According to latest rumors, the upcoming Canon EOS-R1 (mirrorless version EOS-1D X Mark III) flagship full frame mirrorless camera will be officially released in the second half of 2021. The EOS-R1 will be an “upgrade” from current EOS-1D X Mark III, and EOS-R1 may feature with global shutter image sensor. You can take a look at rumored features below:
Canon has officially announced the new EOS M50 Mark II (Amazon/B&H/Adorama), Speedlite EL-1 Flash (Amazon/B&H/Adorama). The US price for EOS M50 Mark II body is $599, $699.99 for the camera body plus EF-M 15-45mm lens kit and $929.99 for the camera body plus EF-M 15-45mm and EF-M55-200mm double zoom lens kit. Shipping starts in late November, 2020. The US price for Speedlite EL-1 flash is $1,099, released date in February, 2021.
Amazon Prime Day now live, here are some hot deals for Canon photographers:
- Save up to $650 Off on Canon DSLR, Mirrorless, Compact Cameras (EOS R5, EOS R6, EOS R, EOS RP, EOS 5D Mark IV and more) – at Amazon
- Save up to $300 Off on Canon Lenses – at Amazon
- Get 10%-back total on select Cameras & Lenses & Electronics when you make purchases using an Amazon Prime Card. (Offer end on October 14th) (Amazon Prime Only)
- Save 20% Off on Samyang Lenses and Rokinon Lenses (Amazon Prime Only)
- Up to 35% off on Sandisk Memory Cards for Cameras – at Amazon (Amazon Prime Only)
- Up to 30% off storage and memory devices from Lexar and more – at Amazon (Amazon Prime Only)
- Save up to 20% on Manfrotto camera accessories – at Amazon (Amazon Prime Only)
- Get $10 Amazon Promotional Credit w/ Purchase/Reload of a $40 Amazon Gift Card – at Amazon (Amazon Prime Only)
Ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2020, Canon has just make a huge price drop on Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R. The Canon EOS 5DS has had its price cut by $2,400 USD and you can now purchase it for $1,299 USD at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. The Canon EOS 5DS R has also been reduced by $2,400 USD and you can purchase it for $1,499 USD at B&H Photo Video.
According to CR, a new RF mount lens roadmap for Canon full frame mirrorless cameras seems leaked online. Along with soon to be announced RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM lens and RF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens, there will be a total 14 new RF lenses coming in 2021, including “ground-breaking” TS-R autofocus tilt-shift lenses for the RF mount.
Canon has already released the EOS R5 and EOS R6 several months ago, next Canon is rumored to announce the flagship mirrorless version of EOS-1D X III – the EOS-R1. Canon EOS-R1 is expected to be announced in the second half of 2021. Along with two “Big White” RF mount super telephoto prime lenses.