Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review

Announced Aug 25, 2016 •
30 megapixels | 3.2 screen | Full frame sensor
dpreview conclusion

With the EOS 5D Mark IV, Canon has further refined its semi-professional full frame all-rounder. With a solid build and improved weather sealing, faster burst speed, increased resolution, increased dynamic range, updated autofocus system and Dual Pixel live view functionality, the Mark IV will be as much camera as many people need, even if it doesn't revolutionize the 5D-line the way its predecessors have.

Good for

Professionals and enthusiasts looking for a durable, no-nonsense camera for portraits, events, studio work, landscapes, photojournalism, quick video grabs and some sports.

Not so good for

Those that need the ultimate in durability and speed for harsh environments and fast action photography, as well as those that need a more robust video toolkit.

Read our full review

Scoring
Build quality
Ergonomics & handling
Features
Metering & focus accuracy
Image quality (raw)
Image quality (jpeg)
Low light / high ISO performance
Viewfinder / screen rating
Performance
Movie / video mode
Connectivity
Value
Other reviews
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV is the body many photographers have been waiting for, upgrading key aspects of the best-selling Mark III, while maintaining its core-premise of capturing great quality stills and video. Many of the upgrades were expected - necessary even - such as 4k video, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and built-in Wifi, but it's great to also find a large touchscreen and built-in GPS receiver,...

Read full review