September 28, 2023


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Canon’s EOS R8: A Very Reasonably priced Full-Body Mirrorless

Newly introduced at $1,499, Canon’s EOS R8 is among the most inexpensive full-frame mirrorless cameras in the marketplace. As such, it’s a very good possibility for individuals simply entering into full-frame mirrorless or Canon EOS R-users who need a well-priced backup for his or her increased finish R-series fashions.

It’s constructed across the similar 24-megapixel sensor as its extra refined sibling, the EOS R6 Mark II. Different trickle-down specs from the R6 Mark II embody Canon’s glorious Twin Pixel AF and DIGIC X Processor. Topic detection and monitoring can be found with choices for varied animals and automobiles in addition to individuals.

Canon's EOS R8 mirrorless

Videographers and content material creators will admire Canon’s EOS R8 for its potential to seize un-cropped 4K video at as much as 60p, amongst different options. The R8 is able to reside streaming, focus respiratory correction and as much as two hours of steady recording. Topic detection is on the market in video in addition to stills. Due to the absolutely articulated LCD, vloggers can simply set the digital camera up for first-person movies. Vertical and facet markers are good for getting essentially the most out of posting to varied social media websites given the completely different format necessities. And though the R8 doesn’t have built-in picture stabilization, digital IS will assist preserve footage steady when capturing films.

Trying additional on the digital camera specs, one can see why the worth is so inexpensive. There’s no in-body picture stabilization and solely a single SD card slot. The R8 forgoes a mechanical shutter for digital shutters. The R8 is relatively sluggish a as much as 6fps with the digital first curtain shutter however jumps to 40fps with the complete digital shutter.

Canon's EOS R8 top view

However we have now nice hope for this little digital camera’s picture high quality given its 24-megapixel sensor inherited from the R6 Mark II. And should you’re on the lookout for a compact, light-weight full-frame digital camera, at round one pound (physique solely) and measuring 5.22 x 3.39 x 2.76 inches, the R8 gained’t disappoint.

On the similar time, Canon introduced the entry degree APS-C EOS R50 ($680 physique solely). Pattern kits for the R8 and R50 embody:

Canon’s EOS R8 and RF24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens: $1,699

Canon EOS R50 and RF-S18-45mm f/4.5-6.3: $800

For extra particulars go to: All merchandise are slated to ship this spring.