Got salt? Canon EOS R1 will ship in Q4 2022 – and it's a "master of everything"

Got salt? Canon EOS R1 to have 85MP global shutter, 40fps burst, 9-stop IBIS

UPDATE: Sodium warning – the Canon EOS R1 is set to ship in Q4 2022, and has been described as "a jack of all trades… master of everything."

Canon is in no immediate rush to release the Canon EOS R1 – the manufacturer's unconfirmed but inevitable 1-series mirrorless flagship camera – having only just launched the Canon EOS R3. However, with both the Sony A1 and the new Nikon Z9 out-speccing it in numerous areas, the industry is now expectantly waiting to see what the R1 will do.

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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.