Summary Canon 5D

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
With 24-105mm lens
$4,000
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 7
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 8
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 36.0x24.0mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Megapixels
Help 12.7 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Pros

The Canon 5D vs other recent DSLRs

Sensor size Large sensor Help
Full frame 36.0x24.0mm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.71x
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second

The Canon 5D vs other recent pro DSLRs

Thickness Thin Help
3"

Cons

The Canon 5D vs other recent DSLRs

Movie format No movies Help
None
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Announced Old Help
August, 2005
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size 152x113x75 mm
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Weight Heavy Help
895 g
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$3,999.95
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Canon 5D vs other recent pro DSLRs

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
1,368 ISO
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
71.0
Color depth Less color depth Help
22.9 bits
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12.7 MP
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
1
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.1 EV
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
96%
Light sensitivity (boost) Low boost light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO

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