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Canon EOS 5DS R Digital Camera

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SLR 50.6MP CMOS Dec 2015
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Beauty 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... More
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Nine Industry Awards

This camera has received nine awards from experts.

This Canon camera received a "Highly Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all of whom concluded that this waterproof camera was very good.

The editors of Trusted Reviews, Lydogbilde.no and Focus-numerique.fr all endorse this waterproof camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Digitaltrends.com and Photoreview.com.au both decided that this camera was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The reviewer at Digifotopro.nl thought that this Canon digital camera was outstanding and gave it their "Gold" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews this Canon digital camera has an overall expert rating of 91 out of 100. That puts this waterproof camera in the top 17% of all the similar spec cameras that have been available for the last year.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this digital camera as brilliant on average. Owners think this Canon digital camera is one of the very best latest cameras.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Canon EOS 5DS R owners who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Last year expert review site Tomsguide.com said “Landscape photographers, delivering 50-MP resolution and finely detailed images” in their review of this digital camera. Tomsguide.com also wrote “Optical low pass filter cancellation for sharper images”.

A few Canon EOS 5DS R owners who purchased the Canon EOS 5DS R considered that it had a good picture resolution. Craig said in his review on Amazon “The detail you can get with the massive 50.6 megapixels is amazing”. Expert review site Photographybay.com wrote “He takes a look at their massive 50MP resolution sensors shooting high speed water studio shots” in their review. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com wrote last year “Given the massive 50-megapixel resolution is spread over the area of a 35mm full” in their review.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was able to produce clear pictures. Craig mentioned this year “Also as this has superb detail and clarity any movement or the slightest miscalculation in focus will show up” in his Canon EOS 5DS R review.

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who purchased the product said that it had a good image sensor. Photographyblog.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The highest number of megapixels ever seen in a full frame sensor”.

One person reckoned that the Canon EOS 5DS R was good in low light. Digitaltrends.com said “Good lowlight performer”.

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Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Canon cameras and also specifically for Canon waterproof cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good reviews compared to other brands.

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Robust

Some Canon EOS 5DS R owners who bought it thought it was well made. Ahmed gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his Canon EOS 5DS R review “Solid control layout”. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Et solid kamerahus med god ergonomi og en fantastisk sker, er heller ikke forakte” in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer wrote that it had a good screen. Ahmed said on Amazon “Sharp rear display” in his review of this digital camera. One Canon EOS 5DS R owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good viewfinder. Digitaltrends.com wrote “Excellent optical viewfinder” in their review.

Easy to Use

A number of Canon EOS 5DS R reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS R was easy to use. Craig mentioned “I am yet to go back to the 70D to see if the difference in skill level makes that an easier camera to use (I doubt I will” in his review.

Good Technical Features

One customer reckoned that it had good features. Tomsguide.com said “Extensive feature set”.

Good Product Quality

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner said that the Canon EOS 5DS R was good quality. Tomsguide.com wrote “Excellent image quality”.

Nice Design

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. In November last year Digitaltrends.com said in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R “Beautiful 50.6MP stills”.

Good Quality Lens

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Digitaltrends.com said in their Canon EOS 5DS R review “Excellent autofocus” .

Good Flash

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good flash. Ahmed wrote on Amazon “Lacks built-in flash” in his review of the Canon EOS 5DS R.

Good Video Capture

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner reckoned that it was good for video recording. Last year expert website Photographybay.com wrote “There are a couple compelling examples in this video that demonstrate the dif” in their review.

Very High Megapixel Count

When compared to other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R, the megapixel count of the Canon EOS 5DS R of 50.6 megapixels is one of the highest. Across all the waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R the megapixel counts range from 13MP to 51MP.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 5DS R do not have a built-in flash.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The EOS 5DS R supports Full HD video. Most of the other waterproof cameras that were released in the last 12 months also support Full HD video.

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Quite Large Screen Size

The screen sizes of waterproof cameras that came out in the last 12 months range from 2.5" to 3.2". At 3.2 inches, the Canon EOS 5DS R has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other recently released similar spec cameras.

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Waterproof

The EOS 5DS R is waterproof. Most of the other new waterproof cameras also are waterproof.

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Very Many Total Megapixel Count

When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 5DS R that we have assessed, the EOS 5DS R's total megapixel count of 53 megapixels is one of the most. The total megapixel counts of latest waterproof cameras range from 14MP to 53MP.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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6016 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The EOS 5DS R has a 6016 x 4000 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras that were launched in the last year. Most newly released similar spec digital cameras have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of (L) 8688x5792, (M1) 7680x5120, (M2) 5760x3840, (S1) 4320x2880, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x4801.3x Crop - (L) 6768x4512, (M1) 6016x4000, (M2) 4512x3008, (S1) 3376x2256, (S3) 720x4801.6x Crop - (L) 5424x3616, (M1) 4800x3200, (M2) 3616x2408 and (S1) 2704x1808 and (S3) 720x4801:1.

This digital camera's still image resolution (6016 x 4000) is in fact the best still image resolution across all cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 5DS R.

