GURUGRAM, India, July 14, 2020.
Canon India, today unveiled its much-anticipated full-frame mirrorless cameras- the EOS R5 and EOS R6. Expanding the EOS R system, the newly launched products are equipped with game changing revolutionary features.
The EOS R5 features 8K movie recording, new 45.0 megapixels full frame CMOS sensor while the EOS R6 features 4K movie recording, advanced 20.1 megapixels full frame CMOS sensor. Both the new cameras come equipped with Canon’s advanced DIGIC X imaging processor and new in-body image stabilizer.
With the addition of the EOS R5 & EOS R6 to its line-up, Canon will continue to strengthen its EOS R System and provide its users with an imaging system that delivers higher image quality and greater ease-of-use.
Commenting on the flagship launch, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said, “We at Canon, have consistently aimed at introducing creative and most pioneering technologies for our users, enriching them with memorable photography and videography experience every single time. The introduction of EOS R series of mirrorless cameras has been a noteworthy milestone in our imaging legacy in the country. The response from photographers and videographers for the R system encourages us further to keep innovating. The launch today marks a special milestone for us, as we introduce two of our most innovative and state of the art cameras together in the EOS R series. These cameras underscore our commitment and constant endeavour to deliver premium products and services to our consumers and these cameras will encourage them to push new frontiers in the imaging space.”
He further added, “India has consistently been one of our top-performing markets globally for us. With the introduction of EOS R5 and EOS R6 cameras, we are confident that we will be able to consolidate our leadership position in the country. As the new cameras are poised to take the EOS legacy forward, we are further aiming to secure 50% share in the mirrorless category and strengthen our footprint in the segment in India.”
Speaking about the new products, Mr. C Sukumaran, Director, Consumer System Products & Imaging Communication Products highlighted that, “With professionals constantly looking for breakthrough technologies to meet their photography and videography requirements, there has been a rapid growth in the global imaging culture. We have also witnessed a rise in demand for further innovation in the mirrorless camera segment among the professional segment of photographers and videographers. Leveraging the immense opportunities present in the industry, we are delighted to launch the new EOS R5 and EOS R6 in India. With excellent quality output bundled with exceptional industry first features, the new cameras reflect our efforts of constantly expanding our product portfolio to suit the evolving needs of our vast consumer base. With the launch of the new models we aim to further expand the imaging industry and deliver the best available technology to imaging professionals.”
Alongside the EOS R5 & EOS R6 cameras, Canon has also launched a series a lens including the RF85mm F2 Macro IS STM, RF 600mm F11 IS STM, RF 800mm F11 IS STM, RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM, Extender RF1.4X & RF2X along with other accessories to provide its consumers with a complete ecosystem. The EOS R System offers more liberty in lens design and achieving the most advance in body image stabilization due to its wider lens mount diameter and high speed communication pins, further resulting in superior quality images. Through the addition of new cameras and lenses to its line-up, Canon will continue to strengthen the EOS R System.
Priced at an MRP of Rs. 339 995.00/U (inclusive of all taxes) and Rs. 215 995.00/U (inclusive of all taxes) respectively, the EOS R5 and EOS R6 will be available from August at Canon Image Squares and authorized retailers.