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Canon EOS 5DS

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A multi award winning and fully featured 50.6 megapixel camera
SLR 50.6MP CMOS Yes Jul 2016
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Canon EOS 5DS Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 5DS number 37 across all digital cameras.
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64 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Poor
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Good Features
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has very good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Canon, this camera features some of the latest camera technology. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good product quality, it is robust and is easy to use. However they also report that it is expensive.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
8688 x 5792 pixels image resolution
Very high megapixel
Heavy
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras. It is also good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras as well being mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras.
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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 845g.

Canon EOS 5DS front dimensions

Canon EOS 5DS size in context

Canon EOS 5DS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this Canon digital camera. This Canon camera received a "Recommended" award from both Vido.com.ua and Dkamera.de.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both review websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which said that this Canon camera was very good.

An additional three expert review sites all thought that this Canon camera was very good. The editor of website Reviewed.com gave this digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award and decided it was marvellous and it received "" award from review site Stuff.tv/my/ who concluded it was very good. This camera also received a "Silver" award from review website DP Review.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from Pocket Lint and 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 20 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews the average expert rating of this digital camera is 88 out of 100. The digital camera expert review sites think this camera is one of the very best digital cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

EOS 5DS owners on average rated this camera as terrific. Over 92% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. That puts this Canon camera in the top 6% of all the cameras.

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Users Report That it is Expensive

Two customers who purchased the Canon EOS 5DS reckoned that it was not good value for money.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 33,726 user 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 Good Product Quality

Six owners who purchased it concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Robust

Eight owners who purchased it reckoned that it was well made.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Three people who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two people agreed that it had a good autofocus.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

14 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images and five customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution.


Value For Money

Expensive

Digital cameras range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

8688 X 5792 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 5DS has a higher image resolution than most cameras. This digital camera has an 8688 x 5792 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 2048 x 1536 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras the best image resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 2560 х 1280 pixels.

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Very High Megapixel

When compared to other cameras, the megapixel of the Canon EOS 5DS of 50.6 megapixels is one of the highest. The lowest megapixel of digital cameras is 0.3MP and the highest is 80MP.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. When compared to other cameras that we have checked, the weight of the EOS 5DS of 845 grams is one of the heaviest.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The EOS 5DS has a fairly large display diagonal (3.2 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9".

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Supports 64, 100 and 3 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the EOS 5DS is more than most cameras. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 64, 100, 400, 640 and 6400 are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Has a Microphone in

The EOS 5DS has a microphone in, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Playback Zoom (max)

Cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 30x. At 16 times zoom factor, the Canon EOS 5DS has a fairly high playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Fast Start-Up Time

At only 1 millisecond, the Canon EOS 5DS has a fairly fast start-up time compared to most of the other digital cameras. The start-up times of cameras range from 1ms to 2,000ms.

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Fairly Big Eye Relief

The eye reliefs of cameras range from 8mm to 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm. At 21 millimeters, the EOS 5DS has a fairly big eye relief compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras is 600,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. The EOS 5DS has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) (1,040,000 pixel) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Self-Timer

The EOS 5DS has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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3 USB Version

The EOS 5DS supports a 3 USB version which is newer than the 2 USB version supported by most digital cameras.

This digital camera's USB version (3) is in fact the best supported USB version amongst all digital cameras.

A 3.1 USB version is the worst supported USB version amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon EOS 5DS has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Canon EOS 5DS supports dioptic correction. Most of the other cameras also support dioptic correction.

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Waterproof

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

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700 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The EOS 5DS is a digital camera that takes 700 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The EOS 5DS has an anti-dust function. Most of the other cameras also have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Direct Printing

The EOS 5DS supports direct printing, as do most of the other cameras.

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Dustproof

The EOS 5DS is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Supports Live View

The EOS 5DS supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon EOS 5DS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. This Canon digital camera also support a video resolutions of 1080 x 720 pixels and 640 x 480 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. Across all cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The EOS 5DS does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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6016 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The EOS 5DS has a 6016 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4320 x 2880 and 1920 x 1280 and 720 x 480.

A 6016 x 4000 still image resolution(s) is in fact the best still image resolution amongst all digital cameras.

An S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across similar types of camera.

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Very Low Magnification

The lowest magnification of digital cameras is 0.15x, the highest is 100x, and the average magnification is 2.6x. The EOS 5DS has a quite low magnification (only 0.71 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released 12 Months Ago

This Canon digital camera was released in July 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0581c008aa, canon 0581c004aa, canon 9608235591, canon 0582c014aa, canon sh000660, canon eos5dsr, canon f4556l, canon canon, canon f12l, canon f35l, canon f28l, canon f40l

Barcodes:

00000001632526, 00013803256949, 00400037780126, 04549292037777, 04549292037791

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