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Canon EOS R8
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The Canon EOS R8 is a portable and powerful mirrorless camera, that gives you the chance to harness brilliant full-frame performance, and a package that is perfect for travel. The full-frame image sensor of the Canon EOS R8 provides 24.2MPof resolution, while this impressive mirrorless camera can also capture beautiful 4K60P videos. This camera is a reliable sports performer, with up to 40 frames per second of continuous shooting, as well as the wonderful pre-shooting feature that provides tack-sharp images before you've pressed the shutter, so you'll truly never miss a moment.
- 24.2MP Full-Frame Image Sensor
- 4K60p Video Recording
- Portable & Lightweight Built (Just 461 Grams)
- Up To 40FPS Continuous Shooting
- WiFi Connectivity
Getting to know the portable and powerful EOS R8
The Canon EOS R8 provides the exceptional performance that only a full-frame image sensor can, in a travel-friendly package that weighs just 461 grams. The 24.2MP full-frame image sensor captures brilliantly detailed images, a character that is available in all lighting conditions, thanks to the camera's top ISO of 102400. High-quality videos are in order too, with this impressive mirrorless camera featuring 4K60p recording. The Canon EOS R8 is versatile on this front with other video highlights including uncrossed video and even Full HD 180p so users can explore stunning slow motion results.
An emphasis on speed
The Canon EOS R8 is designed to handle all manner of fast-paced subjects, thanks to an array of features and functions. This includes a fast continuous frame rate of 40 frames per second or 30 frames per second for RAW files. Think you've accidentally missed a moment, well don't be afraid to push the shutter and shoot. The EOS R8 offers the exciting pre-shooting function, which captures 0.5 seconds of the moment before you fully press the shutter. This is also available in movie mode (3-5 seconds.) To keep you amongst the action, no matter what your subject is doing, the EOS R8 offers advanced subject tracking, with options available for humans, animals and even various vehicles. This camera automatically adjusts depending on the subject, covers the entire frame, and it gives you the freedom to focus on getting the best framing of your image.
A closer look at the body
The Canon EOS R8 includes both an electronic viewfinder and a 3-inch vari-angle and touch-sensitive LCD screen, with this option being best for video recordings and trying out new angles. Vloggers will also appreciate the ability to capture better audio quality, thanks to both microphone and headphone ports. The EOS R8 includes Canon's new generation multi-function shoe, making it compatible with the latest generation accessories, while this camera also includes a dedicated photo/video lever for easily switching between your two interests.
Other Key Features:
- Focus Bracketing: Create images with both sharp foregrounds and backgrounds
- USB Video conferencing and live-streaming
- New HDR Mode: Maximum detail in bright and dark areas
- Panoramic Photo Mode
|Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)||N/A|
|Sensor Size||36 x 24mm|
|Autofocus Points||1053 Autofocus Points|
|Lens Mount||Canon RF|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/8000 sec|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||40 fps|
|Connectivity||Mini HDMI, Headphone Out, USB 3, Wi-Fi, Microphone Input|
|Dimensions||132.5 x 86.1 x 70.0mm|
|Skill Level||Semi-Professional, Enthusiast, Beginner|
|Lifestyle Uses||Travel/Landscape, Sports, Slim & Stylish, Portrait, Lightweight|
- Canon EOS R8
- Canon LP-E17 Lithium-Ion Battery
- Canon LC-E17 Charger
- Canon Camera Cover
- Camera Strap
- Shoe Cover