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Canon EOS 5D Review
|26 Reviews + 7 Awards|
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Why Has it Scored 42?
It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 84%, based on 26 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Supports video capability
Quite low megapixel
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 experts at websites Camera Labs and DP Review both strongly endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.
The authors at websites Digitaltrends.com and CNET.co.uk both decided that this camera was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.
The experts at three more expert review sites all decided that this Canon camera was very good. Tipa.com gave this camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award", it received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu and it received an "Excellent" award from Letsgodigital.org/es/.
Good Expert Reviews
Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras
Based on 33,726 owner and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced
Two people who bought it thought it was good value for money.
The - the camera that introduced a full frame sensor and made it affordable for con…
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Quite Low Megapixel
The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP. With a megapixel of only 13.3 megapixels, the Canon EOS 5D has one of the lower megapixels amongst cameras of this age.
When compared to other digital cameras that we have checked, the weight of the Canon EOS 5D of 810 grams is one of the heaviest. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg.
Average Optical Zoom
With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Canon EOS 5D has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Canon EOS 5D has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of only 2.5 inches, the Canon EOS 5D has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9".
Supports Video Capability
The Canon EOS 5D supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.
Average Digital Zoom
At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon EOS 5D has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
The highest video resolution supported by the Canon EOS 5D is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This camera also support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels. 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. The video resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.
Has an HDMI Port
The Canon EOS 5D has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Canon EOS 5D has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.
Energy Star Certified
The Canon EOS 5D is Energy Star certified, unlike most of the other cameras which are not Energy Star certified.
Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution
The Canon EOS 5D has a 1024 x 768 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras. The still image resolution of all cameras ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.
Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size
The Canon EOS 5D has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 8 gigabytes) amongst cameras of this age. The maximum memory card sizes of cameras range from 1GB to 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB.
Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)
Digital cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. The Canon EOS 5D has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age.
Released Over Nine Years Ago
This camera has been on the market since July 2008.
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