There Might Be No New Canon EOS R (high resolution) Camera in 2019 [CW2]

Canon Eos R

There has been some rumoring that Canon might announce a high resolution EOS R camera in 2019. Nikon has one, the Z 7, so it appears to be plain logic that Canon will follow.

Apparently not. Latest rumors reaching us suggest the high resolution EOS R camera will not ship in 2019, and that’s likely to be a 2020 affair.

We’re not sure what to think about this rumor. Canon itself said they will announce six new RF lenses in 2019, most clearly aimed to a high resolution sensor, so it seems a bit strange they would hold back the exactly camera that could exploit those lenses. The rumor suggests Canon might withhold the high res body until CP+ 2020.

Now for the stranger part. Same rumor says a “high end” EOS R will be announced within 2019. A contradictory statement and that’s when we decided to downgrade the rumor to CW2.

Stay tuned.

Source: Canon Rumors

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Canon Rumors Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Canon Eos R

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Canon EOS R DxOMarked, Close To Nikon and Sony but Still Behind

Eos R

The Canon EOS R has been DxOMarked and gets a score of 89.

A DxOMark of 89 puts the Canon EOS R behind the competition, with the Nikon Z 6 scoring a 95 and the Sony a7 III a 96. The EOS R’s score is very close to the one of the EOS 5D Mark IV, which is not surprising since these cameras have very similar image sensors.

From DxOMark’s conclusion:

While not possessing the low noise levels of the Nikon Z 6 and Sony A7 III, which have slightly lower pixel density and BSI architecture in their favor, the EOS R’s sensor is one of Canon’s best. It comes very close to the one used in the pro-level EOS 1Dx Mark II, particularly in its low light, high ISO capabilities.

With a low noise floor, the dynamic range of the Canon 30MP sensor greatly improves over its predecessors. The EOS R is much more capable of handling high-contrast scenes, thus allowing a photographer faced with protecting highlights at capture to lift shadows in post-processing without incurring some of the noise penalties.

With its first model in a new system, Canon has equipped the EOS R with one of its best sensors—and that, together with some very interesting lenses, signals that it’s taking “mirrorless” very seriously.

Read the review…
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Zhongyi 20mm

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Here Is How The Canon EOS R Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter Works

Mount Adapter

Key specifications:

  • Allows EF/EF-S Lens compatibility with the EOS R camera
  • Drop-in filter Adapter allows use of Variable ND Filters
  • Dust- and water-resistant
  • Exterior design matched to EF lenses
  • Metal mount on both Lens and camera sides provides rugged flexibility

The Canon EOS R Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter was announced along with the Canon EOS R. The adapter can be used to mount EF lenses to the EOS R system, and also to fit a filter or polariser into the mount. Two birds with one stone.

Potato Jet shows a closer look to the Canon EOS R Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter works and what it can do.

The Canon EOS R Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter:

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