LCD and Viewfinder
Canon R has a Fully Articulated 3.2" LCD screen with a resolution of 2,100k dots. The Canon R's 3.2" screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon R will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
R has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 3,690kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Canon R can shoot continuously at max speed of 8.0 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec
Unfortunately R doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Canon R features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 5655 points to choose from. Canon R also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon R, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,24p fps with bit rates up to 480 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Canon R provides 4K (Ultra-HD)
video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor
which has a max video resolution of only. If you are thinking of upgrading your and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of R.
R has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon R also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Canon R a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon R features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.1 LE) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.Canon R's Bluetooth
connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our R. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect R to compatible devices via its HDMI port or Yes (with LP-E6N only) port.
Canon R is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 370 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 362 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Olympus E-M1X with its 870shots is the model with longest battery life among Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Canon R vs Olympus E-M1X or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Canon R Features Compared to Main Competitors