Canon’s new 8K-shooting EOS R5 is the most powerful mirrorless camera yet

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 09:28 in Mathematics & Economics

A new full-frame sensor is related to the one found in the flagship 1D X Mark III DSLR. (Canon/)Canon entered the mirrorless camera game relatively late, especially when it comes to more advanced models meant for professionals or even high-end amateurs. Companies like Fujifilm with its X-series and Sony with its full-frame A-series had years of head-start by the time Canon announced its first full-frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R in 2018.Today, however Canon has announced its new EOS R5 and EOS R6 mirrorless cameras, which represent a giant leap into the world of professional and advanced enthusiast shooting. The R5 is essentially the mirrorless 5D for which many shooters have been waiting on—and speculating about—for years.The R5 has a screen on top, which is handy, but the mode dial is now a button and dial combo that requires looking at the menu screen. (Canon/)The R5 is now the company’s...

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