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Reimagine Optical Excellence
Meet Canon's new addition to the EOS System, the EOS R camera. It packs a range of advanced features from a full-frame, 30.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor that captures gorgeous images, to a Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for fast and accurate autofocus, to impressive 4K video recording capabilities. All this comes in a compact and intuitive design that's compatible with RF, EF and EF-S lenses, opening a world of creative possibilities.
- Compatible with EF/EF-S Lenses
- 54mm Large Diameter and Short Back Focus
- 20mm Flange Focal Distance with Robustness for Professional Use
- 12 Pins for Quickly Communicating Large Amounts of Information
- Variety of Mount Adapter Options for Expanded Compatibility with EF/EF-S Lenses
- 30.3 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor & DIGIC 8 Image Processor.
- ISO 40000
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF with 5,655 Manually Selectable AF Points.
- High-speed Focusing in 0.05 sec.
- AF Area Coverage of Approx. 88% x 100%
* Lens not included.
The foundation of this system is an entirely new lens mount
Designed for optical excellence today and incredible optical potential for the future.
Superb Image Quality
Great Performance and Impressive Results
30.3 MP Full-frame CMOS Sensor DIGIC 8 Image Processor
The EOS R camera features a 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor with approx. 30.3 effective megapixels for stunning results with incredible detail and clarity, even in low-light situations. It’s powered by the DIGIC 8 Image Processor, which enables an expansive ISO range, enhances Image Stabilization and turbocharges operations across the board for outstanding image quality and impressive performance.
Excellent Low-Light Performance
The EOS R camera has a standard ISO sensitivity range of 100–40000 for stills and 100–25600 for video (100–12800 for 4K video shooting). Combined with the EOS R camera’s remarkable low-light AF performance, still and video shooting is possible even in dark situations in a variety of places and occasions.
Sophisticated AF System and Wide AF Area
The EOS R camera’s AF system features an incredible 5,655 manually selectable AF points. Combined with a focus area that covers approx. 88% horizontal and 100% vertical when using RF lenses and select EF lenses, this AF system helps ensure swift and accurate focus no matter where your subject is located in the frame.
Incredible Low-Light Autofocus
EV -6 Low-light Autofocus
Amazing for nighttime photography or in very low light, the EOS R camera’s brilliant AF can operate in light as dim as a light rating of EV -6^ where other AF systems may fail or search. Phenomenal AF is achieved even when using lenses with high F numbers. This ultra-sensitive AF works in concert with the EOS R’s EVF to clearly capture subjects even when there’s limited light.
Sharp Focus Within 0.05 Sec.
0.05 sec. High-speed Focusing
The EOS R camera’s highly responsive Dual Pixel CMOS AF system delivers the world’s fastest AF focusing speed of 0.05 seconds^^. This means fast action can be captured and focus can be maintained with speed, accuracy and ease.
Touch and Drag AF
Touch and Drag AF makes it fast and easy to select a focus point without taking your eye away from the viewfinder. Using the Touchscreen LCD, it’s as simple as pointing to the desired area of focus. The chosen AF point is then displayed in the camera’s EVF for quick confirmation.
Variety of AF Modes
The EOS R camera features an expanded range of selectable AF modes to adapt to specific situations and subjects. For example, with Eye Detection AF, when the EOS R detects a human face, it automatically uses the subject’s eye as the autofocus point and maintains focus as the subject moves through the image frame.
f/8 and f/11 Compatible in All AF Areas
With the EOS R camera, autofocus will operate over nearly the entire image area even when used with compatible f/8 and f/11 lenses. This means the EOS R can easily achieve sharp AF using lenses with smaller apertures, and is even compatible with select EF extenders for uncompromised shooting at an expanded range of focal lengths.
