Canon EOS R3 sensor resolution to be 45mp?

privatebydesign

I post too Much on Here!!
CR Pro
Jan 29, 2011
10,677
6,113
It is new generation , Canon’s first BSI sensor.

And still I believe DR depends on processor(s), and not so much about sensor ( less mpx the better of cause ).

Each processor generation has added some 0.3 stops of DR to the same generation sensor. Check dxomark 18 mpx apsc for example.

Hopefully dual digic 10 this time.
I know it’s a new generation, my point is this new generation will have the same dynamic range if it is 24 or 30mp, or 45, or 60. Pixel density does not seem to be a big factor in dynamic range capability when the sensors are the same generation and the output is normalized.

Look at examples from the 1DX III and R5.

38D8FE58-8074-447E-8536-8CDCC3DDF303.jpeg
 
  • Like
Reactions: 1 user
Oct 24, 2018
172
63
Finland
I know it’s a new generation, my point is this new generation will have the same dynamic range if it is 24 or 30mp, or 45, or 60. Pixel density does not seem to be a big factor in dynamic range capability when the sensors are the same generation and the output is normalized.

Look at examples from the 1DX III and R5.

View attachment 199222
You probably also mean same generation processor. It is possible indeed. We have no idea if Canon has thoughtfully configured ( cripled / down shifted ) to make no difference.

however in the past the same old sensor ( 18 mpx for example ) has a litle performance increase, if loaded with newer generation processor. Processor / motherboard are the botle necks in my opinion.

R3 processor has AI side tasks, so the main accomplishment may not be bigger DR diging at all.
 

privatebydesign

I post too Much on Here!!
CR Pro
Jan 29, 2011
10,677
6,113
You probably also mean same generation processor. It is possible indeed. We have no idea if Canon has thoughtfully configured ( cripled / down shifted ) to make no difference.

however in the past the same old sensor ( 18 mpx for example ) has a litle performance increase, if loaded with newer generation processor. Processor / motherboard are the botle necks in my opinion.

R3 processor has AI side tasks, so the main accomplishment may not be bigger DR diging at all.
No, I said what I meant. I also showed data to support that position.
 

Cyborx

EOS 90D
Feb 3, 2019
150
147
I was all in on buying an R3 but after hearing the MP I will wait on the R1.
You are not alone my friend, and with us many many others…
More waiting… ‍Canon is challenging it’s users on a scale beyond belief.
 
Last edited:

Cyborx

EOS 90D
Feb 3, 2019
150
147
Imagine Canon is now building the R1.. and you bet they are. The R1 will be at least 45 mpix. And at least 30fps. Less would be unacceptable with the R5 having a 45 mpix sensor.

Imagine the R1 hitting the market next year. What would the R3 still be worth?
Exactly.. not much. So I ain’t buying it.

All together this is a sad period in Canon’s product development history. The R3 will be considered outdated the minute it is launched I’m afraid.

Just crossing my fingers Canon is able to launch the R1 asap before Sony does an A1 mark II with 60mpix and 50fps or whatever epic specs..
 

neuroanatomist

I post too Much on Here!!
CR Pro
Jul 21, 2010
27,247
6,778
Imagine Canon is now building the R1.. and you bet they are. The R1 will be at least 45 mpix. And at least 30fps. Less would be unacceptable with the R5 having a 45 mpix sensor.
Imagine if Canon released a 50 MP 5-series camera, then released a new 5-series camera with only 30 MP, then a 1-series camera with only 20 MP. Would that be unacceptable?
 
  • Haha
  • Like
  • Love
Reactions: 5 users

neuroanatomist

I post too Much on Here!!
CR Pro
Jul 21, 2010
27,247
6,778
The R1 if 80+MP will be the best selling camera in photographic history
Except for every Canon, Nikon and Sony entry level camera ever launched. And almost every P&S camera ever launched. Lol, you sound more foolish and asinine with every post.
 
  • Haha
  • Like
Reactions: 2 users