Canon EOS R3 could be $500 less than Sony A1 (report)

Canon EOS R3 will cost less than Sony A1 – $5,999? (report)
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The upcoming Canon EOS R3, Canon's professional-grade full-frame mirrorless sports camera, will cost less than its rival the Sony A1 – and could clock in with a price tag of $5,999 (approximately £4,240 / AU$7,710).

This would make the Canon EOS R3 about $500 cheaper than the Sony A1 ($6,498 / £6,499 / AU$9,999) as well as Canon's current flagship sports camera, the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III ($6,498 / £6,999 / AU$10,310).

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.