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Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera with RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens

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The Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera with RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens combines high-performance full-frame capabilities with a lightweight and compact design for creators ready to step up their content creation. With a 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor, RF mount allowing access to various creative lenses, and powerful stills and video functionality, the EOS R8 camera helps you capture stunning imagery to empower your creative vision.

24.2MP Full-Frame Sensor and DIGIC X Processing

Pairing a powerful full-frame 24.2MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC X image processor, the R8 delivers high resolution imagery with rich and accurate colors. Designed to work in a variety of lighting condition, this camera offers a flexible ISO 100-102400 range that is expandable to ISO 204800 for working in difficult lighting conditions. Using the full width of the sensor, 6K oversampled UHD 4K 60p video recording is supported as is Full HD 1080 180p for slow motion playback. The R8 offers 4:2:2 10-bit shooting and up to 2-hours of video recording is now available at 29.97 fps, allowing you to keep your project rolling. Capable of processing high speed bursts, the DIGIC X image processor also supports up to 40 fps continuous shooting and offers pre-shooting support, which allows the camera to start recording images 0.5 seconds prior to pressing the shutter release button.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF II

Featuring 1053 automatic AF points that cover the entire sensor area, the advanced Dual Pixel CMOS AF II system provides extremely fast and accurate focusing performance. This phase-detection focusing system offers enhanced subject detection and tracking, with the ability to intelligently recognize people, animals, and vehicles while automatically locking onto these subjects and maintaining sharp focus throughout burst and video captures. Additionally, this autofocus system's low-luminance limit focuses down to an impressive -6.5 EV for accurate focusing in dark conditions.

HDR PQ and Canon Log 3

Though the EOS R8 camera can record impressive video straight out of camera, content creators looking to take the next step in their imaging journey have the choice of two powerful video recording options in HDR PQ or Canon Log 3 video recording. With HDR PQ recording a 10-bit color file is recorded that does not require additional editing. This 10-bit HDR file is compatible with HDR displays such as TVs, monitors, and smartphones, which display your video with even more color accuracy and dynamic range than standard displays. For creators who like to edit their video files, Canon Log 3 is also available, creating a 10-bit log file which allows for powerful recovery of highlights and shadows as well as creative color grading capability.

Vertical Movie Mode and Aspect Markers

Movie rotation information can be set during or after movie recording, allowing videos to be played in vertical composition when viewing on a smartphone. The Aspect Markers function displays visual markers for different aspect ratios that may be desired for posting the same file to various social media sites. This display provides consideration for proper composition for the different deliverable files that can be created when editing.

Livestreaming

UVC/UAC compatibility allows the R8 to be used as a web camera to stream live video in Full HD, without additional computer software, to applications such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype, and similar video conferencing software. Thanks to the full-frame image sensor, you'll be able to have versatility in your exposure, as well as strong background separation when using bright aperture lenses for video conferencing or livestreaming content.

Movie Digital IS

Record stable videos efficiently with minimum equipment, even when shooting handheld, with Movie Digital IS 5-axis image stabilization. Camera-shake vibrations are reduced even more through coordinated control of Movie Digital IS when using a RF lens featuring optical image stabilization.

2.36m-Dot EVF and Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD

Providing high-resolution eye-level viewing, the R8 is designed with a bright and clear 2.36m-dot OLED EVF for a pleasing electronic viewfinder experience. The EVF supports up to a 120 fps refresh rate and has been designed to provide a bright, sharp, and colorful 100% view of the subject at hand.

Additionally, a large 3.0" 1.62m-dot vari-angle touchscreen makes it easy to compose and shoot from virtually any angle. With touch and drag functionality, you can intuitively and swiftly move the autofocus point on the touch-panel LCD.

Flexible Connectivity

  • Wired and wireless connectivity options allow for multiple methods of transferring photos and videos, livestreaming, as well as for remotely controlling the camera. Physically, the camera features a remote port, a USB-C port, a micro-HDMI port, a microphone input, and a headphone jack for monitoring sound.
  • Built-in Bluetooth pairing lets you easily connect the camera to compatible smart devices using the free Canon Camera Connect app. This low-energy wireless connection helps preserve battery life, while providing remote control of the camera. It also sends continuously updated GPS location data from your phone, letting you geotag what you've captured so you know precisely where you captured the photo.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity enables wireless functions, such as remote live view, file viewing, and transfer, by connecting to Wi-Fi quickly and seamlessly. Using the Canon Camera Connect app, you can also transfer files to your mobile device to browse and share on social media.
  • Built-in USB-C allows you to connect the camera to a smartphone or computer. All Canon Camera Connect app features that can be used with Wi-Fi are now available when the camera and smartphone are connected via USB, using a compatible cable for your device.

Next-Generation Multi-Function Shoe

An update to a conventional hot shoe, the Multi-Function Shoe adds a row of pins at the front of the design to permit greater accessory functionality as well as provide power to select accessory types that traditionally rely on separate batteries.

