Canon EOS R 8K camera confirmed: details revealed

2019 is set to be a big year for 8K cameras. While Sony's 8K plans have still yet to be revealed, we are certain they are imminent, and Sharp did showcase its own 8K prototype camera at CES 2019

Now it's Canon who has released confirmation that it is indeed working on an 8K camera and that is currently "in its roadmap". At the moment, the best Canon cameras top out at 4K video, but it does look like 8K will be the next big thing.

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Marc Chacksfield

A technology journalist who has been in the industry for 17 years, Marc is the former editor-in-chief of TechRadar and has also steered the ship for technology brands including T3, Tom's Hardware and Tom's Guide, and is currently the director of Shortlist Media and co-owner of 

An expert in the field of camera phones and mobile tech, Marc has been a long-time specialist when it comes to phone reviews, hands-on coverage, reviews and rumors. As a frequent visitor to big trade shows like CES, he has also had boots on the ground for the latest camera announcements and breaking developments in fields such as 8K video.