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Canon EOS 5D Review
|26 Reviews + 7 Awards|
|9 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 40?
It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 84%, based on 26 reviews. This digital camera has received seven awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
The EOS 5D has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Quite low megapixels sensor
Very slow camera shutter speed
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 In-Depth Analysis
Seven Industry Awards
The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that this camera was great. Camera Labs and DP Review both gave this Canon camera a "Highly Recommended" award.
The editors of websites Digitaltrends.com and CNET.co.uk both concluded that this Canon digital camera was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.
Good Expert Reviews
Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews
We checked 35,686 expert and owner reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Users Report That it is Fairly Priced
Two owners agreed that it was good value for money.
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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.
Quite Low Megapixels Sensor
The Canon EOS 5D's sensor megapixels of only 13.3MP is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 25% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.
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).
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.
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.
Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed
The camera shutter speed of the Canon EOS 5D of only 0.000125s is fairly slow compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the camera shutter speeds range from 0.000062s to 8s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.16s.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Canon EOS 5D has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.
The weight of the Canon EOS 5D of 810g is very heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 3% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.
Very Low Display Resolution
The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Canon EOS 5D of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 26% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.
Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Still Image Resolution
The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon EOS 5D is 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 95% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).
Supports Video Capability
The Canon EOS 5D supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.
Has an HDMI Port
The Canon EOS 5D has an HDMI port, unlike 71% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The Canon EOS 5D's display diagonal of only 2.5" is in the smallest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 0.5" and the largest being 9".
Average Digital Zoom
The digital zoom of the Canon EOS 5D of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Energy Star Certified
The Canon EOS 5D is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 98% of cameras are not Energy Star certified.
Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used
This Canon digital 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.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital 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.
Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size
Digital cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB. The maximum memory card size of the Canon EOS 5D of only 8GB is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.
Released Over Nine Years Ago
This Canon camera was released in July 2008.
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