Canon EOS R Review

Overall Score

87

Main Features

  • 30 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 8 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 136 x 98 x 84 mm, 660g.
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  • Replaced by: EOS RP

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Canon EOS R Overview


First introduced in September, 2018, Canon EOS R is a 30 MP Mirrorless with a Full frame (36 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Canon replaced EOS R with Canon RP. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon R with Canon RP


Canon R comes with a Full Frame sensor - 36 x 24 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 43.27 mm

- Full Frame, approximate the actual size shown above

Sensor resolution of Canon R ~ 6708 x 4472 pixels.

Canon R has Crop Factor: 1.0

The sensor has a surface area of 864.0 mm².

There are approximate 29,998,176 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon R


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS R with competitors in pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Articulating Screen
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
30MP High Resolution Sensor
2100k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
3690k dot Viewfinder Resolution
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
40000 Max Native ISO
8.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
UHS-II Memory Card Support
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
5655 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
480 mbps High Video Bitrate
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Weight: 660g
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 370 shots
Type Scores

Canon EOS R has an Overall Score of 87/100 and ranked #25 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #27 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon R Scores
Imaging score
81
Features score
87
Value for money score
95
Portability score
75
Overall score
87
Average Scores in Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
71
Features Score
78
Value For Money Score
82
Portability Score
74
Overall score
79

Physical Dimensions of Canon R


Canon EOS R weighs 660g and has external dimensions of 136 x 98 x 84mm (5.35 x 3.86 x 3.31"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 691g, Canon R is 31 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon R is less by 1mm more than the average length in Pro Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Canon R
660g
Average weight
691g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Canon R
84mm
Average Thickness
67mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS R with the dimensions:

Canon EOS R

Specifications of Canon EOS R


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS R
Announced September, 2018
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Canon RF
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1
Number of Lenses 12
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3690
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 5655
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 8.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 30 MP
Max Image Resolution 6720 x 4480
Max Native ISO 40000
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 102400
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB Yes (with LP-E6N only)
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 660 g
Physical Dimensions 136 x 98 x 84 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD card (UHS-II supported)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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