Japanese camera manufacturer Canon has recently ventured into the mirrorless camera segment and introduced its first full-frame mirrorless camera in India, Canon EOS R.
Besides the camera, four new RF lenses, two super-telephoto EF lenses, and one prime EF-M lens were also unveiled. Four types of RF mount adapters have also been launched to complete the EOS R system.
Speaking on the launch, Yoshiyuki Mizoguchi, Group Executive – ICB Products Group, Canon Inc. said “Being one of the global leaders in the imaging space, Canon has always kept innovation at the forefront, enabling technology to complement the art of photography. For over 30 years, the legendary EOS system has given photographers and filmmakers the benchmark for high-quality imagery.”
Mizoguchi further added, “With its exemplary features like the new RF mount, advanced dual pixel CMOS AF and 4K ultra high definition, it is a marvel designed to complement and expand the creative horizons of its users.”
Canon EOS R Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Features
It is a 30.3-megapixel EOS R camera featuring electronic viewfinder. The device bundles features such as:
- Advanced Dual pixel CMOS AF
- Digic 8 imaging processor
- High-density AF points positions
- Multi-function slider bar
- Flexible AE Mode
- High-speed data communication RF mount
The RF lens mount does the right mix of optical, mechanical and electronic engineering excellence, enabler of innovative full-frame lens designs, faster autofocus and high-speed communication between the camera and lens.
One of the camera’s unique features is its 54mm diameter RF mount with short back-focus of 20mm and 12-pin contact points for improved lens-body communication.
It also features an Eye Detection AF that detects subject’s pupil and ensures the position of eyes in the focus-retaining tack-sharp image.
Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India commented, “The new Canon EOS R system comes equipped with the revolutionary 54mm mount, the latest DIGIC 8 processor and focus speed of 0.05 seconds, making it all set to further evolve the photography culture in the country.”
Canon EOS R Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Price
The 30.3-megapixel EOS R camera is pegged at a starting price of Rs. 1,89,950 in India. The camera, along with the EOS R kit which comprises the RF24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens costs Rs 2,78,945. Its sale will begin in mid-October, Canon announced.