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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
alaScore 92

333 reviews

Feb, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 333 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 lens and durability. The image quality and performance are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the shutter and image stabilizer, and many are less positive about the energy efficiency and flash.

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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 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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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

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 : Carey Rose , Rishi Sanyal , Richard Butler , Dan B (dpreview.com)

Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review

 

The Canon EOS 5D series is arguably one of the most recognizable camera lines of the digital age. We've put a lot of miles on our brand new 5D Mark IV's - is it still the definitive full-frame all-rounder? Read more

By Rishi Sanyal

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV pro dSLR brings 4K video, GPS and more

 

The long-awaited -- and long-rumored -- successor to Canon's popular pro full-frame camera looks like it has all the essential modern capabilities for its class.

Aug, 2016

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

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

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review

 

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

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 (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.

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,...

Expert review by : Rod Lawton (digitalcameraworld.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review

 

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is a favorite professional workhorse that's good in lots of areas but doesn't exactly excel anywhere

Solid build and handling ; 30MP sensor a step ahead of 24MP rivals ; Dual Pixel CMOS AF for live view and video

Fixed rear screen ; Heavy 1.64x crop for 4K video ; Middle of the road resolution and frame rate

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV was big news when it arrived, with pretty much every element improved over the previous 5D Mark III. But that was way back in August 2016, and the world has moved on since then, so does the 5D Mark IV still have what it takes?...

Mar, 2020

Expert review by : Chris Monlux (videomaker.com)

Canon 5D Mark IV vs EOS R - What camera is better?

 

In this video we are going to answer what camera is better, the Canon 5D Mark IV or the Canon EOS R. This is the first and last video you will need to In this video we are going to answer what camera is better, the Canon 5D Mark IV or the Canon EOS R....

Jan, 2020

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