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One Week Left To Canon EOS R6 & EOS R5 Announcement – Here Is What We Know

Eos R5 Announcement

It seems there are no doubts left that July 9, 2020, is the magical date when Canon will eventually lift the last veils of what the industry already considers a game changer: the Canon EOS R5 announcement is one week away.

Along with the EOS R5 announcement we will see more new gear getting announced. Here is the list of what we will see for sure during the livestreamed press event:

  • Canon EOS R5 body
  • Canon EOS R5 with RF 24-105mm USM
  • Canon EOS R6 body
  • Canon EOS R6 with RF 24-105mm STM
  • Canon EOS R6 with RF 24-105mm USM
  • Wireless transmitter WFT-R10 (A/B/C/D/E)
  • Canon BG-R10 battery grip
  • Canon LP-E6NH battery

Canon will also announce the following lenses and accessories:

  • Canon RF 100-500mm L
  • Canon RF 800mm f/11
  • Canon RF 600mm f//11
  • Lens Hood ET-101
  • Lens Hood ET-88B
  • Lens Hood ET-77
  • Lens Case LZ1328
  • Lens Case LZ1435
  • RF 1.4x extender
  • RF 2x extender

There is a possibility that there will be more gear Canon will announce on July 9.

Below you see a sum-up about what we know about the Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6.

Canon EOS R5 specifications:

  • Imaging sensor: 45mp full frame format
  • The EOS R5 features 5-axis IBIS, and it can work with optical image stabilisation found in many Canon lenses:
  • Frames per second: 12fps (20fps electronic shutter)
  • Video features:
    • 4K at 120fps
    • 4K @at60fps
    • 8K RAW internal video recording up to 29.97 fps
    • 8K internal recording up to 29.97 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265) and 4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265).
    • 4K internal recording up to 119.88 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265). 4K external recording is also available up to 59.94 fps
    • 8K and 4K video capture without crop factor
    • Dual Pixel CMOS AF available in all 8K and 4K modes
    • Canon Log available in 8K and 4K internal recording modes
  • Dual card slots: CFexpress and SD UHS-II
  • 5GHz WiFi
  • New battery
  • Price likely around/below US$4000
  • Coming July 9, 2020

Canon EOS R6 specifications:

  • 20mp full-frame CMOS sensor
  • IBIS (In Body Image Stabilization)
  • 12fps mechanical/20fps electronic
  • Oversampled 5K Video
  • 4K@60p
  • FullHD@120p
  • Canon Log
  • 10-bit
  • Zebras
  • Autofocus same as EOS R5
  • No RAW video mode
  • Dual SD UHS-II card slots
  • Head detection AF
  • Animal detection AF
  • Same 5 million dot EVF as EOS R5
  • No top-down screen
  • Build quality not on EOS R5 level
  • Bluetooth 4.2 (EOS R5 has Bluetooth 5.0)
  • LP-E6NH Battery (same as the EOS R5)
  • Announcement July 9, 2020
  • Price rumored to be below US$2,500

Stay tuned, we will soon know more.

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