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Canon EOS M5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of Canon EOS M5. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the lens and size. The usability and performance also get good views. Many are less positive about the connectivity and flash. There are some mixed opinions about the low light performance.

portability, performance, usability, size, lens

price, durability, battery, flash, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon EOS M5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Daven Mathies (digitaltrends.com)

Canon EOS M5 review

 

The EOS M5 finally brings DSLR-level performance to Canon's mirrorless series.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Sean O'Kane (theverge.com)

Canon M5 review: the best mirrorless camera of four years ago

 

It's something of a running joke in the photography world that Canon and Nikon, the two biggest camera companies in the world, have missed the boat on the interchangeable lens mirrorless camera...

Image quality ; Ease of use ; Small and light

Build quality ; Sluggish performance ; Meager lens lineup

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon EOS M5

 

The Canon EOS M5 is the best mirrorless camera that Canon has made to date, but it lacks some features you can get elsewhere at this price point.

24MP resolution. Quick autofocus. 8.2fps continuous shooting. TIlting touch-screen LCD. Sharp EVF. Built-in flash. Canon accessory compatibility. Wi-Fi.

Video limited to 1080p. Omits weather sealing. Focus can struggle in dim light.

The Canon EOS M5 is the best mirrorless camera that Canon has made to date, but that's not a statement that requires some context. The company, a giant in the SLR world, was slow to develop a system, and remains behind the competing companies that...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Carey Rose (dpreview.com)

Modern Mirrorless: Canon EOS M5 Review

 

The EOS M5 is Canon's most ambitious mirrorless camera yet, combining enthusiast-friendly controls with Dual Pixel autofocus and a well polished touchscreen interface - but how does it fare in a crowded market segment? Find out in our full review. Read...

The Canon EOS M5 is, quite frankly, what we've been waiting for from Canon since the release of the original EOS M four years ago (which was itself released four years after the first mirrorless ILC: the Panasonic G1). The original EOS M was...

Dec, 2016

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

Canon EOS M5

 

Canon has introduced their first relevant Mirrorless ILC with the EOS M5. It features above average performance and great image quality at the lower ISO settings and loaded with features. Its limited lens availability (M-mount lenses) and high price...

iAuto and Program shooting modes are accurate and easy in all situations ; Dual Pixel AF is very fast ; Burst shooting went beyond the Canon claims ; Great image quality at the lower ISOs ; 5-Axis image stabilization was a help when shooting handheld...

High ISO includes a lot of noise ; Touch AF can be difficult when turned on as it will change the AF point every time the LCD is touched (If you are not intending to use this feature) ; Limited M-Mount lens selection ; 5-Axis IS was a little...

Canon has introduced their first relevant Mirrorless ILC with the EOS M5. It features above average performance and great image quality at the lower ISO settings and loaded with features. Its limited lens availability (M-mount lenses) and high price...

Mar, 2017

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

Canon EOS M5 Review

 

Is the Canon EOS M5 the Canon MILC (Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera) that you have been waiting for? The short answer is ... perhaps! If you have been waiting to jump into a Canon MILC and an APS-C sensor format works for you, the EOS M5 is a...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Canon EOS M5 compact system camera

 

Canon EOS M5 interchangeable lens digital camera : Canon has announced the latest addition to its EOS M series system - the EOS M5 digital compact camera. The Canon EOS M5 camera features a 24.2 Megapixel APS-C sized CMOS image sensor, DIGIC 7 image...

The new Canon EOS M5 compact camera is scheduled to be available through authorized Canon dealers or through the Canon Online store in November 2016, for an estimated retail price of $979.99 for the EOS M5 body only. It will also be sold as part of...

Sep, 2016

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Expert review by : Amy Davies (photographyblog.com)

Canon EOS M5 Review

 

The Canon EOS M5 feels like the first time the company has really taken compact system cameras seriously. The result is a very nice offering, which if you’re an existing Canon user will probably be particularly appealing.

Dec, 2016

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Canon EOS M5 Review

 

Enthusiast-oriented compact camera body; Good image quality in most situations; Built-in electronic viewfinder; Impressive Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Very good overall performance.

High ISO image quality and dynamic range aren't quite up to par with some of its competition; No 4K video recording; Native EF-M lens selection is still limited; Below average battery life.

Equipped with a 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7 image processor, the Canon EOS M5 offers similar image quality as its predecessors but much improved overall performance. Considering also its inclusion of Dual Pixel CMOS AF, a built-in...

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (tomsguide.com)

Canon EOS M5 Camera Review: Nice Design With Some Rough Edges

 

There's a lot to like in the Canon EOS M5. It combines the controllability of a DSLR with the smaller size and weight of a mirrorless camera. It doesn't displace the Sony A6000 as our editor's pick for mirrorless camera, though, as it is more...

DSLR-like controls ; Can use EF-S lenses with optional adapter ; Compact size

No 4K video ; Disappointing image and video quality in low light ; Awkward video-shutter placement makes for bumpy video starts

The Canon EOS M5 is a nice combination of DSLR and mirrorless design, but it still has some rough edges.

Aug, 2017

Price comparison for Canon EOS M5

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MPB US Canon Used Canon EOS M5
The EOS M5 from Canon is a versatile mirrorless camera featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7...
$404.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Canon Used Canon EOS M5
The EOS M5 from Canon is a versatile mirrorless camera featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7...
$424.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Canon Used Canon EOS M5
The EOS M5 from Canon is a versatile mirrorless camera featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7...
$424.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Canon Used Canon EOS M5
The EOS M5 from Canon is a versatile mirrorless camera featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7...
$424.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Canon Used Canon EOS M5
The EOS M5 from Canon is a versatile mirrorless camera featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7...
$424.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Canon Used Canon EOS M5
The EOS M5 from Canon is a versatile mirrorless camera featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7...
$424.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Canon Used Canon EOS M5
The EOS M5 from Canon is a versatile mirrorless camera featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7...
$424.00 TO SHOP
Abe's Of Maine Canon EOS M5 24.2 MP Mirrorless Digital 1080p...
Compact. Powerful. Fast. The EOS M5 features the brilliant image quality you can expect from the EOS line...
$495.00 TO SHOP
Crutchfield Canon EOS M5 Body Only
"built-in Wi-Fi for easy sharing and control from smart devices,3"" tilting LCD touchscreen with touch...
$779.00 TO SHOP
Dell.com Canon EOS M5 - digital camera EF-M 15-45mm IS lens
""""" Compact. Powerful. Fast. The EOS M5 features the brilliant image quality you can expect from the EOS...
$899.00 TO SHOP

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