Canon EOS R5

Canon EOS R5

Canon EOS R5

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  • Internal 8k Video with 
  • & 30fps
  • Supports Dual Pixel Autofocus in all 8K Modes
  • IBIS, In Body Image Stabilisation
  • 12fps Mechanical & 20 fps Electronic Shutter
  • Dual Memory Card Slots
  • Build In WIFI
  • Touch screen LCD
  • Image Processor
  • CMOS Sensor
  • View Finder
  • 4K Video

It's official, the final Canon EOS R5 specifications are out and Canon has not saved anything for later, this camera is truly a beast!

The brand new Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Full-frame Camera features a 45 Megapixels sensor with a 5-axis stabiliser (IBIS) supporting up to 8 stops of stabilisation in combination with lens-based Optical Image Stabilisation. It shoots up to 12 fps using its mechanical shutter and up to impressive 20 fps by the electronic shutter with 100% autofocus coverage. The EOS R5 promises 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.

Canon EOS R5 video specs and features positions Canon's latest flagship offering as possibly the best mirrorless camera on the market for video content production.
Serious internal recording video super-powers in the Canon R5 allows you to record 8K RAW format video up to 30 fps and 8K 4:2:2 10-bit Canon LOG or HDR PQ in a H.265 codec. What is more, the EOS R5 also shoots slow motion video in 4K with Dual Pixel AF enabled at up to 120 fps 4:2:2 10-bit in both Canon LOG and HDR PQ (H.265) for smooth slow-motion videos.

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, of one a CFexpress and the other 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.

Key Features of the Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera Body

  • The Canon EOS R5 is the world's first interchangeable lens camera with 8K video recording.
  • 45.0 Megapixels CMOS Sensor and DIGIC X Processor enabling up to 20 fps shooting and high-resolution imagery
  • 5-axis In-body Stabilisation together with lens-based Image Stabiliser (IS) with select RF lenses results in up to 8 shutter stops of compensation for camera shake.
  • 100% Autofocus frame coverage with Dual Pixel CMOS AF II and 1053 Zones AF Area
  • 12fps Mechanical & 20 fps Electronic Shutter
  • Advanced Face and Eye Detect
  • Animal detection AF – Steadily tracks animal subjects by detecting the body, face, or eye of the subject.
  • High-resolution & Responsive 5.76MP Electronic Viewfinder (EVF)
  • Fully-articulated Vari-angle 3.2-inch LCD Touch Screen for flexible shooting angles
  • Top-mounted Dot Matrix Display allows you to check various settings at a quick glance
  • Still Image capture to JPG, RAW and HEIF file format which is similar in size to a JPG file while providing the benefit of displaying over 1 billion colours
  • Designed and constructed to EOS 5D series renowned reliability
  • Magnesium-alloy Body
  • Ready for professional workflows with Dual Card Slots (CFexpress + SD cards)
  • AF Joystick Selector & Rear Scroll Wheel
  • New higher-capacity LP-E6NH battery
  • Supports optional BG-R10 Battery Grip & WFT-R10a Wireless File Transmitter

45 Megapixels CMOS Sensor + DIGIC X Processor | High-speed & Image Quality

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, the camera offers both high resolution and high speed with up to 20 fps capture.

Canon EOS R5 Burst Speeds
  • Electronic Shutter: Up to approx. 20 fps* with AF/AE tracking
  • Mechanical Shutter and Electronic First Curtain Shutter: Up to approx. 12 fps* with AF/AE tracking

*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.

8.0 stops 5-axis In-body IS (IBIS) | The world's best image stabilisation*

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.

*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.

Canon EOS R5 Autofocus Performance | 100% Frame Coverage

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.

1053 AF Zones (for Still Shooting) with 100% Horizontal & Vertical Coverage*

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!

*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.

0.05 Second Autofocus

The Canon EOS R5 incredible autofocus performance can, when paired with the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM, achieve autofocus in just 0.05 seconds! Making the camera one of the fastest full-frame cameras available when it comes to autofocus and enabling any sports or action photographer to enter into Canon's RF mirrorless camera system.

EOS iTR AF X | Intelligent Tracking Recognition

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.

*For some subjects, animal detection is not available, and in other cases subjects other than dogs, cats or birds may be detected as animals.

World's first 8K Video Recording in a Mirrorless Camera

EOS R5 gives you greater flexibility in post-processing with its 8K video recording capabilities, a first for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. The Canon EOS R5 is able to record 8K video in multiple codec flavours including RAW from its full-frame sensor without cropping the sensor so your full-frame wide-angle lenses stay wide for maximum impact. Even more impressive is Canon's renowned Dual Pixel AF which is available in all video recording modes on the EOS R5. Dual Pixel AF is one of the best video autofocus systems out there and a proven life-saver for any solo content creator using Canon cameras.

One of the many benefits of 8K video recording is that you get around four times the detail of 4K video and the ability to export around 33 megapixels still frames out of video footage which opens up for new creative possibilities. If you shoot video and like to have the ability to zoom in while editing you are now no longer limited to only producing for HD delivery as you can zoom up to 4x without a noticeable quality loss! 8k oversampling also enables much higher-quality 4k movie recording resulting in sharper UHD videos from the EOS R5.

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 EOS R5 Key Video Specs
  • Internal 8k 30P 12-bit RAW Video with NO CROP up to 29.97fps
  • Non-cropped Internal 8K video capture – up to 29.97fps in 4:2:2 10-bit in Canon Log (H.265) or 4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265)
  • 4K Slowmotion Video with Dual Pixel Autofocus – up to 119.88fps in 4:2:2 10-bit in Canon Log (H.265) or 4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265)
  • 4:2:2 10-bit in Canon Log or 4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ output via HDMI at 4K 59.94fps
  • 8K recording is limited at 20min
  • Dual Pixel AF is available in all video modes at all resolutions and all frame rates
  • Shoot and process 8K, 4K and Full HD Time-lapse movies in-camera
  • Built-in monaural microphone

Dual Pixel CMOS AF

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.

Internal 8K 30P 12-bit RAW Video

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.

4K 120p Slow Motion

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 & Canon LOG

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.

Renowned Canon EOS Ergonomics, Reliability & Dust- and Moisture-resistant Construction

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.

Dual Card Slots

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.

  • CFexpress Card slot
  • SD Card slot (UHS-II)

5.76 Megapixels Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) with 119.88 fps Refresh Rate

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.

3.2" Vari-angle LCD Touch Screen with 2.1 Million Dot Resolution

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.

Top-Mount Dot Matrix LCD Display

A top-mounted dot matrix LCD display allows you to turn off the main monitor to save power and still be able to check various settings and shooting mode on this display with a quick glance at the top of the camera.

Canon EOS R5 Extended Battery Life | New LP-E6NH Battery

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.

  • With the new battery, Canon EOS R5's battery life is rated at around 320 shots per charge when using the EVF. (CIPA)

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.

Network Functions | Compatible with 5GHz wireless LAN

The Canon EOS R5 supports IEEE802.11ac Wi-Fi standard and 5GHz* wireless LAN it is also compatible with and fully automatic image data transfer to the cloud.

*Only 5GHz supported model. Specifications may vary depending on country and region. 

Looking for a lens to pair with your Canon EOS R5?

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:

  • Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L Lens
  • Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
  • Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
  • Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
  • MPN - R5BODY
  • GTIN - 4549292157413
Lens mount RF mount
LCD panel Dot-matrix display
Multi-controller Yes
Quick control dial 2 Yes
Rating button Yes
Depth-of-field preview button Yes
PC terminal Yes