Canon EOS-R1 Rumored to Feature Global Shutter with Quad-Pixel AF

Canon EOS R1 is rumored to be in development and the rumor mill claims that it will be the new flagship RF mount mirrorless camera. Latest reports indicates that this mirrorless version of the EOS-1D X Mark III, the Canon EOS R1 will feature Global Shutter with Quad-Pixel AF. 

Dual Pixel AF technology would improve autofocus accuracy no matter what orientation the subject or the camera is in, while a global shutter sensor would effectively remove rolling shutter when shooting video or stills in the electronic shutter mode.

Canon is going to release several new cameras which most of them will be in RF mount. When we look at the Canon Camera Roadmap for 2021, EOS R1 is the most important model and official announcement will be ahead of the Tokyo Olympics this summer (July 23 to August 8, 2021).

Canon EOS-R1 will be aimed at professional sports and wildlife photographers. Speaking of the specifications, the Canon EOS R1 is rumored to have Quad Pixel AF and a global shutter. Let’s have a look at the combines EOS R1 specs.

Rumored Canon EOS R1 Specifications

  • 21MP full-frame sensor (6.4um)
  • Global shutter
  • QUA-Pixel AF
  • 120dB dynamic range (This translates to 20stops of dynamic range)
  • 120 fps
  • The image sensor may be based on the 2/3″ sensor shown for ISSC 2017.
  • $6499 is the estimated price

In addition, Canon is working on a high-resolution 90MP Canon EOS R5S and a video-oriented Canon EOS R5C (might be around 11.25MP) mirrorless cameras.

Read more: Best Lenses for Canon EOS R5 and Best Lenses for Canon EOS R6.

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