Canon registers two new cameras – is one of them the Canon EOS R7?

Canon EOS R7 mockup
(Canon EOS R7 mockup) (Image credit: James Artaius)

Has the Canon EOS R7 just been registered overseas? Speculation is running rife, after it was spotted that Canon submitted two unreleased new cameras to a certification body in Russia. 

While obviously subject to plenty of interpretation, these kinds of registrations – made with the standards authorities on a country by country basis – are often our first sign that a new camera is on the way. And in this case, there are signs that the oft-discussed Canon EOS R7 could be one of the two cameras in question.

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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.