Introduction

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All product photography by Dan Bracaglia

The Canon EOS R5 is a 45MP full-frame mirrorless camera that shoots full-width 8K video, has next-generation Dual Pixel autofocus and a stabilization system that provides up to eight stops of shake correction with a variety of lenses. It can also capture 10-bit HDR stills and video for HDR display. Designed for advanced amateurs and professionals, the EOS R5 is the spiritual (mirrorless) successor to Canon's 5D-series DSLR cameras and appears to leapfrog the competition in some significant ways.

Key specifications:

  • 45MP full-frame Dual Pixel CMOS sensor
  • 8K video, with option for Raw or 10-bit 4:2:2 C-log or HDR PQ
  • Up to 4K/120p, or oversampled 4K up to 30p
  • 100% coverage Dual Pixel II AF system with human and animal detection trained by machine learning
  • 12 fps / 20 fps bursts (mech. / elec. shutter)
  • 5.76M-dot OLED EVF with 120fps max refresh rate
  • 3.2" 2.1M-dot fully articulating touchscreen
  • 10-bit HDR photos in HEIF format
  • 1x CFExpress slot, 1x UHS-II SD slot
  • Claimed weather-sealing to EOS 5D Mark IV levels
  • 2.4/5Ghz Wi-FI with Bluetooth and FTP connectivity
  • CIPA rated to around 320 shots (using EVF)
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ISO 100 | 1/400 sec | F2.8 | Canon RF 28-70mm F2L @ 70mm

As you can see from the spec list, there's a lot to cover. Follow along with us as we take an in-depth look at all that Canon has to offer in its latest high-end mirrorless camera. The EOS R5 will be available at the end of July for $3899 USD body-only, or $4999 with the RF 24-105mm F4L.


What's new and how it compares

The EOS R5 has a lot of new features inside and out. We'll go through what they are, and why they matter, here.

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Body, controls and handling

Canon has banished the EOS R's touchbar and put a very nice AF joystick in its place. Overall, the R5 is a really pleasant camera to use.

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Initial impressions

So, is the EOS R5 the long-awaited 'mirrorless 5D'? Find out what we think after having spent some time with it.

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Sample gallery

Peruse our huge sample gallery full of JPEGs, Raws and processed Raw images from a full-production EOS R5.

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