Canon RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens (Canon RF)

Featuring a lightweight and compact design, the RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens is a versatile standard zoom covering wide-angle to normal-view focal lengths. Designed for everyday use and an excellent choice for vlogging and content creation, this lens is well-suited for landscapes, cityscapes, street scenes, portraits, products, and more. An STM stepping AF motor produces fast, smooth, and near-silent autofocus performance to support both stills and video recording, and an Optical Image Stabilizer compensates for up to 4.5 stops of camera shake to better enable taking sharp handheld photos in difficult lighting conditions.

  • Standard wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens is designed for use with full-frame Canon RF-mount mirrorless cameras.
  • STM stepping motor offers fast, quiet, smooth, and accurate autofocus performance that is ideal for video recording as well as still shooting.
  • Optical Image Stabilizer technology compensates for up to 4.5 stops of camera shake to better enable taking sharp handheld photos in difficult lighting conditions. When paired with EOS R-series cameras featuring an In-Body Image Stabilizer (IBIS), up to 7 stops of shake correction are provided.
  • Incorporates a focus control ring on the lens barrel that can directly adjust numerous settings including shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, and more. Located towards the front of the lens, this ring effectively adds a third dial to the camera's main dial and quick control dial.
  • Two aspheric elements and a Super Spectra Coating minimize ghosting and flare.
  • Minimum focusing distance of 11.8" for working with close-up subjects.
  • Compact and lightweight lens weighs just 7.4 oz.

SPECS

Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Specs

Imaging
Lens Mount Canon RF
Sensor Resolution Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Sensor Type 35.9 x 23.9 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS
Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis (Video Only)
Built-In ND Filter None
Capture Type Stills & Video
Exposure Control
Shutter Type Electronic Shutter
Shutter Speed Electronic Shutter
1/16000 Up to 30 Seconds in Manual Mode
1/16000 Up to 30 Seconds in Time Mode
1/8000 Up to 30 Second
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/4000 Up to 30 Seconds
Bulb/Time Mode Bulb Mode, Time Mode
ISO Sensitivity Photo/Video
100 to 102,400 (Extended: 50 to 204,800)
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range -3 to 20 EV
White Balance Presets: Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Kelvin, Shade, Tungsten
Continuous Shooting Electronic Shutter
Up to 40 fps for up to 120 Frames (JPEG) / 56 Frames (Raw)
Up to 6 fps for up to 1000 Frames (JPEG) / 1000 Frames (Raw)
Interval Recording Yes
Self-Timer 2/10-Second Delay
Still Image Capture
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Image File Format C-RAW, HEIF, JPEG, Raw
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Video Capture
Internal Recording Modes H.264/H.265/MP4 4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) up to 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps
1920 x 1080 up to 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120/150/180 fps
External Recording Modes None
Gamma Curve Canon Log 3, HDR-PQ
Recording Limit Up to 30 Minutes in 4K
Up to 30 Minutes in 1080p HFR
Broadcast Output NTSC/PAL
Built-In Microphone Type Stereo
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Video I/O 1 x Micro-HDMI Output
Audio I/O 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input on Camera Body
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Headphone/Mic Headphone Output on Camera Body
Other I/O 1 x USB-C (USB 3.2 / 3.1 Gen 2)
Wireless 2.4 / 5 GHz Bluetooth 4.2 Control
Mobile App Compatible Yes
*As of February, 2023: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.) None
Monitor
Size 3"
Resolution 1,620,000 Dot
Display Type Articulating Touchscreen LCD
Viewfinder
Type Built-In Electronic (OLED)
Size 0.39"
Resolution 2,360,000 Dot
Eye Point 22 mm
Coverage 100%
Magnification Approx. 70x
Diopter Adjustment -4 to +1
Focus
Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus Points Photo
Phase Detection: 4897
Video
Phase Detection: 4067
Autofocus Sensitivity -6.5 to +21 EV
Flash
Built-In Flash No
Flash Modes Auto
Maximum Sync Speed 1/200 Second
Flash Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash System eTTL
External Flash Connection Intelligent Hot Shoe
Environmental
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity 0 to 85%
General
Battery Type 1 x LP-E17 Rechargeable Lithium Polymer
Tripod Mounting Thread 1 x 1/4"-20 Female
Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.22 x 3.39 x 2.76" / 132.59 x 86.11 x 70.1 mm
Weight 1.0 lb / 461 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
0.9 lb / 414 g (Body Only)

Canon RF 24-50mm F/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens (Canon RF) Specs

Focal Length 24 to 50mm
Maximum Aperture f/4.5 to 6.3
Lens Mount Canon RF
Lens Format Coverage Full-Frame
Angle of View 84°
Minimum Focus Distance 11.8" / 30 cm
Maximum Magnification 11x
Optical Design 8 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 7

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