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A multi award winning and fully featured SLR digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 9 further awards from other expert sites
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Canon EOS 5DS Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 5DS number 117 in best selling cameras and number 196 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
70 Reviews + 9 Awards
11
Value for Money
Poor
86
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
17 Months Old
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 10 awards including a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good product quality, that it is robust and it is easy to use. However they also report that it is expensive.
It has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
8688 x 5792 pixels image resolution
Very high megapixels sensor
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Canon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 157 in portrait photography cameras. It is also excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 241 in wildlife photography cameras as well being good for landscape photography, ranking number 263 in landscape photography cameras.
94
Portrait Photography
Excellent
60
Landscape Photography
Good
54
Everyday Photography
Average
59
Sports Photography
Average
86
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £1,799 on eBay 34 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 43% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Canon EOS 5DS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon EOS 5DS?

The Canon EOS 5DS is 152mm wide and 76.4mm tall. It is 116.4mm deep and weighs 116.4g.

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

Canon EOS 5DS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

10 Industry Awards

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

This Canon camera was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Vido.com.ua and Dkamera.de, both of which said that this digital camera was very good.

The experts at websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both concluded that this Canon digital camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Three additional expert review sites all endorsed this camera. This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Reviewed.com who said it was exceptional and it received "" award from review site Stuff.tv/my/ who thought it was very good. Furthermore, the editor of website DP Review gave this Canon digital camera a "Silver" award and said it was very good.

The experts at three other expert review sites all concluded that this camera was very good. Pocket Lint gave this Canon digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award, it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and Kamerabild.se gave it a "Top Class" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 21 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews the average expert rating of this digital camera is 88%. The expert review sites think this Canon camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

EOS 5DS owners on average rated this digital camera as staggeringly good. 43 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the cameras are ranked by average user review score then this camera is in the top 6%.

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Customers Report That it is Expensive

Two customers who bought it concluded that it was not good value for money.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 44,144 owner and expert reviews (including 9,211 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Six people who bought the product considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Eight customers said in their reviews that the product was well made.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers mentioned that the Canon EOS 5DS was easy to use.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two customers who bought this digital camera thought it had a good autofocus.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

15 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images and five customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good picture resolution.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is less than 18 months old, however at £1,863.60 it is more expensive than 94% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon EOS 5DS and the United Kingdom price of £1,863.60 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,327.50 (£3,097.44).

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

Canon released the EOS 5DS in July 2016.

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

8688 X 5792 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the EOS 5DS is 8688 x 5792 pixels. That's over three times the resolution of a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Very High Megapixels Sensor

The EOS 5DS's sensor megapixels of 50.6MP is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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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 the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the EOS 5DS of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 39% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Canon digital 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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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Canon EOS 5DS of 845g is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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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.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The Canon EOS 5DS's eye relief of 21mm is bigger than 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average eye relief of all cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 1", the largest is 7.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the EOS 5DS of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Canon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Supports Direct Printing

The EOS 5DS supports direct printing. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

The start-up time of the Canon EOS 5DS of only 1ms is faster than 89% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The fastest start-up time of cameras is 0.1ms, the slowest is 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 560ms.

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700 Battery Life

The Canon EOS 5DS is a camera that takes 700 shots battery life.

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Dustproof

The EOS 5DS is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Has a Microphone in

The EOS 5DS has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The EOS 5DS supports dioptic correction. 90% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS 5DS supports live view, unlike 84% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 5DS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The EOS 5DS's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The EOS 5DS has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The average maximum playback zoom of all digital cameras is 10x, with the lowest being 1x and the highest being 39x. The maximum playback zoom of the Canon EOS 5DS of 16x is very high compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Canon EOS 5DS has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon EOS 5DS is not waterproof, although this is within the context that 93% of cameras are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the EOS 5DS does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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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|1080 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9608235591, canon 6536110215, canon 0582c014aa, canon 0581c008aa, canon 0581c004aa, canon promotion, canon 0581c002, canon sh000660, canon 0582c002, canon eos5dsr, canon canon, eos5dsbody, canon f40l, canon f28l, canon f12l, canon f35l

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