The worst still image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 384 x 480.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The EOS 5DS R has a greater number of supported image formats than most latest waterproof cameras. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by recently released waterproof cameras. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Very High Maximum Playback Zoom

The maximum playback zooms of similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last year range from 10x to 16x. At 16 times zoom factor, the EOS 5DS R has a very high maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec cameras.

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8688 X 5792 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The EOS 5DS R has an 8688 x 5792 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most recently released similar spec digital cameras.

An 8688 x 5792 pixels maximum image resolution is in fact the best image resolution across all digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

A 2560 х 1280 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the EOS 5DS R is more than most waterproof cameras that were released in the last 12 months. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on waterproof cameras that were released in the last year. The photo effect "Neutral" is also found on this Canon camera.

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Very Small Minimum ISO Speed

The EOS 5DS R has one of the smaller minimum ISO speed (only 100) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest minimum ISO speed of waterproof cameras that were released in the last year is 100 and the biggest is 130.

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Has Three Playback Modes

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a greater number of camera playback modes than most latest similar spec cameras. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on new similar spec cameras. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the EOS 5DS R is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Fluorescent white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 5DS R. The white balance modes "Auto", "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Water Resistant Protection Feature

The protection feature of this camera is Dust resistant|Water resistant, which is the most commonly found protection feature on waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many recently released similar spec 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.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the EOS 5DS R is more than most cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this Canon camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this camera.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the EOS 5DS R is more than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 5DS R. The ISO speeds "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "6400" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The EOS 5DS R has a greater number of camera file systems than most waterproof cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 5DS R. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "RAW" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most frequently found focus on recently released waterproof cameras.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of only 0.005 seconds, the Canon EOS 5DS R has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds amongst cameras of this age. The flash sync-speeds of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EOS 5DS R range from 0.004s to 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.57s.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer mentioned that it was not heavy and bulky. Craig said on Amazon “Although much heavier that my previous models feels like you've got a good piece of kit in your hands” in his review. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS R was not good structurally.

Poor Connectivity

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer considered that this digital camera was not wifi compatible. In November last year Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their Canon EOS 5DS R review “No builtin wireless”.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The EOS 5DS R does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R, the Canon EOS 5DS R does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most new digital cameras do not have a GPS. The Canon EOS 5DS R is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Canon EOS 5DS R is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 5DS R are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most new cameras do not support video recording. The EOS 5DS R is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

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Only Features Four Auto Focus

The EOS 5DS R has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus and Spot Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Very Low JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months the JPEG frame rates range from 50fps to 120fps. With a JPEG frame rate of only 50 frames per second, the Canon EOS 5DS R has one of the lower JPEG frame rates amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Heavy

The average weight of waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 5DS R is 560g. The EOS 5DS R is one of the heavier waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R (845 grams) amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 5DS R

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when Canon released the EOS 5DS R.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports a CF|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on waterproof cameras that were launched in the last year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Protection Feature
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Maximum Playback Zoom
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Start-Up Time
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Other Features
Technical Details
Image Processor

6 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 6 Star ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended

Expert Reviews

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Beautiful 50.6MP stills
Excellent optical viewfinder
Good lowlight performer
Affordable alternative to mediumformat
Superhigh resolution
Expensive for casual use
Video only up to 30p
Focusing issues in video recording
No builtin wireless
Relatively limited ISO range
25 August 2015

Specifications...

PhotographyBlog.com

The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 35mm full-frame digital SLR camera with a 50.6 megapixel sensor, the highest number of megapixels ever seen in a full frame sensor, and and a low-pass cancellation filter... Read more…

22 July 2015

The Canon EOS 5DS R offers the most resolution you'll find in a full-frame SLR, but its high ISO capabilities are limited...

Kai from Digital Rev is back with a hands-on review of the Canon 5DS and 5DS R . He takes a look at their massive 50MP resolution sensors shooting high speed water studio shots. There are a couple... Read more…

With the EOS 5D Mark III remaining in the market, shoppers looking for a sophisticated, pro-quality Canon DSLR camera now have three choices: the 5D III, the 5DS and the 5DS R. The difference in...

Photoreview.com.au

8 July 2015

Boasting a monster 50.6Mp resolution, the $3699 EOS 5DS and $3899 5DS R (which differs due to its low-pass cancellation filter), become the new top-ranked Canon sensors on our database. With... Read more…

5 things you need to know about the Canon 5DS and 5DS R: in this short video, our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a quick look at the differences between the 5DS and 5DS R, what they have... Read more…

Physically the cameras are based on the EOS 5D Mark III, with a near-identical body design. But to support the high-resolution sensor they gain a new shutter and mirror assembly that's designed to... Read more…

The 50MP EOS 5DS R is built around the same body design as the 5D Mark IIIIn the early 2000s, Canon?s EOS-1Ds series was unchallenged in the high-resolution DSLR stakes, from the original 11.1MP... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 0582c002, canon f28, canon f28l, canon eos5, canon eos5d, canon eos5ds, canon eos5dsr, canon 0582c002, paging zone f28, canon 0582c002i, paging zone eos5, canon 0582c002iv, paging zone f28l, canon mpn0582c002, paging zone eos5d, paging zone eos5ds, paging zone eos5dsr
Barcodes 00013803256963, 00400037792044, 00635492500501, 00845251094534, 00845251094572, 06200533993839, 06200533993860

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