Professional 4K Video
Advanced Video Recording
4K 30p, Full HD 60p, HD 120p
Whether shooting videos to share with friends online or serving as a secondary camera on a large production, the EOS R camera offers advanced recording features such as 4K at 29.97 fps, Full HD at 59.94 fps and HD at 119.9 fps. Helpful functions include distortion correction during recording and Movie Digital IS. Additionally, video can be recorded during still photo shooting by simply pressing the Movie Shooting button.
Multiple 4K Formats
4K IPB/ALL-I MP4 H.264
The EOS R camera can record 4K video using IPB or ALL-I compression and save them as MP4 files. This helps provide further flexibility with both file size, image quality and integration with video clips recorded with other cameras.
Excellent Details for Post-Production
Built-in Canon Log gamma reduces heavy shadows and blown out highlights, delivering movie images with approximately 12 stops of dynamic range (at ISO 400) for excellent shadow and highlight detail. Ideal for post-production and multi-camera set-ups, Canon Log is an indispensable feature that makes the EOS R camera a serious moviemaking performer.
HDMI Output for 4K 10-bit 4:2:2 Video
The EOS R camera features an HDMI port that's useful for outputting recorded video directly to an external drive. For maximum colour and dynamic range when shooting with Canon Log, the EOS R can even output 10-bit movie recordings in ITU-R BT.2020 colour.
Focus Manually with Ease
Focus Peaking and Dual Pixel Focus Guide
For help when using manual focus, Focus Peaking helps establish the focus area quickly and clearly by indicating the area in focus with a coloured line. It’s usable with the Dual Pixel Focus Guide feature, which displays where the position of focus is relative to the subject and is especially helpful when recording movies.
Built-In OLED Electric Viewfinder
The EOS R camera features a high-precision 0.5-inch OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) EVF with approx. 3.69 million dots and a 23mm eyepoint. Displaying a bright image and extensive shooting information that rotates with the camera, the viewfinder excels in bright conditions where viewing the camera’s LCD may prove difficult.
The EOS R camera’s electronic viewfinder has been created to provide a bright, sharp and colourful 100% view of the subject at hand. Equipped with an aspherical lens, the EVF shows a crisp and vivid image with minimal aberration or distortion, even when the eye moves off the center of the visual field.
The EOS R camera’s EVF has a bright, 23mm-high eyepoint design that creates a generous 30mm space between your nose and the rear of the viewfinder. This makes it easy to compose and view images in the viewfinder with or without glasses. A dioptric adjustment of -4 – +2 means it’s simple to change as needed to suit various users.
3.69 Million Dots
The EVF’s 0.5-inch OLED based display features approximately 3.69 million dots for an incredibly sharp and detailed image that makes it easy to check focus and view the extensive image data that’s displayed.
3.15" Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD
The EOS R camera has a flexible 3.15-inch Vari-angle LCD that makes it easy to compose and shoot from virtually any angle. Its touchscreen enables setting changes and more with just a tap.
Multi-function Bar with Customizable Functions
The EOS R camera’s newly designed multi-function bar provides a high level of functionality and customization options for fast, intuitive shooting. Positioned to sit right under the thumb, the touch bar allows the user to change settings, check manual focus, browse finished photos and more.
Dot-matrix LCD Panel
An LCD panel on the top of the EOS R camera features a dot-matrix display that gives real-time information on the camera’s status, recording mode and more. It can be inverted from black to white to suit viewing preferences or the ambient light source.
Automatic Setting Changes
Flexible Priority Exposure Mode (Fv Mode)
With the EOS R camera’s all-new Flexible-priority AE mode (Fv), you can easily set features such as shutter speed, aperture and ISO to respond automatically or manually for greater convenience and flexibility.
USB Charge Compatible
The EOS R camera is compatible with the USB Power Adapter PD-E1† for in-camera charging via USB. Featuring an industry standard USB-C connector, the USB Power Adapter PD-E1† makes for easy charging without the necessity to remove the battery from the camera.
Especially helpful for wildlife photography, journalism and quiet situations, the EOS R camera has a silent shutter feature that uses an inaudible electronic shutter instead of the camera’s focal-plane shutter.
