Canon today officially launched the EOS R100, a new APS-C micro camera, priced at RMB 4,499, $642.
At around 309g, the EOS R100 is the smallest and lightest camera in Canon’s EOS R series. With a variety of auxiliary shooting features, the EOS R100 is officially suitable for new photographers.
The EOS R100 uses an APS-C frame image sensor of about 24.1 million effective pixels, with a conventional sensitivity range of ISO 100-12800 and scalability up to ISO 25600.
In addition, the EOS R100 has a full pixel dual-core autofocus, with up to 143 autofocus boxes in the 88%×100% focus area. In addition, the camera can achieve servo autofocus up to about 3.5 shots per second, and a single autofocus up to about 6.5 shots per second. The EOS R100 also supports eye detection tracking autofocus, which detects the human eye even when taking a portrait panorama. The EOS R100 is equipped with A variety of auxiliary shooting features, including “Scene Smart Auto A+”, “SCN Special Scene”, “Creative Filter” and “Hybrid Auto”.
The EOS R100 also comes with 10 built-in creative filters, including effects such as miniature landscapes, watercolors, and toy cameras, to help novice photographers personalize their shots.
The Canon EOS R100 supports clipped 4K 25P video recording, unclipped HD 120P slow motion recording, eye detection and accurate focus tracking.
In addition, the EOS R100 has a short film digital anti-shake function. When using a RF lens with anti-shake function, the digital short film anti-shake and the lens anti-shake can be controlled jointly to achieve a more significant anti-shake effect. In order to meet the popular short video/live streaming applications, the EOS R100 has added a “portrait video” feature. When you set Add Short Film Rotation information, you can add landscape and portrait information of the camera when shooting a short film. When played on a device such as a smartphone, the short film can be played in portrait. In addition, the EOS R100 also has 3-10x digital zoom, 4K/FHD time-lapse video, hybrid auto and other functions, and supports external DM-E1 and DM-E100 microphones.
The EOS R100 is equipped with a 0.39 inch EVF viewfinder with an approximate 2.36 million point, 100% field of view, and a built-in flash GN6 flash index, It can connect wirelessly to smart phones through wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n) and low power Bluetooth technology in the 2.4GHz band.
As an APS-C frame for the EOS R series, the EOS R100 supports RF bayonet lenses. Canon EOS R100 (RF-S18-45mm) set has a market suggested retail price of 4,499 yuan, $642.