Canon Shooting With 120 Megapixel 'Camera'

Canon has been demonstrating and shooting with a 'camera' featuring a 120Mp APS-H sensor at Photokina 2016.

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Canon EOS 5Ds body with 120-megapixel APS-H sensor

 

While other camera manufacturers have been introducing cameras with 100-megapixel sensors, Canon has been demonstrating and shooting with its own 'Canon EOS DSLR' that features a 120-megapixel APS-H sensor at Photokina 2016.

With tethered shooting, images come through to a computer at a large 211+ MB per raw file and it currently takes the camera 19 seconds to transfer the image. The sensor is inside a Canon EOS 5Ds body, and uses the same processing system, hence why the time taken to transfer the images is 19 seconds.

 

Tethered shooting

 

Tethered shooting

 

Canon currently has no plans to release the camera, but it’s possible that cameras in the future could have a 120-megapixel sensor.

Above is an image of a still life scene (shown below) captured with the Canon EOS 5Ds body featuring a 120-megapixel APS-H sensor. The view is at 100%, click the image to view a larger version. 

 

Photo of scene taken with 5D Mark IV

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