Adding to the EOS full frame line-up, Canon has unveiled the first camera body to carry the EOS R name and RF lens mount. Canon has also launched four new lenses, compatible with the EOS R System.
Canon Middle East, has launched the EOS R System. The new RF mount has been built on the strengths of the existing EF mount and is the result of detailed research by Canon engineers, who have designed an optical system with a flange back distance of 20mm and a wide 54mm diameter lens mount – allowing for freedom when designing lenses. The new mounts 12-pin connection enables communication and power transmission between the lens and camera body.
Commenting on the launch, Yuichi Ishizuka, President and CEO, Canon Europe, Middle East & Africa, said: When we launched the EOS System 30 years ago, we sent a clear message that the future of photography was here. Now, as one of the most iconic imaging systems in the world, our commitment remains. Canon will continue to invest in the unrivalled EOS world with cameras, lenses and accessories that set new heights in image quality, optical excellence and performance, all while satisfying the ever-evolving needs and demands of its customers.
Reportedly built from the ground up, the new system has been re engineered with input from professional and enthusiast photographers and filmmakers.
Featuring technology for photography and filmmaking alike, the EOS R System allows all users to shoot and film in extremely low light with accurate focusing, thanks to Dual Pixel CMOS AF, the release stated. Small and discreet, the EOS R System gives flexibility, plus the advantage of silent shooting.
The EOS R System reportedly inherits all the existing system advantages, importantly full compatibility with existing EF and EF-S lenses and accessories , when using one of three newly-developed lens adapters, expanding the boundaries of image capture. Canon has also launched four new lenses, compatible with the EOS R System the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM, RF 50mm f/1.2L USM, RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM and RF 35mm f/1.8 MACRO IS STM.
Adding to the EOS full frame line-up, Canon has unveiled the first camera body to carry the EOS R name and RF lens mount. Further expanding the existing EOS System, Canon has launched the EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM a new 32mm lens for the EOS M mirrorless system and the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM, two revolutionary, lightweight professional super telephoto lenses for the EF System.