Some customers thought the Canon EOS 5D was able to produce good images. Cnet.com wrote in their review on CNET.com “Top-notch, high-resolution images; 35mm-size sensor obviates focal-length conversions; big 2.5-inch LCD; unmatched low-noise images at ISO 1,600” and gave the product a rating of 79 out of 100. Cnet.com also wrote “The Canon EOS 5D delivers great images and the familiar 35mm-film-format shooting experience for a comparatively low (though still hefty) price.”. Photo.net said in their review “It is more than good enough for most professional photojournalism applications.” .
A number of Canon EOS 5D reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5D had a good picture resolution. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “Digital camera, 12,800,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5 in - Color, - CompactFlash Card” in their review of this digital camera. Photoanswers.co.uk wrote on expert website Photo Answers.co.uk “The Canon EOS 5D is the first D-SLR to offer full-frame shooting at an affordable price”. Photoanswers.co.uk also wrote “The resolution of 12.8 megapixels is more than enough for most enthusiast photographers”.
Several Canon EOS 5D owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned in their Canon EOS 5D review twelve years ago “It uses a full frame CMOS sensor -- that is”. Eleven years ago expert review site Thinkcamera.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said “The first digital SLR to combine a full-frame sensor with an affordable price tag” in their review of the Canon EOS 5D. Digital-Photography-School.com wrote “The Canon EOS 5D made waves when it was announced as the first DSLR with a full frame sensor that wasn't priced in the Pro range”.
One Canon EOS 5D owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good ISO range. One Canon EOS 5D owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was good in low light. Two years ago Digitalcameraworld.com mentioned “Good low-light performance” in their review.