Canon EOS R Mirrorless Full-Frame Digital Camera Body
Discovering Canon’s New EOS R System
Meet Canon's new addition to the EOS System, the EOS R camera. The foundation of this system is an entirely new lens mount, designed for optical excellence today and incredible optical potential for the future.
Be the Revolution
Get ready to capture a variety of subjects in many different
environments. Versatility is key with the EOS R; a 30.3 Megapixel Full-frame
CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 8 Image Processor deliver stellar low-light
performance, even in dark situations. Focus can be attained with incredible
speed and accuracy thanks to Canon’s proprietary Dual Pixel CMOS AF system
and a maximum of 5,655 manually selectable AF points*. This system also
captures smooth 4K video that’s easy to share and can be enhanced in
post-production thanks to the included Canon Log. The built-in,
high-precision EVF and a Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD make it easy to adapt to
different shooting situations. In daylight or in the dark, in the studio or
on the street, the EOS R’s lightweight, intuitive and durable design means
strong performance and gorgeous results.
Whether capturing landscapes or wildlife, wedding portraits or dance performances, the EOS R is an advanced and impressive imaging tool that’s primed to deliver the stunning photos and videos that photographers, moviemakers and any visual storytellers need to make their stories fly. Witness a new beginning with the EOS R and be the revolution.
Compatible with EF/EF-S Lenses*
Whether you’re purchasing your first EOS camera or your fifth, the EOS R
camera is designed to integrate smoothly into existing EOS systems.
Engineered to work seamlessly with RF lenses, it maintains complete
compatibility with EF and EF-S lenses by using one of three optional Mount
Adapters. When using EF-S lenses, the EOS R even crops automatically to
reflect the APS-C sized sensor the lenses are designed for.
* Optional Mount Adapter EF-EOS R is required when using EF/EF-S lenses with an EOS R camera.
54mm Large Diameter and Short Back Focus
The RF mount on the EOS R camera has a large, 54mm internal diameter that enables impressive handling and provides increased flexibility for lens design. And thanks to the camera’s mirrorless design, the lens’s rear element can be much closer to the image plane. This reduced back focus distance, combined with the RF mount’s 54mm diameter, helps facilitate lenses of stellar optical quality and stunning performance while enabling innovative compact camera and lens designs.
20mm Flange Focal Distance with Robustness for Professional Use
All RF lenses feature a 20mm flange focal distance, which is the distance from the lens mount to the surface of the image sensor. This flange focal distance balances the benefits of short back focus with the engineering requirements necessary for mount stability. Accordingly, the RF mount’s flange focal distance ensures excellent optical performance while maintaining the mount rigidity and camera durability necessary for real-world operation.
12 Pins for Quickly Communicating Large Amounts of Information
With a robust 12 pin connection between the camera and the lens, the EOS R camera and RF lenses are able to communicate at a higher speed, transmitting a larger amount of data and information for incredibly fast AF, plus enhanced image stabilization and optimization.
Open up New Possibilities with Control Ring Mount Adapters
Beyond enabling use of EF and EF-S lenses on the EOS R camera, the Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R and the Drop-in Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R add functions that open up a number of new possibilities for creative image capture. The Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R adds a control ring like those found on RF lenses, providing the same level of control to your EF and EF-S lenses and supporting the same setting configuration regardless of lens. The Drop-in Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R enables compatibility with EF and EF-S lenses and includes drop-in filter capability for use with circular polarizing filters or variable ND filters. This enhancement enables compatibility with numerous lenses regardless of their front diameter, and makes filter use possible with lenses like the ultra-wide EF 11¬–24mm f/4L USM lens or the tilt-shift TS-E 17mm f/4L lens which cannot accept a filter on the front
Variety of Mount Adapter Options for Expanded Compatibility with EF/EF-S Lenses
Mount adapters, such as the Mount Adapter EF-EOS R, deliver seamless connections between the EOS R camera and EF and EF-S lenses with all functions intact. Offering L series level weather and dust sealing, the Mount Adapter EF-EOS R is even compatible with EF extenders like the Extender EF 1.4x III to extend your camera’s optical reach. With an entire arsenal of EF and EF-S lenses at your disposal, the Mount Adapter EF-EOS R and other mount adapters ensure endless creative possibilities for the EOS R camera
30.3 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
The EOS R camera features a Canon-developed and produced 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor with approx. 30.3 effective megapixels. It employs the DIGIC 8 Image Processor to enhance the speed of operations across the board. This means fast, efficient performance and phenomenal image quality for big prints, impressive 4K video and more
The EOS R camera has a standard ISO sensitivity range of 100¬–40000 for stills and 100¬–25600 for video (100–12800 for 4K video shooting). Combined with the EOS R camera’s remarkable low-light AF performance, still and video shooting is possible even in dark situations in a variety of places and occasions
Digital Lens Optimizer
The EOS R camera has an in-camera Digital Lens Optimizer that works with RF lenses (and EF/EF-S lenses with a Mount Adapter) to provide a substantial improvement in image quality. The Digital Lens Optimizer limits deterioration in image quality caused by low-pass filters or wide-aperture lens designs. It is particularly effective at correcting peripheral aberration, providing a high amount of detail for beautifully natural results. It’s usable both during shooting and when developing RAW data, and does not affect continuous shooting speeds. Data from compatible EF and EF-S lenses is built into the camera, and data information from RF lenses is transferred near instantly through the EOS R’s 12 pin communication system.
