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Canon EOS R5 initial review: Digital Photography Review



All product pictures by Dan Bracaglia

The Canon EOS R5 is a 45MP full-frame mirrorless digicam that shoots full-width 8K video, has next-generation Twin Pixel autofocus and a stabilization system that gives as much as eight stops of shake correction with quite a lot of lenses. It may possibly additionally seize 10-bit HDR stills and video for HDR show. Designed for superior amateurs and professionals, the EOS R5 is the religious (mirrorless) successor to Canon’s 5D-series DSLR cameras and seems to leapfrog the competitors in some important methods.

Key specs:

  • 45MP full-frame Twin Pixel CMOS sensor
  • 8K video, with choice for Uncooked or 10-bit 4:2:2 C-log or HDR PQ
  • As much as 4K/120p, or oversampled 4K as much as 30p
  • 100% protection Twin Pixel II AF system with human and animal detection educated by machine studying
  • 12 fps / 20 fps bursts (mech. / elec. shutter)
  • 5.76M-dot OLED EVF with 120fps max refresh charge
  • 3.2″ 2.1M-dot totally articulating touchscreen
  • 10-bit HDR photographs in HEIF format
  • 1x CFExpress slot, 1x UHS-II SD slot
  • Claimed weather-sealing to EOS 5D Mark IV ranges
  • 2.4/5Ghz Wi-FI with Bluetooth and FTP connectivity
  • CIPA rated to round 320 photographs (utilizing EVF)
Resized out-of-camera JPEG from a pre-production EOS R5.
ISO 250 | 1/60 sec | F11 | Canon RF 28-70mm F2L @ 28mm

As you may see from the spec checklist, there’s rather a lot to cowl. Comply with together with us as we take an in-depth take a look at all that Canon has to supply in its newest high-end mirrorless digicam. The EOS R5 will likely be out there on the finish of July for $3899 USD body-only, or $4999 with the RF 24-105mm F4L.

Editor’s word: All photographs from the pre-production digicam used for this assessment have been resized at Canon’s request.

What’s new and the way it compares

The EOS R5 has loads of new options inside and outside. We’ll undergo what they’re, and why they matter, right here.

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Physique, controls and dealing with

Canon has banished the EOS R’s touchbar and put a really good AF joystick as an alternative. Total, the R5 is a very nice digicam to make use of.

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Preliminary impressions

So, is the EOS R5 the long-awaited ‘mirrorless 5D’? Discover out what we predict after having spent a while with it.

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