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Canon EOS 5DS R Digital Camera

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SLR 50.6MP CMOS Mar 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Waterproof Sensor Type Release Date
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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33 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of a comparable age and type, this Canon camera is one of the most highly awarded.

The experts at PhotographyBlog.com, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all decided that this camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The editors of Trusted Reviews, Lydogbilde.no and Focus-numerique.fr all said that concluded that they would recommend this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This waterproof camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Digitaltrends.com and Photoreview.com.au, both of which thought that this digital camera was excellent.

The writer at Digifotopro.nl decided that this Canon digital camera was fantastic 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 the average expert rating of this camera is 91%. Experts think this Canon digital camera is one of the very best digital cameras of a similar spec and age.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 7 owner reviews this waterproof camera has a marvellous overall owner rating. That puts this Canon digital camera in the top 1% of all the digital cameras of this age and spec.

Good Quality Pictures

A few customers considered that the Canon EOS 5DS R was able to produce good images. Expert review site Tomsguide.com said two years ago “Landscape photographers, delivering 50-MP resolution and finely detailed images” in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R. Tomsguide.com also wrote “Optical low pass filter cancellation for sharper images”.

Some customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had a good picture resolution. Craig said on Amazon “The detail you can get with the massive 50.6 megapixels is amazing” in his review of this digital camera and gave the Canon EOS 5DS R a score of 5 stars. Expert website Photographybay.com wrote “He takes a look at their massive 50MP resolution sensors shooting high speed water studio shots”. Two years ago expert review site Imaging-Resource.com said “Given the massive 50-megapixel resolution is spread over the area of a 35mm full” in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R.

One person who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce clear pictures. Craig mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Also as this has superb detail and clarity any movement or the slightest miscalculation in focus will show up”.

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner thought it had a good image sensor. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com two years ago “The highest number of megapixels ever seen in a full frame sensor”. One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was good in low light. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Good lowlight performer” in their review.

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Robust

A number of Canon EOS 5DS R reviewers who purchased the product considered that it was well made. Two years ago Ahmed mentioned “Solid control layout” in his review of the Canon EOS 5DS R. Digitaltrends.com scored the Canon EOS 5DS R 80 out of 100 and wrote “Et solid kamerahus med god ergonomi og en fantastisk sker, er heller ikke forakte”.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Canon is one of the superior digital camera manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Canon also has good reviews for its waterproof cameras.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS R had a good screen. Ahmed gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Sharp rear display” in his review of the Canon EOS 5DS R. One customer who reviewed the product thought it had a good viewfinder. Digitaltrends.com gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and wrote two years ago “Excellent optical viewfinder”.

Easy to Use

A few Canon EOS 5DS R reviewers who bought it said that it was easy to use. Craig said in his Canon EOS 5DS R review on Amazon “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”.

Good Product Quality

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was good quality. Tomsguide.com wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R “Excellent image quality”.

Good Technical Features

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner said in their reviews that the product had good features. Tomsguide.com mentioned “Extensive feature set” and rated the Canon EOS 5DS R 4 stars.

Nice Design

One person said in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS R was good looking. Digitaltrends.com said “Beautiful 50.6MP stills”.

Good Quality Lens

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner who purchased it concluded that it had a good autofocus. Digitaltrends.com said “Excellent autofocus”.

Good Flash

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had a good flash. Two years ago Ahmed said in his Canon EOS 5DS R review “Lacks built-in flash” and rated the product as excellent.

Good Video Capture

One person who bought it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Expert review site Photographybay.com mentioned “There are a couple compelling examples in this video that demonstrate the dif” in their review of this digital camera.

Very High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 50.6 megapixels, the EOS 5DS R's megapixel is one of the highest amongst cameras of this age and type. Across all the waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R the megapixels range from 8MP to 51MP, and the average megapixel is 23MP.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 5DS R has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 5DS R.

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Waterproof

The EOS 5DS R is waterproof, as are most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R is 2.3" and the largest is 3.2". With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the Canon EOS 5DS R has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The EOS 5DS R has a wider light exposure correction than most comparable spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago. This digital camera has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most cameras that are a comparable age to it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 5DS R.

The worst light exposure correction amongst comparable types of camera is ± 3EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step).

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Very Many Total Megapixels

When compared to other cameras that were launched more than a year ago that we have checked the total megapixels of, the Canon EOS 5DS R's total megapixels of 53 megapixels is one of the most. Across all the waterproof cameras that were released one year ago the total megapixelss range from 14MP to 53MP.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. The most frequently supported image formats supported is EXIF, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds JPG and RAW are also supported by this digital camera.

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6016 X 4000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a 6016 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s) found on most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s 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.

A 6016 x 4000 still image resolution(s) is actually the best still image resolution across all digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 5DS R.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360.

