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Canon EOS R5C to be Announced in mid-January 2022

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The long-rumored Canon EOS R5C is “confirmed” to be announced in mid-January 2022, probably between January 11, 2022, and January 18, 2022. Shipping of the video-oriented camera will begin 6-8 weeks after the announcement.

Latest Canon rumors indicate that the EOS R5C will be video focused EOS R5, with a number of upgrades – including unlimited 8K30P recording in Cinema RAW Light, an active cooling system for “unlimited 8K 30p”, the 21-pin Mult-Function Shoe debuted on the Canon EOS R3, a full-size HDMI port and the Canon Log 2 profile.

Rumored Canon EOS R5C Specifications

  • 45mp full-frame sensor (Same as the EOS R5)
  • DIGIC X
  • Canon Log 3
  • Canon Log 2 is still being discussed
  • Unlimited 8K30P recording in Cinema RAW Light. XF-AVC and MP4
  • Timecode in/out
  • The same multipurpose hot shoe as the EOS R3. Which will work with accessories such as the Tascam XLR module.
  • Active cooling
  • 3/8″ or 1/4″ mounting point on the EVF for a top handle that won’t interfere with the hot shoe.
  • Full-size HDMI Port
  • The LCD has been moved further back to accommodate the cooling fan. So this likely means that it won’t recess into the body like the Canon EOS R5.

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