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  • 24.2 MP CMOS Sensor
  • Full-Frame Format
  • 40 fps Continuous Shooting (Electronic)
  • ISO 100-102,400 Expandable to 50-204,800
  • UHD 4K (3840x2160) @60 fps Video Recording
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF II Autofocus
  • Movie Digital IS 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • Articulating Touchscreen LCD Display
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Step Up to Full-Frame

The EOS R8 camera combines high-performance full-frame capabilities with a lightweight and compact design for creators ready to step up their content creation.

With a 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor, RF mount allowing access to various creative lenses, and powerful stills and video functionality, the EOS R8 camera helps you capture stunning imagery to empower your creative vision.

Key Features:

  • 24.2 Megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF II
  • Uncropped 4K movie at up to 60 fps that is over sampled from 6K
  • Max movie record time of 2 hours
  • In-camera compositing
  • 2.36 million dots OLED EVF
  • 3.0” 1.62 million dots vari-angle LCD touchscreen
  • UVC/UAC compatibility for webcam and streaming

The Lightest Full-Frame Canon EOS Camera

Weighing less than a pound (body only), the EOS R8 camera is incredibly lightweight and compact while offering a high-quality full-frame imaging experience, utilizing the RF lens mount and providing access to a catalog of high-performance creative lens options. This offers photographers and content creators a convenient and portable camera in a comfortable, ergonomic package for travel, hiking or everyday shooting.

High Image Quality Featuring a 24.2 Megapixel Full-Frame CMOS Sensor

The EOS R8 camera captures stunning, detailed images with speed and accuracy, even in low light, due to the Canon-developed 24.2-million-pixel CMOS image sensor and DIGIC X Image Processor. The full-frame sensor allows for improved resolution at low ISO speeds and low noise at high ISO speeds, wide dynamic range of still pictures, and significant improvement in rolling shutter compared to previous Canon cameras when shooting fast-moving subjects and quick panning.

In-Camera Compositing

With its built-in image processing, the EOS R8 camera provides in-camera compositing including Moving Subject HDR, Depth Compositing, Panoramic Shot, HDR Night Scene, and HDR Backlight control so you can capture creative imagery that is challenging with conventional single-shot techniques.

High-Speed, High-Precision Autofocus

Dual Pixel CMOS AF II is a highly responsive system that covers up to approximately 100% x 100% of the picture area, breaking the image into up to 1,053 automatically-selected AF zones during Whole Area AF. This enables outstanding AF coverage on the EOS R8 camera, and the compositional freedom to focus sharply on a subject nearly anywhere in the frame.

Accurate Subject Detection and Tracking

Developed using Deep Learning Technology, horses, trains, and airplanes are detectable, in addition to conventional subjects like people, animals including dogs, cats and birds, and vehicles — cars and motorcycles — especially in a motorsports environment. For more ease of use, Auto mode is now available, in which the camera automatically selects the type of subject without the need to switch the Subject Detection setting in the menu. The EOS R8 camera will continue to track the movement and continuously focus on the subject.

Animal Detection

Effectively track the whole body, face, or eye of cats, dogs, birds, and now horses, for speed and precision — regardless of the animal’s size, posture, or orientation of the face.

Head, Face, and Eye Detection

The EOS R8 camera can locate and focus upon a person’s head, face, or eye when the Subject Detection menu is set to People. This allows for more ease of use, fast acquisition of your subject, and improvements to accuracy when capturing videos or still images, even in difficult shooting situations where many cameras may struggle to detect a subject. Additional control is now available for detecting the subject’s left or right eye – which can be also programmed to a Custom Button making it easy to focus on the preferred eye in the moment.

Ample Features for Video Creators

With video recording features such as 6K oversampled uncropped 4K movie at up to 60 fps, Full-HD High-frame rate movie recording at up to 180 fps4, and Dual Pixel CMOS AF tracking, the EOS R8 camera makes it easy to step up your video content.

Continuous Movie Recording That Exceeds 30 Minutes

The EOS R8 camera can continuously record 4K UHD or Full HD video for up to 2 hours at 29.97 fps, allowing you to set up your video and keep your project rolling without worrying about it stopping.

