Canon EOS R5 Compared to the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

SpecificationsCanon EOS R5Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Year Introduced20202016
Megapixels45.030.4
Total Pixels47.131.7
Sensor Size36.0 x 24.0mm36.0 x 24.0mm
Pixel Dimensions8192 x 54646720 x 4480
Pixel Size4.39µm5.36µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/7.1f/8.6
Sensor StabilizationYN
Lens MountRF (EF or EF-S lenses when using Mount Adapter EF-EOS R)EF (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E, MP-E
FOVCF1.0x1.0x
Image ProcessorDIGIC XDIGIC 6+
 
Autofocus  
TypePhase-difference detection system with image sensor (Dual Pixel CMOS AF)TTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with Dual Pixel & AF-dedicated sensor
Points1,053 AF Areas covering approx. 100% of the frame, 5,940 individually selectable AF points with 90% horizontal and 100% vertical coverage61 Point / max of 41 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8 and 61 points / 21 cross-type AF points at f/8
The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.
Working RangeEV -6 to 20 (f/1.2, at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100, One-Shot AF, Center AF Point)EV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
ModesOne Shot
Servo AF
Manual
One Shot
AI Focus
AI Servo AF
Point SelectionAutomatic Selection: Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, 1-point AF, Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around), Zone AF, and Large Zone AF (Vertical, Horizontal)Automatic selection: All 61 point AF (based on EOS iTR AF setting)
Manual selection: Single point AF (selectable points 61, 15, 9 or cross type only points selectable)
Manual selection: Single point Spot AF
Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right)
Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points
Manual selection: Zone AF (all AF points divided into 9 focusing zones)
Manual selection: Large Zone AF (all AF points divided into 3 focusing zones)
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
MicroadjustmentManual: Enter adjustment +/- 20 steps (wide and tele setting for zoom lenses)
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesReal-time with image sensor, 384-zone (24x16)
(1) Evaluative metering (AF point-linked)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 5.8% of the area at the center of the screen)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.9% of the area at the center of the screen)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
Approx. 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone metering. EOS Intelligent Subject Analysis system
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.1% of viewfinder at center)
(3) Spot metering: Center spot metering (approx. 1.3% viewfinder at center)
AF point-linked spot metering not provided
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV -3 – 20 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)EV 0 – 20 (at 23°C, ISO100, with evaluative metering)
Exposure Comp+/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB2, 3, 5 or 7 shots in +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
ISO SensitivityAuto 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to L:50, H1: 102400
Auto 100-32000 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to L:50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400
Shutter Speed30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
WB SettingsAuto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Setting
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/Green +/-9
AWB (Ambeince priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9
Custom WBYes, 1 setting can be registeredYes, 1 setting can be registered
 
Viewfinder  
Type0.5" (12.7mm) OLED color EVF, 5.76 Million dotsPentaprism
CoverageApprox. 100%Approx. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.76xApprox. 0.71x
EyepointApprox. 23mmApprox. 21mm
InformationShutter speed, Aperture, ISO speed, AF point information, Exposure level indicator, Number of remaining exposures, Exposure compensation, Battery level, Electronic shutter, HDR shooting, Highlight tone priority, Multiple-exposure shooting, Dual Pixel RAW shooting, Self-timer shooting mode, Maximum burst, AF method, Exposure simulation, Drive mode, AEB, Metering mode, FEB, Anti-flicker shooting, Still/video cropping, Shooting mode, Aspect ratio, Scene icons Auto Lighting Optimizer, AE lock Picture Style, Flash-ready, White balance, FE lock, Image Quality, High-speed sync, Bluetooth function, Wi-Fi on/off, , Histogram, Electronic level, Focus distance scale in manual focus, IS system, Audio Level – Manual (video), recording time remaining (video), headphone level (video), Video recording resolution frame rate and compression (video) Rec indicator (video)AF information: Single/Spot AF points, AF Frame, AF status, Focus indicator, AF mode, AF point selection, AF point registration
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, flash metering, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB, metering mode, shooting mode
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light
Image information: Card information, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+), JPEG/RAW indicator, Dual Pixel RAW, Digital Lens Optimizer.
Composition information: Grid, Electronic level
Other information: Battery check, Warning symbol, Flicker Detection, drive mode, white balance
DOF PreviewYes, via ViewfinderYes, with Depth of Field preview button
Eyepiece ShutterN/AOn strap
 
LCD  
TypeVari-angle touch screen 3.15" (8.01cm) Clear View LCD II, approx. 2.10 million dotsTouch screen 3.2" (8.10cm) Clear View LCD II, approx. 1620K dots
CoatingAnti-smudgeAnti-reflection and Anti-smudge. Reinforced glass incorporated
Brightness AdjManual: Adjustable to one of seven levelsManual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
Color Tone Adjustment: 4 settings
Display Options(1) Basic Camera settings
(2) Advance Camera settings
(3) Camera settings plus histogram and dual level display
(4) No info
(5) Quick Control Screen
(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
(4) Custom Quick Control Screen
 