EOS R Stories
EOS R Stories
EOS R Stories
EOS R Stories
The EOS R camera has a robust, electronically controlled focal-plane shutter that’s rated to approx. 200,000 cycles for consistent and reliable use. It shoots as fast as 1/8000 sec. at up to 8 fps, and up to 5 fps with Servo AF.
Shutter Closes if Powered Off without Lens
The EOS R camera has a mechanism to close the shutter when the camera is powered down and adjust settings accordingly to protect the shutter curtain.
Dust and Water-Resistant
The EOS R camera is designed for use in a variety of weather conditions. Sealing materials are used in critical areas, while its precise design and construction help to minimize accidental penetration of dust and moisture in the rest of the camera body.
New Mobile RAW Workflow/Network
Canon’s Digital Photo Professional Express makes speedy processing of JPEGs and CR3 RAW files on a compatible handheld device a breeze. Working with Canon’s Camera Connect app^^^ to create a streamlined wireless workflow, DPP Express lets you adjust settings right on your mobile device, saving files to the cloud, a PC or your camera.
Canon’s Camera Connect^^^ app uses the EOS R camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® compatibility to connect a compatible mobile device. This allows a number of functions from easy image transfer to remote shooting, to adding GPS information to your photos and videos and more.
The EOS R camera can capture photos as Compact Raw, or C-RAW (.CR3) files, saving valuable time and storage space with ease. Smaller than RAW files, C-RAW files can be processed in camera, can render an L-sized JPEG, are compatible with the Digital Lens Optimizer and more.
Be the Revolution
EOS R System
Introducing the next evolution of EOS. It’s a whole new system with a new, game-changing RF lens mount that delivers optical excellence today and incredible possibilities for future designs. The new full-frame mirrorless EOS R camera provides gorgeous results, with four RF lenses reimagining Canon optics and three optional Mount Adapters helping to ensure you can bring your EF and EF-S lenses along. Advanced features and compact designs, all in the brand-new EOS R system that’s designed to take today’s visual storytellers into tomorrow.
Marking a new chapter in the history of EOS, the EOS R system is built for imagemakers who demand high-performance capture, a full-frame sensor and excellent ergonomics. A 54mm diameter lens mount enables RF lenses to have large rear elements, while a mirrorless design brings them closer to the sensor for bright, sharp and compact lens designs. A 12 pin electronic connection delivers fast communication between the camera and the lens, facilitating a versatile and powerful system. Plus, with a variety of mount adapter options, it’s easy to incorporate your EOS R system into an EOS system and expand your creative opportunities.
New RF Mount
At the heart of the EOS R system lies the amazing RF mount. It’s newly designed to deliver the ideal combination of speed, durability and flexibility in optical design for excellent performance and future system expansion, plus compatibility with EF and EF-S lenses.
54mm Large Diameter and Short Back Focus
The large diameter and decreased distance between the rear lens element and sensor enable a compelling combination of image quality, performance and compact lens design. The new RF mount retains the same, large 54mm diameter as the current Canon EF mount, but thanks to the EOS R camera’s mirrorless structure, the rear lens element can be much closer to the image plane. This combination opens up a number of possibilities. The rear element of RF lenses can be larger in diameter, improving image quality at the corners and outer edges of the frame. Larger rear elements mean front elements can be smaller, meaning less strong refracting and bending of light rays within the lens, enhancing optical performance. Most importantly, the EOS R system opens the door to the future. It unlocks more freedom and flexibility in lens designs, allowing faster lenses with increased optical performance in more compact forms than before.
20mm Flange Focal Distance
The RF mount is mounted just 20mm from the image sensor. This provides flexibility for future lens designs and the durability needed for professional, real-world operation, even when using super telephoto lenses.
Hight-Capacity & High-Speed Data Transmission
Data Transmission through 12 pin Electrodes
A 12 pin connection between the camera and lens means communication at a higher speed with larger amounts of data transfer, enabling incredibly fast AF, high IS and image optimization. It’s a system designed to expedite operations that’s ready for future expansions.
