Is this the best entry level full frame camera? Behold the Canon EOS R8

Canon EOS R8
(Image credit: Canon)

Is the Canon EOS R8 the best entry level full frame mirrorless? With blisteringly 40fps burst shooting and 4K 60p video packed into a compact chassis, it could well be.  

The Canon EOS R8 is the manufacturer's lightest full-frame mirrorless model and borrows its diminutive, compact and petite proportions from the entry point Canon EOS RP, while inheriting some of the more desirable features from the recently announced Canon EOS R6 Mark II, so sits somewhere between these two bodies in the 13-camera EOS R lineup.

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Dan Mold
Deputy Editor

Deputy Editor on PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, Dan also brings his technical wizardry and editing skills to Digital Camera World. He has been writing about all aspects of photography for over 10 years, having previously served as technical writer and technical editor for Practical Photography magazine, as well as Photoshop editor on Digital Photo

Dan is an Adobe-certified Photoshop guru, making him officially a beast at post-processing – so he’s the perfect person to share tips and tricks both in-camera and in post. Able to shoot all genres, Dan provides news, techniques and tutorials on everything from portraits and landscapes to macro and wildlife, helping photographers get the most out of their cameras, lenses, filters, lighting, tripods, and, of course, editing software.