There are already plenty of rumors about upcoming EOS R Pro bodies to be announced in late 2019 to early 2020. According to latest rumors from CR, there will be at least two EOS R Pro bodies: one is the high-resolution EOS R body, the other is sports oriented EOS R body.
Several months ago, we already posted that there is a chance that Canon will release a new APS-C DSLR camera to replace both Canon EOS 7D Mark II and EOS 90D since Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless system introduced. Now CR said again that 7D Mark III and 90D may integrated into one APS-C DSLR camera. This camera will move slightly upmarket from 80D to cover the prosumer and enthusiast APS-C shooters.
According to latest interview with Canon executives by Amateur photographer at CP+ 2019. Canon executives confirmed again that IBIS (Canon call this All Optical IS) is coming to EOS R body, and Canon is thinking of releasing a higher-end EOS R body, and EOS M system is not dead yet, new EOS M bodies will coming.
As we already reported before, the upcoming Canon EOS-1D X Mark III is in testing by a small number of photographers and/or engineers. It seems that the 1D series high-end DSLR cameras have a product lifecycle of around 4 years. The Canon EOS-1D X Mark II was announced on February 1st, 2016, now it is three years old. So we are likely to see 1D X Mark III to be announced in Q4 of 2019 to Q2 of 2020. Just ahead of 2020 Summer Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan.
In the EOS RP (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) & RF lens presentation early today, Canon confirmed again (Previous interview also confirmed) that the long awaited feature “IBIS” will coming to future EOS R full frame mirrorless cameras. With optical IS, Canon call this “All Optical IS“. Maybe we will see All Optical IS feature in the EOS R Pro Body first.
Imaging-Resource has interviewed with high-level Canon engineering execs during the EOS RP (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) launch. From the interview, Canon said that EOS R will also have Eye-AF feature via firmware update soon; The image sensor in EOS RP is same as in EOS 6D Mark II; the Pro/high-end EOS R body is coming, but will take time when everything right in the body.