The EOS R camera helps expand the impressive lineup of Canon full-frame cameras such as the EOS-1D X Mark II, EOS 5DS, EOS 5DS R, EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 6D Mark II to provide a wealth of amazing and powerful full-frame options. Using lenses at their original focal length, the EOS R benefits from a range of improvements made possible by the large physical size of full-frame sensors.
Incredible Image Quality
Not only can Canon’s full-frame sensors capture a tremendous amount of information at a full 24 x 35mm, but they can also capture large individual pixels for great quality of detail and low noise.
Impressive Performance in Low Light
High Range of Sensitivities
Full-frame sensors excel in low light, as their physical size helps ensure high light sensitivity. This means superb, clean and detailed images at high ISOs, plus impressive handheld performance in a variety of situations.
Shallow Depth of Field
Full-frame sensors offer shallow depth of field by design, making it easy to define depth of focus through aperture choice. These sensors deliver gorgeous and soft out of focus areas when shooting with large apertures.
Wide Angle of View
Effective Focal Length
Thanks to full-frame, cameras like the EOS R can take advantage of RF, EF* and EF-S* lenses at their original focal length for impressive wide-angle performance and rendition across the image plane.
Compatibility with EF/EF-S Lenses
Mount adapters deliver seamless connections between the EOS R camera and EF and EF-S lenses with all functions intact. Offering L series level weather and dust sealing, they are even compatible with EF extenders like the Extender EF 1.4x III to extend your camera’s optical reach. With an entire arsenal of EF and EF-S lenses at your disposal, these mount adapters ensure endless creative possibilities for the EOS R camera.
Beyond Full Compatibility with EF/EF-S Lenses
Beyond enabling use of EF and EF-S lenses on the EOS R camera, the Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R and the Drop-in Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R add functions that open up a number of new possibilities for creative image capture.
Mount Adapter EF EOS-R
The Mount Adapter EF-EOS R gives you the ability to utilize any Canon EF or EF-S lens with the EOS R camera, letting you use your existing lenses with the camera and allowing you to expand your horizons. Lightweight, compact and easy to attach, the Mount Adapter EF-EOS R makes it possible to use EF and EF-S lenses without compromising functionality, speed or quality. With a stylish design that matches the EF and EF-S lens look and a sturdy, dust- and water-resistant construction, the Mount Adapter EF-EOS R makes it easy to adapt to more lens choices and possibilities.
- Mount Adapter Allows EF/EF-S Lens Compatibility with the EOS R Camera.
- Exterior Design Matched to EF Lenses.
- Dust- and Water-resistant.
- Metal Mount on Both Lens and Camera Sides Provide Rugged Flexibility.
|Type||Digital single-lens non-reflex AF/AE camera|
|Recording Media||SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
|Image Format||Approx. 36 x 24mm|
|Compatible Lenses||Canon RF lens group (excluding EF, EF-S and EF-M lenses)
When using Mount Adapter EF-EOS R: Canon EF or EF-S lenses (excluding EF-M lenses)
|Lens Mount||Canon RF mount|
|Type||CMOS sensor (compatible with Dual Pixel CMOS AF)|
|Effective pixels||Approx. 30.3 Megapixels|
|Pixel Unit||Approx. 5.36 µm square|
|Total Pixels||Approx. 31.7 megapixels|
|Aspect Ratio||3:2 (Horizontal:Vertical)|
|Color Filter System||RGB primary color filters|
|Low Pass Filter||Installed in front of the image sensor, non-detachable|
|Dust Deletion Feature||Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
|Recording Format||EXIF 2.3 (DCF2.0)|
|File Size||3:2 Aspect Ratio
Large/RAW/C-RAW: 6720 x 4480
Medium: 4464 x 2976
Small 1: 3360 x 2240
Small 2: 2400 x 1600
Large/RAW/C-RAW: 4176 x 2784
Small 2: 2400 x 1600
4:3 Aspect Ratio
Large/RAW/C-RAW: 5952 x 4480*
Medium: 3968 x 2976
Small 1: 2976 x 2240*
Small 2: 2112 x 1600*
16:9 Aspect Ratio*
Large/RAW/C-RAW: 6720 x 3776
Medium: 4464 x 2512
Small 1: 3360 x 1888
Small 2: 2400 x 1344
1:1 Aspect Ratio
Large/RAW/C-RAW: 4480 x 4480
Medium: 2976 x 2976
Small 1: 2240 x 2240
Small 2: 1600 x 1600
|File Numbering||The following file numbers can be set:
File numbering methods
The numbering of captured images continues even after you replace the card.