HDR PQ / Canon Log 3

Though the EOS R8 camera can record impressive video straight out of camera, content creators looking to take the next step in their imaging journey have the choice of two powerful video recording options in HDR PQ or Canon Log 3 video recording. With HDR PQ recording a 10bit color file is recorded that does not require additional editing, this 10bit HDR file is compatible with HDR displays such as TVs, monitors and smartphones which display your video with even more color accuracy and dynamic range than standard displays. For creators who like to edit their video files, Canon Log 3 is available, creating a 10bit log file which allows for powerful recovery of highlights and shadows as well as creative color grading capability.

  • UVC Livestreaming

    UVC/UAC compatibility allows the EOS R8 camera to be used as a web camera to stream live video in Full HD, without additional computer software, to applications such as Zoom™, Microsoft Teams™, Skype™, and similar video conferencing software7.  Thanks to the full-frame image sensor, you’ll be able to have versatility in your exposure, as well as strong background separation when using bright aperture lenses for video conferencing, or livestreaming content.

Vertical Movie Mode and Aspect Markers

Movie rotation information can be set during or after movie recording, allowing videos to be played in vertical composition when viewing on a smartphone. The Aspect Markers Function displays visual markers for different aspect ratios that may be desired for posting the same file to various social media sites. This display provides consideration for proper composition for the different deliverable files that can be created when editing.

Movie Digital IS

Record stable videos efficiently with minimum equipment, even when shooting handheld, with Movie Digital IS 5-axis image stabilization. Camera-shake vibrations are reduced even more through coordinated control of Movie Digital IS when using a RF lens featuring optical image stabilization.

Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD

Featuring a 3.0-inch, 1.62 million dot Clear View LCD II Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD, the EOS R8 camera makes it easy to compose and shoot from virtually any angle. With touch and drag functionality, you can intuitively and swiftly move the autofocus point on the touch-panel LCD.

Precise Electronic Viewfinder

The EOS R8 camera is equipped with a high-precision 0.39-inch OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) EVF with approx. 2.36 million dots and a 22mm eyepoint which displays a bright image and extensive shooting information. The EVF supports up to a 120 fps refresh rate and has been designed to provide a bright, sharp and colorful 100% view of the subject at hand. There’s also an Optical Viewfinder (OVF) Simulation setting, which provides a higher dynamic range viewfinder image for outstanding viewing in harsh, contrasty lighting situations.

Shoot, Download and Share with Wired and Wireless Communications

The EOS R8 camera supports both wired and wireless connections to your smartphone via its USB Type-C port, built-in Wi-Fi®, and Bluetooth® technology, making it easy to upload and share movies and photos to your favorite social network services.

  • Built-in Bluetooth® Capability

    Bluetooth® pairing helps you connect the camera to compatible smart devices using the free Canon Camera Connect app. This low-energy wireless connection helps preserve battery life, while providing remote control of the camera. It also sends continuously updated GPS location data from your phone, letting you geotag what you've captured so you know precisely where you captured the photo.

  • Built-in Wi-Fi Capability

    Enable wireless functions, such as remote live view, file viewing and transfer, by connecting to Wi-Fi quickly and seamlessly. Using the Canon Camera Connect app, you can also transfer files to your mobile device to browse and share on social media.

  • USB-C Connection

    The EOS R8 camera can be connected to a computer or smartphone via USB-C7. All Canon Camera Connect app features that can be used with Wi-Fi are now available when the camera and smartphone are connected via USB, using a compatible cable for your device.

LP-E17 Battery Pack

Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack for select EOS DSLRs. Charge with the LC-E17 battery charger.

Camera Compatibility:

  • EOS 77D
  • EOS M3
  • EOS Rebel T6i 
  • EOS Rebel T6s
  • EOS Rebel T7i 
  • EOS Rebel SL2

What's Included

EOS R8 Camera Body
Camera Cover R-F-5
Strap ER-EOSR8
Battery Charger LC-E17
Battery Pack LP-E17
Battery Pack Cover
Shoe Cover
LP-E17 Battery Pack
View Kit Components
EOS R8 Body
LP-E17 Battery Pack for T6i, T6s, T7i's, T8i, and EOS RP


Product Specifications



Type Digital interchangeable lens, mirrorless camera
Image Processor DIGIC X
Recording Media (One) SD card slot
  • Compatible with UHS-II
  • Eye-Fi cards and Multimedia cards (MMC) are not supported.
Compatible Lenses Canon RF lens group (including RF-S lenses) When using Mount Adapter EF-EOS R: Canon EF or EF-S lenses (excluding EF-M lenses)
Lens Mount Canon RF mount

