Canon EOS R5 is an 8K, 45MP powerhouse with 8-stop IBIS – and a $3,899 price tag

Canon EOS R5
(Image credit: Canon)

After teasing us since its first reveal in February, the Canon EOS R5 has now been officially launched – and there’s far more to this game-changing camera than just its headline 8K capabilities.

The Canon EOS R5 has a spec sheet to drool over, starting with its 45-megapixel full-frame sensor – which Canon says is its highest resolving sensor ever, even better than the 50.6MP Canon EOS 5DS / R. That’s due to the same low-pass filter design featured in the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III, which the manufacturer claims reaches new resolution heights.

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