Amateur Photographer had an opportunity to interview Canon executives on the current CP+ present in Yokohama, Japan. They touched on the standard issues happening within the business.
Canon additionally confirms (once more) that IBIS is coming to future EOS R digicam our bodies, in addition to saying the EOS M and EF-M might be round for some time. They additionally didn’t shut the door on an APS-C EOS R digicam.
You may also doubtless count on twin card slots on coming EOS R our bodies as nicely. Canon has apparently heard everybody on this difficulty.
From the interview:
AP: Are you going to maintain EOS M in its current type, or are you going to make a APS-C digicam with the RF mount?
YM: That’s a product improvement for the long run so I can’t go into element, and the market will dictate what kind of route we must always take. If the shoppers do need a small measurement, light-weight mount I consider there’s room for that, in order we mentioned within the earlier reply, we’ll proceed to work with the M mount.
AP: There have been various requests from prospects and reviewers alike for IBIS on the EOS R, to not point out twin card slots. How do you reply to this?
YM: Yes, we’re conscious of those voices… We are pondering how we will develop the line-up. With the R and RP we have a look at the whole lot of the package deal, as talked about. In phrases of IBIS, we’re trying into it for the long run. We consider IBIS will work collectively hand in hand with optical IS lenses, akin to those you see in entrance of you, to supply higher options
AP: Do you suppose the mirrorless market has peaked, notably in Japan, and do you ever remorse coming comparatively late to the mirrorless get together?
GT: The tempo of the shift to mirrorless has slowed down a bit right here in Japan and the mirrorless market share for cameras stands at about 60%. As it’s possible you’ll know, Canon has a historical past of not at all times being first available in the market with new expertise, however we’re superb at catching up, going past and changing into the chief.
You can learn the total interview over at Amateur Photographer