Canon mirrorless cameras to be shrunk, but why would Canon want to?

Canon mirrorless cameras to be shrunk, but why would Canon want to?
(Image credit: Canon)

Whether it's laptops, hard drives, or camera bodies, it seems as if everyone assumes that smaller is automatically better. The rise of Canon mirrorless cameras, and CSC bodies from other manufacturers as well, has certainly supported this, as heavy and clunky DSLRs are replaced with lighter and more compact mirrorless bodies. 

With the launch of the Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP, Canon mirrorless cameras were taken to a whole new level of small and light camera bodies. However, it now appears that Canon is looking to shrink their full-frame mirrorless cameras even further.

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