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Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 preorders appear to be over the roof, despite the idiotic “cripple hammer” and “overheating issue” crap.
Canon Japan released a statement where they recognize that EOS R5, EOS R6 and battery grip BG-R10 preorders exceed the company’s forecast and that shipping might get delayed due to short supply.
From Canon Japan (machine translated):
Regarding the following products announced on July 9, 2020, if you order more than expected, it may take time to deliver the products.
[Applicable Products] EOS R5/EOS R6/Battery Grip BG-R10
We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding.
This was expected. Already months ago it was rumored that the global COVID-19 pandemic would affect supply chains and hence manufacturing of the R5 and R6.
Canon EOS R5 body and kits preorder links:
Canon EOS R6 body and kits preorder links: