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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 reviews of Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the portability and screen. The usability and image quality also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the storage and price, and opinions are divided on the flash.

performance, image quality, usability, screen, portability

price, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

 

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is exactly what we expected form Canon. The addition of a few new features, 4K video and a boost in performance enhance an already fantastic camera. Read more in our Full Conclusion.

Incredible image quality in all shooting modes, with easily adjustable settings and color profiles ; Very low noise relative to ISO settings throughout ISO range · Outstanding speed in both image capture and AF ; GPS and WiFi add some great...

Very large body ; 4K video requires CF UDMA7 (100MB/sec. or faster); SD UHS-I (90MB/sec. or higher) - New cards to purchase ; Screen does not tilt or swivel, which would be helpful when shooting video at difficult angles ; 3,500 is out of most price...

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is exactly what we expected form Canon. The addition of a few new features, 4K video and a boost in performance enhance an already fantastic camera. Read more in our

May, 2017

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by: David Elrich (digitaltrends.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review

 

For an all-around camera, the 5D Mark IV can handle just about anything you throw at it.

Apr, 2017

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

 

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV balances resolution and shooting rate, making it an ideal camera for professional photographers.

30MP full-frame image sensor. Fast 61-point autofocus system. 7fps continuous shooting. Unlimited JPG shooting buffer. Pro-grade build. Dual Pixel AF Live View focus system. 3.2-inch touch screen. Integrated GPS and Wi-Fi. CF and SD card slots.

Cropped 4K video. Clean HDMI output is 1080p only. Dual Pixel Raw function slows camera and offers limited benefits. 4K video files are quite large. Omits in-body flash.

The EOS 5D Mark IV is a big upgrade for pro photographers invested in the Canon system. It ups the resolution, putting it in the same class with Nikon's D810, while also bettering its closest competitor in frame rate, video capture capabilities, and...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

 

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV boasts a huge array of high end features, including a 30 megapixel full frame CMOS imaging sensor and Canon's latest AF system, for a significantly lower price than Canon's current 1-Series model.This value and versatility, as...

My expectations were that the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV was going to be at least as wildly successful as its predecessors were, but that expectation was not very hard to realize.The Canon EOS 5-series cameras have become synonymous with value and...

Oct, 2016

Highly Recommended

Expert review by: Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review

 

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is a new professional digital SLR camera. The 5D Mark IV features a 30.4 megapixel CMOS sensor, 7fps continuous shooting with full AF/AE tracking, internal 4K movie recording (4096 x 2160pixels) at 30/25/24 fps and 8.8...

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV builds on the proven design of its popular 4-year-old predecessor, the 5D Mark III, upgrading just about every aspect of its performance, which all adds up to a much better, yet still familiar, all-round camera for stills and...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Mike Tomkins (imaging-resource.com)

Canon 5D Mark IV Review

 

The Canon 5D Mark IV offers a ton of new features and performance upgrades, but keeps things modest and familiar with its similar yet refined design. The fourth iteration of Canon's popular 5D series gains a new, higher-res sensor, a faster processor,...

Superb image quality from RAW files; Improved dynamic range; Excellent high ISO performance; Fast 7fps burst rate with unlimited JPEG buffer; High-quality cinema 4K video; Built-in Wi-Fi; Dual Pixel CMOS AF is very good

JPEG files look soft at default settings; 1/200s flash sync; 4K video codec is cumbersome; 29:59 continuous video recording limit

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Feb, 2017

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (photographybay.com)

Canon 5D Mark IV with Canon Log Gamma Now Available

 

The Canon 5D Mark IV is now available with the Canon Log Gamma upgrade pre-loaded. We saw this back at NAB and knew it was coming soon. Now, it's here. Canon Log Gamma gives you “flat i…

Yes.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (photographybay.com)

Canon 5D Mark IV vs. Rebel T3i: Why Photographers Hate Being Asked What Camera They Use

 

How many of you are asked regularly what camera you use? Because just anyone can buy a Canon 5D Mark IV from B&H Photo and shoot “professional” photos, right? The guys from Mango St…

The point of the video is well taken though. Focus on your craft and then you will know what you really “need” to buy next.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Marcus Wong (hardwarezone.com)

Hands-on with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV *updated*

 

It's been a long time coming, but the successor to the EOS 5D Mark III is finally here. We get a quick first looks at the new 5D Mark IV. Two new lenses are also announced: the EF24-105mm f/4L IS II USM and EF16-35mm f/2.8L III USM.

Dec, 2016

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Expert review by: Gordon Laing (cameralabs.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review

 

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is the successor to the EOS 5D Mark III, and builds on the success of this enormously popular series of full-frame DSLRs. When the original EOS 5D was launched in October 2005, it became the first 'affordable' full-frame DSLR....

High quality stills packed with detail and good dynamic range ; 4k and 1080 video with confident subject-tracking and refocusing ; 61-point AF system inherited from 1Dx Mark II. Great Live View focusing too ; Large touch-screen allows you to tap to...

Dual Pixel RAW files offer very mild adjustments ; 4k video employs a very tight crop similar to APS-C in size ; 4k video employs a very high bit rate ; No log profile, no 4k over HDMI, no focus-peaking or zebras ; Screen doesn't tilt - less convenient...

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV is the long-awaited fourth model in the enormously popular series of full-frame DSLRs. Coming over four years after the previous EOS 5D Mark III, the Mark IV boosts the resolution to 30.4 Megapixels with a new full-frame sensor...

Oct, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Dust resistant: Yes

Flash

Shoe mounting point: Yes
Shoe mounting point type:Hot

Picture Quality

Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9

Ports & interfaces

HDMI connector type:Mini

Video

HD type:4K Ultra HD