Flash  
Built-in GNN/A (ISO 100, meters)N/A (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageN/AN/A
Built-in Recycle TimeN/AN/A
ModesE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered ManualE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-Sync1/250 sec, 1/200 sec1/200sec
Exposure Compensation±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments+/- 3EV in 1/3 increments with EX series Speedlites
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / YesYes / Yes
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX and EL series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash supportE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia camera menuVia camera menu screen
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesStills: Scene Intelligent Auto, Flexible priority AE (FV), Program AE (P), Shutter priority AE (Safety shift possible) (Tv), Aperture priority AE (Safety shift possible) (Av), Manual (M), Bulb and Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3Scene Intelligent Auto, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Bulb and Custom (x3)
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Image ProcessingDual Pixel RAW – Portrait Relighting, Background Clarity (in camera)
Highlight Tone Priority (2 settings)
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
Clarity High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings) (stills and video)
Lens optical correction
- Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction Distortion correction (during/after still photo shooting, during video only)
Diffraction correction
Digital Lens Optimizer (during/after still photo shooting)
Resize to M, S1, S2
Cropping of images (JPEG/HEIF)
- Aspect ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1
- Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
- Image straightening
- Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
RAW image processing
Multiple exposure
HDR
HEIF to Jpeg conversion
Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Lens optical correction:
- Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction (during/after still photo shooting, during Video only)
- Distortion correction, Diffraction correction, Digital Lens Optimizer (during/after still photo shooting)
Resize to M, S1, S2 or S3
Cropping: JPEG images can be cropped (Aspect ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1)
- 45 cropping sizes selectable, from 11% to 95% (diagonal)
- Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
- Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
RAW image processing
Multiple exposure
4K Frame Grab
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous High +, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Silent Single, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote)Single, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Silent Single, Silent Continuous, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote)
Continuous ShootingMax. approx. 12 fps speed maintained for 350 JPEG, 180 RAW, or 260 CRAW images with AF Tracking, 20 fps with Electronic (Silent) ShutterMax. Approx. 7fps. with full AF / AE tracking, speed maintained for up to unlimited number of JPEGs or 21 RAW images
Max. 4.3fps in Live View mode with AF Tracking
Shutter Lag50ms58ms
Viewfinder BlackoutN/A
 
