Canon EOS R8

Canon EOS R8 Price in USA

The EOS R8 is a full-frame mirrorless camera. It was released on 18 April 2023. The Canon EOS R8 price in USA is around 1299.00 dollars (body only). It will be available only in black color.

Model EOS R8
Brand Canon
Camera Type Mirrorless Camera
Price (Approx) 1299.00 USD (Body Only)
Color Black

Canon EOS R8 Full Specifications


Lens Mount Canon RF mount
Compatible Lenses EF and EF-S lenses can be attached using the mount adapter EF-EOS R (EF-M lenses are not compatible)

Image Sensor

Sensor Type 35.9 x 23.9 mm CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Total Pixels Approx. 25.6 megapixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Low-Pass Filter Built-in/Fixed
Sensor Cleaning EOS integrated cleaning system
Sensor Shift-IS No
Image Processor DIGIC X


AF Type Dual Pixel CMOS AF II
AF System 100% horizontal and 100% vertical with Face + Tracking and auto selection modes
100% horizontal and 90% vertical with manual selection and large zone modes
AF Modes One Shot, Servo AF, AI Focus AF
AF Working Range EV -6.5 – 21 (at 23°C & ISO100)
AF Point Selection Automatic selection, Manual selection
AF Tracking Humans (Eye, Face, Head, Body), Animals (Dogs, Cats, Birds, Horses) or Vehicles (Racing cars, Motor bikes, Aircraft, Trains)
AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway or AF ON is pressed in One Shot AF mode. Using customised button set to AF stop in AI servo


Metering Modes Real-time with image sensor, 384-zone metering
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF points)
(2) Partial metering (Approx. 5.9% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering: Centre spot metering (Approx. 3% viewfinder at centre) AF point-linked spot metering not provided
(4) Centre weighted average metering
Metering Range EV -3 – 20 (at 23°C, ISO100, with evaluative metering)
Exposure Compensation +/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB)
AEB +/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
Anti-flicker Shooting Yes, flicker detected at a frequency of 100 Hz or 120 Hz. High frequency anti-flicker shooting for M and TV modes.
ISO Sensitivity Auto 100-102400 (in 1/3-stop or 1 stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to L:50, H:204,800
AE Lock Auto: AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button in P, Av, Fv, Tv and M modes


Type OLED color electronic viewfinder
Size 0.39 inches
Resolutions 2.36 million dots
Coverage Approx. 100% (Vertical/Horizontal)
Magnification Approx. 0.70x
Eyepoint Approx. 22mm (At -1 m-1 from eyepiece lens end)
Dioptre Correction -4 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)


Type Clear View LCD II
Size 3.0 inches (7.5 cm)
Resolutions Approx. 1.62 million dots
Coverage Approx. 100%
Viewing Angle Approx 170° (horizontally/vertically)


Shutter Type Electronically controlled focal-plane shutter and electronic shutter function on sensor
Shutter Speed Electronic 1st-curtain: 30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb
Electronic: 30-1/16000 (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments up to 1/8000 then 1 stop to 1/16000)
Shutter Release Soft-touch electromagnetic release

White Balance

Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
Settings AWB (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting
WB Compensation 1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/Green +/-9
Custom White Balance Yes, 1 setting can be registered - From image or Live View
WB Bracketing +/-3 levels in single level increments
3, 2, 5 or 7 bracketed images per shutter release
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.


Flash Modes E-TTL II flash metering, Manual flash, MULTI flash (stroboscopic), Auto external flash metering, Manual external flash metering, Continuous shooting priority (CSP) mode
X-sync 1/200 sec. (electronic 1st-curtain only)
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 3EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments with EL and EX series Speedlite flashes
Flash Exposure Bracketing +/- 3EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments with EL and EX series Speedlite flashes
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
External Flash Compatibility E-TTL II with EX/EL series Speedlite, wireless multi-flash support

File Type

Image Format JPEG, HEIF, RAW, C-RAW
Image Size RAW/ C-RAW:
[3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1] 6000x4000

[3:2] (L) 6000x4000, (M) 3984x2656, (S1) 2976x1984, (S2) 2400x1600
[4:3] (L) 5328x4000, (M) 3552x2664, (S1) 2656x1992, (S2) 2112x1600
[16:9] (L) 6000x3368, (M) 3984x2240, (S1) 2976x1680, (S2) 2400x1344
[1:1] (L) 4000x4000, (M) 2656x2656, (S1) 1984x1984, (S2) 1600x1600
Movie Format MP4
Movie Size 4K UHD (16:9) 3840 x 2160 (60fps, 50fps, 30fps, 25fps, 24fps)
4K UHD Timelapse (16:9) 3840 x 2160 (30fps, 25fps)
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (180fps, 150fps, 120fps, 100fps, 60fps, 50fps, 30fps, 25fps, 24fps)
Full HD Timelapse (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (30fps, 25fps)
Full HD HDR (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (30fps, 25fps)
Movie Length Max movie continuous recording time available 2 hours
High Frame Rate movie (Full HD 180fps/150fps): 20 min.
High Frame Rate movie (Full HD 120fps/100fps): 30 min.
No 4GB file limit with exFAT formatted SD card.
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-II


Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
HDMI HDMI Micro out (Type D, HDMI-CEC not supported)
Microphone Built-in stereo microphone (48 Khz, 16-bit x 2 channels)
External Microphone Yes (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
Headphone Yes (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
Remote Control Terminal RS-60E3-type terminal

Power Source

Battery Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E17
Battery Life With LCD Approx. 370 shots (at 23°C)
With Viewfinder Approx. 220 shots (at 23°C)
Battery Indicator 3 levels


Dimensions Approx. 132.5 × 86.1 × 70.0 mm (W x H x D)
Weight Approx. 461 g (including battery and memory card)
Body Materials Primarily consists of a magnesium alloy (Partially aluminium alloy and partially polycarbonate resin with glass fibre)
Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity

Canon EOS R8 Highlights

The Canon EOS R8 features 24.2 megapixels full-frame CMOS sensor and DIGIC X image processor, which deliver high-resolution images and videos with stunning detail and clarity. It has outstanding Dual Pixel CMOS AF II autofocus, which makes it easy to capture moving subjects even in challenging lighting conditions. This mirrorless camera can record 4K video at up to 60fps and it can also record Full HD video at up to 180fps. The camera also features a built-in microphone and headphone jack, so you can record high-quality audio with your videos.

In addition, the Canon EOS R8 mirrorless camera has a 3.0 inch touchscreen LCD screen, which makes it easy to compose and shoot images from different angles. Its 0.39 inch OLED electronic viewfinder provides a clear and accurate view of the scene. It has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, which makes it easy to transfer photos and videos to a computer or mobile device. It's a lightweight and compact camera, so it's easy to carry with you wherever you go. Overall, the Canon EOS R8 is a bit expensive mirrorless camera, but it is a good option for photographers and videographers who are looking for a high-quality camera with a wide range of advanced features.

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