Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 Launch LiveStream

Canon is set to officially launch their flagship mirrorless camera and the EOS R6, in addition to a boatload of new RF lenses on July 9th, 8 AM EST

Canon EOS R5 8K
Canon EOS R5 / Image by Canon Asia

The wait is almost over! That’s the message we’re greeted with on Canon USA’s website announcing the Canon EOS R5 and R6 launch livestream. The virtual event is scheduled for July 9th at 8 AM EST/EDT (Eastern Time). 

Canon EOS R5 Announcement Livestream – July 9th, 8 AM EST 

Here is the link to the Canon Virtual Event for the EOS R5 and R6.

In addition, to the EOS R5 and R6 full-frame mirrorless cameras, Canon is also expected to reveal a boatload of new lenses for the RF mirrorless system.

Moreover, Canon is also likely to launch a few accessories. And as such, those include a wireless transmitter, a new battery and a new battery grip, as well as lens kits with the 24-105mm RF lens for both the R5 and R6 cameras. 

Canon EOS R5 8k mirrorless camera full-frame
Canon EOS R5 Image by Canon

Also, Canon USA’s official twitter account just posted this teaser about the upcoming Virtual Product Showcase for July 9th. 

See a list of what Canon is likely to announce on July 9th:

  • Canon EOS R5 camera
  • Canon EOS R6 camera
  • Canon EOS R5 + 24-105mm kit
  • Canon EOS R6 + 24-105mm kit
  • Canon WFT-R10 (A/B/C/D/E) – wireless transmitter
  • Canon BG-R10 – new battery grip
  • Canon LP-E6NH – new battery 
  • Lenses and Lens Accessories:
    • Canon RF 85mm f/2 Macro IS STM
    • Canon RF 100-500mm f/4-7.1L IS USM
    • Canon RF 600mm f/11
    • Canon RF 800mm f/11
    • Canon RF 1.4x Teleconverter
    • Canon  RF 2x Teleconverter

Read more about the Canon EOS R5 video specs here – 8K/30p, 4K/120fps, C-Log, RAW, and more! 


What do you think about the Canon EOS R5? Or does the R6 make more sense for video users? It surely will be more affordable and have 4K/60p and Dual SD card slots.

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