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Canon EOS 5DS R Digital Camera

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SLR 50.6MP CMOS Dec 2015
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Beauty is often in the smallest of details. Demonstrating an impeccable understanding of this, Canon has introduced the all new EOS 5DSR. Featuring an incredible full-frame 50.6MP CMOS sensor with... More
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30 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

The experts at three expert review sites all thought that this camera was great. This Canon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com, Ljudochbild.se gave it an "Especially Recommended" award and Lydogbillede.dk gave it an "Especially Recommended 6 Star" award.

Two additional expert review sites both said that this Canon camera was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both Digitaltrends.com and Photoreview.com.au.

The editor of one additional expert review site concluded that they would recommend this Canon digital camera. This digital camera received an "Especially Recommended" award from Lydogbilde.no.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and PC Mag this digital camera has an average expert rating of 92%. If all the waterproof cameras that have been around for the last year are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the top 1%.

Good Brand

On average Canon waterproof cameras have good ratings as do all digital cameras built by Canon.

Robust

A number of Canon EOS 5DS R reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well made. Digitaltrends.com said “Et solid kamerahus med god ergonomi og en fantastisk sker, er heller ikke forakte” in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R.

Good Quality Pictures

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who bought it said that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Photographyblog.com scored the product 5 stars and said last year “The highest number of megapixels ever seen in a full frame sensor” in their review.

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good in low light. Digitaltrends.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said “Good lowlight performer” in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R. One customer who bought the Canon EOS 5DS R concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Photographybay.com said last year “He takes a look at their massive 50MP resolution sensors shooting high speed water studio shots”.

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Nice Design

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner thought this digital camera was good looking. Digitaltrends.com wrote “Beautiful 50.6MP stills” in their Canon EOS 5DS R review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good viewfinder. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Excellent optical viewfinder” in their review.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good autofocus. Digitaltrends.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R “Excellent autofocus”.

Reasonably Priced

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who bought it considered that it was good value for money. Digitaltrends.com said “Affordable alternative to mediumformat” in their review of this digital camera and rated this digital camera 80 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

One customer who purchased it thought it was good for video recording. Expert review site Photographybay.com mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R “There are a couple compelling examples in this video that demonstrate the dif”.

Very High Megapixel Count

When compared to other latest waterproof cameras, the EOS 5DS R's megapixel count of 50.6 megapixels is one of the highest. Recently released similar spec digital cameras have megapixel counts of between 13MP and 51MP.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Unlike most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last year which do not have a built-in flash, the EOS 5DS R has a built-in flash.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other recently released waterproof cameras, the EOS 5DS R supports Full HD video.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

At 3.2 inches, the Canon EOS 5DS R has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R. Across all the cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 5DS R the screen sizes range from 2.5" to 3.2".

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Waterproof

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that came out in the last year, the EOS 5DS R is waterproof.

Digital cameras which are waterproof that might also be worth considering include the Nikon AW130[plb_3853837_price].

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Very Many Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of 53 megapixels, the EOS 5DS R has a very many total megapixel count compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R. The total megapixel counts of waterproof cameras that have been around for a similar time to the EOS 5DS R range from 14MP to 53MP.

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6016 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The EOS 5DS R has a 6016 x 4000 still image resolution which is higher than the 2736 x 1824 still image resolution found on most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of (L) 8688x5792, (M1) 7680x5120, (M2) 5760x3840, (S1) 4320x2880, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x4801.3x Crop - (L) 6768x4512, (M1) 6016x4000, (M2) 4512x3008, (S1) 3376x2256, (S3) 720x4801.6x Crop - (L) 5424x3616, (M1) 4800x3200, (M2) 3616x2408 and (S1) 2704x1808 and (S3) 720x4801:1.

This camera's still image resolution (6016 x 4000) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all recently released cameras.

A 384 x 480 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the EOS 5DS R is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for the last year. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 5DS R. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most latest digital cameras have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is actually the best light exposure correction across all recently released comparable spec digital cameras.

Across similar types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many new waterproof cameras.

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Very High Maximum Playback Zoom

When compared to other digital cameras that were released in the last year, the maximum playback zoom of the EOS 5DS R of 16 times zoom factor is one of the highest. New waterproof cameras have maximum playback zooms of between 10x and 16x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 11x.

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8688 X 5792 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The EOS 5DS R has an 8688 x 5792 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

This digital camera's image resolution (8688 x 5792 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution across all cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst image resolution is 2560 х 1280 pixels.