High-speed Focusing in 0.05 sec.*
The EOS R camera’s highly responsive Dual Pixel CMOS AF system features
an incredible 5,655 manually selectable AF points** and can deliver sharp
focus within 0.05 seconds*. This means fast action can be captured and focus
can be maintained with speed, accuracy and ease. Whether taking candid
photos in the park or making movies in an event space, the EOS R’s fast AF
helps ensure speedy, accurate and consistent AF.
* Based on the results of AF speed tests in accordance with CIPA guidelines. Results may vary depending on shooting conditions and lens in use. Relies on internal measurement method.
• Brightness at time of distance measurement: EV12 (regular temperature, ISO 100)
• Shooting mode: M
• Lens in use: RF 24–105mm F4 L IS USM, with a focal distance of 24mm
• Live-view mode: On (with manual shutter button operation)
• AF mode: Live single-point AF (central)
• AF operation: One-shot AF
** Available AF points may decrease when shooting with AF cropping or in movie mode, or depending on camera settings or lens attached.
AF Area Coverage of Approx. 88% x 100%*
The EOS R camera features an expansive focus area of approx. 88%
horizontal and 100% vertical^ not only with RF lenses, but also when working
with select EF lenses. With older EF lenses, or with Extender types I and
II, the EOS R focuses approx. 80% horizontally and 80% vertically. This
means fast and impressive focusing even if your subject is way off center.
*When shooting still photos.
AF Points and AF Area
The EOS R camera features a sophisticated AF system with a maximum of
5,655 manually selectable AF points*, which covers almost the entire image
sensing area. The EOS R can also be configured to focus on specific areas,
using an extended range of selectable modes that include 1-point AF, Expand
AF Area, Zone AF and Large Zone AF in addition to the conventional
* Available AF points may decrease when shooting with AF cropping or in movie mode, or depending on camera settings or lens attached.
f/8 and f/11 Compatible in All AF Areas
The EOS R camera’s brilliant AF system doesn’t just work with bright lenses. With the EOS R, autofocus will operate over nearly the entire image area even when used with compatible f/8 and f/11 lenses. For example, users can take ultra-telescopic 800mm shots using a compact EF 100–400mm f/4–5.6 IS II lens together with an EF 2x III extender, and AF will function properly over the entire field. When used with a III-type extender, the effective AF range is limited to an area roughly 88% x 100% of the total image frame, or 80% x 80% if combined with a I/II type extender.
Variety of AF Modes including Eye Detection AF
The EOS R camera’s Face+Tracking mode helps enhance reliability for tracking moving subjects. When the camera detects a human face, it uses the subject’s eye as the AF point, choosing the eye closest to the camera by default. Photographers can also select which eye to focus on by touching the screen or using the camera’s AF point selection button and cross keys.
Touch and Drag AF
Touch and Drag AF makes it fast and easy to select a focus point without taking your eye away from the viewfinder. Using the Touchscreen LCD, it’s as simple as pointing to the desired area of focus. The chosen AF point is then displayed in the camera’s EVF for quick confirmation.
Among the EOS R camera’s manual focus aids, Focus Peaking helps establish the focus area quickly and clearly. With manual focus peaking, the outline of the area in focus is indicated by a colored line. Focus Peaking is usable in conjunction with the EOS R’s Focus Guide feature, and can be customized with peaking color and detection level specifications that fit the project at hand.
Dual Pixel Focus Guide
For help when using manual focus while recording videos and shooting still images, the EOS R camera’s Dual Pixel Focus Guide not only indicates when subjects are in focus, but also displays where the position of focus is relative to the subject. This function can be combined with Zone AF or Face Detection AF as well.
4K 30p, Full HD 60p, HD 120p
Whether shooting videos to share with friends online or serving as a secondary camera on a large production, the EOS R camera offers advanced recording features such as 4K at 29.97 fps, Full HD at 59.94 fps and HD at 119.9 fps. Helpful functions include distortion correction during recording and Movie Digital IS. Additionally, video can be recorded during still photo shooting by simply pressing the Movie Shooting button.
