Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera launched in India

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Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Canon has launched one of its latest innovation in the imaging industry called as Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera and range of new lenses to provide users an epitome of image quality. It is company’s first full-frame mirrorless camera which will empower photographers to accomplish higher levels of quality of detail to their stories.

The specifications of this camera looks pretty solid on paper, as it features all new mount allowing top quality lens designs and highly improved Dual Pixel Auto Focus System

Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera comes in line with company’s own Canon 5D Mark IV lite as it includes same Dual Pixel AF system. The ISO range for the camera is also similar: 100- 40,000 and expandable to 50-102,000

Canon EOS R stands up against the Sony A7 III and Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless camera. The new technology from Canon does not mean to replace the Company’s DSLR cameras but it has been built to integrate smoothly with the Canon EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lenses

Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Sensor

  • The EOS R features a 30.3 MP CMOS sensor having an ISO range of 100-40,000 (expandable to 102.400)
  • The Camera is powered with latest DIGIC 8 imaging processor capable of shooting upto 8 fps

Design

  • Talking about the design aspects of the camera, The lens RF mount is 54 mm in diameter with a short back focus of 20 mm and also includes 12 pin contact points for improved communication between the lens and body
  • Unfortunately, the device only includes single memory card slot, but it supporting UHS-II SD Card facility to cover it up
  • The camera offers USB 3.1 in-camera charging feature
  • EOS R Camera also offers best in class Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technology for easy sharing of images
  • The device also offers Weather and dust resistant body making it good to use in rough weather conditions

Auto Focus

  • Canon EOS R features Dual Pixel COS AF system
  • It also offers 56,55 manually selectable AF points
  • Only takes 0.05 seconds to focus with the help of new 24-105 mm IS USM lens

Display

  • Canon EOS R eyepiece offers 3.69 million dots providing an immersive experience of viewing the outcome of their desired setting for the shot
  • Its main display offers a vari-angle touchscreen
  • It is a first Canon Camera to offer FV exposure mode, allowing auto and direct control in one single mode for shutter speed, aperture and ISO sensitivity and all this without looking away from EVF
  • The touch and drag AF allows to shift the AF point around using the touchscreen making it easier to capture photos and shoot videos

Lenses and Adapters

  • The Canon EOS R is using the R mount
  • Along with the camera, the company has also launched Four new lenses RF 28-70mm F2 L USM, RF 50mm F1.2 L USM, RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM and RF 35mm F1.8 Macro IS STM
  • Canon has also launched three lens mount adapters: EF- EOS R, the Control Ring mount adapter and Drop-In Filter mount adapter

Battery

  • The Canon EOS R is powered by BG-E22 battery grip, which can hold up to two batteries and allows direct charging with PD-E1 USB adapter

Luminance

  • Canon EOS R features Canon Speedlite EL-100 which has the ability to turn the flash head in all the directions up to 180 degrees allowing users to bounce light with ceiling and wall in both horizontal and vertical directions

Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera – Pricing and Availablity

  • The EOS R System will be available in mid-October, EOS R Body has been priced at INR 1,89,950 ( Inclusive all taxes), while bundling with EOS R Kit ( RF24-105 mm f/4L IS USM lens will cost INR 2,78, 945
  • RF50mm f/1.2L USM will be available from Mid-October and priced at INR 185, 995 ( Including all taxes)
  • RF28-70mm f/2L USM will be available from December 2018 and priced at INR 242,995
  • RF35mm f/1.8 MACRO IS STM will be available from December 2018 and priced at INR 40,995
  • EF-M32mm f/1.4 STM will be available from mid-October 2018 and priced at INR 34, 995
  • EF400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF600mm f/4L IS III USM will be available from mid-October 2018 and has been priced at INR 969,995 and INR 1,050,995 respectively
  • EF-EOS R and Control Ring mount adapter will be available from mid-October 2018 and has been priced at INR 7,995 and INR 15,995 respectively
  • Drop-in Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R with ND Filter is priced at INR 31, 995. Drop-in Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R with PL Filter is priced at INR 23,995. Both of these Filter mount Adapter will be available from next year