Image Sensor

Type Full-frame CMOS sensor (compatible with Dual Pixel CMOS AF)
Effective pixels
Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Effective pixels
Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Screen Size Approx. 36.0 x 24.0 mm
Pixel Unit Approx. 6.00 µm square
Total Pixels Approx. 25.6 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
  1. Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  2. Removes dust adhering to the low-pass filter.
    • Auto cleaning: At power off / Enable / Disable
    • * Automatically performs the sensor cleaning during Power OFF/ON.
    • Clean now
    • * Performs cleaning immediately. After the cleaning ends, the camera automatically restarts (Power OFF to ON).
  3. Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
    • The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images.
    • The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the EOS software to automatically erase the dust spots.
    • Not available with RF-S/EF-S lenses, in cropped shooting, during focus bracket shooting, in RAW burst mode, multiple-exposure shooting, or HDR mode, or when Multi Shot Noise Reduction or the interval timor or digital tele-converter is set.
  4. Manual cleaning (by hand) not supported

Recording System

Recording Format Compliant to Design rule for Camera File system 2.0 and Exif 2.31*. *Supports time difference information in Exif 2.31.
Image Format JPEG (.JPG), HEIF (.HIF), RAW, C-RAW, Dual Pixel RAW, RAW burst (.CR3) Movies: ALL-I (Time-lapse video only), IPB (.MP4)
File Size *1: Number of shots using a 32 GB card that conforms to Canon testing standards.
*2: When set to [HDR shooting (HDR PQ): Disable].
*3: When set to [HDR shooting (HDR PQ): Enable].
* File sizes are determined based on Canon testing standards.
Maximum Burst *1: Number of shots using a 32 GB UHS-I card that conforms to Canon testing standards.
*2: Number of shots using a 32 GB UHS-II card that conforms to Canon testing standards.
*3: When set to [HDR shooting (HDR PQ): Disable].
*4: When set to [HDR shooting (HDR PQ): Enable].
* Maximum burst as measured under conditions conforming to Canon testing standards (High-speed continuous shooting + in One-Shot AF mode, ISO 100, and Standard Picture Style).
* Number of shots available varies depending on shooting conditions (such as cropping/aspect ratio, subject, memory card brand, ISO speed, Picture Style, and Custom Function).
File Numbering The following file numbers can be set:
  1. File numbering methods
    • Continuous numbering
      • The numbering of captured images continues even after you replace the card.
    • Auto reset
      • When you replace the card, the numbering will be reset to start from 0001. If the new SD card already contains images, the numbering will continue from the last recorded image in the card.
  2. Manual reset
    • Resets the file number to 0001, and creates a new folder automatically.
RAW + JPEG / HEIF Simultaneous Recording Simultaneous recording of any combination of RAW/C-RAW and JPEG/HEIF image-recording quality is supported.
Color Space Selectable between sRGB and Adobe RGB
Picture Style
  1. Auto
  2. Standard
  3. Portrait
  4. Landscape
  5. Fine Detail
  6. Neutral
  7. Faithful
  8. Monochrome
  9. User Defined 1-3
    • In Scene Intelligent Auto, [Auto] will be set automatically.
    • [Standard] is the default setting for [User Def. 1-3].

White Balance

  1. Auto (Ambience priority/White priority)
  2. Day Light
  3. Shade
  4. Cloudy*1
  5. Tungsten light
  6. White fluorescent light
  7. Flash
  8. Custom (Custom WB)
  9. Color temperature*2
*1: Effective also in twilight and sunset.
*2: With an EX / EL-series Speedlite having the color temperature information transmission feature, the color temperature setting changes to match the color temperature when the flash is fired. Set to approx. 6000 K if the flash unit does not have the color temperature communication feature.
Auto White Balance Option between ambience priority and white priority settings, using SET button
White Balance Shift Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels
Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels
  • Shifted from the color temperatue of the current WB mode.
  • Blue/amber and magenta/green shift can be set at the same time.

