Canon EOS R5 Official Announcement on May 16, 2020?

Several days ago we reported that the Canon EOS R5 has passed several Bluetooth wireless certifications worldwide. So it is highly likely that the Canon EOS R5 will be officially announced in the next few days. Today according to a German retailer Foto Hamer, the Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera will be officially announced on May 16, 2020. And the Canon EOS R5 is now listed at B&H and Adorama.

Currently we are not sure if it is true or fake, we’ll find out in the next several days. Stay tuned with us for more Canon Rumors.

Newly Announced Details of The Canon EOS R5 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera include:

  • 8K RAW internal video recording up to 29.97 fps
  • 8K internal video recording up to 29.97 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265).
  • 4K internal video recording up to 119.88 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265). 4K external recording is also available up to 59.94 fps.
  • No crop 8K and 4K video capture using the full-width of the sensor.*
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF available in all 8K and 4K recording modes.
  • Canon Log available in 8K and 4K internal recording modes.
  • A Canon first, the EOS R5 will feature 5-axis In-Body Image Stabilization, which works in conjunction with Optical IS equipped with many of the RF and EF lenses.
  • Dual-card slots: 1x CFexpress and 1x SD UHS-II.

In addition, the Canon EOS R6 official announcement has been delayed to July 2020, which was initially scheduled to happen in May 2020. So, the Canon EOS R6 is now expected to start shipping in late Q3 of 2020, probably in August/September.

Reminder: If you are ready to upgrade your system, or you have equipment that you would like to turn into cash, Adorama will happily email you a prepaid, insured UPS shipping label to send in your equipment at our expense. Adorama will pay $1200 and $1000 respectively for Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and Canon EOS R camera bodies (condition dependent). Check it out at Adorama.

Canon EOS R body: $1,799 at AmazonB&HAdorama

Read more: Best Lenses for Canon EOS R.