- Resolution: 50.6 MP
- Screen size: 3.2 inch
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Type: DSLR
- Battery Type: LP-E6N / LP-E6
- LCD Info Display: Grid
Canon EOS 5DS: Featuring a 51MP Sensor and 3.2 Inch LCD
Canon has launched a pretty high-end gadget in EOS 5DS with several innovative and enviable attributes up its sleeve. The specs sheet associated with this camera is detailed as follows:
Sensor and Lens
The EOS 5DS features the 50.6MP CMOS sensor featuring an autofocus system with 61 AF points, out of which 41 are cross-type. Here is a mid-size SLR featuring a maximum image resolution of 8688x5792 pixels. Multiple aspect ratios are supported in 3:2 and the standard 16:9 for this Full Frame sensor. The sensor size is 36x24mm. In addition to this powerful sensor, the EOS 5DS sports Dual DIGIC 6 processors as well!
The Auto ISO sensitivity range is 100-6400 with an expandable limit of up to 12800. 8 white balance presets are supported in addition to the custom white balance and RAW uncompressed format. Normal and Fine JPEG quality levels are supported as well. Besides these, manual focus is also supported with the Canon EF lens mount. Focal length multiplier of 1X is also supported. In terms of shutter speed, the maximum limit is 1/8000 sec and the minimum tick is 30 seconds for this camera. Both aperture and shutter priority are present in addition to the burst rate of 5fps. In comes the scene detection system followed by the RGB+IR metering system which is paired with anti-flicker mechanism.
Scene Modes and Video
The EOS 5DS supports external flash in addition to the multiple metering modes in Multi, center-Weighted, Spot and Partial. Both exposure compensation and AE bracketing are supported besides the WB bracketing and the manual exposure mode. Subject or scene modes are also packed in with several autofocus modes in contrast detect, phase detect, live view and face detection. In terms of video recording, the EOS 5DS is capable of full HD or1080p captures at 30, 35 and 24fps. Other capturing modes include 720p and 480p as well. This SLR supports the H.264 as the capturing format and the All-I compression is also featured in addition to the IPB compression. Mono speaker and microphone modes are also paired along with this gadget.
The EOS 5DS houses a 3.2 inch ClearView II TFT-LCD. This console is fixed and offers a screen resolution of 1040K dots. Live View is also integrated with the panel. An optical viewfinder is featured with Penta-prism make and 100 percent coverage area. The viewfinder magnification for this camera is 0.71X. This is the Intelligent Viewfinder II allowing the user to display the cropped frames and several composition grids.
The EOS 5DS features USB 3.0 in addition to the mini-HDMI and microphone port. Headphone jack and the HDMI output are given a misses and the EOS 5DS comes with two choices of the crop modes with changeable focal length modification in 1.3X and 1.6X. Dual-Memory slots are also supported.
Design and Battery
The EOS 5DS features a durable chassis for minimizing shakes and offers water and dust resistance. The EOS 5DS packs a LP-E6 battery which is capable of 700 shots on a single charge. The handset measures 152x116x76mm and weighs 930g.
Canon EOS 5DS Rivals:
Canon EOS 700D
Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 60D