Canon EOS R5 Mark II delayed – and 'replaced' with firmware update

Canon EOS R5
(Image credit: Canon)

Has a 2023 release for a Canon EOS R5 Mark II been effectively replaced by a substantial firmware update for the current model?

Rumors have been coming in for quite some time that the manufacturer is readying the Canon EOS R5's successor for a late 2023 release date. New information, however, suggests that this release might well have been pushed back into 2024, with the new camera expected to be announced closer to the much-delayed Canon EOS R1.

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.