Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body
Canon EOS R5 Body Summary
Highlight specifications of the EOS R5:
Canon have announced the development of the new EOS R5 full frame mirrorless camera built on their innovative EOS R System. Developed together with customer feedback and from identified market needs, the EOS R5 promises to feature unrivalled speed, high-resolution, 8K video recording and unparalleled image stabilisation. Combined, these will allow photographers and filmmakers using the body to push creative boundaries harder and to capture action better than ever before.
Fast and first-class image capture
Reaffirming Canon’s commitment to its EOS R System by providing photographers and filmmakers with innovative products, the EOS R5 offers a step-change in performance, with an incredible 12fps using the mechanical shutter and the electronic shutter offering 20fps. The camera’s combination of speed and resolution promises to set new standards, and to convince photographers that mirrorless is an ideal choice for anyone from wedding to wildlife.
Canon’s outstanding optical image stabilisation technology and electronic communication between lens and camera shines with this latest addition to the EOS R family. The EOS R5 takes the cutting-edge technology developed for the range to the next level, by including a newly Canon-developed, in-camera image stabilisation system - which works in combination with the lens stabilisation system, making sure that whatever the situation stills and video content captured is shake-free.
Future-proofing video content
The EOS R5 is the ideal camera for those looking to set their video and stills content apart from the rest. Making the capturing of cinematic-quality 8K video available in a wider range of scenarios, the EOS R5 is the answer to the growing demand for high-resolution, high-quality moving image across all genres. Offering four times the resolution of the current industry standard of 4K, the camera enables creators to shoot wide in 8K and, when needed, crop for a 4K output.
Richard Shepherd, Pro Product Marketing Senior Manager, said: ‘We’re confident that the EOS R5 will shake up the global mirrorless market and we’re excited to see the content photographers and filmmakers will be able to capture with this outstanding new device in their hands.
This camera highlights our commitment to mirrorless and the need to future-proof photography and filmmaking. We launched the innovative EOS R System in September 2018 with an array of RF lenses and the EOS R, soon followed by more RF lenses, the EOS RP and EOS Ra. The EOS R5 will become the new flagship Canon mirrorless camera, delivering exceptional image quality and video capture.’
Read more on Canon’s announcement page here: https://global.canon/en/news/2020/20200213.html
Swift on-the-go communication abilities
With content delivery just as important as image and video capture, the EOS R5 will support automatic transfer of image files from the device to the image.canon cloud platform. This automatic image transfer makes it easy for users to view their content on other devices instantly when on-the-go. What’s more, the EOS R5 also features dual card slots for convenience.
Canon have also announced the launch of the RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM lens - the latest to join Canon’s mirrorless RF line-up for the EOS R System. Canon is developing a total of nine RF lenses scheduled for release in 2020, including compatible Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x. Register your interest today to be first to hear more news and for earliest pre-orders in the UK.
This new product announcement will be most welcome by photographers seeking confirmation that Canon is fully committed to their mirrorless system. Recent new lens releases together with the flourish of activity which includes the development announcement of the RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM demonstrate that the EOS mirrorless platform is here to stay at the cutting edge of technology. Sign up to receive more information as it becomes available and to be first to hear about pre-orders opening for what promises to be a very exciting body release.