  • WB Bracketing available, up to ±3 levels Blue/amber or magenta/green, via Quick Control Dial


Type OLED color electronic viewfinder; 0.39-inch, approx. 2.36 million dots
Coverage Approx. 100% (at JPEG Large image quality, 3:2 aspect ratio, approx. 22 mm eyepoint)
Magnification / Angle of View Approx. 0.70x / Approx. 33.0 degrees (3:2 aspect ratio, with 50mm lens at infinity, –1 m–1)
Eye Point Approx. 22mm (at -1 m-1 from the eyepiece lens end)
Dioptric Adjustment Range Approx. -4.0 to + 1.0 m-1 (dpt)
Viewfinder Information
  1. Maximum burst
  2. Possible shots/Sec. until self-timer shoots
  3. Focus Bracketing/ Multiple-exposure/HDR shooting/Multi Shot Noise Reduction/Bulb time/Interval timer
  4. Shooting mode
  5. AF method
  6. AF operation
  7. Image quality
  8. Card
  9. Drive mode
  10. Metering mode
  11. No. of remaining shots for focus braketing, multiple exposures, or interval timer
  12. Electronic level
  13. Movie recording time available
  14. Battery level
  15. Image Stabilizer (IS mode)
  16. Histogram (Brightness/RGB)
  17. Quick Control button
  18. Anti-flicker shooting
  19. White balance/White balance correction
  20. Picture style
  21. Auto Lighting Optimizer
  22. Still photo cropping / Aspect ratio
  23. AF point (1-point AF)
  24. AEB/FEB
  25. View Assist
  26. HDR PQ
  27. Flash ready / FE lock / High-speed sync
  28. Electronic shutter
  29. Touch shutter / Create folder
  30. AE lock
  31. Shutter speed / Multi-function lock warning
  32. Aperture value
  33. Wi-Fi® function
  34. Wi-Fi® signal strength
  35. Bluetooth® function
  36. Exposure simulation
  37. Magnify button
  38. ISO speed
  39. Highlight tone priority
  40. Exposure compensation
  41. Exposure level indicator


Focus Method Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Number of AF zones available for Automatic Selection AF area: Horizontal: Approx. 100% x Vertical: Approx. 100%
(100% x 100% AF coverage in Face Detect + Tracking AF; coverage can vary, depending upon lens being used)
Stills: Max. 1053 zones (39 x 27)
Movies: Max. 1053 zones (39 x27)
Selectable Positions for AF Point AF area: Horizontal: Approx. 90% x Vertical: Approx. 100% Stills: Max. 4897 positions (83 x 59) Movies: Max 4067 positions (83 x 49)
Focusing brightness range (still photo shooting) EV –6.5 to 21 (with an f/1.2 lens,* center AF point, One-Shot AF at room temperature, and ISO 100) * Except RF lenses with a Defocus Smoothing (DS) coating.
Focusing brightness range (in movie recording) 4K: EV –4.0 to 21
Full HD: EV –4.5 to 21
(with an f/1.2 lens,* center AF point, One-Shot AF at room temperature, ISO 100, and 29.97 / 25.00 fps.)
* Except RF lenses with a Defocus Smoothing (DS) coating.
Available AF Areas
  • Spot AF
  • 1-point AF
  • Expand AF area: Above/below/left/right
  • Expand AF area: Around
  • Flexible Zone AF 1
  • Flexible Zone AF 2
  • Flexible Zone AF 3
  • Whole area AF
Available Subject Detection
  • Auto
  • People
  • Animals (dogs / cats / birds / horses)
  • Vehicles (motorsports cars or motorcycles / aircraft / trains)
    * Certain types of animals or vehicles may not be detected, depending on shape and appearance
Eye Detection Auto:
  • Selects the eye closer to the camera (as detected from the angle of the face).
  • At the same distance from the camera, selects the eye closer to the center of the image.
Right Eye:
  • Prioritizes the subject’s right eye.
Left Eye:
  • Prioritizes the subject’s left eye.

