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Canon Unveils New EOS R5 and R6 Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

09/07/2020

Canon Unveils New EOS R5 and R6 Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras Canon is also introducing four RF lenses and two RF lens extenders By SVG Staff

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Canon U.S.A. has introduced the company's next generation of full-frame mirrorless cameras - the EOS R5 and EOS R6. These new cameras are the result of many years of collecting and listening to feedback from Canon users. The EOS R5 is a camera designed for professional applications featuring a new 45-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and uncropped 8K video recording up to 29.97 fps. The EOS R6 is geared towards advanced amateurs featuring a 20.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and 4K video recording up to 59.94 fps.

Canon EOS R5 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera 3Q with RF 24-105mm F4 L Lens

Canon is also introducing four RF lenses and two RF lens extenders: The Canon RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM, Canon RF600mm F11 IS STM, Canon RF800mm F11 IS STM, and RF85mm F2 MACRO IS STM lenses. All four new lenses were designed to meet the ever-expanding demands of creatives who capture imagery using EOS R series cameras, including the new EOS R5 and EOS R6. In addition to the lenses, there are two new RF lens extenders, a 1.4x and a 2x model, allowing for users to take their compatible RF lens focal lengths even farther, and a 13-inch professional printer, the imagePROGRAF PRO-300, to bring photos to life through the power of print.

For all of the Canon research and development team members who worked tirelessly on the production of these new products, today marks the culmination of a long journey. For those people looking for the next great tools to work with to expand their creative possibilities, the door is now wide open, says Tatsuro Tony Kano, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Canon U.S.A.'s Imaging Technologies & Communications Group. The industry has asked for new products that can push their levels of creativity to new heights, and we are confident that the EOS R5 and EOS R6, alongside the new lenses, lens extenders, and the pro printer, will fulfill those needs and more.

Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6

Both the EOS R5 and EOS R6 cameras have the ability to capture the action of a variety of fast-moving subjects with solid accuracy and speed. When using the mechanical shutter, each can shoot up to 12 fps and up to 20 fps when using the completely silent shutter. Both cameras are the first to be outfitted with Canon's advanced Dual Pixel CMOS AF II which utilizes up to approximately100 percent coverage of the AF area and EOS iTR AF X incorporating AF tracking algorithms using deep learning technology and enhanced readout speed of the CMOS sensor and processing speed thanks to the DIGIC X image processor. The 1,053 automatically selected AF Zones are made even more potent by the ability to detect the human eye, face or head as well as the eye, face or body of animals such as dogs, cats and even birds. Adding to the feature set is the 5-axis In-Body Image Stabilizer, having coordinated control with Optical Image Stabilizer in IS equipped RF lenses. This provides up to 8 stops of shake correction, a feature that many creators have long asked for from Canon. Both the EOS R5 and R6 cameras come with a new LP-E6NH battery with a higher capacity than the previous model.

Canon EOS R5 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

As the new flagship model in the EOS R series lineup, the EOS R5 camera has features for a variety of users who create both still and video content. It has a powerful 45-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and is driven by the speedy DIGIC X image processor, giving wide dynamic range as well as boasting an ISO range of 100-51,200 that is expandable up to 102,400. In a camera full of eye-popping features, one that really stands out is the ability to record uncropped 8K RAW internal video recording up to 29.97 fps and 8K internal video recording up to 29.97 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265). The camera can also record 4K internal video recording up to 119.88 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265). External recording in 4K is also available up to 59.94 fps. When in DCI modes, the 8K and 4K video recording is uncropped and Dual Pixel CMOS AF II is available in all 8K and 4K recording modes. Additional features of the EOS R5 camera include:

Dual-card slots: 1x CFexpress and 1x SD UHS-I

Built-in 0.5-inch OLED EVF with approximately 5.76 million dots and a 119.88 fps refresh rate

3.2-inch 2.1 million dots vari-angle LCD touch screen

5GHz/2.4GHz Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technology with the ability to utilize the image.canon application, as well as optional WFT-R10A wireless file transmitter with Ethernet support

Enhanced operating controls such as rear-dial, multi-controller

The ability to voice tag photos and videos

Weather, drip and dust sealing on par with the EOS 5D series

The EOS R6 camera features a combination of the EOS-1D X Mark III based 20.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and the DIGIC X image processor produces an ISO range of 100-102,400 and is expandable to 204,800. Internal video recording at 4K is capable up to 59.94 fps or 1080p up to 119.88 fps in 10 bit 4:2:2 Canon Log(H.265) or HDR PQ(H.265). The camera also features a built-in 0.5-inch OLED EVF with approximately 3.69 million dots and a 119.88 fps refresh rate. Additional features of the EOS R6 camera include:

Dual UHS-II SD card slots

3-inch 1.62 million dots vari-angle LCD touch screen

2.4GHz Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technology with the ability to utilize the image.canon application

Enhanced operating controls such as rear-dial, multi-controller

Weather, drip and dust sealing on par with the EOS 6D series

Battery Accessory

The optional BG-R10 battery grip accessory will be available for both th
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