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Very High Playback Zoom (max)

The average playback zoom (max) of similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago is 12x. When compared to other cameras of this spec and age that we have checked, the EOS 5DS R's playback zoom (max) of 16 times zoom factor is one of the highest.

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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 most digital cameras of this age and type. Most digital cameras that were released one year ago have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (8688 x 5792 pixels) is actually the best image resolution across all cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 5DS R.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst image resolution is 1280 x 1024 pixels.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 5DS R is 680,000 pixels. The EOS 5DS R has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) (1,040,000 pixel) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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700 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The EOS 5DS R takes more battery life (CIPA standard)s than most of the comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 5DS R. Most of the waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 5DS R only take between 220 and 699 battery life (CIPA standard)s, however this camera takes 700 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Has Eight White Balances

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

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The average motion JPEG frame rate of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 5DS R is 39fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of 50 frames per second, the EOS 5DS R has one of the higher motion JPEG frame rates amongst cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon EOS 5DS R is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Canon camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 5DS R.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modess

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a greater number of light exposure modes than most similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 5DS R. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Canon EOS 5DS R is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports 6 and 400 ISO sensitivitys, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600" and "3200" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Features Three Light Meterings

The number of light metering modes featured on the Canon EOS 5DS R is more than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R. The light meterings "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Partial" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The average flash sync-speed of cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EOS 5DS R is 0.8s. With a flash sync-speed of only 0.005 seconds, the Canon EOS 5DS R has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person concluded that this digital camera 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 of the Canon EOS 5DS R but even so he scored the product 5 stars.

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer said in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS R was not good structurally.

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Poor Connectivity

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was not wifi compatible. Digitaltrends.com said in their review of this digital camera “No builtin wireless”.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 5DS R, the EOS 5DS R does not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 5DS R, the EOS 5DS R does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the EOS 5DS R are not 3D. The EOS 5DS R is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 5DS R, the EOS 5DS R does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The EOS 5DS R does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 5DS R also do not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the EOS 5DS R does not support video capability.

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Very Heavy

Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the weights range from 110g to 850g. With a weight of 845 grams, the EOS 5DS R is one of the heaviest cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 5DS R

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this camera was released.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports a CF|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to 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 digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Dustproof
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

9 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(28)
12 November 2015

Photo answers review Photo answers rating Ten years ago Canon launched its 12.8Mp EOS 5D, a camera that opened the door for many enthusiasts to shoot with a full-frame sensor. Fast-forward a...

15 October 2015

The DT Accessory Pack Up your game and the get the most out of your gear with the following extras, hand-picked by our editors: Canon Battery Pack LP-E6N ($63.63) The camera sucks up battery...

Digitaltrends.com

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
20 September 2015

Check out this video from Kai at Digital Rev as he does a hands-on comparison between the 50MP Canon 5Ds R and the 42MP Sony A7R II . This review is even a little more superficial than others he... Read more…

9 September 2015

The Canon EOS 5DS R is an excellent camera for studio and landscape photographers, delivering 50-MP resolution and finely detailed images...

Highest resolution full-frame DSLR
Excellent image quality
Extensive feature set
Optical low pass filter cancellation for sharper images
Weather-sealed body
Potential for moir under certain conditions
No Wi-F
GPS or HDMI out
Lacks headphone jack for audio monitoring
25 August 2015

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 11 May 2016 by JMK
(Verified Purchase)

There is not enough space to describe this camera properly so I will instead say, ITS FABULOUS !

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by Craig

I recently purchased this camera as an upgrade from cropped frame EOS 70D and I'm certainly not disappointed. The detail you can get with the massive 50.6 megapixels is amazing. This camera is... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2016 by 999 | 22 Comments

Both of these cameras are waterproof that's the reason there is no built in flash But If you want one why not buy yourself a cheap camera with one in it(moron)...

Reviewed 27 December 2015 by Alain
Alain would recommend the Canon EOS 5DS (Verified Purchase)

I use the D5SR in a lot of different conditions Quality is amazing and easy to use A higher ISO is a bit missing...

Fast Accurate Auto-Focus
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Quiet
Short Battery Life
Noisy At High ISO
Iso Range Not High Enough
No gps
Slower Max Fps
Reviewed 27 December 2015 by Nicholas . Fowler | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Utterly superb, I did a great deal of research, on some photo websites, frankly its impossible to fault it, a quite superb piece of equipment, and I look forward to using it later on in Spring... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 0582c014, canon f28, 8712x5813, canon f40, 0582c014a, 0582c014aa, canon f28l, canon eos5, canon f40l, canon eos5d, canon eos5ds, canon eos5dsr, canon 0582c014, canon 0582c014a, canon 0582c014aa
Barcodes 00006536266567, 00009203176903, 00013803256963, 00400037792044, 00845251094534, 00845251094572, 04549292037845

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