Canon EOS 5D specifications
|US: $3,299 [check/order]
EU: €3,699 (inc VAT)
UK: £2,539 (inc VAT)
|Body material||Magnesium alloy|
|Sensor|| 35.8 x 23.9 mm CMOS sensor *
Full 35 mm size frame *
RGB Color Filter Array
Built-in fixed low-pass filter
13.3 million total pixels *
12.8 million effective pixels *
3:2 aspect ratio
|Image processor||DIGIC II|
|Image sizes|| 4368 x 2912 (L; 12.7 MP) *
3168 x 2112 (M; 6.7 MP) *
2496 x 1664 (S; 4.2 MP) *
RAW (.CR2; 12-bit)
|File sizes|| RAW: approx. 12.9 MB
Large / Fine: approx. 4.6 MB
Large / Normal: approx. 2.3 MB
Medium / Fine: approx. 2.7 MB
Medium / Normal: approx. 1.4 MB
Small / Fine: approx. 2.0 MB
Small / Normal: approx. 1.0 MB
|Color space|| sRGB
|Lenses|| Canon EF lens mount (does not support EF-S lenses) *
No field of view crop (1.0x) *
|Focusing|| 9-point TTL
6 "Invisible Assist AF points" *
AF working range: -0.5 to 18 EV (at 20°C, ISO 100) *
|Focus modes|| AI Focus AF
One shot AF
AI Servo AF
|AF point selection|| Auto
|AF assist||No *|
|Metering|| TTL 35 zone SPC
Metering range: 1.0 to 20 EV (at 20°C, ISO 100, 50 mm F1.4)
Evaluative 35 zone
|AE lock|| Auto: One Shot AF with evaluative metering
Manual: AE lock button
|AE bracketing|| +/- 2.0 EV
0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
|Exposure compen.|| +/-2.0 EV
0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
Auto (ISO 100 - 400)
|Shutter|| Focal-plane shutter
30 - 1/8000 sec
0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
Flash X-Sync: 1/200 sec *
|Aperture values|| F1.0 - F91
0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
Actual aperture range depends on lens used
|White balance|| Auto (3000 - 7000 K)
Daylight (5200 K)
Shade (7000 K)
Cloudy (6000 K)
Tungsten (3200 K)
Fluorescent (4000 K)
Flash (6000 K)
Custom (2000 - 10000 K)
Kelvin (2800 - 10000 K in 100 K steps)
|WB bracketing|| +/-3 levels
blue/amber or magenta/green bias
|WB shift|| Blue (-9) To Amber (+9)
Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
|Picture style *|| Standard
|Custom image parameters *|| Sharpness: 0 to 7
Contrast: -4 to +4
Saturation: -4 to +4
Color tone: -4 to +4
B&W filter: N, Ye, Or, R, G
B&W tone: N, S, B, P, G
|Viewfinder|| Eye-level pentaprism
96% frame coverage *
Magnification: 0.71x *
Eyepoint: 20 mm
Dioptric adjustment: -3 to +1 diopter
Precision matte screen Ee-A (removable *)
|Viewfinder info|| AF points
Focus confirmation light
Exposure compensation amount
Spot metering circle
Red-eye reduction lamp on
Flash compensation amount
Maximum burst for continuous shooting
|LCD monitor|| 2.5" TFT LCD *
230,000 pixels *
5 brightness levels
10x zoom playback
|Shutter release|| Soft touch *|
|Record review|| Off
On (histogram via INFO button)
2 / 4 / 8 sec / Hold
|Flash|| No built-in flash unit *
E-TTL II auto flash / metered manual
Flash compensation +/-2.0 EV in 0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
X-Sync: 1/200 sec *
Hot-shoe & PC Terminal
|Shooting modes *||
|Drive modes|| Single
Continuous: 3 fps up to 60 JPEG / 17 RAW frames *
Self-timer: 10 sec (3 sec with mirror lock-up)
|Burst buffer|| RAW+JPEG: 12 frames
RAW: 17 frames
Large/Fine JPEG: 60 frames
Large/Normal JPEG: 150 frames
Medium/Fine JPEG: 120 frames
Medium/Normal JPEG: Unlimited
Small/Fine JPEG: 200 frames
Small/Normal JPEG: Unlimited
|Direct printing|| Canon Compact Photo Printers
Canon PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
|Auto rotation|| On (playback uses orientation data in file header)
|Playback mode|| Single image
Single image with info (inc. histogram)
Magnified view (1.5 - 10x in 15 steps, browsable)
9 image index
Jump (by 10 or 100 images, by date, by folder *)
|Custom functions||21 custom functions with 57 settings *|
|Menu languages|| English
|Portrait grip||Via BG-E4 battery grip (optional) *|
|Wireless||Via WFT-E1 (optional)|
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
|Storage|| Compact Flash Type I or II
Support for cards over 2 GB (FAT32)
No CF card supplied
|Power|| Lithium-Ion BP-511A rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
Supports BP-511 / BP-511A / BP-512 / BP-514
CR2016 Lithium battery (date/time backup)
Optional AC adapter
|Dimensions||152 x 113 x 75 mm (6.0 x 4.4 x 2.9 in) *|
|Weight (no batt)||810 g (1.8 lb) *|
|Weight (inc. batt)||895 g (2.0 lb) *|
* New or changed compared to the EOS 20D
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