Canon R5 Review

Overall Score

93

Main Features

  • 45 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 5760k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 12 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 8192 x 4320 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 138 x 98 x 88 mm, 738g.
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  • Replaced by: R6

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Canon R5 Overview


First introduced in July, 2020, Canon R5 is a 45 MP Mirrorless with a Full frame (36 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Canon replaced R5 with Canon R6. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon R5 with Canon R6

Canon R5 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon R5 Canon R5 2020 45MP 100 - 51200 738g 138 x 98 x 88mm
Canon R6 Canon R6 2020 20MP 100 - 102400 680g 138 x 98 x 88mm
Canon EOS RP Canon RP 2019 26MP 100 - 40000 485g 133 x 85 x 70mm
Canon EOS R Canon R 2018 30MP 100 - 40000 660g 136 x 98 x 84mm

Proc and Cons of Canon R5


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon R5 with competitors in pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
External Flash
RAW Support
51200 Max Native ISO
Manual Focus
1/s Electronic Shutter Speed
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
5940 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
2600 mbps High Video Bitrate
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
45MP High Resolution Sensor
12.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
5760k dot Viewfinder Resolution
2 Storage Slots
500000 cycles Shutter Life Expectancy
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Low Screen Resolution: 2,100kk dots
Low Battery Life: 320 shots
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Weight: 738g
Type Scores

Canon R5 has an Overall Score of 93/100 and ranked #10 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #10 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon R5 Scores
Imaging score
87
Features score
94
Value for money score
93
Portability score
72
Overall score
93
Average Scores in Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
71
Features Score
78
Value For Money Score
82
Portability Score
74
Overall score
79

Physical Dimensions of Canon R5


Canon R5 weighs 738g and has external dimensions of 138 x 98 x 88mm (5.43 x 3.86 x 3.46"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 691g, Canon R5 is 47 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Canon R5
738g
Average weight
691g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Canon R5
88mm
Average Thickness
67mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon R5 with the dimensions:

Canon R5

Specifications of Canon R5


General
Brand Canon
Model R5
Announced July, 2020
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Canon RF
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1x
Number of Lenses 22
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fully Articulated
Screen Resolution 2,100kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 5760
Viewfinder Coverage 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 5940
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 45 MP
Max Image Resolution 8192 x 5464
Max Native ISO 51200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 102400
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 8192 x 4320
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB
Battery
Battery Life 320 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model LP-E6NH
Physical
Weight 738 g
Physical Dimensions 138 x 98 x 88 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type CFexpress and SD (UHS-II) slots
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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