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Canon EOS 5D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 583 reviews of Canon EOS 5D. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and usability. The performance and screen also get good views. Some have doubts about the exposure and reliability, while there are some mixed reviews about the design.

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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 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon EOS 5D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Canon EOS 5D from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the performance and durability. The screen and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the portability, while there are some mixed views about the sensor and price.

size, usability, screen, durability, performance

portability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon EOS 5D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon EOS 5D from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Marc Perton (engadget.com)

Canon EOS 5D reviewed

 

If you're ready to upgrade from the Digital Rebel to a full-frame, pro-quality digicam, the 12.8 megapixel Canon EOS 5D may just be the right way to go. DigitalCameraInfo tried out the $3,300 camera, and found its "blend of prosumer design and...

Oct, 2005

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Canon EOS 5D Review

 

Canon's press material for the EOS 5D states that it 'defines (a) new D-SLR category', while we're not typically too concerned with marketing talk this particular statement is clearly pretty accurate. The EOS 5D is unlike any previous digital SLR in...

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Canon EOS 5D

 

If you're new to digital photography you may wish to read the DigitalPhotography Glossary before diving into this article (it may helpyou understand some of the terms used).

Excellent resolution, a real upgrade for eight megapixel Canon owners (EOS 20D) ; Full frame 35 mm size sensor delivers film-like shooting experience, real wide angle ; Very large, bright viewfinder really fills your vision ; Very low noise even at...

Edge softness / falloff / chromatic aberrations, needs good lenses ; AI Servo (continuous AF) interference banding issue (certain lenses, high sensitivities) ; Same old 'CF compartment door shuts camera down' issue ; Picture Style differences between...

A lower-priced full-frame digital SLR was a logical step for Canon, the only thing we weren't sure of was how that camera would look when it arrived. Up until now if you wanted a Canon mount full frame camera you would go for the EOS-1Ds / Mark II or...

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Eamon Hickey (cnet.com)

Canon EOS 5D review

 

Canon EOS 5D

Top-notch, high-resolution images; 35mm-size sensor obviates focal-length conversions; big 2.5-inch LCD; unmatched low-noise images at ISO 1,600 and 3,200.

Overall build quality and performance typical of much cheaper cameras; no constant ISO display; images show occasional red fringing around highlight transitions; automatic white balance occasionally inconsistent.

A decent midrange digital SLR camera built around a superb sensor, the Canon EOS 5D delivers great images and the familiar 35mm-film-format shooting experience for a comparatively low (though still hefty) price.

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Canon EOS 5D SLR

 

Physical Views The EOS-1D Mark II N and the EOS 5D for size comparison. Continue on to Features & Controls EOS 5D Specifications Type Digital AF/AE SLR Recording Medium CompactFlash (CF) Card Type I and II Image Format 1.41 x 0.94 in./35.8 x 23.9mm...

Nov, 2005

Expert review by (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon EOS 5D

 

Want to create a new Digital SLR category? Take a Canon 20D, enlarge the mirror box, viewfinder, sensor and price - and you have a Canon EOS 5D - the smallest, lightest, full-frame Digital SLR available today. And with 12.8 megapixels of Canon CMOS...

For more information on and more pictures of the Canon EOS 5D, I highly recommend downloading Canon's white paper (in the more reviews section below).

Expert review by : Gordon Mah Ung (maximumpc.com)

Canon EOS 5D

 

Look into the viewfinder of a consumer-grade digital SLR and you'll notice a startling difference compared with a film camera and the same lens: Your view is cropped, in much the same way black bars crop a widescreen movie to fit an older TV.

Butter-smooth images in low light, no crop factor, and a huge LCD

Soft-touch shutter release feels mush; skimpy viewfinder info

Still, hold the 5D up to your eyeball, and you’ll have a hard time looking through the viewfinder of a cropped camera again.

Feb, 2006

Excellent!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Canon EOS 5D review

 

Since Kodak is no longer producing Pro SLRs, Canon is the only manufacturer with a digital reflex camera (D-SLR) featuring a full-sized image sensor. Until shortly the EOS-1Ds Mark II was the only camera containing such a sensor. A beautifully...

The Canon EOS 5D is positioned in between the popular semi-professional EOS 20D and the true professional working horses of the EOS-1D series. It nicely fills up the gab in this series and the EOS 5D does that more than convincing. At first the Canon...

Expert review by : Dave Etchells (imaging-resource.com)

Canon EOS-5D Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights

 

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Full-frame sensor gives 1:1 crop factor, true wide angle with 35mm lenses, Very compact and relatively lightweight for a full-frame d-SLR, Dramatically less expensive than the only other full-frame d-SLR currently on the market, Canon's own 1Ds Mark...

Full-frame, high resolution sensor is very demanding of lenses, even high-end lenses can have trouble in the corners (Plan on spending serious $$ on lenses to keep up with this body!), Color is generally good, but reds are significantly oversaturated,...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Canon EOS-5D

 

If you're ready to learn more about this high-end D-SLR then I'm ready to tell you. Our review of the EOS-5D starts now

Excellent photo quality (with the right lenses) ; Very low noise, even at high ISOs ; Full-frame sensor means no more focal length conversion to worry about ; Built like a tank ; Large 2.5" LCD display ; Full manual controls ; Robust performance,...

Expensive ; Requires nice lenses for best results; EF-S lenses not supported ; Slower continuous shooting mode than EOS-20D ; No built-in flash ; No AF-assist lamp

It's hard not to like the EOS-5D. It offers amazing performance and photo quality and a full-frame sensor in a body that doesn't weigh almost three pounds (like the 1Ds Mk II). If you want a camera that lets your lenses be used as intended (without any...

Jul, 2011

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Realise your intentions with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera. With the impressive 22.3 megapixels and...
$1,129.00 TO SHOP
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Realise your intentions with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera. With the impressive 22.3 megapixels and...
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