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Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera

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Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera
Key Features
  • 45MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC X Image Processor
  • 8K30 Raw and 4K120 10-Bit Internal Video
  • 400MP In-Camera Files with No Software
For the professional image-maker who needs resolution, speed, and video capabilities, the Canon EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera features a newly developed 45MP CMOS sensor, which offers 8K raw video recording, 12 fps continuous shooting with a mechanical shutter, and is the first EOS camera to feature 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization.
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Canon R5 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2IBIS High Resolution 400MP Files
  • 345MP Full-Frame Sensor and DIGIC X Processor
  • 48K30 Raw and 4K120 Video Recording
  • 5HDMI 8K Raw Output to Atomos Ninja V+
  • 6Dual Pixel CMOS AF II
  • 7Sensor-Shift Image Stabilizer
  • 8Body Design and Wireless Connectivity

For the professional image-maker who needs resolution, speed, and video capabilities, the Canon EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera features a newly developed 45MP CMOS sensor, which offers 8K raw video recording, 12 fps continuous shooting with a mechanical shutter, and is the first EOS camera to feature 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization.

Beyond just resolution, the sensor also pairs with the refined DIGIC X image processor to usher in a new generation of Dual Pixel CMOS AF for quick, smooth, and intelligent focusing performance using 1053 selectable points that cover the entire field of view. This focusing system has also been updated to make use of Deep Learning technology for improved subject tracking as well as precise eye, face, and head-detection for both people and animals.

Complementing the imaging assets, the R5, while sporting a new design, also feels familiar to EOS 5-series users. An especially high-resolution 0.5" 5.76m-dot electronic viewfinder provides a realistic 120 fps refresh rate while the 3.2" rear touchscreen LCD monitor sports a vari-angle design to accommodate vlogging needs as well as benefit working from high and low angles. A top status LCD makes for an intuitive workflow and the camera also incorporates dual memory card slots—one CFexpress Type B, one SD UHS-II—along with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless connectivity.

IBIS High Resolution 400MP Files
Using the EOS R5 with firmware 1.8.1 or later, the IBIS High Resolution shot mode can create 400 megapixel (approx.) files in-camera, without the need for external software. This feature can be used for some specific situations when a high-resolution file with fine detail is required. Examples include art reproduction and building signage.
45MP Full-Frame Sensor and DIGIC X Processor
Built around a newly developed 45MP full-frame CMOS sensor, the EOS R5 offers both high-resolution stills and video output and the fine-tuned DIGIC X image processor complements this with a wealth of speed. Sensitivity from ISO 100-51200, which can be expanded to ISO 102400, suits working in a variety of lighting conditions while quick continuous shooting up to 12 fps with a mechanical shutter, or silent 20 fps with an electronic shutter, is ideal for working with moving subjects.
8K30 Raw and 4K120 Video Recording
Benefitting more than just stills, the 45MP full-frame sensor also enables impressively high-resolution DCI 8K 30 fps raw video recording internally along with 4K recording up to 120 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit with Canon Log. HDR-PQ recording is possible, too, in-camera HDR production and external recording, via the HDMI port supports a clean 4K output at up to 60 fps. Both All-I and IPB compression options are available, along with the ability to use Dual Pixel CMOS AF when shooting at up to 8K raw.
HDMI 8K Raw Output to Atomos Ninja V+
Firmware update 1.4.0 adds the ability to output 8K30, 10-bit video for ProRes raw recording to the Atomos Ninja V+ recorder over an optional HDMI cable. (Please note, the recorder may become hot.)
Dual Pixel CMOS AF II
An updated Dual Pixel CMOS AF II features 1053 selectable focusing points, which cover approximately 100% of the image frame for wide and even coverage. This focusing system offers smooth and fast focusing performance in a similar manner to how a camcorder acquires focus. This system integrates two separate photodiodes within each pixel to provide a broad and dense network of phase-detection gathering elements across a majority of the image sensor to reduce focus hunting for faster, more direct control of focus placement. When working with still imagery, this focusing system works to acquire focus quickly and accurately, making it ideally suited to shooting and tracking moving subjects so that critical focus is attained with each shot. When shooting video, a Movie Servo AF mode offers smooth and natural focusing when changing from different subjects or different distances within the scene, as well as the ability to specify tracking sensitivity, AF speed, and Face Tracking priority. Benefited by the Touch AF system, rack focus is possible simply by touching elements within the scene on the touchscreen in order to change focus in an intuitive manner. Subject tracking in movies is also heightened due to the Dual Pixel CMOS AF system's ability to recognize subjects and maintain focus when working within changing or cluttered scenery.

