New Delhi: To empower advanced enthusiasts, professionals, and hybrid shooters, Canon launched a new camera — the EOS R3 — for the Indian users at Rs 4,99,995.
The camera features a newly-developed (approximately 24.1MP) back-illuminated stacked CMOS sensor. It sports a new Eye Control AF, and is capable of recording 6K 60p RAW or 4K 120p 10-bit movie.
“The introduction of the EOS R system has been a revolutionary milestone for us in India. Notably, we are building a strong customer base for mirrorless cameras.” Canon India President and CEO Manabu Yamazaki informed.
“Continuing the momentum, we are truly delighted to launch Canon EOS R3. Now, this is the latest addition to the EOS legacy of professional cameras,” Yamazaki added.
The newly developed 24.1MP back-illuminated stacked CMOS sensor. Combined with the DIGIC X image processor, it powers the EOS R3 to a host of ground-breaking features. These make it the finest mirrorless camera in the EOS R system line-up, the company said.
At approximately 24.1MP, the EOS R3 has approximately 20 per cent more pixels compared to the EOS-1DX Mark III and EOS R6.
The EOS R3 is equipped with dual card slots for a CFexpress (Type-B) card that boasts ultra-fast read/write speeds and a SD (UHS-II) card, allowing for fast and reliable recording of image data.
For still photos, it has a native ISO range of 100 to 102,400 (expandable to 204,800). For videos, the range goes from 100 to 25,600 (expandable to 102,400).
The camera is equipped with a 3.2-inch (3:2) Vari-angle LCD touch screen. This is a first for a professional body.
Canon EOS R3 is expected to be available for sales in India by November end of this year.