Resets the file number to 0001, and creates a new folder automatically.
|RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording||
|Color Space||Selectable between sRGB and Adobe RGB|
User Defined 1-3
White fluorescent light
Custom (Custom WB)
* Effective also in twilight and sunset.
|Auto White Balance||Option between ambience priority and white priority settings.|
|Color Temperature Compensation||Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels
Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels
Corrected in reference to the current WB mode's color temperature.
|OLED color electronic viewfinder|
|Coverage||Approx. 100% vertically and horizontally relative to the shooting image area (with image quality L, at approx. 23mm eyepoint).
At approx. 23mm eyepoint
|Magnification||Approx. 0.76 (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1)|
|Eye Point||Approx. 23mm (at -1 m-1 from the eyepiece lens end)|
|Viewfinder Information||AF point information
Number of remaining multiple exposures
Dual Pixel RAW shooting
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Digital Lens Optimizer
Multi-function lock warning
Exposure level indicator
Highlight tone priority
Number of self-timer shooting
Still photo cropping
Auto Lighting Optimizer
White balance correction
|Type||Phase-difference detection system with image sensor (Dual Pixel CMOS AF)|
|AF Points||Max. 5,655
When selected with cross keys.
|AF Working Range||EV -6 to 18 (f/1.2, at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100, One-Shot AF)|
|Focusing Modes||One-Shot AF
Manual (Manual focus)
|AF Point Selection||AF Point Selection and AF Operation|
|AF Assist Beam||Enable
LED AF assist beam only
* Focus range with the AF-assist beam is generally no more than 13.1 ft. / 4m (at f/5.6).
|Metering Modes||Evaluative metering (AF point-linked)
Partial metering (approx. 6.1% of the area at the center of the screen)
Spot metering (approx. 2.7% of the area at the center of the screen)
AF point-linked spot metering not provided.
Center-weighted average metering
|Metering Range||EV -3 - 20 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)|
|Exposure Control Systems||Scene Intelligent Auto
Program AE (shiftable)
Shutter-priority AE (Safety shift possible)
Aperture-priority AE (Safety shift possible)
Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3
|ISO Speed Range||
ISO 10040000 (in 1/3-stop or whole-stop increments)
L: equivalent to ISO 50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400
Scene Intelligent Auto
No Flash - ISO 100-12800
With Flash - ISO 100-1600
No Flash - ISO 100-40000*1
With Flash - ISO 100-1600*1
No Flash - ISO 400 fixed
With Flash - ISO 400 fixed
*1 Depending on [Minimum] and [Maximum] of [ISO speed settings] or [Range for stills].
|AE Lock||Auto AE lock
|Electronically controlled focal-plane shutter
Electronic first curtain, mechanical second curtain
Electronic shutter (slit rolling read out)
Mechanical first and second curtain
|Shutter Speeds||1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (total range of all shooting modes)|
|Shutter Release||Soft-touch electromagnetic release|
|Self Timer||10-sec. delay, 2-sec. delay|
|Shutter Lag Time||Shutter Lag Time|
|Flash Metering System||E-TTL II autoflash|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments|
|External Flash Settings||The camera can set the following with EX series Speedlites:
External flash control
Flash firing, E-TTL II Flash metering, Slow synchro, Safety FE, Flash mode, Wireless function, Flash zoom, Shutter synchronization and Flash exposure compensation
Flash Custom Function setting
The setting options for both (1) and (2) will differ depending on the Speedlite used.
