Canon EOS R review - Quality

Quality

To measure and compare the noise levels on the Canon EOS R, I shot the following scene in RAW+JPEG mode at every ISO value and took 100% crops from each for the table lower on the page. JPEGs are straight out of the camera, while RAW results will be added once the camera is supported in Adobe Camera RAW. I repeated the test moments later with the Sony A7 III and Fujifilm XT3 for a direct comparison.

 

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Canon EOS R vs Sony A7 III vs Fujifilm XT3 noise (OOC JPEG)

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R (n/a), Sony A7 III at 50 ISO, Fujifilm XT3 at 80 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R at 100 ISO, Sony A7 III at 100 ISO, Fujifilm XT3 at 160 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III, Fujifilm XT3. All at 200 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III, Fujifilm XT3. All at 400 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III, Fujifilm XT3. All at 800 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III, Fujifilm XT3. All at 1600 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III, Fujifilm XT3. All at 3200 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III, Fujifilm XT3. All at 6400 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III, Fujifilm XT3. All at 12800 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III, Fujifilm XT3. All at 25600 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above L to R: Canon EOS R at 40000 ISO, Sony A7 III at 51200 ISO, Fujifilm XT3 at 51200 ISO. 100% crops

 

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Above centre: Sony A7 III at 102400 ISO. 100% crop

 

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Above centre: Sony A7 III at 204800 ISO. 100% crop

 

Canon EOS R early results

Here are my original noise results with the EOS R for reference.

 

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Canon EOS R noise: JPEG out-of-camera
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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 100iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 200iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 400iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 800iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 1600iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 3200iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 6400iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 12800iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 25600iso

 

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Above: Canon EOS R: 100% crop from JPEG at 51200iso

 

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