Canon announces development of the EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera


The one you’ve been waiting for: Canon Inc. today announced it is currently developing the EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera — containing CMOS sensor, high-speed continuous shooting, 8K video recording, and high-performance coordinated image stabilisation (IS) system.  

Also, in 2020, Canon plans to release a total of 9 RF lenses including the RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM, Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x.

In addition, the camera will be compatible with, a new “Connected camera” cloud platform enabling users to automatically upload image and video files in their original quality straight from cameras equipped with automatic image transfer functionality via Wi-Fi.

Images will be stored in original quality for 30 days. After this time users can choose to transfer original quality images to a free 10gb longer term storage account. will also link to other services such as Google Drive, Google Photos and Adobe Creative Cloud.

EOS R5 key features:

  • The first of the next-generation full-frame mirrorless cameras in the company’s EOS R System

  • Includes a newly developed CMOS sensor that makes possible high-speed continuous shooting up to approximately 20 frames per second (FPS) using an electronic shutter and up to approximately 12 FPS using a mechanical shutter — to facilitate shooting of athletes at sporting events and other fast-moving subjects.

  • 8K video capture capability will enable users to extract high-resolution still images from video footage as well as process 8K video into higher-quality 4K video

  • The first Canon camera equipped with a high-performance coordinated image stabilisation (IS) system, integrating the camera’s in-body IS with IS systems on attached RF lenses.

  • Dual media card slots and will support automatic transfer of image files from the device to the cloud platform.

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Canon EOS R5 side angle