Will Canon EOS R3 Come With 30MP BSI Sensor?

According to latest rumors, the upcoming Canon EOS R3 mirrorless camera will have a 30MP back illuminated stacked CMOS sensor.

As you know from the development announcement and updates, the Canon EOS R3 will be an ideal mirrorless camera for sports, wildlife and news photographers. The big question now is what the Canon EOS R3’s megapixel count will be for stills.

The latest rumors suggest the upcoming Canon EOS R3 mirrorless camera will have a 30MP back illuminated stacked CMOS sensor. Here are the updated EOS R3 specs:

Canon EOS R3 Specifications:

  • 30MP Sensor (?)
  • New Canon-developed back illuminated stacked CMOS sensor
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • High speed 30fps electronic shutter with AF/AE tracking + RAW shooting at this speed
  • AF tracking of people, animals (including birds) and motorsports (racing motorbikes and racing cars)
  • 8 Stops Coordinated Control IS with Optical IS and In-Body IS
  • 4K Canon Log3​
  • Oversampling 4K
  • Internal RAW video
  • Eye Control AF point selection
  • Multi-Controller & Smart Controller
  • Vari-Angle Touch Screen
  • NEW accessory shoe
  • Wifi 5GHz
  • AF down to -7.0 EV
  • Inclusion of cars and motorbikes in AF tracking technology
  • RAW internal movie recording
  • Speedlite shooting with electronic shutter
  • The same weather sealing as the EOS-1D series
  • LP-E19 Battery
  • Dual card slot SD & CFExpress

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