Canon EOS R3

bythom canon r3

The EOS R3 is Canon's current top full frame mirrorless camera, and uses the RF mount. 

  • Sensor
    • 24mp BSI-stacked CMOS sensor
    • 35.9x24mm (full frame)
    • Bayer color filtration
    • AA filter
    • sensor-based IS (? stops CIPA; 8 stops with RF lens IS also enabled)
  • ISP: DIGIC X
  • Mount: Canon RF
  • Image Size/Type: 
    • 6000 x 4000 pixel JPEG
    • HEIF
    • 14-bit CR3
    • C-RAW raw (smaller size); supports HDR PQ
    • 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 aspect ratios
  • File Size: ? JPEG Large Fine ?MB, ? RAW ?MB
  • Continuous Shooting: 
    • 12 fps max with mechanical shutter
    • 30 fps with electronic (silent) shutter
  • Buffer: 
    • 540 frame JPEG (CFe, at 30 fps)
    • 140 frame max raw buffer (CFe, at 30 fps)
  • Aspect ratio support: 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1.6x crop
  • Internal Video:  
    • 6K/60/50/30/25/24 (no crop)
    • 4K/120/60/50/30/25/24 (no crop, oversampled)
    • 10-bit 4:2:2 C-Log; uncompressed 4K/60 over HDMI 
    • 1080P/60/50/30/25/24 max 60Mbps
    • ALL-I (requires CFe card)
    • IPB compression H.265 in MP4 format
    • Internal raw, Canon Log3
    • BT.709 and BT.2020 color gamut support
    • AAC or PCM stereo sound
    • note IS is 5 stops in video and performs a slight crop
    • microphone/headphone connections
  • External Video: 8-bit 4:2:2 4K output on HDMI port 
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 30 sec to 1/8,000 sec, bulb
    • electronic 11 sec to 1/64000
    • tested to 500k cycles
  • Exposure: 
    • matrix, center-weighted, spot metering
    • -3 to +3EV exposure compensation
    • 6 white balance settings (plus Auto, Custom)
    • ISO 100-102400 (+50, 204800, AutoISO)
  • Focus: 
    • 5940-point (1053-large point)
    • hybrid dual pixel phase detect/contrast detect
    • single area, multi-area, face tracking, eye/head/animal/car/cycle detect AF, manual focus override
    • -7 to 20 EV focusing
    • focus coverage near 100%/100% vertical/horizontal
    • focus bracketing
    • eye control focus system
  • Rear Display: 
    • 3.2” 4.2m dot LCD
    • articulating 
    • touch-screen
  • Viewfinder
    • 5.76m dot OLED EVF
    • .76x magnification
    • 23mm eyepoint
    • -4 to +2 diopter
    • 120fps refresh possible, blackout free with electronic shutter
    • supports 5x/10x view
    • Eye Control focus ability
  • Flash:  
    • hot shoe
    • 1/250 flash sync (EFCS; 1/200 mechanical; 1/180 electronic)
    • will work with other Canon E-TTL Speedlites
    • PC sync port
  • Remote: 
    • N3 remote port
    • TC-80N3, RS-80N3
    • wireless remotes (RC-6)
    • operation via smartphone
  • Other Notable Features: 
    • Bluetooth 5 with NFC
    • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
    • Ethernet port
    • Powered port in front of hot shoe
    • optional EF mount adapters
    • built-in GPS receiver
    • USB 3.2 Gen 2 connectivity
    • HDMI type A connector
    • weather sealed to 1DX Mark III level 
  • Cards: 
    • Dual card slot
    • 1 CFexpress Type B
    • SD (UHS-II)
  • Battery: 
    • LP-E19
    • 760 shots (CIPA)
    • can be charged via USB
  • Size and Weight: 
    • 5.9 x 5.6 x 3.4” (150 x 143 x 87mm) wide, tall, deep
    • 36.8 ounces (1015g, including battery, card)
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: 
    • US$5999 body
  • Announced: September 14, 2021
  • Current Firmware: version 1.0.0

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