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Canon EOS R3 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body

Canon EOS R3 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body

Product Code: 1012101R


Canon has sent out a development announcement of its new high end full frame mirrorless camera the EOS R3. Limited details highlight that it will arrive with a new stacked sensor and 30fps capabilities.

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Canon EOS R3 Development Announcement

To accompany the release of three new professional prime lenses for the RF system Canon has made an exciting development announcement for its new high end full frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R3. Details are scant at this time however we do know that it will arrive with Canon’s first back-illuminated stacked CMOS sensor for faster read out times and minimal rolling shutter. As well as the new in-house sensor the EOS R3 will burst at up to 30 frames per second with full AF.

Autofocus capabilities are central to the new camera which sees continued development of Canon’s super successful Dual Pixel AF system. Building on the successes of the EOS R5 and R6 bodies come more Deep Learning technology to enhance eye and body detection suited to action, sports and portrait photographers.

Highlight features

  • Integrated grip design with pro weather sealing
  • Brand new full frame back illuminated stacked CMOS sensor
  • 30fps burst with full AF
  • Updated AF tracking using Dual Pixel AF
  • Advanced Ai deep learning technology tracks users eye to locate AF area

The EOS R3 EVF 'will offer photographers the ability to select an initial area for AF tracking by simply looking directly at the viewfinder location where they want to begin AF.' Canon goes on to state that 'With Eye Control AF2 and Servo AF activated, the camera will focus on and track moving subjects at that location in the frame. When Face Detect + Tracking is active, the camera will continue to follow moving subjects around the entire active AF area’.

The camera body will also feature an integrated vertical grip in an all in one design with weather and dust-resistance comparable to flagship EOS-1D DSLRs.

Canon also stated that this will not replace their the pro body EOS-1D series but complement them with the latest technology in a mirrorless body.

Here’s five things you need to know about the new EOS R3:

High quality, at high speed
The EOS R3 is the first EOS series camera to feature an entirely new 35mm back illuminated stacked CMOS sensor – developed by Canon. Combined with the power of its DIGIC X imaging processor, professionals using EOS R3 will achieve next-level, high-speed photography and filmmaking. Using the camera, they can enjoy 30fps with AF/AE tracking with minimal image distortion  when using the electronic shutter – perfect for the likes of professional sports photographers challenged with capturing action within a fraction of a second.

Impressive tracking of fast-moving action
Professionals can push creative boundaries with pin-sharp accurate tracking and focus on fast-moving action. The EOS R3’s next generation Dual Pixel CMOS AF can track subjects’ eyes, heads and bodies travelling at speed – excellent for capturing even the finest of details in a split second. What’s more, Canon reveals it will add a new subject (yet to be disclosed) to the camera’s AF tracking.

AF control – with your eye!
The EOS R3 will feature new and improved technology first seen in Canon’s EOS 5. It is the first EOS digital camera to provide a new generation of photographers with ground-breaking Eye Control Function, which enables users to simply select and move the AF point using their eye via the viewfinder. This instinctive feature offers professionals natural and speedy control over AF. Reducing the time to focus, which is usually done with a multi-controller/button, this feature is again perfect for photographers looking to capture the most important subject for their frame at speed – whether that’s during a news conference or photographing a team sport.

Professional build
Inspired by the EOS-1D series, the EOS R3 body allows for ultra-intuitive control in the most demanding professional situations. Professionals can expect the same durability and dust and water resistance as provided in Canon’s legendary EOS-1 series bodies. The camera also has the integrated grip that EOS-1D series users love and trust. With EOS R3, professionals have the confidence to keep on shooting – whatever the conditions – whether they are pitch side or poolside, inside or outside, in snow or sunshine.

Fast connection – introducing Canon’s new Mobile File Transfer
The EOS R3 will be fully compatible with Canon’s Mobile File Transfer smartphone app. This provides a new way to transfer images and speed up workflow whilst on the move, using mobile network services and without the need for wired LAN equipment.

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