Medium format buster: 100MP Canon EOS R with IBIS incoming?

Canon's medium format buster: 100MP EOS R with IBIS incoming?

Following confirmation that a Canon EOS R 8K camera is on its roadmap, rumours are ablaze that the company has a 100MP model in the pipeline – one with in-body image stabilisation (IBIS).

Sources for Canon Rumors and Northlight Images corroborate that Canon is hard at work on a professional grade version of the EOS R with a medium format-level megapixel count and, importantly, IBIS – a much criticised omission from the debut model. This could make it the best Canon camera so far for professional users who need the highest levels of resolution.

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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.