Japanese website Mynavi just interviewed with Canon managers, talking about development of Canon EOS R and upcoming plans of Canon full frame mirrorless cameras. From the interview, Canon managers said that Canon EOS R is a well-balanced middle class model, and they will release low cost and high end models in near future. And many people wanted IBIS may coming in next EOS R models. Also 8K Cinema EOS R camera is possible.
Canon has already announced 4 RF lenses now: They are RF 28-70mm f/2L, RF 24-105mm f/4L IS, RF 50mm f/1.2L, RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM. And there are already two RF lens patents: RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS, RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6L IS. Canon already mentioned in their announcement video that they are working on “a series of fast f/2.8 lenses and more”. Which means we may see these new f/2.8 zoom lenses in 2019 to 2020.
TOKYO, September 5, 2018—Canon Inc. announced today the launch in Japan of the EOS R System—comprising the EOS R (Available on Sep 12 at B&H Photo Video/Amazon/Adorama) mirrorless camera, four RF lenses and four types of mount adapter—a new imaging system of cameras and lenses that increases the degree of lens design freedom and expands the possibilities of optics.