Is Canon set to announce two Canon EOS R cameras in 2019? It’s likely.We already reported a rumor we got, stating Canon will announce a high resolution EOS R camera, i.e. a EOS R body with a sensor resolution around 50MP. This rumor was indirectly confirmed by a Canon exec in an interview.
This has to be categorised under “good and hot news”.Viltrox will soon release a 0.71x speed booster for the Canon EOS M system. If you do not know what a speed booster does have a look at the short video below by Kinotika. Spoiler: your APS-C EOS M will perform close to a full frame camera. Who needs a Canon EOS R?
Magic Lantern‘s A1ex and EOSHD made some tests with Magic Lantern on the brand new Canon EOS R. And it appears to work. Or at least we have a proof of concept.
Kinotika tested the video performance of the Canon EOS-R vs the Sony a7 III. Apparently, the Canon EOS R can not hold up to the Sony a7 III.
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Dan Watson has been using a Canon EOS R since its launch in Hawaii last month. His 15 minutes video review (below) compares the Canon EOS R to some of its competitors.
Digital Camera World posted a short review of what for sure appears to be the best performing lens for the new Canon EOS R system, the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM. They call it a “monster performer, with a price and weight to match“. This is the lens Canon built to showcase what you can do with the newly engineered RF mount. Unfortunately, the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L sells at $2,299.
Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM at a glance;DPReview posted a sample gallery shot with the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM lens. The Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM is the less expensive lens for the Canon EOS R system.
Dave Etchells of Imaging Resource had a conversation with Mr. Kazuto Ogawa, Canon USA’s President and COO.
Brooklyn Cyclist posted a short video where they put the EOS R’s low light performance under scrutiny. Unfortunately there are no hints about ISO and other settings.