Today, Canon has announced a highly affordable mirrorless camera and lens, the EOS R100 and the RF 28mm f/2.8 STM.
At $479, the EOS R100 is a highly affordable entry point into the Canon mirrorless ecosystem, with the company positioning it as a direct replacement for EOS Rebel and EOS M cameras. Its features include:
- 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor
- DIGIC 8 processor
- ISO range of 100-12,800
- Continuous burst rate of up to 6.5 fps
- 3-inch, 1.04-million-dot rear LCD
- 2.36-million-dot OLED electronic viewfinder
- 4K video at up to 24 fps (cropped)
- Full HD video at up to 60 fps (full width)
- Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus system with eye and face detection
- Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
- Single SD card slot
The EOS R100 is available for preorder now, with expected availability in July.
The RF 28mm f/2.8 STM is a pancake lens, measuring only an inch (24.7 mm) in length and weighing just 4.2 oz (120 g), with an MSRP of $299. Its features include:
- 8 elements in 6 groups
- Minimum focusing distance of 9.1 inches
- Maximum magnification of 0.17x
- Customizable control ring
- Gear-type STM motor for smooth autofocus in video
- 7-blade circular aperture for smoother bokeh
The RF 28mm f/2.8 STM is available for preorder now, with expected availability in July.