Canon Log is included in the EOS movie gamma selections. This feature reduces heavy shadows and blown out highlights, delivering movie images with approximately 12 stops of dynamic range (at ISO 400) for excellent shadow and highlight detail. Especially useful for moviemakers and videographers planning on using video clips in post-production and integrating EOS R footage with clips from other cameras, Canon Log is an indispensable tool that helps make the EOS R a serious movie camera.
10-bit 4:2:2 HDMI Output
For advanced video capture and for generating video that can be incorporated with footage shot on other cameras in post-production, the EOS R camera has an HDMI port that can output 4K video directly to an external drive. The camera can also output 10-bit movie footage in ITU-R BT.2020 color when Canon Log setting is activated.
To help confirm the clarity and levels of sound being recorded, the EOS R camera is equipped with a 3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack for use of compatible headphones when recording video. It has a maximum output level of -14dBV, helping deliver audible and high-quality audio to wired headphones.
For use with an external microphone, the EOS R camera has a 3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack in addition to its built-in stereo microphone. Particularly useful in situations with specific sound recording needs, the EOS R’s compatibility with external microphones helps ensure that sound recordings complement the quality of the captured footage.
4K IPB/ALL-I MP4 H.264
The EOS R camera can record 4K video using IPB or ALL-I compression and save them as MP4 files. This helps provide further flexibility with both file size, image quality and integration with video clips recorded with other cameras.
0.5-type OLED EVF with Approx. 3.69 Million Dots
The EOS R camera features a high-precision 0.5-inch OLED (Organic
Light-Emitting Diode) EVF with approx. 3.69 million dots and a 23mm
eyepoint. Displaying a bright image and extensive shooting information that
rotates with the camera, the viewfinder excels in bright conditions where
viewing the camera’s LCD may prove difficult.
The EOS R’s electronic viewfinder has been created to provide a bright, sharp and colorful 100% view of the subject at hand. Equipped with an aspherical lens, the EVF shows a crisp and vivid image with minimal aberration or distortion, even when the eye moves off the center of the visual field.
23mm-high Eyepoint Design
The EOS R’s EVF has a bright, 23mm-high eyepoint design that creates a
generous 30mm space between your nose and the rear of the viewfinder. This
makes it easy to compose and view images in the viewfinder with or without
glasses. A dioptric adjustment of -4 – +2 means it’s simple to change as
needed to suit various users.
The EVF’s 0.5-inch OLED based display features approximately 3.69 million dots for an incredibly sharp and detailed image that makes it easy to check focus and view the extensive image data that’s displayed.
Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD
The EOS R camera features a 3.15-inch, 2.1 Megapixel Clear View LCD II Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD. Brightness is adjustable in seven levels and four types of color adjustment are supported, including warm and cool tones. Its extensive flexibility makes it easy to compose and shoot from virtually any angle, making selfies simple and enabling the LCD to fold away when not in use. The brightness of the EVF and the LCD monitor can even be adjusted individually – a first for an EOS camera. Touchscreen features include settings, review and even AF point selection.
Dot-matrix LCD Panel
An LCD panel on the top of the camera features a dot-matrix display that shows information on the camera’s status, recording mode and more. It gives real-time setting information both when the camera is in use or on standby, and can be inverted from black to white to suit viewing preferences or the ambient light source. For convenience, the LCD remains on even when the camera is powered down.
Sophistication in a Lightweight, Compact Size
Lightweight and Compact
With a compact, lightweight and comfortable design, the EOS R camera reflects Canon’s decades of experience designing and manufacturing cameras. With an intelligent layout of buttons, dials and screens, the EOS R is intuitive for new users and feels familiar to EOS users, offering the advanced features and nimble operation EOS users demand.
The EOS R camera features an all-new Flexible-priority AE mode. With Fv mode, shutter speed, aperture setting and ISO sensitivity are set automatically by default, and change according to the setting changes the photographer makes. This gives the user the freedom to specify or change aperture, shutter speed or ISO sensitivity, without having to change modes, providing confidence that the camera will select the correct corresponding settings.
Lens Control Ring
All RF lenses feature a control ring on the lens barrel, which expands the EOS R camera’s direct control options by offering numerous adjustments and operations such as exposure compensation, or aperture value, and can be customized to suit the preferences of the user. A clicking mechanism indicates setting changes. For photographers and moviemakers who would prefer a silent control ring, the clicking mechanism can be removed by a Canon service provider for a fee
Multi-function Bar with Customizable Functions
The EOS R camera’s newly designed multi-function bar provides a high level of functionality and customization options for fast, intuitive shooting. Positioned to sit right under the thumb, the multi-function bar recognizes three touch actions: swipe, left tap and right tap. This allows the user to change settings including AF mode, ISO sensitivity, white balance and movie modes; check manual focus and more. The bar can also be used to quickly browse finished photos or set shortcuts during playback