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Canon EOS R Firmware Update 1.4.0 Released (significant AF improvements)

Canon Eos R Firmware Update

Canon released Canon EOS R firmware update ver. 1.4.0.

The Canon EOS R firmware update 1.4.0 brings the following new features and fixes:

  • Enhances eye detection Auto Focus (AF) for improved face and eye recognition at greater distances.
  • Improved Auto Focus (AF) performance helps the camera to focus on and track smaller subjects.
  • Reduces lag time between the actual Auto Focus (AF) and the AF frame display for images in the viewfinder or on the LCD.
  • Fixes a phenomenon in which the AF frame size cannot be changed in the Servo AF setting.
  • Fixes PTP communication vulnerability.

Especially the improvements in autofocus are significant and remarkable.

Canon Mexico seems to be the first site to put the firmware update online.

Download the firmware update here.

Canon EOS R:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon IT, Canon IT, WEX Photographic, Canon FR, Canon UK, Canon DE

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