Canon EOS R5 offers photographers and filmmakers ground-breaking features and image quality such as 8K video recording, 20 frames per second stills shooting, 45MP high resolution still images, In-Body Image Stabilizer, dual card slots, and 100% autofocus frame coverage with Dual Pixel CMOS AF II working across all video modes including 4K 120fps slow motion.
Building on the 5D series legacy the EOS R5 offers professional build quality, ergonomics, connectivity, and of course dual memory card slots (1x CFexpress, 1x SD UHS II).
After a very long wait for Canon, it is all gloves off and Game On!
The brand new Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Full-frame Camera sets new standards for what's possible in an interchangeable lens camera with both 8K video and action-ready 20 frames per second photos.
Professional content creators needing resolution, speed or video are sure to find a worthy tool in this camera. The 45 Megapixels sensor has been coupled with both Dual Pixel CMOS AF II with 1053 zones and an in-body 5-axis stabiliser (IBIS) with up to 8 stops of stabilisation when combined with Optical Image Stabilisation.
The EOS R5 offers spectacular performance for both landscape, action photography and also wildlife photos with its Animal detection AF which steadily tracks and detects bodies, faces or eyes of animal subjects. It also shoots up to 12 fps using the mechanical shutter and up to impressive 20 fps by the electronic shutter with 100% autofocus coverage.
Canon EOS R5 video specs and features positions Canon's latest flagship camera as possibly the best mirrorless camera on the market for video content production.
Serious internal video recording super-powers in the Canon R5 allows you to record 8K RAW video up to 30 fps and also 8K 4:2:2 10-bit Canon LOG or HDR PQ in a H.265 codec. Further, slow motion video in 4K with Dual Pixel AF is possible up to 120 fps 4:2:2 10-bit in both Canon LOG and HDR PQ (H.265).
Canon has also included, as a first for EOS 5 series cameras, a fully-articulated vari-angle screen perfect for high and low shots as well as vlogging. The EOS R5's responsive EVF is equally made for the concerning professional with 5.76 megapixels resolution and 119.88 fps refresh rate sure to suit any sports photographers needs!
Additionally, the camera supports dual memory cards with one CFexpress and one SD UHS-II enabled slot. As for size and weight, the Canon EOS R5 measures in at 138.5 x 97.5 x 88.0 mm and weighs around 738 grams including battery and memory cards.
The new 45 Megapixels sensor of the Canon EOS R5 offers amazing resolution for large prints, landscape and architecture photography or for any photographer that likes to refine their compositions when editing. In combination with the new DIGIC X processor, this sensor enables high speed capture all they way up up to 20 fps using the electronic shutter.
Combined with select Canon RF lenses with lens stabilisation (IS) like the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM the Canon EOS R5 can deliver up to 8 shutter stops of camera shake compensation. Canon's Coordinated Control IS cleverly combines the cameras 5-axis IBIS, which is available for all lenses with or without stabilisation, with lens-based stabilisation for increased effectiveness.
The Canon EOS R5 is the first camera from Canon to offer 100% AF coverage with Dual Pixel CMOS AF II. It also incorporates Advanced Face and Eye Detect - perfect for portraits with advanced tracking of human subjects with eye, face and head detect. Canon brings a huge improvement to anybody looking to shoot with long telephoto lenses, as the EOS R5 supports aperture settings as wide as f/22.
0.05 Second Autofocus
The Canon EOS R5 incredible autofocus performance can when paired with the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens achieve autofocus in just 0.05 seconds! This makes the R5 one of the fastest full-frame cameras available when it comes to autofocus and enables sports or action photographers to enter into Canon's RF mirrorless camera system.
1053 AF zones ensure complete frame coverage for the camera to select automatically. In manual mode, there are up to 5940 user-selectable AF point positions to choose from!
Canon's intelligent tracking recognition in the EOS R5 camera offers one of the most advanced human subject detection autofocus systems on the market with Eye, Face and Head detect.
If you are photographing animals**** such as dogs, cats and birds you also get eye, face and whole body detect.
EOS R5 gives you greater flexibility in post-processing with its 8K video recording capabilities - a world-first for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.
The Canon EOS R5 camera is able to record 8K video in multiple codec flavours including RAW from its full-frame sensor, all without cropping the sensor to ensure maximum impact from your wide-angle lenses.
Further proving EOS R5's video powers, Canon's renowned Dual Pixel AF is available in all recording modes on the EOS R5, looking to benefit any solo content creator wanting to shoot 8K video.
Why record 8K video?
The fundamental benefit of 8K video recording is that you get around four times the detail of 4K video.
This extra detail allows you to export around 33 megapixels still frames out of your video footage, opening up new creative possibilities. Zooming in while editing is now no longer limited to HD delivery only, with 8k source you can now zoom up to 4x without a noticeable quality loss! 8k in-camera oversampling also results in sharper UHD videos when recording 4K from the EOS R5.