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Very Small Minimum ISO Speed

The average minimum ISO speed of latest comparable spec cameras is 110, and the minimum ISO speed range from 100 to 130. At only 100, the EOS 5DS R has a fairly small minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other new waterproof cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolution on new similar spec cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a greater number of ISO speeds than most waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year. This Canon camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year. The ISO speeds "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "6400" are also supported by this camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the EOS 5DS R is more than most recently released waterproof cameras. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 5DS R. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "RAW" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a greater number of light exposure modes than most waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this digital camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this camera.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last year.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The shortest flash sync-speed of cameras that were released in the last year is 0.004s, the longest is 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.72s. With a flash sync-speed of only 0.005 seconds, the EOS 5DS R has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Very Short Start-Up Time

At only 1 millisecond, the Canon EOS 5DS R has a quite short start-up time compared to most of the other cameras that were released in the last year. Across all the newly released comparable spec digital cameras the start-up times range from 1ms to 1,000ms.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One customer said in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS R was not wifi compatible. Last year Digitaltrends.com said “No builtin wireless” in their Canon EOS 5DS R review.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Canon EOS 5DS R does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other waterproof cameras that were released in the last year also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think the Nikon AW130[plb_3853837_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The EOS 5DS R does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for the last year also do not have an image stabiliser.

It is worth considering other cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Nikon AW130[plb_3853837_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Canon EOS 5DS R does not have a GPS, although it is worth noting that most of the other latest waterproof cameras also do not have a GPS.

Alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to consider include the Nikon AW130[plb_3853837_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Canon EOS 5DS R is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that came out in the last 12 months, the EOS 5DS R does not support video recording.

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Very Low JPEG Frame Rate

Cameras that were launched in the last 12 months have JPEG frame rates of between 50fps and 120fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 65fps. The EOS 5DS R has one of the lower JPEG frame rates (only 50 frames per second) amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 845 grams, the EOS 5DS R is fairly heavy compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year. The lightest waterproof camera that was launched around the same time as the EOS 5DS R is 170g , the heaviest is 1.4kg, and the average weight is 580g.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 5DS R

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when Canon released the EOS 5DS R.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports a CF|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you want a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Nikon AW130[plb_3853837_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Protection Feature
Dust Resistant Case
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Camera File System
Live View
Playback Mode
Direct Printing
Start-Up Time
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

6 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 6 Star ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended

Expert Reviews

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Beautiful 50.6MP stills
Excellent optical viewfinder
Good lowlight performer
Affordable alternative to mediumformat
Superhigh resolution
Expensive for casual use
Video only up to 30p
Focusing issues in video recording
No builtin wireless
Relatively limited ISO range
25 August 2015

Specifications...

PhotographyBlog.com

The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 35mm full-frame digital SLR camera with a 50.6 megapixel sensor, the highest number of megapixels ever seen in a full frame sensor, and and a low-pass cancellation filter... Read more…

22 July 2015

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Kai from Digital Rev is back with a hands-on review of the Canon 5DS and 5DS R . He takes a look at their massive 50MP resolution sensors shooting high speed water studio shots. There are a couple... Read more…

With the EOS 5D Mark III remaining in the market, shoppers looking for a sophisticated, pro-quality Canon DSLR camera now have three choices: the 5D III, the 5DS and the 5DS R. The difference in...

Photoreview.com.au

8 July 2015

Boasting a monster 50.6Mp resolution, the $3699 EOS 5DS and $3899 5DS R (which differs due to its low-pass cancellation filter), become the new top-ranked Canon sensors on our database. With... Read more…

5 things you need to know about the Canon 5DS and 5DS R: in this short video, our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a quick look at the differences between the 5DS and 5DS R, what they have... Read more…

Physically the cameras are based on the EOS 5D Mark III, with a near-identical body design. But to support the high-resolution sensor they gain a new shutter and mirror assembly that's designed to... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 0582c002, canon f40, canon f28, canon vp83, canon f28l, canon f40l, canon eos5, canon eos5d, canon vp83f, canon eos5ds, canon eos5dsr, canon 0582c014, canon 0582c002, paging zone f28, canon 0582c014a, canon 0582c002i, paging zone eos5, canon 0582c014aa, canon 0582c002iv, paging zone f28l, canon mpn0582c002, paging zone eos5d, paging zone eos5ds, paging zone eos5dsr
Barcodes 00009203176903, 00013803256963, 00400037792044, 00635492500501, 00845251094534, 00845251094572, 06200533993839, 06200533993860

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