Canon announces the EOS R5, an 8K-shooting pro mirrorless camera

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Canon has announced the EOS R5, its most advanced mirrorless camera yet. It's a full-frame camera that looks like a DSLR and shoots uncropped 8K video.
Canon has announced the EOS R5, by far the highest-end mirrorless camera it's ever made. Following Canon's solid entry into full-frame mirrorless with 2018's EOS R and last year's cheaper EOS RP, the R5 is a serious pro-level flagship with a price tag to match. At $3,899 without a lens, this is now Canon's second most expensive camera behind the new 1D X Mark III DSLR.

The R5 is built around a 45-megapixel sensor with a native ISO range of 100-51,200. The headline feature is that it can record uncropped 8K RAW video at 29.97 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit color, as well as uncropped 4K DCI at 59.94 fps, representing a major upgrade on the limited video capabilities of previous EOS R models. Canon says the R5 can shoot continuously at 8K for around 20 minutes at room temperature.

When shooting still photos, the R5 operates at up to 12 fps with the mechanical shutter and 20 fps with the electronic shutter. It has in-body image…
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