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Canon EOS 5D

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letsgodigital.org/es/ Excellent EISA.eu EISA Camera Labs Highly Recommended tipa.com Technical Image Press Association Award
A fully featured and multi award winning SLR digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 13 further awards from other expert sites
SLR 13.3MP 5616 X 3744 Pixels CMOS Dec 2010
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Canon EOS 5D Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 5D number 622 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
85 Reviews + 13 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
7 Years Old
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Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 14 awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report superior product quality, that it is robust and it is easy to use.
The EOS 5D has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
5616 x 3744 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Full frame 12.8 megapixel EOS 5d. discreet enough to avoid attention, with resolution enough to keep the toughest picture editors happy. travel light without compromise.<br>one sensitive eye deserves anot
frame<br>with no cropping or magnification effect, the EOS 5d's 12.8 MP full frame CMOS sensor (35.8 x 23.9mm) offers full freedom of expression. wide lenses stay wide and the viewfinder is bright and open. subtle tonal gradations are reproduced in shadow, midtone and highlights. A low-pass filter and on-chip circuitry suppress false colours and noise. low (l:50) and high (h:3200) ISO settings extend the standard 100-1600 ra
S<br>The EOS 5d can shoot a 60 large JPEG image burst at 3
focus and flash<br>9-point AF is supported with 6 assist AF points to improve subject tracking. AF modes include one shot AF, AI SERVO AF and AI FOCUS AF. E-TTL II communicates with EX series speedlites for consistently accurate flash exposures, even with reflective or off-centre subje
E lcd<br>illuminated by 6 leds, the bright 2.5" 230k pixel LCD is viewable from 85 in almost all directi
Ure style<br>picture style pre-sets simplify in-camera control over image processing, including a monochrome mode supporting black & white shooting with filter and toning effects. picture style pre-sets can be likened to different film types - each one offering a different colour response. each pre-set has control over sharpness, contrast, colour tone and saturat
C ii<br>digic II renders colours with precision and accuracy. fast and efficient, DIGIC II minimises power consumption for prolonged battery life and delivers instant 0.2 second start up t
and raw<br>jpeg and RAW images can be written simultaneou
Tal photo professional software<br>the digital photo professional software permits high-speed processing of lossless RAW ima
Act and robust<br>the EOS 5d's tough, compact magnesium alloy body weighs just 810 grams; ideal for assignments requiring discret
Ons and connectivity<br>the EOS 5d is compatible with over 60 EF lenses (excl. ef-s) and all EX series speedlite flash units. untethered shooting is available with the optional wft-e1 wireless file transmitter. USB 2.0 hi-speed permits fast file uploads, while video out allows review on a regular TV. an optional magnesium alloy battery grip extends shooting time and offers comfortable portrait shooting with a vertical shutter release. A precision matte focusing screen is interchangeable with grid and easy manual focus screen opti

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Portrait Photography
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Landscape Photography
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Everyday Photography
Very Good
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Sports Photography
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Wildlife Photography
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Canon EOS 5D Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon EOS 5D?

The Canon EOS 5D is 152mm wide and 75mm tall. It is 113mm deep and weighs 810g.

Canon EOS 5D front dimensions
Canon EOS 5D size in context

Canon EOS 5D In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

14 Industry Awards

This Canon digital camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the digital cameras.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review websites Camera Labs, Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com all of whom said that this Canon camera was great.

The experts at review websites Vido.com.ua and Dkamera.de both recommend this Canon camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Three more expert review sites all thought that this camera was very good. This Canon camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review website Reviewed.com and it received "" award from review website Stuff.tv/my/ who said it was very good. Also, the author at website DP Review gave this camera a "Silver" award and concluded it was very good.

Three more expert review sites all concluded that this digital camera was very good. Tipa.com gave this camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award", it received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu and Pocket Lint gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all concluded that this camera was very good. 01net.com gave this digital camera a "4 Star" award, it received an "Excellent" award from Letsgodigital.org/es/ and it received a "Top Class" award from Kamerabild.se.

Good Expert Reviews

This Canon digital camera has an average expert rating of 86% based on 30 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews. Experts think this camera is one of the better cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Users have rated this camera as staggeringly good on average. 46 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Users think this Canon camera is one of the better cameras.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

Six customers who bought it said that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Very Good Brand

We checked 42,313 owner and expert reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners who reviewed it thought it had a good autofocus.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners reckoned that this digital camera was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

16 people who purchased this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images, five customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good picture resolution and two people thought this digital camera had a good image sensor. however 10 owners wrote in their review that the product did not take good pictures., four owners reckoned that this digital camera was not able to produce good images and four people who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it did not have a good picture resolution.

Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

This camera was released in December 2010.

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Features

Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available

Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Canon lens range

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Canon EOS 5D's sensor megapixels of only 13.3MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 75% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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5616 X 3744 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon EOS 5D is 5616 x 3744 pixels. That's 32% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The Canon EOS 5D's camera shutter speed of only 0.000125s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is slower than 92% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon EOS 5D of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 65% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon EOS 5D has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Canon EOS 5D's weight of 810g is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 96% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon EOS 5D's digital zoom of 4x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 5D supports a maximum still image resolution of 1024 x 768. That's 73% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon lenses range in aperture from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of cameras range from 1GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB. The Canon EOS 5D's maximum memory card size of only 8GB is in the smallest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Flash Recharging Time

Across all the cameras the flash recharging times range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s. The flash recharging time of the Canon EOS 5D of only 1s is in the fastest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The Canon EOS 5D is Energy Star certified, unlike 98% of digital cameras which are not Energy Star certified.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon EOS 5D has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Canon EOS 5D's display diagonal of only 2.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Canon EOS 5D of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 71% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon EOS 5D supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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