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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and screen. The image quality and usability also get good feedback. The flash and storage get critical reviews, while there are some mixed views about the portability.

performance, usability, image quality, screen, durability

price, size, storage, flash

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 (

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 (

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

Expert review by: Bryan Carnathan (

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 (

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 (

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: Marcus Wong (

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


Expert review by: Gordon Laing (

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

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Announcement Coming August 25


New word from Canon Rumors assures us that the hotly-rumored Canon 5D Mark IV will be officially announced next month on August 25, 2016. The 5D Mark IV has been in the rumor mill shortly after the launch of the 5D Mark III. The final spec list is...

Wi-Fi is nice, less weight is nice, touch screen is nice.. and It would also be nice if the histogram is in the view finder, a tilt touch screen, allow three batteries with grip to extend the battery life for video recording while adding faster FPS to...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review: The 30-megapixel monster


Canon has stepped things up a gear in recent years by leading with higher-resolution DSLR cameras. It had long been said that the 24-megapixel mark would be the company's limit until lenses could make the best of the capture resolution - a concept that...

Autofocus system rarely bettered in viewfinder or screen-based use, image quality is solid, clever Dual Pixel RAW re-focus, touchscreen works well

No vari-angle LCD screen, no light-up buttons, the 30MP sensor might be too high-res for some, 4K video has limited file types, expensive

It's been four years since the 5D Mk III hit the market, so has the Mark IV version been worth the wait? Absolutely.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Phil Hall (

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review


Performance, at a price

Touchscreen interface ; Advanced AF system ; Excellent sensor performance ; Connectivity

Expensive compared to rivals ; ISO range hasn't increased ; 4K video options limited

if you can justify the outlay, then the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has to be one of the most well-rounded and complete DSLRs we've seen. Suited to a range of subjects, from landscapes to sports and wildlife, it'll perform superbly in any situation.

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications


Dust resistant: Yes


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


HD type:4K Ultra HD