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Canon EOS 5DS

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Canon EOS 5DS
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DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and high image quality SLR digital camera, with great features but representing not very good value for money
SLR 50.6MP 8688 X 5792 Pixels CMOS Jul 2016
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Canon EOS 5DS Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 5DS number 194 in best selling cameras and number 197 across all digital cameras.
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65 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Poor
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
15 Months Old
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Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional 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. Leica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report superior 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 161 in portrait photography cameras. It is also excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 219 in wildlife photography cameras as well being excellent for sports photography, ranking number 215 in sports photography cameras.
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Landscape Photography
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51
Everyday Photography
Average
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Sports Photography
Excellent
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Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

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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 845g.

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Canon EOS 5DS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

10 Industry Awards

This Canon camera has received 10 awards from experts in cameras.

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

The authors at two other expert review sites both decided that this Canon camera was great. This was from Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

Another three expert review sites all liked this digital camera. This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Reviewed.com and it received a Stuff.tv/my/ "" award. Also, the editor of website DP Review thought that this Canon digital camera was great and gave it a "Silver" award.

Three additional expert review sites all concluded that this digital camera was very good. This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from Pocket Lint, it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and it received a "Top Class" award from Kamerabild.se.

Good Expert Reviews

This Canon digital camera has an average expert rating of 88% based on 21 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this digital camera is in the top 7%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 44 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is sensationally good. Over 92% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Owners think this Canon digital camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Users Report That it is Expensive

Two customers who reviewed it wrote that it was not good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Six people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Eight people said in their reviews that it was well made.

Canon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 39,672 expert and owner reviews (including 8,536 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people who bought the Canon EOS 5DS considered that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good autofocus.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

14 customers wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images, five customers who reviewed the Canon EOS 5DS concluded that it had a good picture resolution but however 10 owners mentioned that the product took poor quality pictures.. four owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was not able to produce good images and four customers who purchased the product thought it did not have a good picture resolution.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is less than 18 months old, however at £1,863.60 it is in the most expensive 7% 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 $2,340.00 (£3,114.07).

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since 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 the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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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 lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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 camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the EOS 5DS of 6,400 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 47% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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 Canon digital 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 EOS 5DS's weight of 845g is very heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 97% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 5.2kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Supports Direct Printing

The EOS 5DS supports direct printing, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon EOS 5DS features flash exposure compensation. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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

This 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital 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 digital cameras.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

Digital cameras have start-up times of between 0.5ms and 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 640ms. The start-up time of the EOS 5DS of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is faster than 85% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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700 Battery Life

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

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Dustproof

The EOS 5DS is dustproof, unlike 94% of digital cameras which are not dustproof.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

Across all the digital cameras the eye reliefs range from 8mm to 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm. The eye relief of the EOS 5DS of 21mm is bigger than 75% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Canon EOS 5DS supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Supports Live View

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

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Has a Microphone in

The EOS 5DS has a microphone in. 89% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the EOS 5DS does not have a GPS (satellite). 91% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the EOS 5DS of 3.2" is very large compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 96% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Canon EOS 5DS of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels.

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Has a Self-Timer

The EOS 5DS has a self-timer, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Waterproof

The Canon EOS 5DS is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The lowest maximum playback zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the highest is 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The maximum playback zoom of the EOS 5DS of 16x is in the highest 2% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The EOS 5DS has an anti-dust function. 93% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0582c014aa, canon 9608235591, canon 0581c004aa, canon 6536110215, canon 0581c008aa, canon promotion, canon sh000660, canon eos5dsr, canon f4556l, canon canon, canon f35l, canon f28l, canon f40l, canon f12l

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