Canon to Release EOS R5 Mark II with 61-Megapixel Sensor in Second and Third Quarters

Canon enthusiasts and photographers have been eagerly anticipating the release of the Canon EOS R5 Mark II, and it seems that they won't have to wait much longer. TheNewCamera reports that Canon is set to launch the new camera in the second and third quarters of 2023 at the earliest.

Clearance Promotions on Overseas E-commerce Platforms

With the upcoming release of the new camera, some overseas e-commerce platforms have launched clearance promotions for the current Canon EOS R5. The camera, released in 2020, is priced at 25,999 yuan in the Bank of China and is equipped with a new CMOS image sensor with around 45 million effective pixels and a DIGIC X digital image processor.

Detailed Specs for the Canon EOS R5 Mark II

In anticipation of the launch, Simon of Ordinaryfilmaker's official Youtube channel shared some exciting details about the Canon EOS R5 Mark II. According to Simon, the camera will feature a 61MP CMOS BSI sensor, dual DIGIC X Processors, and up to eight gears IBIS. It will also have a new high-res mode, 2x/4x/8x digital zoom support, full Pixel Dual Core CMOS AF II, and a 94,400-dot EVF. Additionally, the camera will have newly designed multi-angle folding screens for video shooting, dual CFexpress Type B card slots, and dual USB-C ports.

Impressive Video Recording Capabilities

The Canon EOS R5 Mark II will also offer impressive video recording capabilities, including 8K 60p video internal recording and 4K 30p/60p/120p video recording with oversampling. It will also support FHD 240p video recording and video breathing correction. Additionally, the camera's thermal design has been improved, allowing for 4K recording time of up to 60 minutes.

Potential Launch in May 2023

While Simon predicts that the Canon EOS R5 Mark II could be launched in May 2023 at the earliest, we promises to bring more reports on the release as the date approaches. In the meantime, those interested in purchasing the current Canon EOS R5 may want to act fast before the new model is released and prices may increase.

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