Canon EOS R5 Anyone?

Specs to make you go ooh!

​29.01.2020: The Canon EOS R5 is the latest rumour to hit the internet. It is a full-framed mirrorless camera with some incredible specs including 4K 120fps and 8K 30fps. It also has up to 8 stops of image stabilisation when using a Canon IS lens and a 45mp sensor!

Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera

The image above is the Canon EOS R with a "5" added by myself for illustration purposes only

According to Canon Rumours, the Canon EOS R5 is a legit mirrorless camera that could be released in July 2020. If the specs below come to fruition, this could be a contender for "camera of the year" for this year. However, I am thinking the 8K feature may have a record time limited to 12 minutes or thereabouts (or some other limitation).

On the other hand, if the specs are correct and without limitation, this could be the camera that Canon fans have been waiting for since the disappointing launch of the EOS 5D Mark IV (for videographers anyway).

​Update 13.02.2020: Canon today officially announced that they are ​developing the EOS R5 full frame mirrorless camera and the specs are fairly close to the rumoured specs. If what iI talk about in the video below are real when released, I will be a very happy Canon shooter. However, it will be a toss up between this and the Panasonic S1H for me...

Canon EOS R5 (Rumoured) Specs

  • 45mp full frame ​CMOS sensor
  • IBIS with 5 stops
  • IBIS + Canon IS lens with 7 to 8 stops
  • 20fps electronic continuous shooting
  • 12fps mechanical continuous shooting 
  • ​8k recording at 30fps
  • 4k recording at 120fps
  • Built in WiFi @ 5GHz
  • New battery, although it could be the same shape, and therefore compatible with the EOS 5D Mark IV and other Canon DSLR's which would be great!
  • Possibly launching in July 2020

The mirrorless Canon EOS R5 indeed seems very nice so let's wait and see. I for one am excited to see the real specs in the hope that Canon are finally catching up with the rest of the camera world. It could even match the specs of the Panasonic S1H but I doubt if Canon have moved that far ahead just yet...

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