Rumors for an ultra-high resolution Canon full-frame mirrorless camera are heating up. What began months ago as whispers that the Canon 5DS and 5DS R would be replaced by a mirrorless equivalent has turned into a new report that claims to reveal the specs of a Canon prototype that’s currently being tested.
According to CR’s source, who claims to have a prototype of the unreleased camera in hand, the Canon EOS RS will feature an 80MP full-frame image sensor, dual SD card slots, a larger LCD than the EOS R, a larger EVF than the EOS R, and a “new style of joystick,” all packed inside a body that is “slightly larger” than the EOS R. There’s also talk of a “tiltable” viewfinder, but the source may have been referring to the LCD.
As mentioned previously, it’s thought that this camera will spell the end of the 50MP Canon 5DS and 5DS R DSLRs, which will not see an official update. The 80MP+ full-frame mirrorless camera is rumored to arrive officially “in the first half of 2020.”