As you might have heard about it earlier this week, Canon has unveiled one of the most advanced cameras in its history: the full-frame mirrorless EOS R. It has full-frame 30.3 Megapixel sensor with impressive detail for remarkable performance, ISO performance, and Dual Pixel CMOS AF. Alongside the new RF lenses, EOS R offers the ultimate shooting experience to capture this beautiful world.
The Canon EOS R can shoot 4K video at 30 fps but with the cropped footage at 1.7 times, and that is even more than an APS-C camera.
Full HD video, at a maximum of 60 fps, can either be cropped or not cropped both are available. It has a microphone and headphone ports. You’ll not get in-body stabilization, so you’ll need optically stabilized lenses for this camera if you want that. The company has provided only one Memory card slot, but it supports high-speed (up to 300 MB/s) SDXC UHS-II cards, this is the first for Canon.
The all-new OLED electronic viewfinder has 3.69 million dots which has increased the quality and performance unexpectedly, and if you are looking this camera for vlogging than the rear touch display can flip out to for you in this camera. You can use it for selfie modes also.
Canon EOS R Design and performance
Canon EOS R comes with superior lens designs, excellent handling and a much-improved Dual Pixel autofocus enhanced system. Yes, There are some loopholes which include cropped 4K and lack of in-body stabilization.
The company didn’t look and analyze enough at what rivals Sony and Nikon were doing.
The huge $2,299 EOS R is a full-frame, 30.3-megapixel camera that you could think of as a Canon 5D Mark. Some features are the same from the models launched previously. It has the same Dual Pixel AF system which can shoot just a 5fps with continuous autofocus and bit faster at 8 fps. The ISO range is also similar with the old models: from 100 to 40,000. This can be expandable up to 50-102,000.
Canon EOS R sets the standard for the smaller and lighter full-frame camera of future. Inside its customizable magnesium alloy body, you’ll find new levels of EOS performance.
With a high-speed and wide lens mount in EOS R, it has become interchangeable lens camera that’s compatible with the new era of trending RF lenses which have been specially designed to work at the optimum distance from a full-frame sensor. The combination of the pioneering lens mount and high-performance optics creates a creates a truly creative camera that pushes forward the creators of photography and filmmaking.
Canon EOS R Connectivity Features
The EOS R has been designed for professional photographers and filmmakers. Always-on low energy Bluetooth allows a smartphone to be paired and built-in Wi-Fi allows instant share to cloud services wherever you want to share. Cloud storage has become much safer storage these days. For additional creativity, remote shooting and tethering offers even greater freedom to the photographers.
Canon EOS R vs Sony a7 III Comparison:
Sony a7iii : $1,998.00 (TOTAL COST $2797)
– Weight: 1.43 lb / 650 g
– Pair it with the Tamron 28-75 f/2.8 $799
– Weight: 1.21 lb / 550 g
Canon EOS R: $2299 (TOTAL COST $3399)
– Weight 1.45 lb / 660 g with battery and memory card
– Pair it with Canon RF 24-105 f/4 Both can be bought together $3399
– Weight: 1.54 lb / 700 g
It has surprised a lot of folks with that stunning 28-70mm f/2.0 lens. The body layout and touch bar of Cannon Mirrorless camera have also shown some pioneering spirit.
Like I said before Canon has to start looking at its competition. People have started jumping to Sony’s more innovative mirrorless models, and EOS R is not forcing them to regret.
Now, it’s up to the photographers how professional creators and filmmakers will bring higher levels of quality and detail to their stories with the EOS R System.