Canon EOS R8: Camera Specifications And Details

Canon EOS R8: Camera Specifications and Details

by Alex Noah — 10 months ago in Review 2 min. read


Canon EOS R8 is a full-frame interchangeable mirrorless camera that indulges powerful 24.2 megapixel full-frame sensors that disperse great high-quality images in low-light, thanks to sensitive low-light performance.

Equipped with hypothetical advancements, the features are beyond imagination including -6.5EV autofocus sensitivity, dual pixel CMOS AF II, high-quality webcam, focus-breathing compensation, 30fps raw burst mode, and more.

Read the complete specifications of Canon EOS R8

Basis Description
Camera Features Effective sensor size: 35.7 mm x 18.8 mm (Full-frame 35 mm, CMOS sensor)

Number of pixels: Approx. 12.9 megapixels, 4096 (H) x 2160 (V)

Lens mount: Standard E mount

Lens control: (Not disclosed)

Dynamic range: 15+ Stops

Dual Native ISO: ISO 800 and ISO 12800

Shooting resolutions: 4096 x 2160 (4K), 3840 x 2160 (QFHD), and 1920 x 1080 (HD)

Frame rates: 4K at 60fps, QFHD at 60fps, and HD at 60fps

* 4K at 120fps can also be recorded by tricking on settings

Built in ND filters: From 2 to 7 stops

Focus: Accurate and reliable, with touch screen control

Iris control: (Not disclosed)

Screen brightness: 500 Nits Brightness

Screen type: 8.8 cm LCD capacitive touchscreen with approx. 2.76M dots

Metadata support: (Not disclosed)

Timecode clock: Standard timecode functionality

Connections TC input/output: BNC, TC IN/OUT Switchable

Audio input: 2x XLR-type 3-pin (female)

DC input: DC jack

SDI output: BNC, 12G-SDI, 6G-SDI, 3G-SDI (Level A/B)

Headphone output: 1x stereo mini jack

Speaker out: Monaural

HDMI output: 1x Type A

Codec UHD 4K 4:2:2 high-quality yet efficient XAVC-I codec
Storage Features Storage type: 2x CFexpress Type A SD card

Storage formats: XAVC INTRA up to 600Mbps and XAVC LONG up to 150Mpps

Recording/Playback Time XAVC INTRA: 4K QFHD (15 min), DCI 4K (36 min), and HD (38 min)

XAVC LONG: QFHD (86 min), HD-50 (155 min), and HD-35 (210 min)

Miscellaneous Custom dial: Yes
Tally lamp: Yes
Exposure lock: No
Power consumption: 18.0W

Physical particular

W x H x D: 133 x 86 x 70 mm

Weight: 461g (body only)

Environmental Specifications

Operating temperature

0 °C to 40 °C (32°F to 104°F)

Storage temperature

-20 °C to +60 °C (-4°F to 140°F)

Relative humidity

10% to 85% (relative humidity)

What’s Included (stated by company)

  • R8 camera body
  • Canon R-F-5 Camera Cover
  • Canon LP-E17 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • Canon LC-E17 Charger for LP-E17 Battery Pack
  • Hand Strap E2
  • Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
  • EF-EOS R Control Ring Mount Adapter
  • Drop-in Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
  • RS-60E3-type terminal
  • Remote control terminal
  • Shoe cover ER-SC2
  • Limited 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty
Alex Noah

Alex is senior editor of The Next Tech. He studied International Communication Management at the Hague University of Applied Sciences.

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