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Canon EOS 5DS R review

June 12, 2015

Overall Rating:

5

Canon EOS 5DS R


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Pros:

  • + Extraordinary image quality with huge levels of detail
  • + Highly refined control layout and user interface
  • + Excellent, extremely accurate autofocus system
  • + Rugged, professional-level construction

Cons:

  • - Fixed rear screen is inconvenient for tripod work
  • - Relatively limited ISO range
  • - Huge file sizes

Manufacturer:

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Price as Reviewed:

£3,200.00 (body only)

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  • Sensor: 50.6-million-pixel, full-frame CMOS
  • Output size: 8688x5792 pixels
  • Lens mount: Canon EF
  • Focal length magnification: 1.0x
  • Shutter speeds: 30-1/8000sec + bulb
  • ISO: 100-6400 (50-12,800 expended)
  • Exposure modes: PASM, Auto
  • Metering: Evaluative, partial, spot, average
  • Exposure Compensaiton: ±5EV in 1/3 steps
  • Drive mode: 5fps
  • LCD: 3.2in, 1,04-million-dot LCD
  • Viewfinder: Pentaprism, 0.71x magnification
  • AF points: 61-point phase-detect
  • Video: Full HD at 30, 25, or 24fps
  • External Mic: Yes, 3.5mm stereo
  • Memory card: CF type 1, SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Power: LP-E6N rechargeable Li-ion
  • Battery life: Approx 700 shots
  • Dimensions: 152x116.4x76.4mm
  • Weight: 930g (with battery and card)

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