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Canon EOS R Firmware Ver 1.3.0 & EOS RP Firmware Ver 1.2.0 Released

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Canon has released new firmware updates for Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras.  The main change is the addition of the support for RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens.

The 24-240mm includes Dynamic Image Stabilization rated to five stops. When not in use for manual focusing, a customizable control ring can be used to adjust exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture or ISO.

The lens weighs 26.4oz / 750g and balances much better on the EOS RP. At wide angle it offers a minimum focus distance of 0.50m / 1.64ft and 0.78m / 2.56ft at telephoto. Unfortunately for outdoorsy photographers, it lacks weather-sealing.

Firmware Notice EOS R Firmware Version 1.3.0
  1. Adds support for RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM lens
Firmware Notice EOS RP Firmware Version 1.2.0
  1. Adds support for the RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM.
  2. Corrects the phenomenon in which the top of some captured images may become dark during high-speed sync shooting with an external flash.

Canon Camera Deals:

$300 off on Canon EOS R body: $1,999 at Amazon

$500 off on Canon EOS R with 24-105mm Lens: $2,899 at Amazon

$200 off on Canon EOS RP with 24-105mm Lens: $2,199 at Amazon

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