Ever for the reason that launch of the Canon EOS R and the EOS RP, hypothesis has been rife about one other pro-level full-frame mirrorless digital camera being within the pipeline. As a substitute, Canon shifted focus and introduced us the EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II.
Nevertheless, it seems like all that chatter about an extremely excessive decision full-frame mirrorless Canon snapper may need some fact to it, with on-line digital camera publication Canon Information disclosing particulars of a brand new patent for 83MP picture sensor.
That is not all, although – a day after the information of the patent was revealed, Canon Rumors was despatched a listing of specs for a full-frame mirrorless digital camera by a supply claiming “to have had their fingers on” it.
Is greater higher?
In response to the rumors website, the attainable new Canon digital camera homes an 80MP full-frame sensor inside a physique that is “barely bigger” than the EOS R and RP. The grip, too, is claimed to be greater than the earlier two full-frame mirrorless fashions.
Apparently there are extra design modifications to the physique: Canon Rumors is reporting that the rear LCD show can be bigger than the EOS R, together with a much bigger viewfinder which, the supply says, is a tilting sort. We’re a bit sceptical about that half and it is attainable that is a real error and the particular person could possibly be referring to the LCD show.
There’s additionally speculated to be “a brand new model of joystick” – precisely what the “new model” could possibly be is at current unclear, but it surely undoubtedly has our curiosity piqued. There’s the same old twin SD card slots however no specs for the digital camera’s video capabilities are at the moment recognized.
If the rumors of this new digital camera are true, then it is extremely doubtless that Canon might be changing its present arsenal of excessive decision full body DLSRs – the 50MP EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R – with the extremely high-res mirrorless choice.
Contemplating the supply has claimed this can be a full-frame mirrorless mannequin, Canon Rumors has dubbed the attainable new shooter the EOS RS and is predicting a launch schedule sitting throughout the first half of 2020 – though only a few days in the past a Japanese newspaper reported that Canon will “introduce the highest mannequin of mirrorless digital camera utilizing a 35mm full-size picture sensor in 2021”.