The EOS R8 combines high performance full frame capabilities into a 461g lightweight and compact body. Experience 24.2 megapixels high quality imaging, fast shooting speeds of up to 40 frames per second and full width 4K 60p videos.
Capture moments in motion with 4K 60p (6K oversampling) movies. The rich blurring of full frame combined with uncropped video, allows you to make the most of the wide angle field of view. Create cinematic slow motion movies with Full HD 180p allowing playback 1/6th the speed.
The EOS R8 allows you to shoot RAW bursts of up to 30 frames per second with 0.5 second pre-shooting, helping you capture the decisive moment in sharp focus even before you've pressed the button. Capture scenes from 3 or 5 seconds before recording in video.
Take advantage of the EOS R8's high sensitivity performance with normal ISO of 102400 for stills and 25600 for movies. Capture high quality images with minimal noise in dark setting or at night.
Shoot decisive moments with high speed at up to 40 frames per second. The electronic shutter generates no shutter noise, making it useful when shooting wildlife, concerts and other situations where you want to stay quiet and unnoticed.
The EOS R8 supports tracking for a wide range of subjects, including humans, animals (dog, cat, bird, horse) and vehicles (car, motorcycle, train, aeroplane). It automatically responds to dynamically changing scenes, and can track subjects over the entire frame. The high performance subject tracking gives you the freedom to focus on composition.
Don’t miss an epic skateboarding trick with a camera you can quickly grab and capture the action. With 40fps continuous shooting and intelligent autofocus, keep your subject in sharp focus as they move around the frame. Pair with the versatile RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM telephoto zoom lens for the most rad skateboarding shots.
Capture the beautiful movement of dance whether in photo or video. With 4K 60p and Full HD 180p movies, slow down the motion to further appreciate the choreography. The incredible low light performance also makes it great for indoors. Pair with the fast RF 70-200 f/4L IS USM for high image quality across the entire zoom range.
At 461g, get the full frame advantage without being weighed down on your hiking adventures. Enjoy a wide field of view, perfect for capturing sweeping landscapes. When space it at a premium, pair with an all-rounder lens like the RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM, great for on-the-go.
Full Frame CMOS
100-102400 (Still) / 100 to 25600 (Movie)
EV -6.5 to 21 (Still) / EV -4.5 to 21 (Movie)
Dual Pixel CMOS AF II
Canon Log 3
Up to 6 fps mechanical and 40 fps electronic
3" vari-angle touch screen with approx. 1.62 million dots
SDXC / SDHC / SD (UHS-II compatible)
Yes / Yes / Yes
4K 60p / FHD 180p
JPEG , HEIF, RAW
132.5 x 86.1 x 70.0mm / 461g
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