Superfast stacked sensors are coming to more Canon cameras

Canon EOS R3
(Image credit: Canon)

Are stacked sensors the new frontier of photography? It seems to like every company is jumping on the stacked sensor hype train right now, including Canon – which might have up to three new stacked sensor cameras coming in the near future.

Stacked sensors are having a moment, and are even being touted as the next revolutionary camera feature for the iPhone. There are currently 19 cameras with a stacked sensor (according to Camera Decision), the overwhelming majority of which are made by Sony – and the rest likely using Sony sensors. After all, Sony makes close to the majority of all sensors in cameras.

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.