Philippines, are you ready for Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless 8K Camera?

Last February 2020, Canon announced, ” that the company is currently developing the EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera—containing CMOS sensor, image processing, optical and other state-of-the-art technologies the company has cultivated through its long history of camera development; and in line with, a total of 9 RF lenses is also currently in development over the course of 2020″. Now guess what? Canon has at long last announced the EOS R5, very good quality and powerful mirrorless camera with some noteworthy specs; 45 megapixels, 12 fps, and most astonishingly, 8K video.

Highlight Features

  • NEW Image Sensor & Processor
  • Up to 12fps Mechanical Shutter
  • Up to 20fps Silent Shutter
  • 8K RAW / 4K 120P
  • In-Body Image Stabilization
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Dual Card Slots
  • FREE Cloud Service


Although it would take some time before the Philippines can have the exact pricing for a camera like this, international sources like B&H have it at $3,899.00 for the body only. If you want to know and for comparison, you can check the Canon EOS R price here.

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Canon’s first 8k Full-frame Mirrorless

Is this the best mirrorless camera in 2020?

This flagship camera of the EOS R system is best in photography and videography, giving photographers and videographers alike endless possibilities with their creative endeavors.

The EOS R5 captures 8K RAW / DCI movies, no-crop video recording at 8192 x 4320 pixels, which is 4 times more pixels than that of 4K DCI movies. 

Speed and Image Quality

With a roughly 45-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor that is compatible with all RF lenses, this camera will render superb quality pictures.

Powered by the new DIGIC X image processor, the EOS R5 will be able to quickly process and deal with large amounts of data in high-speed shooting, 4k to 8K video, and ultra-fast, near-silent burst shooting capabilities of up to 20 fps.


A Dual Pixel CMOS AF II and Servo AF guarantee rapid nonstop shooting with precise and reliable AF/AE tracking. The AF performance is up a notch with up to 5, 940 manually selectable AF positions. AF coverage has also been widened to cover the entire frame from corner to corner (approx. 100% x 100%)^ when AF points are set to automatic selection. This expanded AF coverage enables a versatile and responsive experience for extraordinary precision, making the EOS R5 perfect choice for sports and wildlife photography.

In-Body Stabilization

Within the camera is a 5-axis camera-shake blur correction function that works in tandem with the lens’s image stabilizer, effectively reducing image blur equivalent to up to an 8-stop increase in shutter speed! The results dramatically expand the possibilities of capturing sharp handheld images and videos in low-light conditions.

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