Canon USA has accidentally leaked the firmware version 1.4.0 for EOS R (B&H Photo Video/Amazon/Adorama). This is a major firmware update with a lot of autofocus updates and bug fixes. Unfortunately, this firmware now removed, the official release date is on September 26th, 2019.
During the EOS 90D, EOS M6 Mark II, RF 15-35mm f/2.8L, RF 24-70mm f/2.8L lenses announcement last month, Canon also announced that new firmware for Canon EOS R/EOS RP will be released in this months. Thephoblographer has just reviewed the beta version of this firmware, and said that with new firmware, Canon EOS R’s AF is better than Nikon, Fujifilm, Panasonic, and comparable to Sony’s.
Canon recently has filed a new patent for 83MP full frame CMOS sensor, you will find that 83MP full frame sensor is scaled up the new 32.5mp APS-C sensor to full-frame from the EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II. As already rumored before, Canon will announce a new high megapixel EOS RS to replace current EOS 5DS/5DS R, expected to be announced in late 2019 to early 2020.
Canon USA Direct Store currently has several refurbished items in stock and with discount.
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In addition new Canon products, a new, free downloadable firmware update will be released in late September for the EOS R and EOS RP. Those interested can download the update for their respective system via the EOS R and EOS RP support pages. The update will improve three main functions:
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