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Canon EOS 5DS R vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 5DS R vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II

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Canon EOS 5DS R
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Significantly higher megapixel Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R has a megapixel of 50.6MP, whereas the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is only a 20.2MP digital camera (30.4MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

0.2" larger display diagonal Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 3.2" screen digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

A lot higher playback zoom (max) Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R has a playback zoom (max) of 16x, however the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is only a 10x maximum playback zoom digital camera (6x lower).
Thirty more battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard) on the Canon EOS 5DS R is 700.00, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II only takes 670.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Five more awards
The Canon EOS 5DS R has 18 awards, whereas the Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 13 awards.
Expert reviews are better
The Canon EOS 5DS R has an average expert review score of 90% based on 74 reviews, however the Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an average rating of 83% (based on 65 reviews).
3 Reasons For
25g lighter Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a weight of 820g, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R is an 845g digital camera (25g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Cheaper by £1,216
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II costs £876.99, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R is £2,093.00.
4 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is an 845g digital camera. That's 25g heavier than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (820g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

£1,216 more expensive
The Canon EOS 5DS R is more expensive than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II by £1,216.01.
Less retailers
Only 17 retailers sells the Canon EOS 5DS R, whereas 21 shops sell the Canon EOS 7D Mark II. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
7 Reasons Against
2x lower megapixel Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 20.2MP digital camera. That's 30.4MP lower than the Canon EOS 5DS R (20.2MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

7% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a display diagonal of 3". That's 0.2" smaller than the Canon EOS 5DS R (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Lower playback zoom (max) Edit
Canon EOS 7D Mark II is only 10x maximum playback zoom. That's 6x lower than the Canon EOS 5DS R (10x).
Only 670.00 battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a digital camera that takes 670.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R only takes 700.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Older by over one year
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is 22 months older than the Canon EOS 5DS R.
Five less awards
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has only received 13 awards, however the Canon EOS 5DS R has received 18 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an average expert score of 83%, but the Canon EOS 5DS R has an average expert rating of 90% (based on 74 reviews).

Awards

18 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Camera Labs: Recommended
digifotopro.nl: Gold
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
dkamera.de: Recommended
EISA.eu: EISA Best Product
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
focus-numerique.fr: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
log.com.tr: Editor's Choice
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Editor's Choice
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
13 Awards
3dnews.ru: Recommended
Camera Labs: Recommended
chip.com.my: Editor's Choice
EISA.eu: EISA Best Product
Ephotozine: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 Star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 5 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
Pocket Lint: Editor's Choice
prohardver.hu: Highly Recommended
Techradar: Editor's Choice
techradar.com/au/: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 32 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel
50.6MP
BEST
20.2MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 6016 x 4000
 4320 x 2880
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
BEST
 6016 x 4000
 4320 x 2880
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
Maximum Image Resolution
 8688 x 5792
BEST
 8688 x 5792
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
36 x 24 22.4 x 15
Total Megapixels
53MP
BEST
20.9MP
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
 3:2

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
 Waterproof
Colour
 Black
 Black
Material
 Magnesium
 Magnesium
Dustproof
 Dustproof
 Dustproof

Lens System

Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 38
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 216mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18 - 135
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
Diaphragm Blade
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 67mm

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 spot
 multi point
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Face detection
 single
 spot
 multi point
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Face detection
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.39m
Auto Focus (AF) Points
61 65
BEST
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL-CT-SIR
 TTL
 TTL-CT-SIR

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 16000
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 16000
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400 16,000
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Partial
 Centre-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Partial
 Centre-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Auto
Flash Guide Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 11m
Flash Sync-Speed
0.01s
BEST
1s
External Flash Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External flash connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
 Flash exposure lock
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
50fps 60fps
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
 PCM
BEST
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2"
BEST
3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,040,000 pixels 1,040,000 pixels
Second Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Second display

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0

Camera

GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Twilight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Twilight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Neutral
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot function
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
16x
BEST
10x
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Start-Up Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1ms
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data DIGIC 6
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 1
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Twilight
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
845g 820g
BEST
Height
116.4mm 112.4mm
Depth
76.4mm 78.2mm
Width
152mm 148.6mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 910g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type
LP-E6N LP-E6N
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
700 shots
BEST
670 shots
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
 Battery level indicator

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Digital Photo Professional 4, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility 3, Picture Style Editor ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Software CD

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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