When Canon introduced the EOS R again in 2018, the corporate totally dedicated to mirrorless as the longer term, popping out with its first full-frame mirrorless physique and saying some glorious lenses for the system too. Sadly, the digital camera physique itself lagged behind established rivals, missing in-body picture stabilization (AKA IBIS, obtainable on each competitor), restricted to gradual seize charges (5fps with steady autofocus), and cropping 4K video to a minuscule portion of the sensor.
However in the present day, Canon introduced the EOS R5, and it appears to handle nearly each criticism folks held concerning the EOS R and RP.
- It will probably shoot as much as 12 frames per second with the mechanical shutter, or 20 with the digital one (particularly helpful for silent capturing). Canon says the digital camera is able to capturing athletes and fast-moving objects, maybe alluding to the 2020 Olympics.
- It has IBIS, that means the digital camera will carry out higher each in low mild and with telephoto lenses, in addition to supply smoother video. Although Canon isn’t saying what number of stops of picture stabilization it’s providing simply but, most rivals supply a minimum of 5 stops
- The place the unique couldn’t seize 4K video utilizing the total sensor, the R5 will have the ability to seize 8K video, or downsample that footage into sharper 4K video.
- The digital camera comes with twin card slots, permitting you to carry out speedy backups or just carry extra storage on the digital camera physique.
Although mild on specifics, it’s clear the R5 is a serious enchancment over its predecessors. It’s truthful to imagine it will include an elevated price ticket, however Canon hasn’t given any numbers.
The corporate can be saying the event of 9 RF lenses to be launched this yr, together with the RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM, Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x. These three lenses and the R5 will probably be proven off in additional element on the CP+ digital camera present in Japan beginning February 27.
Although the primary few EOS R our bodies had been actually about exhibiting off the lenses and mount, I’m glad Canon is catching up on the efficiency entrance too. The mirrorless digital camera market is extra thrilling than ever, however for individuals who nonetheless like cumbersome mirrors of their cameras for some purpose, the corporate simply introduced the Rebel T8i/EOS 850D too.
Revealed February 14, 2020 — 01:21 UTC