Nokishita notes a new Russian regulatory filing with the Moscow Central Telegraph Authority (pictured here) from Canon showing a new camera preparing to come to market. This one, manufactured in Taiwan and having a certain sort of identification number, is likely to be a low-cost crop DSLR, according to various rumor and augury sites.
If and when the camera giant opts to stop making DSLRs in favor of mirrorless cameras – or, alternatively, moves the DSLRs to the RF mount – it is unclear that their model numbering conventions would change, which means that someday, one of these impending releases will likely not be a new SL4 or Rebel. It should be noted that the ID number (DS126849) is also compatible with M mount cameras.
One would think there would be a complete set of cheap zoom lenses in RF mount prior to this shift happening, although Canon has done stranger things. At the moment, we’re still awaiting the RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS, so the company has quite a ways down the list to go before the $150 f/6.3 RF zooms are flooding eBay.