Canon EOS R3
Canon presented during the summer of 2021, the Canon EOS R3, a new benchmark camera for Canon compared to the current Canon D1x hybrid and SLR cameras. Its competitors are the Sony A1 and the future Nikon Z9. A brand's new "flagship" cameras are now hybrid bodies. These are the successors of the Canon D1x Mark III or Nikon D6.
The Canon EOS R3 is based on an all-new lightweight, magnesium, dust and water resistant one-piece body and has a new 24.1 megapixel stacked back-illuminated CMOS sensor with super-fast shutter speed. up to 1/64000 of a second and a frame rate of 30 fps. with auto focus and exposure tracking, even when recording RAW files.
The electronic shutter can also be used in flash photography with Canon Speedlites and independent manufacturers' flashes and incorporates flicker detection and a new high-frequency anti-flicker shooting mode to detect and correct the effects of sources flickering lights (led lamps, light panels ...) on the exhibition or the color. This sensor is combined with a 5-axis image stabilizer built into the body of the EOS R3 which can work in conjunction with the optical image stabilizer of RF lenses with a stabilization effect of up to the equivalent of 8 EV .
In video, the EOS R3 also records 4K footage at 120p for up to 6 hours of standard video or 1.5 hours of video.
In terms of focus, it is capable of focusing in 0.03 seconds, it has an improved deep learning algorithm, offering AF tracking including eye, body and body detection. human and animal head, as well as face detection, vehicles (motorcycles, sports cars like Formula 1, GT and rally cars),
The Canon EOS R3 offers three different methods for selecting AF areas: the intelligent controller, fast, the multi-controller, precise and AF piloting by the Eye, instinctive. The piloting of the AF by the Eye offers a more natural connection between the camera and the photographer. This innovative and intuitive method of selecting which AF point to activate involves moving the AF area to where the photographer is looking.
The Canon EOS R3 has Bluetooth version 5.0 modules and 5 GHz Wi-Fi4 to streamline workflows and simplify connection to a smartphone or Wi-Fi network. It has two memory card slots including one for UHS card -II SD and another for ultra-high-speed CFexpress card, a high-quality 5.76 million-dot electronic viewfinder.
The Canon EOS R3 is priced at $ 5,999 (November 2021).
Main features of the EOS R3:
- New 24.1 megapixel, backlit, stacked CMOS sensor developed by Canon
- 30 fps with AF tracking / Auto exposure - Shutter speed range from 30 seconds to 1 / 64,000 sec. in electronic shutter mode
- AF control with selection of the collimator by the eye
- AF tracking of people, animals (including birds) and motorsport vehicles (cars and motorcycles)
- Video recording over the full width of the sensor in RAW 6K 60p, internally on CFexpress
card - Autofocus focusing with light level down to -7.5 EV