Subject tracking has also been benefitted through the use of Deep Learning technology, which helps to gradually refine the focusing system's ability to quickly and accurately recognize both people and animal subjects. This technology also supports the more refined eye, face, and head detection functions, for both people and animals, that are well-suited for portraiture applications.
Sensor-Shift Image Stabilizer
A first for EOS cameras, the R5 incorporates five-axis sensor-shift image stabilization that compensates for up to an impressive eight stops of camera shake for truly effective compensation of camera shake to suit handheld shooting with slower shutter speeds. This stabilization system also works in concert with lens-based optical image stabilization for both native RF lenses and adapted EF lenses.
Body Design and Wireless Connectivity
  • High-resolution 5.67m-dot 0.5" electronic viewfinder provides a bright and detailed means for eye-level viewing and the quick 120 fps refresh rate offers natural motion rendering for a more realistic viewfinder experience.
  • Rear 3.2" 2.1m-dot LCD touchscreen features a vari-angle design that benefits front-facing recording, such as for vlogging needs, as well as working from high and low shooting angles.
  • Top status LCD can be used to quickly review camera and shooting settings.
  • CFexpress Type B and SD UHS-II memory card slots are featured for flexible storage needs; the CFexpress slot is ideal for 8K video and high-speed, high-resolution burst shooting needs while the SD card slot retains a familiar form factor for wide compatibility.
  • Both a 3.5mm headphone and a 3.5mm external microphone port are featured for improved audio monitoring and recording capabilities.
  • Refined body design incorporates four distinct control dials across the body for intuitive tactile control and a joystick controller is used on the back of the camera for fast and intuitive focus point selection and menu navigation.
  • Durable, weather-sealed body design is built to handle tough working conditions and inclement weather.
  • Both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi bands are available for fast file transferring to a mobile device and Bluetooth is also available to provide constant device connection via the Canon Camera Connect app.
UPC: 013803325812

