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Canon Launches New Full Frame EOS R Mirrorless System

Today Canon announced the brand new EOS R Full Frame mirrorless system.

New releases include:

These will be available for pre-order soon, with first stocks currently estimated from October 9th onwards.

 

Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

 

Here’s the official low-down from Canon:

EOS R – A pioneering full-frame EOS R camera for professionals and advanced enthusiasts

Building on over 30 years of EOS innovation and design heritage, EOS R sets the standard for the camera of tomorrow with a pioneering lens mount, offering responsive, high-speed auto-focus in as little as 0.05 seconds*. Along with a range of RF lenses, EOS R also is fully compatible with existing EF and EF-S lenses via choice of 3 adapters, plus boasts 4K video and state-of-the art connectivity for greater creative possibilities. A stylish and customisable magnesium alloy body brings new levels of operability to EOS users thanks to intuitive controls and a high degree of elegance.

The highlights:

  • Achieve new levels of creativity made possible by pioneering technology
  • Capture more detail thanks to advanced quality standards in photography and video
  • Use your EF and EF-S lenses via adapter and EOS accessories plus innovative RF optics
  • Camera designed for you with refined ergonomics and responsive handling
  • Connect and share your images and movies with intelligent connectivity options

 

Achieve new levels of creativity made possible by pioneering technology

With a lens mount designed for the future, EOS R is compatible with the beginning of a new era in lens design, the Canon EOS R range. These lenses have been designed to work at the optimum distance from a full-frame sensor. The combination of high performance optics and the RF mount pushes forward the frontiers of creative capture thanks to cutting edge optics and advanced image processing in both stills and video.

 

Capture more detail thanks to advanced quality standards in photography and video

EOS R offers a full-frame 30.3 Megapixel Dual Pixel CMOS AF sensor which focuses without compromise thanks to its advanced phase detection system allowing the user to select between 5655 AF positions*. Images and video are recorded with all the delicate subtleties of detail, colour and dynamic range thanks to advanced DIGIC 8 processing and in-camera Digital Lens Optimizer.

*In small area 1pt AF mode

 

Use your EF and EF-S lenses, Speedlite flash, EOS accessories plus innovative RF optics

One of the advantages of the EOS system is its large range of EF lenses, accessories and flashes all of which can be used with the EOS R. For photographers and filmmakers who already have a range of EF and EF-S lenses, the EOS R can accept them easily via a range of Mount Adapters EF-EOS R with no loss of performance or quality*. Canon’s Speedlite flash range offers flexible and creative lighting possibilities while a range of EOS R System lenses, specially designed for the EOS R, opens the door to greater creativity.

*see specifications

 

Camera designed for you with refined ergonomics and responsive handling

EOS R offers a comfortable and familiar EOS handgrip coupled with a high degree of customisation, superb weather-proofing and a Vari-Angle screen. It makes it a camera designed for the user with speed of operation in mind. A multi-function touch bar allows easy thumb adjustment over a wide range of customisable settings while a Flexible Priority AE (Fv) mode enables either full manual or automatic setting of shutter speed, aperture or ISO and access to exposure compensation with the flick of dial.

 

Connect and share your images and movies with intelligent connectivity options

The EOS R has been designed for photographers and filmmakers on the move. The always-on Bluetooth allows a smartphone to be paired and GPS data recorded on images, plus for additional creative capture remote shooting via the Canon Camera Connect app offers greater freedom for flexible and creative shooting. The EOS R can even be remotely tethered to a computer via USB 3.1 or Wi-Fi for instant image review, making it the ideal tool when working in a studio.

 

Stunning 4K video quality with Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Digital Movie IS, 10-bit output and Canon Log

Filmmakers will love EOS R just as much as stills photographers. With audio control, a vari-angle screen, manual focus peaking and compatibility with EF and EF-S lenses via adapter, it’s a highly accomplished filmmaking tool. Able to deliver stunning 4K video footage via HDMI output in 10-bit for the ultimate in high quality and grading possibilities. The EOS R boasts Canon Log, a recording setting that captures footage in neutral contrast with up to 12-stops of dynamic range at ISO 400 allowing post-production grading to extract every subtle nuance of colour and detail in shadows and highlights. Additionally, advanced Digital Movie IS provides 5-axis image stabilisation, giving the ultimate in smooth, shake-free footage.

 

 

EOS R System

The highlights:

  • The ultimate shooting experience developed from over three decades of innovation
  • Performance and quality at the core of the system to unlock greater creativity
  • Compatibility with EF and EF-S lenses* and accessories to enhance to your existing EOS kitbag
  • Adaptable and intuitive for a better shooting experience
  • Built with movies in mind for the filmmakers of today and tomorrow

A pioneering System that opens up new frontiers in photography and filmmaking for professionals and enthusiasts.

Building on over three decades of continuous Canon innovation, the EOS R System offers greater creative possibilities and even more dynamic ways of capturing every moment. It redefines the future frontiers of photography and filmmaking.

 

The ultimate shooting experience developed from three decades of innovation

The RF mount at the heart of the EOS R System is the perfect balance of optical, mechanical and electronic engineering enabling unrivalled optical designs, faster autofocus and communication between camera and lens.

 

Performance and quality at the core of the system to unlock greater creativity

The EOS R System lenses are optimised for the full-frame format with enhanced functionality made possible by an innovative lens mount design which optimises quality and resolving power. Dual Pixel CMOS AF in the EOS R full-frame sensor radically improves autofocus acquisition and tracking capability while Digital Lens Optimizer information is stored in the EOS R System lenses and shared with the camera in real-time, ensuring the highest possible standards of performance.

 

Compatibility with EF and EF-S lenses and accessories to enhance to your existing EOS kitbag

For users of existing Canon EOS full-frame or APS-C DSLR cameras, who have already invested in additional lenses, the EOS R System allows full integration to EF and EF-S lenses via the Mount Adapters EF-EOS R as well as access to EOS accessories and Speedlite flashes.

 

Adaptable and intuitive for a better shooting experience

The EOS R System is designed to be an extension of you, thanks to comfortable, intuitive handling, exceptional ergonomics and customisation designed to give you a better, more responsive performance.

 

Built with movies in mind for the filmmakers of today and tomorrow

The EOS R System is a perfect tool for the agile filmmaker, offering exceptional lenses plus class leading movie autofocus performance thanks to Canon’s unique sensor-based Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology.

 

 

*As of 5th September 2018, based on Canon research. Measured using CIPA-compliant guidelines, and internal measurement method with the RF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM lens at 24mm setting and AF set to one-shot AF
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