Exposure Control

Metering Modes Real-time metering from CMOS image sensor (384 [24x16] metering zones)
  1. Evaluative metering (AF point-linked)
  2. Partial metering (approx. 5.9% of the area at the center of the screen)
  3. Spot metering (approx. 3.0% of the area at the center of the screen)
  4. Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV -3 - 20 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)(Still Photo Shooting)
Exposure Modes
  1. Scene Intelligent Auto
  2. Hybrid Auto
  3. Special Scenes
  4. Creative Filters
  5. Flexible-priority AE
  6. Program AE
  7. Shutter-priority AE
  8. Aperture-priority AE
  9. Manual Exposure
  10. Bulb Exposure
  11. Custom Shooting Modes C1, C2, C3
ISO Speed Range *1: ISO 200 when set to [Highlight tone priority: Enable/Enhanced].
*2: Varies depending on the [Maximum] and [Minimum] settings for [Auto range].
*3: If outside the setting range, changed to the value closest to ISO 400.
AE Lock
  1. Auto AE lock
    • AE is locked as soon as subjects are in focus using One-Shot AF when set to selected metering mode in [C.Fn2: AE lock meter. mode after focus].
    • User-set AE lock.
      • Use the AE lock button (update by pressing the button again) in Fv, P, Tv, Av, and M mode.
      • Enabled in all metering modes.


Type Electronically controlled focal-plane shutter
  1. Electronic first curtain
  2. Electronic shutter
* Not equipped with a mechanical first curtain.
* When set to [Electronic], the camera makes no mechanical shutter sound. (An electronic shutter sound can be configured in [Beep] and [Volume: Shutter volume]). Note that the camera may make sounds other than the shutter release sound, such as sounds for aperture adjustment or the lens focus drive, or beeps. Moreover, using long exposure noise reduction with shutter speeds of 1 sec. or longer involves a mechanical second-curtain shutter, which produces a mechanical sound.
* Bands of light may be displayed and captured images may be affected by light and dark banding when shooting under fluorescent lighting or other flickering light sources with the camera set to [Anti-flicker shoot.: Disable].
Shutter Speeds Mechanical / 1st-curtain Electronic shutter: 1/4000th sec – 30 seconds, in 1/3 or 1⁄2-step increments
Electronic shutter: 1/8000th sec – 30 seconds, in 1/3 or 1⁄2-step increments (1/16,000th possible, if user-set in Tv or M shooting modes)
X-sync Speed Elec. 1st-curtain: 1/200 sec.
Shutter Release Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self Timer 10-sec. delay, 2-sec. delay, Continuous

Image Stabilization

(IS Mode)

Image Stabilization * Only during movie recording (OFF during still photo shooting)

External Speedlite

Accessory Shoe Canon Multi-function accessory shoe Optional Canon AD-E1 adapter required for conventional shoe-mount flashes and accessories
E-TTL balance Ambience priority, standard, flash priority
Flash Exposure Compensation ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Continuous flash control E-TTL each shot / E-TTL 1st shot

Drive System

Drive Modes and Continuous Shooting Speed *1: Not available when set to [Dual Pixel RAW: Enable] (low-speed continuous shooting is used).
*2: With electronic first-curtain, continuous shooting speed is the same for Highspeed continuous + and High-speed continuous shooting.
*3: Slower maximum continuous shooting speed when set to Servo AF with lenses other than those in the lens list attached. For details on lenses that support the indicated continuous shooting speed, refer to the separate lens list.
* With electronic first-curtain, maximum continuous shooting speed is (or may be) reduced in flash photography, anti-flicker shooting, or Dual Pixel RAW shooting.
* With certain lenses, zooming during continuous shooting with electronic shutter may cause changes in exposure even at the same f/number. For detail on relevant lenses, refer to the separate lens list (and note that even with zoom lenses not listed, sudden zooming may cause flickering or changes in exposure).

HDR Shooting

HDR Shooting (HDR PQ) Disable / Enable
* Can be used in conjunction with Auto Lighting Optimizer.
HDR Mode Off / Moving sub. / Dynamic range
* [Dynamic range]: For each shot, three images are captured consecutively at different exposures (standard exposure, underexposure, and overexposure).
* [Moving sub.]: Output of a wide gradation without causing motion blur due to image composition by one exposure is possible.
* [Moving sub.]: Minimum ISO speed is ISO 800.
* When [HDR mode] is set, [Picture Style] options are limited to [Standard] and [Monochrome], and maximum shutter speed is 1/8000 sec.
* [Moving sub.]: [Electronic] shutter mode may increase subject distortion (due to rolling shutter).
* Shooting JPEG or HEIF images is supported.
* Can be set in conjunction with HDR shooting (HDR PQ), which enables shooting with a wide dynamic range ([Dynamic range]: up to approx. 3000 nits; [Moving sub.]: up to approx. 3000 nits).
Continuous HDR Shooting (still images) 1 shot only / Every shot
* Not available when set to [Moving sub.].

