Interview with Canon executives on the new EOS R full frame mirrorless camera


The Japanese site mynavi.jp published an interview with Canon executives (Google translation), here is the recap:

  • The sensor inside the Canon EOS R mirrorless camera is new (not the same as the sensor inside the EOS 5D Mark IV camera)
  • The image quality of the Canon EOS R mirrorless is better than other Canon DSLR cameras
  • Canon did not add IBIS because of the associated costs, heating and size issues, but may include IBIS in future models
  • Lower and higher-end Canon mirrorless cameras will be announced in the future
  • Canon is considering an 8k Cinema EOS R mirrorless camera

CanonRumors also reports that new functionality will be added to the Canon EOS R soon after release with a firmware update.


Podcast: full-frame mirrorless cameras from Nikon and Canon. Check out also the upcoming Canon EOS R live panel discussion on September 12th at 2 pm ET:


In the US, the new Canon EOS R mirrorless camera will be available for pre-order on September 12th (check Adorama and B&H).

Pre-orders are already open in Europe and Australia (WEXPark Camera, Calumet DE and CameraPro).


Like the new Canon EOS R Facebook page.

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