Canon EOS R1 & EOS R5S Development Announcements will be ahead of CP+ 2021?
In February 2020 Canon announced the development of EOS R5 camera and the 2020 RF lens roadmap. Now, in February 2021, will Canon reveal the development plan for EOS R series cameras and RF mount lenses this year? It is reported that the CP+ 2021 imaging equipment exhibition in Japan will be held online from February 25 to February 28, 2021. Perhaps Canon will take action around CP+ 2021. According to the earlier reports, Canon is likely to announce the development of several new EOS R series mirrorless cameras including Canon EOS R1, Canon EOS R5S, Canon EOS R7 and 15 full-frame RF mount mirrorless lenses in 2021.
Canon EOS R1 Rumored Specifications:
- Newly designed 21MP full-frame global shutter image sensor
- A full-pixel Quad-Pixel CMOS AF autofocus system more powerful than Canon R5 and Canon R6
- The highest record of Canon high-speed continuous shooting speed
- Aimed at professional sports and wildlife photographers
- Could be displayed at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (from July 23 to August 8, 2021)
Canon EOS R5S Rumored Specifications:
- Approximately 90MP full-frame CMOS image sensor
- Improved 5-Axis in-body Image Stabilization
- “Pixel-shift like feature” to add resolution (Perhaps like Fujifilm’s feature in the GFX 100?). Total resolution “north of 300mp”.
- The EVF will be larger and higher resolution than the Canon EOS R5
- Video features are “NOT a focus” of the Canon EOS R5s.
- No 8K video recording capability
- Nearly identical body design as the Canon EOS R5.
- Pricing will be “similar” to the Canon EOS R5.
- Dual card slots: SD (compatible with UHS-II), CFexpress type B
- LP-E6NH battery
- Built-in 5GHz Wi-Fi
- Magnesium alloy body
- Dust-proof and splash-proof
- Announcement scheduled for Q1 of 2021
Canon EOS R7 Rumored Specifications:
- Newly designed APS-C format CMOS image sensor (32.5MP?)
- DIGIC X Image Processor
- Full pixel dual core CMOS AF II autofocus system
- It looks similar to the EOS R6 camera
- It will be released in the second half of 2021
The upcoming 15 Canon FR mount full frame mirrorless lenses in 2021:
Canon RF Tilt-Shift Lenses:
- Canon TS-R 14mm f/4L
- Canon TS-R 24mm f/3.5L
Canon RF Zoom Lenses:
- Canon RF 10-24mm f/4L USM
- Canon RF 14-35mm f/4L IS USM
- Canon RF 18-45mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
- Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-7.1 IS USM
Canon RF Prime Lenses:
- Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM
- Canon RF 135mm f/1.4L USM
Canon RF Macro Lenses:
- Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro
- Canon RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Canon RF Super Telephoto Lenses:
- Canon RF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM
- Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS USM
- Canon RF 600mm f/4L IS USM
- Canon RF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
- Canon RF 1200mm f/8L IS USM
The exact announcement date and detailed specifications are still unknown at the time of writing, just stay tuned with us for more Canon Rumors.
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