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Canon launches new mirrorless EOS RP camera system

Canon has today launched its latest mirrorless camera, the EOS RP.

They company describes the new devices as “a small, light and practical full frame mirrorless camera, for advanced amateurs.”

The EOS RP is the second full-frame mirrorless camera from the company, its first was released last September.

In fact, the EOS RP is a more compact version of last year’s EOS R.

“As Canon’s smallest, lightest full frame digital interchangeable lens camera to date, it provides the ultimate blend of practicality and ease of use, with impressive image quality,” Canon said in a press release.

Just like its predecessor, the EOS RP features the world’s fastest autofocus.

Other features include;

  • 26.2 Megapixel full frame CMOS sensor
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • DIGIC 8 processor
  • ISO up to 40 000
  • CR3 14-bit RAW format
  • 4K and Full HD recording

“The EOS RP is an affordable yet advanced camera in Canon’s full frame line-up,” the company said, though it did not outline a potential price range in South Africa.

Canon further revealed the development of a RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM  lens for its RF Mount range, the lenses dedicated to the full-frame mirrorless system.

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