An interview with Canon executives was done in Japan by MyNavi and covered a wide range of topics in regards to the brand new Canon EOS R system.
Here are a few points from the interview (Google translated)
During the launch event, it was reported that the Canon EOS R sensor was the same as the EOS 5D Mark IV’s sensor, but apparently, that’s not the case.
Mr. Kiyota : The number of pixels itself is the same as EOS 5D Mark IV, but the sensor itself is newly developed. The content has changed a lot, such as adoption of a new dual pixel CMOS AF and arrangement of microlenses according to EOS R system. (Google Translated)
Canon feels that the Canon EOS R is an EOS 5D Mark IV level camera.
EOS R, is it positively an EOS 5D class camera?
Mr. Kiyota : I believe so. (Google Translated)
Digital lens optimizer now happens in real time, as the information comes directly from the lens.
Mr. Kiyota : I think that...