New Firmware Ver1.20 for Canon EOS R Announced!

Good News! Canon has just announced the new firmware update ver1.2.0 for Canon EOS R (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama). It will be officially released in April 2019.

From Canon Asia:

The new firmware for EOS R (version 1.2.0) will be available on Canon website from middle of April, 2019.

Firmware version 1.2.0 incorporates the following enhancements and fixes.
Enhancements:
1. ​Eye-detection AF
– Supports Servo AF when shooting still images.
– Now available when shooting movies regardless of “Movie Servo AF” setting.
2. Small AF Frame Size
– Supports Servo AF when shooting still images.
– Now available when shooting movies regardless of “Movie Servo AF” setting.

Fixes:
​1. Under certain conditions the electronic level displayed in the electronic viewfinder did not display properly.
2. Under certain conditions information displayed in the electronic viewfinder was not properly rotated.
3. Under certain conditions updating the firmware for the wireless file transmitter WFT-E7 was not possible.

In September 2018, Canon officially announced the new Canon EOS R (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama). It is Canon’s first full-frame mirrorless camera, featuring a 30.3MP CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel AF and an ISO range of 100-40000 (expandable to 50-102400), record both 14-bit (CRW) and compressed (C-RAW) formats,  continuous shooting at 8 fps in single AF and 5 fps with continuous AF, Dual Pixel AF system and  a 3.69M-dot OLED electronic viewfinder with a 0.76x magnification, as well as a 3.2″, 2.1M-dot fully-articulating touchscreen LCD.

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