Canon is planning to add some new functionality to the Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera via firmware update. The new firmware is expected to be released in October after the release of Canon EOS R.
The EOS R is Canon’s first full-frame mirrorless camera. It features a 30.3MP CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel AF and an ISO range of 100-40000(expandable to 50-102400). The EOS R can record both 14-bit (CRW) and compressed (C-RAW) formats. It can shoot continuously at 8 fps in single AF and 5 fps with continuous AF. The Dual Pixel AF system has a whopping 5655 selectable AF points and it can function at light levels as low as -6EV.
What’s coming in the firmware?
- Eye detect AF in continuous shooting. The EOS R launches with the ability to do this in one shot.
- Additional touch bar functionality added.
- Continuous shooting in silent shutter mode. The EOS R only allows this feature in single shot at launch.
- A “few tweaks” to video functionality. The 4K crop will not be changed, nor will the maximum frame rate in 4K.
- Bug fixes
And we expect to see more functionality added to the Canon EOS R mirrorless camera in the next several years.
Everything you need to know about the new Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless system including sample images, hands-on videos, size and specs comparison and pre-order links.
- Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera announcement
- Canon’s 4 new RF lenses, mount adapters and Speedlite EL-100
- Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 vs Sony A7 III Size Comparison
- Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 vs Sony A7 III – Comparison
- Official Canon EOS R Hands-on Videos
- Canon EOS R Sample Images
EOS R Pre-Order Links :
- Canon EOS R Mirrorless Digital Camera with 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
- Canon EOS R Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)
- Canon BG-E22 Battery Grip
- Canon Mount Adapter EF-RF
- Canon Mount Adapter EF-RF with Control Ring
- Canon Mount Adapter EF-RF for Drop-In Filters
- Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM Lens
- Canon EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM Lens
- Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Lens
- Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM
- Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM
- Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM
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