Canon EOS R6 specifications [CR3]

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    We mentioned previously that four new full-frame cameras were coming from Canon in 2020, and we now know two of them are the EOS-1D X Mark III and the EOS R5. The third camera looks to be the EOS R6, as we received base specifications for the upcoming mirrorless camera.
    Canon EOS R6 Specifications:

    20mp full-frame CMOS sensor
    IBIS
    12fps mechanical and 20fps electronic.
    4K @ 60p
    New battery (Not sure if it’s the same as the EOS R5)
    June 2020 launch (We think a May announcement)

    We’ll update you once we hear more

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    ahsanford

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    So were the R and RP just starter models with throwaway names?

    Will the future be:
    R1 (some face melting gripped sports volcano)​
    R5S (high res)​
    R5 (today's earlier rumor)​
    R6 (this thread's rumor)​

    And a relatively modest 20 MP sensor in a 20 fps (we presume not gripped) body as the entry price point spec on that list?

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    So were the R and RP just starter models with throwaway names?

    Will the future be:
    R1 (some face melting gripped sports volcano)​
    R5S (high res)​
    R5 (today's earlier rumor)​
    R6 (this thread's rumor)​

    And a relatively modest 20 MP sensor in a 20 fps (we presume not gripped) body as the entry price point spec on that list?

    - A
    Ah, so this is the rumoured model below the RP.
     
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    ahsanford

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    Ah, so this is the rumoured model below the RP.


    So say you. RP lacks IBIS and sure as hell can't pop 12 / 20 fps.

    R5 feels like the 5D5.
    R6 feels like the 6D3.

    RP may have been an inexpensive platform bugzapper to draw folks in to the platform. Perhaps RP and the original R will die out now once the more familiar hierarchy I posted above gets released.

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    Jethro

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    So say you. RP lacks IBIS and sure as hell can't pop 12 / 20 fps.

    R5 feels like the 5D5.
    R6 feels like the 6D3.

    RP may have been an inexpensive platform bugzapper to draw folks in to the platform. Perhaps RP and the original R will die out now once the more familiar hierarchy I posted above gets released.

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    I meant having regard to price-point. That was the rumour. I agree it could actually be better. RP was there as a cut-price FF (reusing the 6Dii sensor) to try and get people to upgrade into FF mirrorless. And with good video specs. But it does seem to have been a one-off.
     
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    ahsanford

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    I meant having regard to price-point. That was the rumour. I agree it could actually be better. RP was there as a cut-price FF (reusing the 6Dii sensor) to try and get people to upgrade into FF mirrorless. And with good video specs. But it does seem to have been a one-off.


    Gotcha.

    So follow my very loose tea leaf assembly here. If an R5 is coming with the specs from the rumor, and this R6 is happening...

    I feel pretty good in thinking our familiar product lines in 1 / 5S (res) / 5 (all-around) / 6 and possibly 7 are happening with an R in front.

    And if THAT happens, where does EOS R or RP fit in that scheme? One might argue that neither do, and we might not see R2 or RP2 happen.

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    ahsanford

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    This camera can't be a 6D successor with a lower resolution sensor than the 6DII.


    Sure it could. Tell every 6D2 owner that their new camera will come with all of the following upgrades:
    • IBIS
    • A proper on-chip ADC sensor (one can only hope that wrong is righted)
    • 20 fps
    • 4K
    ...and all it will cost them is (idk) $1800 and 6 less MP.

    I bet you'd sell a bunch of cameras. Not all users would take that camera, but many would.

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    This camera can't be a 6D successor with a lower resolution sensor than the 6DII.

    If anything, these specs say "7DIII" minus the crop sensor . . . and if it is, I think there may never be an APS-C R :oops: Or, the rumor is wrong and this isn't a full-frame camera . . .


    At the below RP pricepoint....? Oh it will sell a LOAD of cameras. It's an introduction FF so why not 20MP?

    And if THAT happens, where does EOS R or RP fit in that scheme?

    Probably taken out the back and quietly shot.


    Oh no, Cat said Voldemort.

    Birders will have kittens over that one.

    - A

    Oooops I invoked the Unholy Name of Sony unwittenly....... Umm... Canon is DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMED?

    (Altho if lets say the guess is right and the R7 IS a APS-C sports camera...... just imagine the M6 II's sensor spiced up with a DIGICX and cut down 1D mkIII liveview AF performance. Twin card slots, 7D II style budgeon people strong body - I reckon not just birders would lose their damn minds. It's not like that's a pie in the sky wish list, that IS a likely to be seen camera)
     
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    This camera can't be a 6D successor with a lower resolution sensor than the 6DII.

    If anything, these specs say "7DIII" minus the crop sensor . . . and if it is, I think there may never be an APS-C R :oops: Or, the rumor is wrong and this isn't a full-frame camera . . .
    OR...………...the rumour is a little off and the R6 may actually be a crop sensor 20mp camera
     
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    OR...………...the rumour is a little off and the R6 may actually be a crop sensor 20mp camera

    If the rest of the specs are to be believed (sans that one), I buy it. If it's a full frame camera, with low MP and medium-high FPS, it doesn't fit anywhere within the current schema, unless it's also a low-light monster (and, therefore, an a7s competitor). Hmmmmmmmm.
     
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