Video Shooting

Shooting Times *1: Time available for continuous shooting in 23°C / 73°F environment, from a cold start. If the camera is in LV mode standby before shooting or the ambient temperature is high, the shooting time may be shorter.
*2: According to Canon measurement conditions when using UHS-II cards conforming to Canon testing standards.
*3: The maximum duration of shooting may be shorter under some circumstances even if recording begins from "cold start," due to a rise in temperature inside the camera caused by pre-shooting camera setting operations or by prolonged use of the Live View mode. When the card is full, movie recording stops automatically. In this case, duration time when you erase the data and restart shooting.
File Format File Format
Normal Movies
* Recording in AAC when [Audio compression] (C.Fn4) is set to [Enable] or Linear PCM when set to [Disable].
Estimated Recording time, Movie Bit Rate and File Size H.264/AVC (Canon Log: Off, HDR PQ: Off)
* Bit rate only applies to video output, not audio or metadata.
* Audio is recorded when [C.Fn4 audio compression:Enable] (Audio: AAC) is set.
* Movie recording stops when the maximum recording time per movie is reached.
* No audio is recorded for approx. the last two frames with the compression method for movie recording quality set to IPB (Standard) or IPB (Light) and the camera set to [C.Fn4 Audio compression: Enable]. Moreover, the video and sound may be slightly out of sync when movies are played back in Windows.
* Mbps — megabits per second (8 megabits = 1 megabyte)
Estimated Recording Time, Continued. H.265/HEVC (Canon Log: On or HDR PQ: On)
* Bit rate only applies to video output, not audio or metadata.
* Audio is recorded when [C.Fn4 audio compression:Enable] (Audio: AAC) is set.
* Movie recording stops when the maximum recording time per movie is reached.
* No audio is recorded for approx. the last two frames with the compression method for movie recording quality set to IPB (Standard) or IPB (Light) and the camera set to [C.Fn4 Audio compression: Enable]. Moreover, the video and sound may be slightly out of sync when movies are played back in Windows.
* Mbps — megabits per second (8 megabits = 1 megabyte)
Video AF Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Movie Servo AF available in AF Menu
Exposure Compensation ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Time Code Yes (Count up, Start time setting, Movie recording count, Movie play count, HDMI time code on/off, HDMI rec. command on/off, Drop frame enable/disable)
Movie Pre-recording (On/Off) 3 or 5 seconds; user-selectable
* Pre-recording does not apply to High Frame Rate or time-lapse movie recording.
Time-lapse Movie Setting Interval 2 sec – 99:59:59; Number of frames 2–3,600; Movie recording size 4K/Full HD; Auto exposure fixed @ first frame/auto for each frame; Beep per frame recorded (volume setting 0/silent – 5)
Time-lapse Playback Frame Rate 29.97 (set to NTSC); 25.00fps (set to PAL)

LCD Display

Type TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size 3.0-inch (screen aspect ratio of 3:2) 2.95 in./7.5cm diagonal (2.44 in./6.2cm width, 1.65 in./4.2cm height)
Dots Approx. 1.62 million dots
Coverage Approx. 100% vertically/horizontally
Brightness Control Manually adjustable to one of seven brightness levels
Touch-screen Operation Supported for AF Point selection; Touch AF; Touch Shutter; Menu selection; Quick Control Menu; Magnified View; Volume Touch Sounds: 0 (silent) to 5
Coating Anti-smudge coating not provided.
Anti-reflection coating not provided.
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)


Highlight Alert White areas without image data blink in single-image display.
Histogram Brightness and RGB

Quick Control Function

Function The Quick Control screen can be accessed by pressing the Quick Control button during shooting, recording, or playback.
Quick Control Screen Users can customize setting items shown on the Quick Control screen.
  • Items shown: Up to 11
  • Edit layout / Reset settings / Clear all items
* Separate Quick Control screens can be set up for use in still photo shooting and movie recording. (Users can select and rearrange the items shown.)
* Customizable from the [Customize Quick Controls] menu item or by pressing and holding the button with the Quick Control screen displayed.