Live View  
FrameRate120 fps29.97 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face Detection and Tracking AF, 1point AF, Expand AF Area, Zone AF, and Touch shutter
Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face Detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone - Single, FlexiZone - Multi), available with all EF lenses and Touch shutter
MeteringReal-time with image sensor, 384-zone (24x16)
(1) Evaluative metering (AF point-linked)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.1% of the area at the center of the screen)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.1% of the area at the center of the screen)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor (315-zone)
Partial metering (approx. 6.3% of Live View screen)
Spot metering (approx. 2.7% of Live View screen)
Center-weighted average metering
Active metering timer can be changed
Display Options4 levels available through INFO. button: No information, Basic shooting information, Advanced shooting information and Advanced shooting information with Histogram
Multiple Exposure status also available in Multiple Exposure mode
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: 2 compression options
RAW: RAW, C-RAW 14 bit (14-bit with Mechanical shutter and Electronic 1st Curtain, 13-bit A/D conversion with H+ mode, 12-bit A/D conversion with Electronic shutter)
HEIF: 10bit HEIF
JPEG: 3 compression options
RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW and Dual Pixel RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
Complies with Exif 2.30 and Design rule for Camera File system 2.0
Complies with Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1
Image SizeJPEG / HEIF
3:2 ratio (L, RAW, C-RAW) 8192 x 5464, (M1) 5808 x 3872, (S1) 4176 x 2784, (S2) 2400 x 1600 1.6x (crop) (L) 5088 x 3392, (S2) 2400 x 1600
4:3 ratio (L) 7280 x 5464, (M1) 5152 x 3872, (S1) 3712 x 2784, (S2) 2112 x 1600
16:9 ratio (L) 8192 x 4608, (M1) 5808 x 3264, (S1) 4176 x 2344, (S2) 2400 x 1344
1:1 ratio (L) 5456 x 5456, (M1) 3872 x 3872, (S1) 2784 x 2784, (S2) 1600 x 1600
JPEG:
3:2 ratio (L) 6720x4480, (M1) 4464x2976, (S1) 3360x2240 , (S2) 1696x1280 , (S3) 640x480
4:3 ratio (L) 5952x4480, (M1) 3968x2976, (S1) 2976x2240 , (S2) 1920x1280 , (S3) 720x480
16:9 ratio (L) 6720x3776, (M1) 4464x2512, (S1) 3360x1888 , (S2) 1920x1080 , (S3) 720x408
1:1 ratio (L) 4480x4480, (M1) 2976x2976, (S1) 2240x2240 , (S2) 1280x1280 , (S3) 480x480
RAW:
(RAW) 6720x4480, (M-RAW) 5040x3360, (S-RAW) 3360x2240
Movie Type8K RAW, 8K DCI/UHD to 30 fps, 4K DCI/UHD to 120 fps, 10-bit 4:2:2 with Canon LOG or HDR PQ, Internal Recording in All Formats, with AFMOV Video: 4K (17:9) 4096 x 2160 - Motion JPEG (internal recording only), Full HD, HD - MPEG4 AVC / H.264 variable (average) bit rate, Audio: Linear PCM
MP4 Video: Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 - MPEG4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC
Movie Size8K/4K/Full HD: AVC/H.265 variable (average) bit rate
Audio: Linear PCM 4K/ Full HD: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 variable (average) bit rate
Audio: Linear PCM 8K RAW: 12bit CRM Audio: Linear PCM
8K DCI (17:9) 8192 x 4320 (29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps) RAW, intra or inter frame
8K UHD (16:9) 7680 x 4320 (29.97, 25, , 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame
4K DCI (17:9) 4096 x 2160 (119.9, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame
4K UHD (16:9) 3840 x 2160 (119.9, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 HDR (29.97, 25 fps) inter frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25) light inter frame
4K (17:9) 4096 x 2160 (29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps) Motion JPEG
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 HDR ( 29.97, 25 fps) inter frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25) lite inter frame
HD (16:9) 1280 x 720 (119.9, 100 fps) intra frame
Movie LengthMax duration 29min 59sec. (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4GB file limit with exFAT formatted SD card.4K and Full HD - Max duration 29min 59sec. (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4GB file limit with exFAT CF card
 
Other Information  
Wireless FeaturesBuilt-in Wi-Fi and BluetoothBuilt-in Wi-Fi and NFC
GPSVia GP-E2 GPS receiverBuilt-in
Custom Functions23 Custom Functions17 Custom Functions with 46 settings
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / YesYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYesYes
Sound MemoYesNo
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceUSB 3.1 Gen 2SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Other InterfaceHDMI micro out terminal Type D (CEC not compatible), Microphone in (3.5mm stereo mini jack), Headphone out (3.5mm stereo mini jack)HDMI mini out (Type C, HDMI-CEC compatible), External Microphone In / Line In (Stereo mini jack), Headphone socket (Stereo mini jack), N3-type terminal (remote control terminal)
 
Memory  
Memory TypeDual, CFexpress (Type B) and SD/SDHC/SDXC, UHS-II SupportedCompactFlash Type I (UDMA 7 compatible) (Incompatible with Type II and Microdrive); SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6NH (supplied), LP-E6N, LP-E6Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6N (supplied) / LP-E6
Battery LifeApprox. With LCD 490 shots (at 23°C)
With LCD 470 (at 0°C)
With Viewfinder 320 shots (at 23°C)
With Viewfinder 310 (at 0°C)
Approx. 900 shots (at 23°C)
Approx. 850 (at 0°C)
Power Supply Battery ChargersBattery charger LC-E6E (supplied), AC Adapter AC-E6N and DC Coupler DR-E6, AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6N/ACK-E6, Car Battery Charger CBC-E6, PD-E1 USB power adapterBattery charger LC-E6E (supplied), Battery charger LC-E6, AC Adapter AC-E6N and DC Coupler DR-E6, AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6N/ACK-E6, Car Battery Charger CBC-E6
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy body coversMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating500,000150,000
Operating Environment32–104°F / 0–+40°C0 – 40 °C, 85% or less
Dimensions Inches5.45 x 3.84 x 3.46" (138.0 x 97.5 x 88.0mm)5.93 x 4.58 x 2.99" (150.7 x 116.4 x 75.9mm)
CIPA Weight26.0 oz (738g)31.4 oz (890g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Angle Finder C
Wireless File TransmitterBuilt-inWireless File Transmitter WFT-E7B
Compatible LensesRF (EF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E with Adapter)All EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E and MP-E lenses
Battery Grip BG-R10  Buy ► BG-E20  Buy ►
RemoteRemote control with N3 type socket; Wireless Remote Control BR-E1Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5 and Speedlite 600EX-II-RT
OtherHand Strap E2, Connect Station CS100
 
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