Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D Review

Overall Score

48

Main Features

  • 6 MP APS-C CCD Sensor
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 131 x 93 x 67 mm, 670g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced by: Alpha DSLR-A100

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Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D Overview


First introduced in July, 2005, Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D is a 6 MP DSLR with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sized CCD sensor.

Konica replaced Minolta Maxxum 5D with Sony A100. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Konica Minolta 5D with Sony A100


Proc and Cons of Konica Minolta 5D


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D with competitors in semi-pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
External Flash
RAW Support
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Flash Sync Port
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Optical Viewfinder
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
9 Focus Points
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
Low Resolution Sensor: 6 MP
Low Screen Resolution: 115k dots
Weight: 670g
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 115 fps
Type Scores

Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D has an Overall Score of 48/100 and ranked #153 out of 206 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #540 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Konica Minolta 5D Scores
Imaging score
47
Features score
42
Value for money score
63
Portability score
78
Overall score
48
Average Scores in Semi-Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
55
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
73
Portability Score
70
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Konica Minolta 5D


Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D weighs 670g and has external dimensions of 131 x 93 x 67mm (5.16 x 3.66 x 2.64"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro DSLR cameras is 783g, Konica Minolta 5D is 113 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Konica Minolta 5D is less by 10mm more than the average length in Semi-Pro DSLR.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Konica Minolta 5D
670g
Average weight
783g
Min weight
479g
Max weight
1074g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Konica Minolta 5D
67mm
Average Thickness
75mm
Min Thickness
64mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D with the dimensions:

Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Minolta Maxxum 5D Dimensions Minolta Maxxum 5D
Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D Konica Minolta 7D 845 g 670 g 150 x 106 x 78 mm 131 x 93 x 67 mm
Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Sony A100 638 g 670 g 133 x 95 x 71 mm 131 x 93 x 67 mm
Nikon D5300 Nikon D5300 480 g 670 g 125 x 98 x 76 mm 131 x 93 x 67 mm
Nikon D3300 Nikon D3300 430 g 670 g 124 x 98 x 76 mm 131 x 93 x 67 mm
Canon EOS 5D Canon 5D 895 g 670 g 152 x 113 x 75 mm 131 x 93 x 67 mm
Nikon D7100 Nikon D7100 765 g 670 g 136 x 107 x 76 mm 131 x 93 x 67 mm
Nikon D750 Nikon D750 840 g 670 g 141 x 113 x 78 mm 131 x 93 x 67 mm
Canon EOS 70D Canon 70D 755 g 670 g 139 x 104 x 79 mm 131 x 93 x 67 mm

Specifications of Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D


General
Brand Konica
Model Minolta Maxxum 5D
Announced July, 2005
Body Type Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 143
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 115k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.55
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 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 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 Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 6 MP
Max Image Resolution 3008 x 2000
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None
Video Formats
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 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model NP-400
Physical
Weight 670 g
Physical Dimensions 131 x 93 x 67 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Compact Flash (Type I or II)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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