Canon EOS R5 C, RF 5.2mm Dual Fisheye lens: Price, Specs, Pre-order details in the Philippines

Virtual Reality ready
Virtual Reality ready

Canon Philippines announces the new Canon EOS R5 C and RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye lens with official local pricing, specs, and pre-order details. Check out the full article for more details.

The EOS R5 is Canon’s newest addition to the EOS lineup of video production equipment for content creators, filmmakers, and virtual reality enthusiasts. It has a lightweight body of just 680g and can shoot 8K RAW video. Coupled with the RF 5.2mm Dual Fisheye lens, it can shoot Virtual Reality (VR) videos. The Dual Fisheye lens is a dedicated RF lens for the EOS R5 and R5 C which can produce 180-degree three-dimensional 8K videos thanks to its f/2.8 aperture and Dual-Lens Electro-Magnetic Diaphragm that electronically controls exposure. Users just need to attach the dedicated lens to the camera and use the EOS VR Reality software to convert the file to a VR file format.

“At Canon, we are constantly developing our Cinema EOS System to meet the evolving needs of professional visual and video storytellers. In celebration of our 25th Anniversary in the Philippines, we are pleased to announce our latest groundbreaking products and solutions that will help videographers, filmmakers, and as well as various professional content creators to level up their creativity into new heights and worlds. Canon EOS R5 C is a powerful camera system that has both united the strength from Cinema EOS system and EOS R full frames system which can bring to life cinema-quality videos and high-quality images. 

We also aim to expand our imaging solutions that will allow our customers to connect to the world of Metaverse with the new Virtual Reality Ready RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye – offering advanced technology for a fully immersive imaging experience in high quality (8K) video,” said Benny Yu, Head of Consumer Imaging and Information Division, Canon Marketing (Philippines).

Canon EOS R5 C specs:

  • 45MP full-frame CMOS image sensor
    DIGIC X image processor
  • 8K/30P RAW video
  • 8K/60P RAW video (with external power supply)
  • 4K/4:2:2/10bit video
  • 4K/120P video
  • MP4 file format
  • Cinema RAW Light recording format
  • XF-AVC format
  • Virtual Reality video (with Dual Fisheye lens)
  • EOS Virtual Reality software
  • Internal thermal transfer fan
  • 20fps image capture (electronic shutter)
  • 12fps image capture (mechanical shutter)

RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye lens specs:

  • 5.2mm F/2.8 Dual Fisheye lens
  • 180-degree 3D video
  • Dual-Lens Electro-Magnetic Diaphragm

Pricing and Pre-order details

The Canon EOS R5 C is priced at PHP 280,998 and can be purchased via pre-order in all Canon Image Squares, Concept Stores, Canon Online Flagship Stores, and selected authorized partner retailers nationwide. Get a free Canon Professional Service (CPS) Platinum Membership worth PHP 6,000, 512GB CF Express Type B Memory Card, CF Express Card Reader, LP-E6NH Battery Pack, and Canon Premium Jacket for every pre-order. The pre-order promo of the EOS R5 C starts on April 22 until May 15, 2022, only.

Nathaniel Trillana
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