Canon R8 specs leaked!

Those are the R8 specs that have been leaked shortly on an italian blog:

  • Canon’s EOS R8 weighs only 461g including battery and SD card. Despite its lightweight and compact body, it delivers top-level performance.
  • The EOS R8 is a hybrid camera that supports both stills and video, and can be used by a wide range of users, from advanced amateurs to professional photographers, YouTubers, and content creators.
  • The sensor is 24 million pixels full size, and the image processing engine is DIGIC X. Continuous shooting achieves up to 40 frames per second with an electronic shutter.
  • The video is 4K60p with oversampling from 6K. Slow motion shooting at 180fps in full HD. No recording time limit. Supports C-Log3.
  • AF is dual pixel CMOS AF II, equipped with tracking AF that can track not only eyes, face, body, but also airplanes, trains, cars, animals, etc.
  • IBIS (in-body image stabilization) is not installed, but digital image stabilization is available for videos.
  • Vari-angle monitor, microphone terminal, HDMI terminal, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth.
  • Streaming via USB-C is possible.
  • Kit lens: RF24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM
  • International price: $1499 body, $1699 lens kit

via Digicameinfo

On February 8th Canon will announce the new R8, R50 and a two new lenses!

HowtoFly just reported this. UDPATE: Asobinet got also the info about two new cameras:

RF24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM

  • Registered with the store.
  • February 8
  • International price: $299

RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM

  • February 8

Canon EOS R8

  • February 8
  • Kit lens: RF24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM
  • International price: $1499 body, $1699 lens kit


  • February 8
  • Do you have color variations? (SKUs: 5811C001, 5812C001)
  • Kit lens: RF-S18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM, RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM
  • International price: $679 body, $799 lens kit, $1029 double zoom kit