Actually hybrid full-frame mirrorless digicam with nonstop 8K/60p recording

Jeremy Grey

posted Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 1:30 PM EDT



Canon has introduced the Canon EOS R5 C, a brand new full-frame digicam constructed upon the R5 platform that goals to ship the perfect of nonetheless images and video. As Canon places it, the R5 C is a ‘true hybrid’ digicam that is ‘equal elements video and nonetheless digital imaging energy.’ The Canon EOS R5 C makes use of an RF-mount and contains the identical 45MP full-frame picture sensor because the R5 whereas delivering a powerful suite of video options, together with nonstop, uninterrupted 8K/60p video.

‘Imaging professionals reside in a multimedia world. Gone are the times of solely needing to be sufficiently outfitted and expert at video or stills,’ stated Tatsuro’ Tony’ Kano, Govt Vice President and Common Supervisor of Canon U.S.A.’s Imaging Applied sciences & Communications Group. ‘The EOS R5 C squarely takes purpose at offering end-users with an answer that may deal with all aspects of the ever-demanding multimedia and content material manufacturing panorama. Canon is assured this all-in-one answer might help enhance the workflow for a wide range of content material creators.’


Canon EOS R5 C

When utilized in picture mode, the EOS R5 C is actually an identical to the EOS R5. The physique design could also be barely completely different, however the digicam’s capabilities are the identical. The digicam makes use of the identical Twin Pixel CMOS AF II autofocus system with 1,053 AF zones and shoots RAW pictures at as much as 20 frames per second. It is while you flip the facility change from Photograph to Video that the variations between the EOS R5 and the brand new EOS R5 C grow to be obvious.

When evaluating the Canon EOS R5 and the brand new EOS R5 C, there are quite a few key variations. The uninterrupted, nonstop inner 8K/60p video recording comes with necessities. In any other case, the EOS R5, which is capped at 8K/30p video, would be capable of do it too. The EOS R5 C provides a cooling fan on the again of the digicam, which will increase the digicam’s dimension and provides a little bit of weight (770g versus 738g). The fan might be set to be all the time operational or solely work when the digicam is not actively taking pictures (though it could actually kick on when required). The EOS R5 C could add a fan, nevertheless it additionally ditches the R5’s in-body picture stabilization. Digital stabilization is out there with a crop issue.



The EOS R5 C contains improved video options and specs, as anticipated. Along with the 8K/60p inner video, the EOS R5 C contains 12-bit Cinema RAW Gentle, which is featured in another Canon Cinema EOS cameras. The EOS R5 C is the primary Canon digicam to offer inner 8K (8192 x 4320) 60P video utilizing Cinema RAW Gentle. The EOS R5 C contains three newly developed modes, RAW HQ (prime quality), RAW ST (customary high quality) and RAW LT (gentle high quality). Every of those modes is 12-bit, regardless of the chosen body charge. The EOS R5 C additionally information 8K HDR video in HLG or PQ codecs. The previous possibility is not an possibility for the EOS R5.



The R5 C can shoot 5.9K RAW video from a Tremendous 35 crop. For top-speed taking pictures, the EOS R5 C information Excessive Body Fee (HFR) video at as much as 120p at 4K decision in 4:2:2 10-bit with out crop. The digicam can make the most of 4K and 2K oversampling utilizing 8K sensor information to scale back moiré, false colours, and noise.



Extra options embrace a 3.2-inch vari-angle LCD, 5.76M dot EVF, Canon’s next-generation Multi-Perform Shoe, ProRes RAW output by way of HDMI, Canon Log 3, XF-AVC codecs, timecode terminal socket, 13 marked and assignable buttons, and extra.

The Canon EOS R5 C can be obtainable in March at a steered retail worth of $4,499.

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