Image Protection and Erase

  1. Single image (select image)
  2. Select range
  3. All images in folder
  4. All images on card
    • Image browsing and image search can be based on ratings.
    • Ratings-based image selections also possible with DPP.
  5. All found images (only during image search)
Erase Except protected images
  1. Select images to erase
  2. Select range
  3. All images in folder
  4. All images on card
  5. All found images (only during image search)

Direct Printing

Compatible Printers Direct printing from camera not supported

DPOF: Digital Print Order Format

DPOF Compliant to DPOF Version 1.1


Supporting Standards Equivalent to IEEE 802.11b/g/n Standards
Transmission Method DS-SS modulation (IEEE 802.11b)
OFDM modulation (IEEE 802.11g/n)
Transition Frequency (Central Frequency) 2.4 GHz band
Frequency: 2412 to 2462 MHz
Channels: 1 to 11 channels
5.0 GHz band
Not supported
Connection Method (1) Camera access point mode (2) Infrastructure mode
Communication with a Smartphone
  • Images can be viewed, controlled, and received using a smartphone.
  • Remote control of the camera using a smartphone is possible depending on the Camera Connect specifications.
  • Images can be sent to a smartphone.
  • NFC connection: Not supported
  • Supported images: JPEG, HEIF, RAW/C-RAW, MP4 video files
  • Transcoding while sending: Size to send (original / reduced size); Quality to send (original / compressed)
Remote Operation Using EOS Utility The camera can be controlled via Wi-Fi® or USB, with Canon EOS Utility software installed in a compatible Mac or Windows computer.
Print from Wi-Fi® Printers Not supported.
Send Images to a Web Service Video files (MP4) and JPEG, HEIF, RAW or C-RAW still images can be uploaded to servers.
From, images can be sent to specific social media and 3rd-party cloud image services.


Standards Compliance Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2 compliant (Bluetooth Low Energy technology)
Transmission Method GFSK modulation
Bluetooth Pairing Smartphone — up to 10 devices; BR-E1 remote controller — 1 unit


Available Functions Dial direction during Tv/Av; Control ring rotation direction; Customize buttons; Customize dials
Customize Buttons Functions can be assigned to the following camera controls.
  • Shutter button (half-press)
  • Movie shooting button
  • Multi-function button
  • AF-ON button
  • AE Lock button
  • AF point button
  • Up key
  • Left key
  • Right key
  • Down key
  • SET button
  • Lens function button
  • Speedlite menu direct button
Customizable Dials Functions can be assigned to the following camera controls.
  • Main dial
  • Quick control dial
  • Control ring
My Menu Registration • Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered.
• Up to five My Menu tabs can be added.

Video Calls / Streaming

USB Video Class (UVC) Available
* The camera is accessible to software (such as Zoom™, MS Teams™, Skype™, etc.) on a computer once connected via USB.


USB Terminal Equivalent to SuperSpeed Plus USB (USB 3.2 Gen 2)
  • For PC communication
  • Terminal type: USB Type-C
  • Shared with terminal for in-camera charging with USB Power Adapter PD-E1.
HDMI Out Terminal HDMI micro OUT terminal (Type D)
* Supports 4K 60p output, and (to HDR TVs) HDR PQ video output.
* HDMI CEC not supported
* Images may not be displayed unless [For NTSC] or [For PAL] is set correctly for the TV video system.
Clean HDMI Output rovided
Microphone terminal 3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack
Headphone terminal Compatible with 3.5mm diameter stereo mini-plug

Power Source

Battery Canon LP-E17 battery pack
  • With the AC Adapter AC-E6N + DC Coupler DR-E18, AC power is possible (AC Adapter Kit ACK-E18 can also be used).
  • USB Power Adapter PD-E1 supports in-camera charging of Battery Pack LP-E17 when the camera is turned off and can supply power when the camera is turned on.
Optional Battery Grip Not supported
Battery Check Automatic battery check with 4-level display when the power switch is turned ON.
* Can be checked on the screen and in the viewfinder.
Start-up Time Approx. 0.4 sec.
  • Based on CIPA testing standards.

Operating Environment

Working Temperature Range 32-104° F / 0-+40° C
Working Humidity 85% or less

Physical Specs

Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 132.5 x 86.1 x 70 mm (5.22 x 3.39 x 2.76")

Based on CIPA standards.
Weight Approx. 461 g (1.01 lbs)
Including battery, SD memory card; without body cap

Approx. 414 g (0.91 lbs)
Body only; without battery, card or body cap

Questions & Answers

Canon EOS R8 Body w/ LP-E17 Battery Pack for T6i, T6s, T7i's, T8i, and EOS RP

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