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Canon EOS 5DS

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Canon EOS 5DS

$2,379.99
Canon EOS 5DS
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A high image quality and good spec SLR camera, but representing only average value for money
SLR 50.6MP 8688 X 5792 Pixels CMOS Mar 2015
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Canon EOS 5DS Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 5DS number 206 in best selling cameras and number 653 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Average
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Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
8688 x 5792 pixels image resolution
Very high megapixels sensor
Only 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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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 116.4g.

Canon EOS 5DS front dimensions
Canon EOS 5DS size in context

Canon EOS 5DS In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,379.99 it is more expensive than 95% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Canon EOS 5DS of £1,799.00 ($1,799.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $580.99.

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Features

8688 X 5792 Pixels Image Resolution

The EOS 5DS has a maximum image resolution of 8688 x 5792 pixels. That's over three times the resolution of the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Very High Megapixels Sensor

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Canon EOS 5DS of 50.6MP is higher than 99% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Canon 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 digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the EOS 5DS of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 55% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 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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Very Light

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The EOS 5DS's weight of only 116g is lighter than 87% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

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

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Only 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This camera supports a 3.0|3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)|3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is typical of many cameras.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS 5DS supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

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

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Supports Direct Printing

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

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Not Waterproof

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

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Dustproof

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

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

The start-up times of cameras range from 0.1ms to 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 590ms. The EOS 5DS's start-up time of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The EOS 5DS's eye relief of 21mm is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 22% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have eye reliefs of between 8mm and 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The EOS 5DS supports dioptic correction. 90% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 5DS features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Canon EOS 5DS's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 91% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The EOS 5DS's display diagonal of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 5% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The EOS 5DS's maximum playback zoom of 16x is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 4% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum playback zoom of all cameras is 10x, with the lowest being 1x and the highest being 39x.

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700 Battery Life

The EOS 5DS 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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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The EOS 5DS has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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

This digital 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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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 the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The EOS 5DS has a self-timer. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Canon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

circuit street cs5ds702001635pk1, canon ctcan5dsrkitbo051916, circuit street f28l, paging zone eos5dsr, paging zone f4556l, canon 0581c002iv, paging zone f28l, canon 0581c002z, canon canon5dsr, canon 0582c002, canon eos5dsr, canon f3556l, canon mt24ex, canon f12l, canon f28l

Barcodes:

00013803256949, 00013803256963, 00400037780126, 00635492500495, 00636980402680, 00789961971825, 00840014161720, 04549292037777, 04549292037791, 06200533993785, 06200533993792, 06200533993808, 06200533993815, 06200533993839, 06200533993846, 06200533993853, 06200533993860

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