Next Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 Firmware to Bring 1080p/120fps Video

As you might think that the last Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 firmware update was not the one we were expecting. It was a minor upgrade on these cameras and 1080p video at 120fps is on the horizon for the next firmware update.

The next firmware for the Canon EOS R5 is still on schedule for November.  While there is no info about upcoming firmware for Canon EOS R6 yet, new features that are expected for Canon EOS R5 are as follows.

New firmware update for Canon EOS R5 will feature addition of 1080p @ 120fps, Clog 2 and 3 with bug fixes.

Features we can expect for the new firmware of Canon EOS R5:

  • Canon Cinema RAW light addition
  • C-Log 2 and 3
  • 1080p @ 120fps
  • Further tweaking of temperature control
  • Bug fixes
  • Other codecs are being worked on, but may not arrive in time for the November release.

Canon recently announced an EOS R6 firmware update to address overheating issues. Does firmware 1.1.1 for EOS R6 improve the camera’s video performance?

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