The highly anticipated Canon EOS R5 Mark II is on its way, and all signs point to its arrival before the much-talked-about EOS R1. Although the official announcement is still a few months away, rumors suggest that Canon is gearing up for an exciting revelation in the Q4 of 2023.
According to the latest Canon rumors, Canon set to replace EOS R5 with two new models. As a result the replacement of Canon EOS R5 might bring the already rumored EOS R5 Mark II, and the high resolution model EOS R5S.
Rumored Specs of EOS R5 Mark II
- New 61MP CMOS BSI sensor
- Dual DIGIC X processor
- 30 FPS electronic shutter with tracking / 12 FPS mechanical shutter
- Same 8-stop IBIS
- New High Resolution mode similar to pixel shift shooting found on Sony/Fujifilm
- 2x/4x/8x digital tele-convertor
- Same Dual Pixel CMOS AF II from Caon EOS R3 / Canon R6 Mark II
- Internal 8K 60p video recording (8K RAW video spec to be confirmed)
- Internal 4K 30p/60p/120p video recording (all by oversampling)
- FHD 240p video recording
- Focus breathing correction for video
- New overheat prevention design similar to EOS R6 Mark II, at least 40min for 8K video, and over
- 60 min for 4K video
- Dual CFexpress type B card slot
- Standard HDMI port
- Dual USB-C port
- 9.44M-dot EVF
- New design of vari-angle LCD monitor optimized for video shooting
- Launch time: 2024 Q1
- To be released before EOS R1
Unfortunately, there is no information available at present regarding the future of the EOS R5 C or whether Canon has managed to develop a cooling mechanism for the EOS R5 Mark II without a fan. Although we lack the technical expertise to provide definitive answers, it is worth noting that advancements in camera technology continue to push the boundaries of what was once deemed impossible.
Stay tuned as we delve deeper into the intriguing world of the EOS R5 Mark II and EOS R1 later this week. Exciting updates and insightful details are on the horizon, ensuring that photography enthusiasts worldwide are kept informed and captivated by Canon’s latest innovations.
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