Canon R5 Specs

Key Specs
Lens Mount
Canon RF
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 47.1 Megapixel
Effective: 45 Megapixel (8192 x 5464)
Image Sensor
36 x 24 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS
Image Stabilization
Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis
ISO Sensitivity Range
Photo
100 to 51,200 (Extended: 50 to 102,400)
Video
100 to 25,600 (Extended: 51,200)
Continuous Shooting
Mechanical Shutter
Up to 12 fps at 45 MP for up to 180 Frames (Raw) / 350 Frames (JPEG)
Electronic Shutter
Up to 20 fps at 45 MP for up to 83 Frames (Raw) / 170 Frames (JPEG)
Internal Recording Modes
H.265 4:2:2 10-Bit
DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps [680 to 1300 Mb/s]
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [680 to 1300 Mb/s]
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97/59.94/100/120 fps [170 to 1880 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100 fps [170 to 1880 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [28 to 230 Mb/s]
H.264 4:2:0 8-Bit
DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps [470 to 1300 Mb/s]
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [470 to 1300 Mb/s]
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps [120 to 1880 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100 fps [120 to 1880 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [12 to 180 Mb/s]
Raw 12-Bit
DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps [2600 Mb/s]
External Recording Modes
4:2:2 10-Bit via HDMI
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) up to 59.94 fps
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) up to 59.94 fps
Media/Memory Card Slot
Slot 1: CFexpress Type B
Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II) [V90 or Faster Recommended]
Video I/O
1x Micro-HDMI (Unspecified Signal) Output
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input on Camera Body
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Output on Camera Body
Power I/O
1x USB-C (5VDC at 1.5 A) Input
Other I/O
1x USB-C (USB 3.2 / 3.1 Gen 2) Data Output (Shared with Power Input)
1x Canon N3 Control Input
Wireless
2.4 / 5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Bluetooth 5.0 Control
Display Type
Free-Angle Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Battery Type
1x LP-E6NH Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Imaging
Lens Mount
Canon RF
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 47.1 Megapixel
Effective: 45 Megapixel (8192 x 5464)
Image Sensor
36 x 24 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS
Sensor Crop (35mm Equivalent)
Crop Factor: 1x
Additional Modes: 1.6x
*Additional Crop Occurs in Select Video Modes
Image Stabilization
Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis
Built-In ND Filter
No
Capture Type
Stills & Video
Exposure Control
Shutter Type
Mechanical Focal Plane Shutter and Electronic Rolling Shutter 
Shutter Speed
Mechanical Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
Electronic Shutter
1/8000 to 1/2 Second
Bulb/Time Mode
Bulb Mode
ISO Sensitivity Range
Photo
100 to 51,200 (Extended: 50 to 102,400)
Video
100 to 25,600 (Extended: 51,200)
Metering Method
Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure Modes
Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation
-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range
-3 to 20 EV
White Balance
2000 to 10,000K
Presets: Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Tungsten
Continuous Shooting
Mechanical Shutter
Up to 12 fps at 45 MP for up to 180 Frames (Raw) / 350 Frames (JPEG)
Electronic Shutter
Up to 20 fps at 45 MP for up to 83 Frames (Raw) / 170 Frames (JPEG)
Interval Recording
Yes
Self-Timer
2/10-Second Delay
Still Image Capture
Image Sizes
3:2 JPEG / Raw
44.7 MP (8192 x 5464)
22.4 MP (5808 x 3872)
11.6 MP (4176 x 2784)
5.9 MP (2976 x 1984)
3.8 MP (2400 x 1600)
Aspect Ratio
1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image File Format
JPEG, Raw
Bit Depth
14-Bit
Video Capture
Internal Recording Modes
H.265 4:2:2 10-Bit
DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps [680 to 1300 Mb/s]
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [680 to 1300 Mb/s]
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97/59.94/100/120 fps [170 to 1880 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100 fps [170 to 1880 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [28 to 230 Mb/s]
H.264 4:2:0 8-Bit
DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps [470 to 1300 Mb/s]
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [470 to 1300 Mb/s]
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps [120 to 1880 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100 fps [120 to 1880 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [12 to 180 Mb/s]
Raw 12-Bit
DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps [2600 Mb/s]
External Recording Modes
4:2:2 10-Bit via HDMI
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) up to 59.94 fps
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) up to 59.94 fps
Fast-/Slow-Motion Support
Yes
Gamma Curve
Canon Log, Canon Log 3
Recording Limit
Up to 30 Minutes
IP Streaming
Yes
Built-In Microphone
Stereo
Audio Recording
AAC Audio
LPCM Audio
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot
Slot 1: CFexpress Type B
Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II) [V90 or Faster Recommended]
Video I/O
1x Micro-HDMI (Unspecified Signal) Output
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input on Camera Body
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Output on Camera Body
Power I/O
1x USB-C (5VDC at 1.5 A) Input
Other I/O
1x USB-C (USB 3.2 / 3.1 Gen 2) Data Output (Shared with Power Input)
1x Canon N3 Control Input
Wireless
2.4 / 5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Bluetooth 5.0 Control
Mobile App Compatible
Yes: Android & iOS
App Name: Canon Camera Connect
Functionality: Access Stored Files, Adjust Settings, Firmware Update, Remote Control, View Live Feed
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)
GPS
*Via Connected Smartphone
Monitor
Display Size
3.2"
Resolution
2,100,000 Dot
Display Type
Free-Angle Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Secondary Display
Top: Status Display
Viewfinder
Type
Built-In Electronic (OLED)
Size
0.5"
Resolution
5,760,000 Dot
Eye Point
23 mm
Coverage
100%
Magnification
Approx. 0.76x
Diopter Adjustment
-4 to +2
Focus
Focus Type
Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode
Continuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus Points
Phase Detection: 1053
Autofocus Sensitivity
-6 to +20 EV
Flash
Built-In Flash/Light
No
Maximum Sync Speed
1/250 Second
Flash Compensation
-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash System
eTTL
External Flash Connection
PC Terminal
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity
0 to 85%
General
Battery Type
1x LP-E6NH Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Shoe Mount
1x Hot Shoe
Tripod Mounting Thread
1x 1/4"-20 Female (Bottom)
Material of Construction
Magnesium Alloy
Dimensions (W x H x D)
5.43 x 3.84 x 3.46" / 138 x 97.5 x 88 mm
Weight
1.62 lb / 738 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.045 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11 x 9.4 x 6.1"

