No, Sony Does Not Manufacture The Canon EOS R3 Sensor

Canon Eos R3 Sensor

Do you remember the story about Sony possibly making the Canon EOS R3 sensor?

All started after Canon UK slightly changed their wording on the EOS R3 presentation page. From “designed and manufactured by Canon“ to “developed by Canon“. An interview with a Canon Russia exec didn’t really shed any light on the question. Something might well have gone lost in translation. So what?

In the last days new doubts were disseminated. Someone referred to a Sony product sheet that describes a 30MP sensor, claiming it is the EOS R3 sensor. Apparently, the proof for the claim is nothing more than the rumored sensor resolution of the EOS R3. That’s 30MP, same as the Sony sensor. Very weak argumentation in our opinion.

To put an end to speculations, PetaPixel asked Canon about the rumor that Sony might manufacture the EOS R3 sensor. Canon answered:

The sensor in the upcoming EOS R3 camera is Canon designed and manufactured.

Will this put an end to the polemics? We think it will not. Throwing crap on Canon seems to be a must for certain people. Not surprisingly, the same characters that allege Sony makes the EOS R3 sensor have also started the EOS R5 overheating soap opera after the R5 launch.

Go out, stay safe, take photos.

[via PetaPixel]

Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5 8K Video Shootout

Sony Alpha 1 Vs Canon EOS R5

Can the Canon EOS R5 hold up to the Sony Alpha 1 when it comes to 8K video? Find out in this Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5 8K video shootout.

LensProToGo compares both cameras in the 11 minutes Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5 8K comparison video below. A $6,500 Sony camera compared to a $3,900 Canon camera. Enjoy.

More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here, for EOS R6 review stuff see here. The EOS R5 is highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. User manual are available for download for the EOS R5 and the EOS R6.

Canon EOS R5:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

Sony Alpha 1:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

More information about the Sony Alpha 1 can be found after the break.

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Latest BCN Figures Show Nothing Has Changed , Sony Still The Alpha Dog

Bcn

They are getting a bit boring, those BCN figures. Can they still be considered an indicator of…something?

Latest BCN statistics for the Japanese market show that Sony is still the alpha dog (no pun intended) in the mirrorless pack. The figures show that Canon is either “getting close” to Sony, or “still behind” Sony. Guess it depends by your very personal philosophy.

Forget statistics, take photos.

Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5 Review – More About How They Compare

Sony Alpha 1 Vs Canon EOS R5

Here is another Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5 review. Some might think the comparison is unfair given the price difference.

Coming from The Slanted Lens, the Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5 review compares a $6,500 camera to a $3,900 camera. Still, we think the EOS R5 is better. In the word of the reviewers:

The Sony a1 checks about every single box I could possibly want in a camera. In this video we compare the Sony a1 Camera vs the Canon R5. Does Sony leave the Canon R5 in the dust? And what about price? Is the Sony a1 Worth It? Or would you choose the Canon R5? Who would pay this much and why? Let us know if you would choose one of these and why?

More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here, for EOS R6 review stuff see here. The EOS R5 is highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. User manual are available for download for the EOS R5 and the EOS R6.

Canon EOS R5:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

More information about the Sony Alpha 1 can be found after the break.

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8K Video On Sony Alpha 1 And Canon EOS R5 – A Comparison

Sony Alpha 1 Vs Canon EOS R5

8K video seems to become an must-have feature even if few people needs it, and even fewer have the computing resources to edit it. It’s featured on the Sony Alpha 1 and the Canon EOS R5. So, let’s go.

However, Tony & Chelsea Northrup share their take on the 8K video performance of the brand new Sony Alpha 1 and the hot-selling Canon EOS R5. More Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5 comparison reviews are listed here.

The video’s table of contents:

  • 0:00​ – Introduction
  • 0:20​ – Audio inputs
  • 1:28​ – Autofocus & image quality
  • 2:24​ – Croppability
  • 3:27​ – KEH plug
  • 4:17​ – Flip screen
  • 4:50​ – Reviewing footage
  • 5:26​ – Memory cards & redundancy
  • 6:13​ – Recording time limits & overheating
  • 7:01​ – Rolling shutter
  • 8:01​ – Stabilization & dynamic range
  • 10:10​ – Low-light & high ISO
  • 11:58​ – Price
  • 12:19​ – User interface & touchscreen
  • 12:58​ – Summary

More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here, for EOS R6 review stuff see here. The EOS R5 is highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. User manual are available for download for the EOS R5 and the EOS R6.

Canon EOS R5:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

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BCN Rankings: Fujifilm On The Rise, Gets Close To Canon, Sony Still First

Bcn Rankings

Latest BCN rankings on Japanese market shares on mirrorless camera sales shows that Fujifilm is on a steep rise.

BCN collects data of about 40% of the Japanese electronics and online stores. Their latest analysis shows a promising start into 2021 for Fujifilm. They are now very close to Canon’s second rank. Sony is also on the raise, and the undisputed market leader for mirrorless cameras in Japan. OM Digital (former Olympus), on the other hand, is on a downwards trend.

[via Mirrorless Rumors vis BCN]