Several days ago, as spotted by members of Canon Rumors’ forums, the EXIF data of an image shot with the Canon EOS R3 shows an image size of 6000×4000 pixels, which confirms the Canon EOS R3 sensor resolution will be 24MP.
Today, the fine folks at DPReview confirm that the Canon EOS R3 will be 24MP.
After speaking with a photo editor who manages images captured by photographers at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, DPReview can confirm the maximum resolution of files coming straight out of Canon EOS R3 cameras being used at the Olympics is 6000 x 4000 pixels, meaning the sensor inside is 24MP. File sizes come in between 14MB and 16MB.
Canon EOS R3 Specifications:
- 24mp backside illuminated image sensor
- Multi-Controller & Smart Controller
- Vari-Angle Touch Screen
- NEW accessory shoe
- Wifi 5GHz
- High speed 30fps electronic shutter with AF/AE tracking + RAW shooting at this speed
- AF down to -7.0 EV
- 8 Stops Coordinated Control IS with Optical IS and In-Body IS
- 4K Canon Log3
- Oversampling 4K
- Internal RAW video
- Inclusion of cars and motorbikes in AF tracking technology
- RAW internal movie recording
- Speedlite shooting with electronic shutter
- The same weather sealing as the EOS-1D series
- LP-E19 Battery
- Dual card slot SD & CFExpress
The Canon EOS R3 full frame mirrorless camera will be officially announced in September 2021. The exact announcement date is still unknown at the time of writing, more information will come out in the next few days. Stay tuned with us for more Canon Rumors.
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