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Canon launches EOS R5 and EOS R6 mirrorless cameras in India

Canon officially announced its two new full-frame mirrorless cameras -Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 in India. The company also launched four new RF lenses and a Pro-300 printer.

Pavni Jain | July 9, 2020 | Updated 21:02 IST
Photo Credits: Canon Official

Highlights

  • Canon announced EOS R5 and EOS R6 mirrorless cameras with noteworthy features.
  • Canon introduced four new RF lenses including zoom, macro and super-telephoto.
  • Canon also announced Canon Pro-300 printer with edge-to-edge printing feature.

Canon has officially launched the much-anticipated Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS R6. These two new full-frame mirrorless cameras come with noteworthy features and will be avaialble in India. The company at an online-only event, unveiled four new RF lenses including a zoom lens, a macro lens and two super-telephoto lenses. While these were some of the expected products from Canon, the company also launched Canon PROGRAF Pro-300 printer.

Let's have a detailed look at the newly launched Canon products:

Canon EOS R5

The EOS R5 non-cropped mirrorless camera features 45-megapixel CMOS sensor and the Digic X processor. The camera is one of its kind to capture 8K RAW video at up to 30p, and 4K video at up to 120p. There is no RAW video recording available in the 4K modes. Using the EOS R5, photographers can take full-resolution images at up to 20fps with the electronic shutter, or 12fps with the mechanical shutter.

Canon's flagship mirrorless camera -the EOS R5 features a new 'Dual Pixel CMOS AF II' to provide full focus made up of 1,053 automatically selected AF Zones. With improved AF tracking algorithms, camera focuses on the head and eye detection even for dogs, cats, and birds.

Priced at Rs 3,39,995 in India, the new camera comes with up to 8 stops of in-body image stabilization (IBIS) for better hand-held shots. Canon EOS R5 is weather-proof and will be available for purchase starting August 2020.

Photo Credits: Canon Official

Canon EOS R6

The more affordable EOS R6 non-cropped mirrorless camera comes with 20.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and the Digic X processor. The EOS R6 can shoot 4K video up to 60p, 1080/120p slow motion, and full-resolution images at 20fps electronic, or at 12fps mechanical shutter. There's no RAW video recording for the EOS R6.

Similar to the EOS R5, Canon EOS R6 features 'Dual Pixel CMOS AF II' and the same IBIS system as well. The Canon EOS R6 is priced at Rs 2,15,995 in India and just like the EOS R5, the EOS R6 will be available for purchase starting August 2020.

Canon RF Lenses

For the lenses, Canon has unveiled four RF series lenses which will also be available in the India market. These lenses include Canon RF 100-500mm f/4-7.1L IS USM, Canon RF 85mm f/2 Macro IS STM, Canon RF 600mm f/11 and Canon RF800mm f/11.

Photo Credits: Canon Official

Canon PROGRAF Pro-300

Canon's PROGRAF series of printers range in sizes from 13 inches-to-60 inches wide. The PRO-300 is the smallest of these and can handle media up to 13 inches wide and up to 39 inches in length.

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