S$1,999 Canon EOS RP Launches in Singapore; Pre-order Bundle Promotions

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The Canon EOS RP is the corporate’s smallest, lightest full-frame EOS camera, coming to Singapore and accessible for pre-order instantly at a really aggressive price (body-only) of SGD 1,999. Pre-order bundle promotional costs can be found on the finish of the article.

The EOS RP with the RF28-70 f/2.0L USM. Picture: Ian Ling

Constructing on the success of the EOS R, with its superior dual pixel autofocus know-how and Digic 8 image processor, the Canon EOS RP packs a 26.2-megapixel sensor in an ultra-light physique at 485g, and is smaller than its predecessor in all dimensions.

The place the 30.3-megapixel EOS R could possibly be likened to the Canon EOS 5D Mk IV, the smaller, lighter, cheaper EOS RP is extra paying homage to the Canon EOS 6D Mk II.

It's inconceivable to disregard the truth that the three largest drawbacks of the EOS R stay largely unaddressed. The thumb-operated touch-sensitive “slider bar” on the again of the EOS R is now gone, changed with… nothing. The one SD card slot, together with the heavy 1.6x crop in 4K video taking pictures additionally stay unchanged. Nevertheless, 140g lighter and S$1,000 underneath the EOS R, these drawbacks appear much more tolerable. 

The EOS RP drops the controversial touch bar utterly. It additionally re-introduces a standard Mode Dial with a new Fv mode that enables for full management of ISO, aperture, shutter velocity and publicity compensation utilizing the one two dials on the camera. Picture: Ian Ling

The RP might be suitable with Canon’s quickly rising lineup of RF lenses, and with its big current household of EF and EF-S lenses with an non-obligatory mount adapter. 

With 4,779 selectable autofocus factors overlaying nearly the entire body (100% vertically, 88% horizontally), the Twin Pixel CMOS AF on board the Canon EOS RP boasts a speedy autofocus velocity of 0.05 seconds (identical because the EOS R).

Steady taking pictures tops out at 5fps, which might be a  limitation to sports activities and action photographers. 

With a local ISO vary of 100-40,000, its sensitivity could be boosted to 50-102,400, the EOS RP is able to performing nicely in low-light circumstances – Canon claiming correct autofocus even in candlelit conditions of as much as -5EV.

Twin Sensing IS utilizing a gyroscopic sensor and the CMOS sensor gives as much as 5 steps of image stabilisation to spice up efficiency in dimly-lit scenes. The EOS RP nonetheless lacks in-body stabilisation, however makes up for it with Mixture IS that facilitates higher communication between the RF mount, sensor and lens.

Eye Detection AF works additionally in Servo AF mode and in Film taking pictures, guaranteeing sharp focus even when taking pictures vast open. This feature works completely with Silent Mode taking pictures in vital occasions like weddings, guaranteeing photographers seize real and uncooked feelings with out intruding unnecessarily. 

The port choice and the articulating joint of the LCD screen on the Canon EOS RP. Picture: Ian Ling

With 4K taking pictures at 24/25fps, the EOS RP nonetheless retains the heavy 1.6x crop issue. Nevertheless, a number of different features make it best for videography, with aperture changes accessible in 1/3-stops, and guide focus peaking for correct focussing. Contact & Drag AF permits clean pull-focus results seamlessly with a responsive LCD touchscreen.

Nonetheless absolutely articulating as on the EOS R, the 3.0-inch, 1.04 million-dot LCD display on the EOS RP could be angled for vlogging and for ergonomic dealing with in a greater variety of utilization instances. The brilliant 2.36 million dot OLED digital viewfinder (EVF) gives 100% protection.

Owing to its smaller type issue, the EOS RP can be utilized with the non-obligatory Extension Grip EG-E1 that extends the grip for bigger arms. It attaches simply with a big tripod screw, whereas sustaining entry to the battery, card slots and tripod mount.

The EOS RP has an non-obligatory grip extender that mounts simply whereas sustaining entry to the tripod mount, card and battery slot. Picture: Ian Ling

The EOS RP may also be charged instantly by way of USB-C 2.0 with the non-obligatory USB Energy Adapter PD-E1, or have its batteries externally charged with the included charger. 

New and upcoming RF-mount lenses

A new slate of lenses have additionally been introduced alongside the EOS RP, with a big number of L-series top-tier choices.

The RF15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM is a quick lens that's fitted to all kinds of makes use of like panorama and marriage ceremony images. It's slated for availability by September 2019.

The RF24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM is the second in the L tier of “trinity” lenses, set to be the all-rounder of the three. It's slated for availability by September 2019.

The RF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM brings nice attain to the EOS R household of full-frame mirrorless cameras, with a large f2.8 aperture and image stabilisation on board bringing a local option for mirrorless shooters eager on sports activities, marriage ceremony and wildlife images. Its slated availability date is TBA.

Portrait photographers might be thrilled on the upcoming RF85mm f/1.2L USM. With its most aperture of f/1.2, the L-series medium telephoto prime lens boasts edge-to-edge sharpness even when shot vast open. It's slated for availability in June 2019.

The RF85mm f/1.2L USM DS provides Defocus Smoothing (DS) results with a new coating know-how, enhancing bokeh high quality with unprecedented softer and smoother rendering. Its deliberate availability date is TBA.

The RF24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM gives a big zoom rage of round 10x in a compact and light-weight form-factor, and is ideal for each stills and videography. It's slated for availability by September 2019.

Pre-order Bundle Costs (14-26 February 2019)

The EOS RP might be accessible body-only at SGD1,999, no totally different from its customary RRP.

Bundled as a package with the EF-S24mm f/2.8 STM, it presents financial savings of S$100 over its customary RRP at its pre-order promotional price of SGD 2,118.

With the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM, it additionally saves S$100 at a pre-order promotional price of SGD 2,198.

The EOS RP Package with the RF 24-105 f/4L IS USM saves S$200 over its RRP at a promotional price of SGD 3,498.

All pre-orders will include S$556 value of goodies, together with Mount Adapter EF-EOS R (value S$159), extra Battery LP-E17 (value S$79), Sandisk Excessive 64GB SDXC (value S$41), THULE Powershuttle Plus (value S$49), PROLINK Sensible Charger (value S$59).

Purchases of the EOS RP Package with RF24-105mm f/4L IS USM might be eligible for an F-Cease Florentine Bag (value S$169).

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Source : VRZone.com