Canon EOS R Mark II in testing [CR2]

gouldopfl

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Including all the firmware updates in the mark 1 , what can the mark2 give us that was missing in the first one?
Focus stacking which they put in the RP but not the R. Hopefully the new sensors will handle depth of field issues. Now that Canon has said no new EF glass, they can create some non "L" glass and 3rd parties will start making RF lenses.
 
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CanonFanBoy

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Focus stacking which they put in the RP but not the R. Hopefully the new sensors will handle depth of field issues. Now that Canon has said no new EF glass, they can create some non "L" glass and 3rd parties will start making RF lenses.
Depth of field issues?
When has Canon said, " No more EF glass"?
 
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Macoose

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Depth of field issues?
When has Canon said, " No more EF glass"?
He may be referring to this article.
 

unfocused

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He may be referring to this article.
Probably. Unfortunately, this is one of the silly things about news today, the internet and forums. Another website took the quote from the Canon executive, blew it way out of proportion and added a deceptive headline. People are sharing that story without even reading what the Canon executive said, which is clearly NOT what the headline claims.
 

CanonFanBoy

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He may be referring to this article.
Says nothing about "depth of field issues" (whatever that is) or abandoning EF. In fact it says, "we plan to continue this, launching more RF lenses while still fully supporting the EF lens system. "
 
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Macoose

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Probably. Unfortunately, this is one of the silly things about news today, the internet and forums. Another website took the quote from the Canon executive, blew it way out of proportion and added a deceptive headline. People are sharing that story without even reading what the Canon executive said, which is clearly NOT what the headline claims.
At the time I replied to CFB, I hadn't seen the other website you mentioned. You are right that they frequently blow things out of proportion. As soon as I saw what you wrote, I knew who it was.
Thanks for pointing it out.
I'm not adding a link because they don't deserve the clicks.
 

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Probably. Unfortunately, this is one of the silly things about news today, the internet and forums. Another website took the quote from the Canon executive, blew it way out of proportion and added a deceptive headline. People are sharing that story without even reading what the Canon executive said, which is clearly NOT what the headline claims.
Agree completely with you. I talked with a Canon executive in November 2019 at French Photo fair and he confirmed they will focus on RF lenses because they need to have sufficient lenses to offer for R bodies. However, he made it clear EF lenses line is continuying as their professional sport photographers are going to continue to buy EF Bodies like the 1DX series. He told me, but honestly I do not understand why, that an mirror body is the only serious option to have the highest burst rate...(?). I would have thought a mirrorless body would offer better burst rate, but apparently I am wrong.
 
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If Canon were smart they would offer an EOS R trade in program for the mk2 get a good discount and promote sales from those that only brought a new camera 12 months ago and gives them plenty of materials to recycle back in to production lines to save manufacturing costs as most of the parts will be the same.
 

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If Canon were smart they would offer an EOS R trade in program for the mk2 get a good discount and promote sales from those that only brought a new camera 12 months ago and gives them plenty of materials to recycle back in to production lines to save manufacturing costs as most of the parts will be the same.
I hope that is tongue in cheek. Making new cameras with used trade-in parts would be a marketing disaster and greatly increase production costs in essentially any plausible scenario.

The R models perform just as well as promised, so no need for a profit-killing trade-in.
 
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Yes, it is called Canon EOS R5, it has been announced (development) and is expected to hit shelves in July 2020. Good camera.
Thanks SecureGSM. Not sure why but I was under the impression the R5 was higher end. Fingers crossed the specs are good and affordable.
 

Czardoom

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Jan 27, 2020
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Looking to move from my Nikon D750 to Canon mirrorless. Any more news on EOS R Mark II?
Whether there will be an R II is pretty much unknown at the present time. The R5 is obviously not the R II as it is much higher end and more expensive. We will have to see where the rumored R6 falls into the pricing structure as well. There may still be room for the R II, but my guess is that no one, maybe not even Canon, knows exactly how many R bodies there will be.
 
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What’s the point of the EOS R6 then? I don’t understand this move at all! There is the canon RP, the EOS R6, and a new version of the R coming out! it would make more sense to do away with the RP, and the R6 then make the R a little more affordable, release the R5 and come out with a mega pixel powerhouse and a couple of sports focused cameras.
 

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I wouldn't be surprised if the R mark II is identical to one of the two models--i.e., the R6 (maybe) is simply an upgrade AND renaming of the R. Or maybe the R5 is.

R and RP don't fit into any sort of Canon-style naming convention with a number in it, so I'm imagining someone in charge of branding is regretting those names.
 
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I wouldn't be surprised if the R mark II is identical to one of the two models--i.e., the R6 (maybe) is simply an upgrade AND renaming of the R. Or maybe the R5 is.

R and RP don't fit into any sort of Canon-style naming convention with a number in it, so I'm imagining someone in charge of branding is regretting those names.
all that makes sense. So basically, we can look for the RP to be removed and the R6 to possibly be the RP replacement? Or what if they did the RII, the R6 replaced the RP, came with the R5 and 2 versions of the R1 (one for sports with way more speed and one high end/high Mega pixel count with a higher dynamic range for fashion and events). They’ve done that before with the flagship cameras... although that was a very long time ago! That would be interesting!
 

gouldopfl

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The RP will.IMO be in the plans because is their mirrorless that is under 1k. I believe the R will stay in the lineup because it is a very good camera for vloggers. The R5 and R6 will be the mirrorless replacement for 5 series. The R6 for the six series. I keep hearing about a high pixel camera but IMO the next one in 2021 will probably be a R1 the mirrorless replacement for the 1 Dx mark iii. I don't think it would be in 2021 but now that the Olympics has been delayed until 2021, they will bring this to market before the Olympics
 
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