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Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body

The Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body features a 24 megapixel sensor paired with Canon's DIGIC X processor to create a powerful tool for photographers and multimedia content creators. Delivering impressive stills performance, 4K 60p 10-bit 4:2:2 video and housed within a lightweight and compact body, the Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body delivers performance previously reserved for cameras far higher up in the hierarchy.

Original price R 36,895.00 - Original price R 36,895.00
Original price
R 36,895.00
R 36,895.00 - R 36,895.00
Current price R 36,895.00
24.2MP Full-Frame Sensor and DIGIC X Processing

The Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body produced high-resolution imagery with rich and accurate colours by pairing the powerfull full-frame 24.2MP CMOS sensor as well as the DIGIC X image processor. These enable the Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body to operate in a wide variety of lighting conditions, with a flexible ISO 100-102400 range that can be expanded to ISO 204800. Using the full width of the sensor, 6K oversampled UHD 4K 60p video recording is supported as is Full HD 1080 180p for slow motion playback. Features 4:2:2 10-bit shooting with up to 2 hours of recording at 29.97 fps. The DIGIC X processor supports 40 fps and continues shooting in burst as well as pre-shooting support, this allows for the camera to start recording images 0.5s prior to the release button is pressed.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF II

The Dual Pixel CMOS AF II system offers exceptionally fast and accurate focusing performance. Featuring 1053 auto AF points covering the entire sensor area. The AF system offers enhanced subject detection. It offers the ability to recognize people, animals and vehicles and lock onto these subjects while maintaining focus throughout burst as well as video captures.

HDR PQ and Canon Log 3

The Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body offers a choice of two video recording options, HDR PQ or Canon Log 3 video recording. In HDR PQ recording, a 10-bit colour file is recorded which does not require any post-editing. HDR recordings are then compatible with HDR displays such as TVs, monitors and smartphones. Canon Log 3 is perfect for the content creator seeking the ability to edit video files. This creates a 10-bit log file which allows for powerful recovery of shadows and highlights as well as offering creative colour grading capabilities.

Vertical Movie Mode and Aspect Markers

With Vertical Movie Mode you are able to set movie rotation information during, or after recording, herby you are enabled to video in vertical composition then viewing on a smartphone. Aspect Markers allow you to set different aspect ratios when posting the same content to different social media platforms.

Movie Digital IS

The Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body features Movie Digital IS, which enables the recording of videos with minimum equipment needed, offering 5-axis image stabilisation.

2.36m-Dot EVF and Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD For when shooting at eye-level, a high-resolution Electronic Viewfinder offers a bright, sharp and colourful view of the subject with the 2.36m-dot OLED EVF which supports a refresh rate of up to 120 fps. The Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body additionally features a 3.0" 1.62m-dot vari-angle touchscreen. This enables you to compose and shoot from virtually any angle. With touch and drag functionality, you can intuitively and swiftly move the autofocus point on the touch-panel LCD.

Flexible Connectivity

The Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body offers wired as well as wireless connectivity options. This allows you to transfer videos, images, and live streams, as well as remotely control the camera. Physically, the camera features a remote port, a USB-C port, a micro-HDMI port, a microphone input, and a headphone jack for monitoring sound. With built-in Bluetooth pairing you are able to pair compatible smart devices using the free Canon Camera Connect App. This allows for preserving battery life as well as controlling the device. Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity allows for wireless functions such as remote live viewing, file viewing, and transfer, by connecting to Wi-Fi quickly and seamlessly. You can also transfer files to your mobile device. Built-in USB-C allows you to connect the camera to a smartphone or computer. All Canon Camera Connect app features that can be used with Wi-Fi are now available when the camera and smartphone are connected via USB, using a compatible cable for your device.

Next-Generation Multi-Function Shoe

The Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body additionally features an updated hot shoe. The Multi-Function Shoe features an additional row of pins to the front, which allows for greater connectivity of accessories which normally require additional batteries to operate.

  • 24.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • 4K60p 10-Bit Internal Video, Canon Log 3
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 1.62m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF II
  • 40 fps Electronic Shutter
  • Movie Digital IS
  • Vertical Movie Mode
  • Microphone Input, Headphone Output
  • Multi-Function Shoe, Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
Lens Mount Canon RF
Sensor Resolution Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Sensor Type 35.9 x 23.9 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS
Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis (Video Only)
Built-In ND Filter None
Capture Type Stills & Video

Shutter Type Electronic Shutter
Shutter Speed Electronic Shutter
1/16000 Up to 30 Seconds in Manual Mode
1/16000 Up to 30 Seconds in Time Mode
1/8000 Up to 30 Second
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/4000 Up to 30 Seconds
Bulb/Time Mode Bulb Mode, Time Mode
ISO Sensitivity hoto/Video
100 to 102,400 (Extended: 50 to 204,800)
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range -3 to 20 EV
White Balance Presets: Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Kelvin, Shade, Tungsten
Continuous Shooting Electronic Shutter
Up to 40 fps for up to 120 Frames (JPEG) / 56 Frames (Raw)
Up to 6 fps for up to 1000 Frames (JPEG) / 1000 Frames (Raw)
Interval Recording Yes
Self-Timer 2/10-Second Delay
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Image File Format C-RAW, HEIF, JPEG, Raw
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Internal Recording Mode H.264/H.265/MP4 4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) up to 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps
1920 x 1080 up to 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120/150/180 fps
External Recording Modes None
Gamma Curve Canon Log 3, HDR-PQ
Recording Limit up to 30 Minutes in 4K
Up to 30 Minutes in 1080p HFR
Broadcast Output NTSC/PAL
Built-In Microphone Type Stereo

Media/Memory Card Slot Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Video I/O 1x Micro-HDMI Output
Audio I/O 1x 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input on Camera Body
1 x 3.5 mm TRRS Headphone/Mic Headphone Output on Camera Body
Other I/O 1 x USB-C (USB 3.2 / 3.1 Gen 2)
Wireless 2.4 / 5 GHz Bluetooth 4.2 Control
Mobile App Compatible Yes
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.) None

Size 3"
Resolution 1,620,000 Dot
Display Type Articulating Touchscreen LCD

Type Built-In Electronic (OLED)
Size 0.39"
Resolution 2,360,000 Dot
Eye Point 22 mm
Coverage 100%
Magnification Approx. 70x
Diopter Adjustment -4 to +1

Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus Points Photo
Phase Detection: 4897
Phase Detection: 4067
Autofocus Sensitivity -6.5 to +21 EV
Built-In Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Maximum Sync Speed 1/200 Second
Flash Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash System eTTL
External Flash Connection Intelligent Hot Shoe

Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity 0 to 85%
Battery Type 1 x LP-E17 Rechargeable Lithium Polymer
Tripod Mounting Thread 1x 1/4"-20 Female
Dimensions (W x H x D) 132.59 x 86.11 x 70.1 mm
Weight 461 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
414 g (Body Only)
  • Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera Body
  • Canon LP-E17 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • Canon LC-E17 Charger for LP-E17 Battery Pack
  • Canon R-F-5 Camera Cover
  • Camera Strap
  • Shoe Cover
  • Memory Card
  • Mount Adapter
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