a option to shoot maximum frames per second with high speed continuous shooting Approx. 8.0 fps, with Servo AF: Approx. 5.0 fps (Shooting speed priority basis).
Again disappointed by canon that in this new body you have get only UHS 1 SD CARD slot such as pro level version.
This camera comes with Maximum of 5655 Auto Focus points (manually selectable), at the time of selected with cross keys. The camera comes with super fast dual auto focus system, the fastest AF system in the world as per Canon said. It’s Face detect AF system is very good & fast, even in low light situation (AF go down up to EV -6). You may shoot with silent shutter option in this mirrorless camera but not to able with continuous shooting option in ‘silent shutter’ option.
This camera has comes with EVF 3.69 Million Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder that has 100% coverage. A 3.1″ Vari-Angle LCD monitor with touchscreen has included with this camera body that is very good feature for bloggers to easy rotate. This LCD monitor comes with highest resolution of 2.1 million dots that not included any camera on till date as Canon says.
A new feature added into this body that is ‘Touch sensitive Multi Function Bar’ for assign functions by just using your thumbs to swiping or tapping each end (Left & Right option) to customized any sudden operation like ISO level change, AF point & white balance change, check focus & display information & many more.
You may attached additional Battery Grip BG- E22 with the body. This Camera support EF full frame lenses & also compatible with EF-S crop sensor lenses with three types of mount adapters such as Mount adapter EF-EOS R, Control ring mount adapter EF-EOS R for adjustments of lens aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed & Exposure Compensation & the last one is Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R with drop-in variable ND filter A & Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
with drop-in circular polarizing filter A.
The Video specification of the Canon EOS R as follows,
The Camera comes with 4k UHD up to 29.97 fps.
Support full HD up to 59.94 fps.
Max. HD up to 119.9 fps for high frame rate movies.
But the main cons is when using 4k then the video size will be cropped, means in 4k the video crop factor will be 3840 x 2160 instead of 6720 x 4480 as full frame size recording.
The camera has also comes with head phone jack, microphone jack & has USB Outlet Adapter PD-E1.
But the good feature of that camera is when you will dismount the lens from it’s mount even if camera power turned-off condition, the shutter cover automatic closed down to protecting the inner side of the mirror & sensor.
The Camera has comes with weather sealing, dust sealing with Magnesium Alloyed body & non IS system.
A new look digital display panel has included into the top of the camera body for displaying the ISO setting, Shutter Speed & more.
The four new lenses has comes with this body that is:
- RF24-105mm F4 L IS USM.
- RF50mm F1.2 L USM.
- RF28-70mm F2 L USM.
- RF35mm F1.8 MACRO IS STM.
The 24-70mm F2 L USM lens is a most advance that’s included three ring, the additional front ring will be used for adjusting the Shutter speed, Aperture & ISO settings.
The Camera will be released expected to the month of October, 2018 & the expected price will be $2299.