What are the limitations?
Canon EOS R5's recording limit for 8K videos (RAW. DCI, UHD) is restricted to a maximum recording time of around 20 minutes at room temperature due to internal camera temperature limitations. Canon has measured this when setting crop to [Off] and up to 29.97 fps / 25 fps.
Canon's most advanced autofocus system is available in all 8K recording modes on the EOS R5 for advanced tracking and subject recognition. As getting sharp focus is critical for 8K and 4K video, Canon has made sure that even Eye Detect autofocus is available for 8K video recording.
With the Canon EOS R5 you can capture up to 8K 30P RAW videos internally at a bit depth of 12-bit for maximum post-processing flexibility.
Experience smooth cinematic slow motion 4k footage, an experience like no other thanks to Dual Pixel Autofocus keeping your slow-mo action in focus.
HDR PQ recording enables easy HDR video capture for minimal post-processing before delivery while the inclusion of Canon LOG enables you to easily match the EOS R5 with any of Canon EOS Cinema range cameras.
Following in the footsteps of the EOS 5 series, the EOS R5 is constructed from a magnesium-alloy body with strategic weather-sealing at selected locations to ensure high operability and reliability. The body features three control dials; a main dial and two quick control dials for fast and ergonomic use. Canon has listened to feedback from users and AF points can now be selected with a traditional joystick multi-controller within easy reach of a user's thumb.
*Battery compartment, card slot cover, and other parts that can be opened must be securely closed in order to maintain dust- and water-resistance.
The CFexpress card supports high-speed transfer, allowing the camera to perform continuous shooting of 45-megapixel still images, at up to 20 fps, as well as internal recording of 8K RAW movies.
Canon has put a responsive electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 5.76 Megapixels resolution in the EOS R5 which promises smooth performance when switching between using the monitor and the EVF while also being great for burst shooting. The viewfinder supports brightness, colour tone and fine-tuning of colour tone adjustments as well as having optimised EVF optics.
The inclusion of a fully-articulated Vari-angle LCD monitor makes it easier to shoot from high and low angles or shoot in portrait orientation. An articulated screen like this is a must for any video content creator looking to vlog with the Canon EOS R5 or any creator working alone creating presentation pieces in front of camera.
A top-mounted dot matrix LCD display allows you to turn off the main monitor to save power and still be able to check settings and shooting modes with just a quick glance at the top of the camera.
With the EOS R5 Canon also introduced a new battery the LP-E6NH for longer battery life with around 14% increased battery life. It also keeps backwards compatibility with older LP-E6 style batteries and accessories.
Additionally, the EOS R5 also supports an optional BG-R10 Battery Grip for even longer battery life and improved comfort when shooting for an extended time, in portrait orientation, or with longer telephoto lenses.
The Canon EOS R5 supports IEEE802.11ac Wi-Fi standard and 5GHz wireless LAN it is also compatible with image.canon and fully automatic image data transfer to the cloud.
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*Except when using EF-S lenses. With Full Aperture. Speed may change due to shutter speed, aperture changes, subject, darkness and type of lens.
Burst shooting speed varies in up to 3 stages, depending on the battery type used, the number of batteries, remaining charge, lens, temperature, Wi-Fi setting, whether you are using battery grip or WFT unit, DC coupler or USB power adapter. The maximum burst speed may also decrease due to shutter speed, aperture, flash usage, flicker reduction processing, subject conditions and brightness.
**Among all interchangeable-lens digital cameras as of July 2020 based on the CIPA standard and RF24-105mm at a focal distance of 105mm. Depending on the time of purchase your lens firmware may need to be updated.
***Applicable when subject frame is shown while using Face+Tracking and RF lenses (except RF600mm F11 IS STM, RF800mm F11 IS STM and Extender RF). When using EF lenses or Extenders (excluding some current products) some scenes and subjects may not be applicable.
****For some subjects, animal detection is not available, and in other cases subjects other than dogs, cats or birds may be detected as animals.
