Canon EOS R Firmware 1.3.0 & EOS RP Firmware 1.2.0 Released

Canon released new firmware updates for Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras.  The main change is the support for the RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens.

The 24-240mm includes Dynamic Image Stabilization rated to five stops. When not in use for manual focusing, a customizable control ring can be used to adjust exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture or ISO.

The lens weighs 26.4oz / 750g and balances much better on the EOS RP. At wide angle it offers a minimum focus distance of 0.50m / 1.64ft and 0.78m / 2.56ft at telephoto. Unfortunately for outdoorsy photographers, it lacks weather-sealing. Continue reading “Canon EOS R Firmware 1.3.0 & EOS RP Firmware 1.2.0 Released”

Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test

Check out this Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test.

On Youtube Happy Gilmore posted a short video where he tests the low light performance of the Canon EOS RNikon Z 6, and Sony a7 III. Continue reading “Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test”

Canon 63MP Full Frame Sensor with DPAF in Development (35MM63MXSCD)

According to recent reports Canon is developing a new 63MP full frame CMOS sensor with dual pixel AF. The code name for this Canon 63MP full frame sensor is “35MM63MXSCD“.

We already know that the company is working on a new high megapixel full frame EOS R body ($2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama) . This new Canon full frame mirrorless camera to be announced in late 2019 to early 2020. Continue reading “Canon 63MP Full Frame Sensor with DPAF in Development (35MM63MXSCD)”

Canon EOS R Firmware Ver.1.2.0 Now Available To Download

Canon released a new firmware update for Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera. The firmware update ver. 1.2.0 for the Canon EOS R is now available to download at Canon Canada.

Canon EOS R ($2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama) firmware Version 1.2.0 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:  Continue reading “Canon EOS R Firmware Ver.1.2.0 Now Available To Download”

Firmware Version 1.20 for Canon EOS R Announced

Canon has announced a new firmware update version 1.20 for Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera This firmware will be officially released in April, 2019.

You can follow the links below to learn more about the firmware update ver 1.20. Canon EOS R body :  ($2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama) Continue reading “Firmware Version 1.20 for Canon EOS R Announced”

Canon EOS R Sensor Tested at DxOMark (compared with Nikon Z6/Z7 and Sony A7R/A7 III)

Canon EOS R Sensor Tested at DxOMark. According to the review and test results, the 30MP CMOS sensor on the EOS R achieved an overall score of 89.

The EOS R, which has a nearly identical image sensor, but different DIGIC version (DIGIC 8 vs DIGIC 6+) to the EOS 5D Mark IV actually scored 2 points lower at 89. The EOS 5D Mark IV scored 91 points and named as best Canon sensor ever.

Canon EOS R is priced for $2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Canon EOS R Sensor Tested at DxOMark (compared with Nikon Z6/Z7 and Sony A7R/A7 III)”

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro Firmware Version 2.0.0

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro lens firmware update version 2.0.0 released. The compact and lightweight prime lens is a great performer that pairs perfectly with the Canon full frame mirrorless system.

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Lens: $499.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Check out the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Lens Firmware Ver 2.0.0 details. Continue reading “Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro Firmware Version 2.0.0”

Next EOS R Body to Feature with 70+ MP Sensor & IBIS & Dual Card Slots

Canon is rumored to release a new 70MP+ full frame mirrorless camera to replace the current Canon EOS 5DS & 5DS R DSLRs.

According to recent rumors, Canon is working on a high resolution EOS R body. The camera may have 70 Megapixel full frame DPAF sensor inside with built-in Image stabilization system. This camera is said to have dual card slots and joystick.

Canon EOS R body: $2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Next EOS R Body to Feature with 70+ MP Sensor & IBIS & Dual Card Slots”

Sony a9, Sony a7III, Sony a6400, Fujifilm X-T3, Canon EOS R, and Nikon Z6 Eye AF Test Comparison

Here is an interesting eye AF test comparison between the Canon EOS R, Fuji X-T3, Nikon Z6, Sony a9, a7 III and a6400 cameras.

Sony a9: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Sony a7III: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Sony a6400: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Fujifilm X-T3: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Nikon Z7: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Nikon Z6: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Canon EOS R: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama Continue reading “Sony a9, Sony a7III, Sony a6400, Fujifilm X-T3, Canon EOS R, and Nikon Z6 Eye AF Test Comparison”

Canon EOS RP Specifications : 24MP, 400g, $1299 Body

Here is the latest Canon EOS RP specifications and price information. According to recent reports, the Canon EOS RP entry-level mirrorless camera to feature 24MP full frame sensor and aggressively priced at $1,299 for body-only.

The official announcement of the Canon EOS RP will be held on February 14, 2019. The company will also announce 8 new RF lenses. Five of them expected to be official and the other three lenses could just be a development announcement. Continue reading “Canon EOS RP Specifications : 24MP, 400g, $1299 Body”