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Canon EOS 5DS R

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Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Editor's Choice
A high image quality and multi award winning SLR digital camera, good for wildlife photography
SLR 50.6MP 8688 X 5792 Pixels CMOS Mar 2015
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Canon EOS 5DS R Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 5DS R number 248 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
529 Reviews + 19 Awards
49
Value for Money
Average
94
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
2 Years Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good expert reviews and superb user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 19 awards including a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus five other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Lydogbillede.dk plus three other sites. 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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality, excellent design and good product quality.
The EOS 5DS R has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
Very high megapixels sensor
8688 x 5792 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Ty is often in the smallest of details. demonstrating an impeccable understanding of this, canon has introduced the all new EOS 5dsr. featuring an incredible full-frame 50.6mp CMOS sensor with LPF effect cancellation and dual dig!c 6 image processor, this feature-packed digital SLR camera focuses on capturing life's minute details and unveiling their beauty to the world. perfectly balanced, the EOS 5dsr combines ultra-high resolving power with superb performance. high-speed continuous shooting at 5fps, outstanding 61-point high-density reticular AF and a newly developed mechanism to control mirror vibration and reduce camera shake, all work together to allow you to capture stunningly beautiful images in the clearest of detail. new function fans can also enjoy a number of first-time features, which include a fine detail picture style, a time lapse movie function, a 1.3x and 1.6x crop function, and the custom quick control function, which provides more accessible customisat
Rapid processing ability
Outstanding image resolution
Superior high-speed performance
Exceptional precision
Low light performance
Suppressed camera shake

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 334 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 355 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 347 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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 is a 86% 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 R Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon EOS 5DS R?

The Canon EOS 5DS R is 152mm wide and 76.4mm tall. It is 116.4mm deep and weighs 845g.

Canon EOS 5DS R front dimensions
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Canon EOS 5DS R In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

19 Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras, this Canon camera is one of the most highly awarded by digital camera experts.

This Canon digital camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no, Trusted Reviews, Focus-Numerique.fr, Vido.com.ua and Dkamera.de all of whom concluded that this digital camera was very good.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review sites Lydogbillede.dk, Ljudochbild.se, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all of whom concluded that this Canon camera was very good.

The authors at four other expert review sites all decided that this Canon digital camera was superb and gave it their highest award. This was from Digitaltrends.com, Photoreview.com.au, Log.com.tr and Reviewed.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Review site Digifotopro.nl decided that this digital camera was marvellous and gave it their "Gold" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites all decided that this camera was very good. This digital camera received an "EISA Best Product" award from EISA.eu, Pocket Lint gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on 34 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this Canon digital camera is 90 out of 100. The expert review sites think this camera is one of the very best digital cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 495 owner reviews this camera has a terrific average owner rating. 318 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This Canon digital camera in the top 18% of all the digital cameras when ranked by user rating.

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Users Report Good Lens Quality

44 customers concluded that it had a good autofocus and three customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Excellent Design

12 owners who reviewed the Canon EOS 5DS R concluded that it was good looking, three owners who purchased it said that it was smooth and three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was ergonomic. two people thought the product was well designed.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

34 customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five owners who purchased it agreed that it had a good viewfinder and three people who purchased it wrote that it had a good screen.

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 42,313 expert and owner reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has very good ratings 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 Good Video Capture

Five customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

16 customers who reviewed the product said that it had good features.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

14 owners who reviewed the Canon EOS 5DS R considered that it was easy to use, five owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus and four people wrote in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. two people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to handle.

Customers Report That it is Robust

28 customers who purchased the Canon EOS 5DS R wrote that it was well made, seven customers reckoned that the product was strong and durable and two owners wrote that it was sealed.

Users Report a Good Flash

Two owners reckoned that the Canon EOS 5DS R had a good flash.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

73 people agreed that it was able to produce good images, 24 people said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution and three owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor. three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good in low light and two people reckoned that the product was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures.

Customers Report Superior Battery Life

Five people said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

10 customers who bought the Canon EOS 5DS R considered that it was a good body shape.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

16 owners reckoned that it was quiet.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

13 people reckoned that the Canon EOS 5DS R was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £1,985.00 it is in the most expensive 5% 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 R and the United Kingdom price of £1,985.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,478.00 (£3,414.19).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since March 2015.

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

Very High Megapixels Sensor

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

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8688 X 5792 Pixels Image Resolution

The EOS 5DS R has a maximum image resolution of 8688 x 5792 pixels. That's over three times the resolution of 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 the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the EOS 5DS R of 6,400 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 49% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Canon 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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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The EOS 5DS R has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Canon EOS 5DS R of 845g is in the heaviest 3% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon EOS 5DS R of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 94% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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700 Battery Life

The EOS 5DS R is a digital camera that takes 700 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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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|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other digital cameras, the EOS 5DS R is not waterproof. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Canon EOS 5DS R of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Direct Printing

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

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

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

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Supports Live View

The EOS 5DS R supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 5DS R features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Only 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This digital camera supports a 3.0|3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)|3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a microphone in, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

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

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Dustproof

The EOS 5DS R is dustproof, which is unusual. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The lowest maximum playback zoom of cameras is 1x, the highest is 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The Canon EOS 5DS R's maximum playback zoom of 16x is higher than 94% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

The EOS 5DS R's start-up time of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 9% of all cameras when sorted 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 590ms.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon ctcan5dsrkitbo051916, canon 0582c002, canon f28l

Barcodes:

00013803256963, 00400037792044, 00789961971825, 00845251094534, 00845251094572, 04549292037845

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