The EOS R3 is Canon’s highest-end mirrorless camera yet, but it arrives into a range of already capable cameras. The EOS R5 impressed us a great deal, proving itself a worthy successor to the classic EOS 5D DSLRs, so what does the R3 do that’s different, and is it worth the extra money?
The all-around capability of the R5 and the branding of the R3 mean it’s not quite as clear-cut as the distinction that existed between the 1D and 5D models. But it still essentially comes down to what you want to use the camera for. Let’s take a closer look at the two cameras’ respective strengths.