Canon R5 Reviews

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Does the R5 have "Custom Quick Controls", which ...

Does the R5 have "Custom Quick Controls", which were on the mode dial of the 5D Mark IV such as C1, C2, C3? If so, how many are on there and where are these found?
Asked by: Lance
I'm answering my own question here, but both the R5 and R6 have C1, C2, and C3 "Custom Quick Controls" on each. On the R6, it's on the main Mode Dial that you turn on the right hand side of the viewfinder, and on the R5, it's changed with the Mode button on the LCD screen on the right side of the viewfinder.
Answered by: Lance
Date published: 2023-02-06

For shooting UHD 4K/120fps does it need to be ...

For shooting UHD 4K/120fps does it need to be done on the CFexpress card? Or will the SD UHS-II card work? If the latter, is a V60 card enough or do you need a V90?
Asked by: The-Observer
A SD card that is v90 can work but it is recommend for 4k 120 to use a CFexpress cards. This is a few options for the CFexpress cards, https://bhpho.to/3y0LPyK .
Answered by: Rob K
Date published: 2021-08-19

Godox V1 Flash for Canon works with canon Eos r5?

Godox V1 Flash for Canon works with canon Eos r5?
Asked by: Tushar
Yes, the Godox V1 is compatible with the R5.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-08-19

Is this camera compatible with my Tamron ...

Is this camera compatible with my Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD zoom lens? I currently use it with my Canon EOS Rebel T7i
Asked by: RICHARD
In order to use your Tamron lens on the Canon EOS R5 camera, you would need an adapter such as this: https://bhpho.to/2wL8wZY
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2023-11-09

Does the 4K 120fps stay real-time, or is it ...

Does the 4K 120fps stay real-time, or is it automatically slowed in-camera?
Asked by: Jacob
A slow motion clip is created.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-07-13

Is there a camera cage (small rig) that fits the ...

Is there a camera cage (small rig) that fits the R5 with a battery grip attached?
Asked by: David
The Smallrig 3464 cage fits the EOS R5 with the BG-R10 battery grip attached: https://bhpho.to/3d8espv
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2022-09-14

Does the R5 come with an Owners Manual ? I ...

Does the R5 come with an Owners Manual ? I received my camera today but there was no manual in the box
Asked by: Warren
Yes indeed, there should be a warranty card and a book-like manual in the Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) (B&H# CAER5) box with every new USA version of the EOS R5. Please contact our customer service with any concerns.
Answered by: Yoni
Date published: 2023-01-02

The 8k raw video recording mode specifies a write ...

The 8k raw video recording mode specifies a write speed of 2600 mb/s yet the fastest media that Im seeing can only do 1500 mb/s... so how do we record 8k raw?
Asked by: Jacy
The cards are MB/s which means megabytes per second. The camera is lower case mb/s which means megabits per second. Therefore the camera is only producing 325 megabytes per second so the write speed of the card is roughly 5 times faster than needed.
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2021-03-10
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