(Pocket-lint) – After teasing the digital camera again in April, the Canon EOS R3 has now been formally revealed – and this mirrorless digital camera designed for sports activities shooters has some next-level know-how up its sleeve.
One of the vital spectacular of which is Eye Management AF, an autofocus system which allows you to concentrate on a topic by merely taking a look at it by means of the viewfinder.
Autofocus is a key focus for the R3 – which Canon says sits in-between the EOS 1D X MkIII and EOS R5 DSLR cameras – because it additionally consists of eye-tracking, face-tracking, the power to trace our bodies of each individuals and animals, plus – for the primary time in an EOS digital camera – there’s automobile monitoring.
Underneath the hood the EOS R3 has a model new backside-illuminated (BSI) stacked 24.1-megapixel full-frame sensor, paired with the EOS RF lens mount. Through an adapter it is potential to make use of Canon’s EF lenses with full autofocus (i.e. these lenses designed for its DSLR techniques).
The decision is not as ultra-resolute as some cameras, however that is typical for cameras designed for sports activities taking pictures. It additionally permits super-fast taking pictures to be extra sensible, with 30fps burst seize at full decision potential with out the digital camera breaking a sweat.
Video seize hasn’t been ignored both, with 6K uncooked seize potential – and there is no restrict to recording time, with Canon breaking the 29min 59sec most seize (that is sometimes levied towards stills cameras, solely ‘video cameras’ for tax functions can document for longer).
It is all velocity, velocity, velocity then – with super-fast focus, super-fast monitoring and super-fast burst taking pictures all half and parcel of this digital camera.
It would not come low cost, in fact, with the UK body-only beginning worth of £5,879 firmly asserting that the R3 could be very a lot a digital camera for professionals.
Writing by Mike Lowe. Initially revealed on .