With Canon R8, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 60p,30p,24p fps with bit rates up to 340 mbps and save in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 formats. Canon R8's 4K is the common standard resolution in consumer video world.
A great advantage of Canon R8 while shooting video at resolution of 4K is that there is no crop factor so you can use your lens at its actual focal length.
No Video Recording Limit
Canon EOS R8 doesn't have the 30 minutes max video recording limitation that many cameras have, so you can keep recording non-stop until either your storage is full or battery is depleted or the camera over-heats.
Photo/Video Mode Switch
Canon EOS R8 has a dedicated Photo/Vide Mode Switch which lets the user switch between these two modes quickly.The menus and the settings of the camera are adjusted according to the chosen mode. This makes the . Canon EOS R8 an ideal camera for hybrid use in the field.
R8 features a high speed mode where it captures videos at 180fps which helps to create slow motion videos. If you shoot a video at a frame rate of 180fps and play it back at 24fps, the video will be 7.5x slower and longer than normal.
Microphones, Speaker and Headphone Connections
Canon EOS R8 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon R8 also has a port for an external microphone
and a headphone port
for connecting external headphones which make Canon R8 a very suitable camera high quality videography.
If you are getting into videography and want to know what are the must-have video accessories for your camera, read our article:
Essential Videography / Filmmaking Accessories for your Camera
Electronic Video Stabilization
Canon R8 also features an Digital Video Stabilization mode where videos are stabilized in-camera while you are shooting. Keep in mind that this effect may crop your videos a little bit and doesn't help stabilizing still images. This kind of video stabilization effect can be replicated by using some of the advanced video editing softwares in your PC.