Canon confirms it will release a new Cinema EOS camera on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. This could be the long-rumored Canon EOS R5c which mentioned here in the list of upcoming Canon cameras 2022.
So the story begins with posts shared across Canon USA’s social media profiles, the company revealed a new Cinema EOS camera system will be released at 7am (EST) on January 19, 2022.
Alongside the phrase ‘it’s coming,’ which accompanied the teaser image, Canon says :
The latest Canon Cinema EOS System release is coming and it will be “Ready for Anything.” Prepare yourself and stay tuned for more information on January 19, 2022 at 7 AM EST.
Hosted by Ram Sarup, Pro Video Product Specialist at Canon Europe, attendees will get a first look at this innovative new camera and the opportunity to hear about its ground-breaking new features.
This Canon EOS R5C is a video-oriented version of the Canon 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. The price is still unknown, but it is said to be considerably cheaper than the Canon EOS C70, which is currently priced at $5499 USD.
Canon EOS R5C Rumored 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.
Take a look at the list of Canon cameras that are expected to be announced in 2022. Read Complete List of Canon RF Lenses and see also Canon RF mount Lens Roadmap 2021.
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