The EOS 1D X Mark III is the last DSLR camera from Canon



In a new interview with a Japanese newspaper, Canon Chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai said that the EOS 1D X Mark III is the last DSLR camera from Canon (Google translated):

In an interview with Yomiuri Shimbun, Canon’s Chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai said that he would end the development and production of the flagship model of a conventional digital SLR camera a few years later, saying, “One for a mirrorless camera. It will become. Canon’s SLR flagship model is known as the “EOS-1” series, the first of which appeared in 1989. The latest model “EOS-1D X Mark 3” released in 2020 will be the last model in fact. (via Yomiuri)

In an interview held by Yomiuri Shimbun (one of the five major newspapers in Japan) with Canon’s Chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai, we can learn about Canon’s strategy regarding its Imaging System division. “It is natural that mirrorless cameras will become the mainstream of digital cameras… The market needs are acceleratingly shifting to mirrorless cameras. In line with this, we are steadily shifting manufacturing” Mitarai stated (Google translated). According to Mitarai, Canon will end the development and production of the flagship model of the digital SLR cameras a few years from now, stating “Canon’s SLR flagship model is known as the “EOS-1” series, the first of which appeared in 1989. The latest model EOS-1D X Mark III released in 2020 will be the last model in fact”. (via Ymcinema)

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