Canon’s EOS 5DS R is the highest-resolution full-frame camera yet made. Andy Westlake investigates

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Canon EOS 5DS R

Features:
Build/Handling:
Metering:
Autofocus:
AWB Colour:
Dynamic Range:
LCD viewfinder:

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

Product:

Canon EOS 5DS R review

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£3,200.00 (body only)
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Details

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)
  1. 1. Canon EOS 5DS R review: Introduction
  2. 2. Features
  3. 3. Screen and viewfinder
  4. 4. Build and handling
  5. 5. Focusing
  6. 6. Performance
  7. 7. Image quality
  8. 8. ISO sensitivity and Noise
  9. 9. Canon EOS 5DS R compared to 5DS
  10. 10. Conclusion
  11. 11. Page 11
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