|Drive Modes||Single shooting
High-speed continuous shooting
Max. approx. 8.0 fps
Self-timer: 10 sec./remote control
Self-timer: 2 sec./remote control
Live View Functions
|Shooting Modes||Still photo shooting and video shooting|
|Focusing||Dual Pixel CMOS AF
|Metering Modes||Center-weighted average metering
|Metering Range||EV -4 - 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100, One-Shot AF, with 29.97 fps)|
Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
ALL-I: Linear PCM*
*4K All-I recording requires an SD Memory card with a minimum write speed of 60MB/s.
|Focusing||Dual Pixel CMOS AF
|Range||Full range (0 to 255)|
|Exposure Control||Shutter Speed
ISO Speed (Recommended Exposure Index)
|Exposure Compensation||±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments|
|Type||TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor|
|Monitor Size||3.15-inch (screen aspect ratio of 3:2)
3.15 in./8.01cm diagonal (2.63 in./6.67cm width, 1.75 in./4.44cm height)
|Pixels||Approx. 2.10 million dots|
|Coverage||Approx. 100% vertically/horizontally|
|Brightness Control||Manually adjustable to one of seven brightness levels|
|Coating||Clear View LCD II
|Interface Languages||29 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Ukraine, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Vietnamese, Hindi, Romanian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Malay, Indonesian, Japanese)|
Single image displayNo information display
Basic information display
Detailed shooting information display
|Highlight Alert||The white areas with no image data will blink.|
Image Protection & Erase
|Protection||Single image (select image)
All images in folder
All images on card
|Erase||Except protected images
Select images to erase
All images in folder
All images on card
All found images (only during image search)
|Compatible Printers||Images can be sent via Wi-Fi® to a PictBridge-compatible (Wireless LAN) printer and printed.|
|Digital Print Order Format||Compliant to DPOF Version 1.1|
Still Photo Shooting
Wuick control dial
|Functions that Can be Assigned (Shooting)
Check focus/Display info.
Functions that Can be Assigned (Playback)
|USB Terminal||Equivalent to SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
For PC communication
For WFT-E7 (Ver. 2) connection
|Video Out Terminal||Type C (Resolution switches automatically) / CEC not compatible
|Extension System Terminal||3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack|
|Battery||Battery Pack LP-E6N (or LP-E6) x 1
|Battery Check||Automatic battery check when the power switch is turned ON.
Displayed in 6 levels.Battery level displayed on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder.
One of six levels displayed for LP-E6N and LP-E6.
The display for other power sources is different.
|Power Saving||Power turns off after the set time of non-operation elapses.Display off
Available time options: 15 sec. / 30 sec. / 1 min. / 3 min. / 5 min. / 10 min. / 30 min.
Auto power off
Available time options: 30 sec. / 1 min. / 3 min. / 5 min. / 10 min.
Available time options: 1 min. / 3 min. / Disable
At least approx. 6 min. until auto power off while the [Date/Time/Zone] screen is displayed.
|Date/Time Battery||Built-in secondary battery
When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for approx. 3 months.
Recharge time: approx. 8 hrs.
The recharge time required to provide the above number of months with no battery pack installed.
|Start-up Time||Approx. 0.9 sec.
Based on CIPA standards.
|Operating Environment||Working Temperature Range
32-104° F / 0-40° C
85° or less
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4 mm (5.35 x 3.87 x 3.32")
Approx. 135.8 x 98.3 x 67.7 mm (5.35 x 3.87 x 2.67")
* From grip to monitor
|Weight||Approx. 660 g (1.46 lbs)
Including battery, SD memory card; without body cap
Approx. 580 g (1.28 lbs)
Body only; without battery, card or body cap
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Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body includes EF-EOS R Lens Mount Adapter
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