The Canon mirrorless system is rapidly expanding and we believe you may be interested in looking at some of Canon's workhorse lenses such as the following options:
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|Lens mount||RF mount|
|LCD panel||Dot-matrix display|
|Quick control dial 2||Yes|
|Depth-of-field preview button||Yes|
|Size||Full frame (35mm equiv.)|
|Effective pixels (max. approx. megapixels)||45.0|
|HEIF support (in HDR PQ shooting)||Yes|
|Focus bracketing (depth compositing)||Yes|
|Dual Pixel RAW||Yes|
|RAW Maximum burst||SD card: 66
CFexpress card: 180
|JPEG Large / Fine Maximum burst||SD card: 190
CFexpress card: 350
(at 23°C / 73°F, Screen, Smooth)
|Supported Movie Recording Sizes||8K DCI / UHD
4K High Frame Rate (119.88 / 100.00)
4K UHD (59.94 / 50.00)
4K DCI 59.94, 29.97, 24.00, 23.98/50.00, 25.00, 24.00
4K UHD (29.97, 23.98 / 25.00)
Full HD (59.94, 29.97, 23.98 / 50.00, 25.00)
4K HQ mode movies
|HDR PQ for movies||Yes|
|Time-lapse movies||8K / 4K / Full HD|
|Bit depth||10 bit|
|Exposure control||P / Tv / Av / M|
|ISO Auto setting||Yes|
|10-bit internal (card) recording||Yes|
|Picture Style||Yes (Default value changed)|
|Type||Electronic viewfinder (EVF)|
|Dot count (approx.)||5.76 million dots|
|Viewfinder refresh rate (max.)||119.88 fps|
|Colour tone adjustment||Yes|
|Fine-tuning colour tone||Yes|
|Dot count (approx.)||2.1 million dots|
|Screen/viewfinder display (options based on whether screen is open)||Yes|
|Colour tone adjustment||Yes|
|Touch-based menu screen magnified view||Yes|
|Number of AF divisions available for automatic selection (max.): Still photos||39 x 27 (1053 divisions)|
|AF zone||Horizontal: Approx. 100%,
Vertical: Approx. 100%
|Touch & drag AF||Yes|
|Servo AF characteristics (in still photo shooting)||Yes|
|Subject tracking settings||People / Animals / No priority|
|Expand AF area (above, below, left and right / around)||Yes|
|Zone AF||9 x 9|
|Large Zone AF vertical (max.)||9 x 21|
|Large Zone AF horizontal (max.)||31 x 9|
|Horizontal: Approx. 100%,
Vertical: Approx. 100%
|Horizontal: Approx. 90%,
Vertical: Approx. 100%
|Horizontal: Approx. 80%,
Vertical: Approx. 80%
|Horizontal: Approx. 40%,
Vertical: Approx. 60%
|Still photos||EV –6 to 20
(with an f/1.2 lens, center AF point, One-Shot AF, at 23°C / 73°F and ISO 100)
|Movies||8K: EV -3 to 20
4K/Full HD: EV -4 to 20
(with an f/1.2 lens, center AF point, One-Shot AF, at 23°C / 73°F, ISO 100, and 29.97 fps)
|*||Except RF lenses with a Defocus Smoothing (DS) coating|
|Still photo modes||A+ / Fv / P / Tv / Av / M / B / C1 / C2 / C3|
|Movie modes||A+ / P / Tv / Av / M / C1 / C2 / C3|
|ISO speed (still photos)||Normal 100–51200
Expansion for lower speeds (ISO equivalent) L: 50
Expansion for faster speeds (ISO equivalent) H: 102400
|ISO speed (normal movies)||Normal 100 to 25600
Expansion for faster speeds (ISO equivalent) H: 51200
|Metering brightness range||Still photos (at 23°C/73°F, ISO 100) EV –3 to 20
Movies (at 23°C/73°F, ISO 100, centerweighted average metering) EV –1 to 20
|Zebra display (in movie recording)||Yes|
|Continuous shooting priority (CSP) mode||Yes|
|Safety FE||(Automatically activated in continuous shooting priority mode)|
|Continuous flash control||Yes|
|Shutter Modes||Mechanical shutter
Electronic 1st curtain
|Selection of shutter shutdown state Yes|
|Shutter speed||1/8000–30 sec.
Mechanical: X-sync at 1/200 sec.
Elec. 1st-curtain: X-sync at 1/250 sec.
|High-speed continuous shooting +||Mechanical shutter / Electronic 1st-curtain:
12 (in A mode)
|High-speed continuous shooting||Mechanical shutter: 6.0 (in A mode)
Electronic 1st curtain: 8.0 (in A mode)
|Low-speed continuous shooting||Mechanical shutter / Electronic 1st-curtain:
|High-speed continuous shooting +||Electronic shutter: 20|
|High-speed continuous shooting||Electronic shutter: 20|
|Low-speed continuous shooting||Electronic shutter: 20|
|Controlled by lenses||Yes|
|Controlled by camera||Yes|
|IS effectiveness, in number of stops (still photos)||8.0 stops
IS-equipped lenses (co-ordinated control)
|Movie digital IS||Yes|
|Based on focal length (with lenses from which focal length data cannot be acquired)||Yes|
|DPRAW processing (portrait relighting, background clarity)||Yes|
|RAW image processing||Adjust face lighting (Auto Lighting Optimizer): Yes
|HEIF to JPEG conversion||8K / 4K|
|DPRAW processing (portrait relighting, background clarity)||USB Type-C|
|Wireless File Transmitter support||Yes|
|image.canon automatic upload||Yes|
|5 GHz Wi-Fi support||Yes|
|Recording media||CFexpress card / SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards|
|Dimensions||138.5 x 97.5 x 88.0
(approx. width x height x depth in mm, based on CIPA standards)
(approx. including battery and memory cards)