Canon eos R5 mirrorless camera full specification and initial thoughts

Canon launched its new R5 in its eos R series, the canon EOS R is A full-frame 30.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor digit 8 image  processor. Which gives features  like supercell system exceptional wifi services &  it give us  UHD 4K -30fps Video. C-Log & many more.


But now Recently  canon introduce a great camera  Eos R5  it’s comparatively better  version of canon eos R mirror less camera.  R5 is a 45 megapixel full frame CMOS sensor gives us 8k raw video shooting (Clog.) we know you are very much curious how much megapixel Canon R5 has? Its R5 specification, canon R5’s price in India? And when going to be available in India. So, we are here to answer all your question and some details about the newly launched Canon R5.

Canon eos R5
Credit : Canon

               Canon eos R5 & R6 are the latest addition to the R series, and the Canon eos R5 is a mirrorless camera with a 45megapixel full-frame sensor & 8k video recording. After the Canon 1DX mark iii DSLR R5 is the second most expensive camera canon launched at the price tag of ₹3,39,995. The company has also introduced four new RF lenses, including zoom, micro& two telephoto lenses.  

If u want to interest to buy canon eos R here is the link


Flipped out screen, the body is bit hard and solid than its ancestor eos R. It has

Dual card slots which will allow the user to use one SD slot and one CF express slot simultaneously. It takes the new LP-E6 battery.With 5-axis ibis upto 8stops (image stabilization in the body), it will be easier to take action shots.

Some of the more features are

  • C-Log: it helps to record images for processing that feature a wide dynamic range. It means more details in the highlights. Enhance details in the shadows because of its balanced image quality.
  • 45Megapixel sensor (full frame CMOS 36x24mm)
  • Shutter mode – this feature doesn’t make any sound when you are clicking images. This feature can come in handy for wildlife photography.
  • 12fps, mechanical shutter 8 20 fps electronic shutter. When you are in live view
  • 4k high frame video lets you capture videos at a slow-motion of 120p/100p(NTSC/PAL) in 4K DCI/UHD resolution.
  • R5 uses the Dual Pixel autofocus system which will help in sports photography
  • Face detection works both on faces and animals (dogs, cats, and birds) as well.
  • For better connectivity WIFI 5GHz and 2.4GHz, wireless at Bluetooth 4.2, and USB(USB 3.1 gen2). 


Shot on canon R5


Screen size

3.15 inches fully articulating touchscreen, 2,100k dots.

AF Modes

Stills: One-Shot AF, Servo AF, AI Focus AF (with Scene Intelligent Auto), Manual
Movie recording: One-Shot AF, Movie Servo AF, Manua

AF Point Selection

Automatic selection, Manual selection

Max Image size       

 8,192x 5,464px

 AF System Points

Stills: Maximum 5,940 selectable AF point positions / Up to 1 053 AF areas (auto selection)
Movie recording: Maximum 4 500 selectable AF point positions / Up to 819 AF areas (auto selection)

Built-in Flash


Closest Focusing Distance (cm)


Continuous Shooting Speed (shots/s) (Up to)

Mechanical shutter & Electronic 1st curtain: 12
Electronic shutter*: 20
*Lenses other than EF-S

Digital Zoom


Dimensions (Excl. Protrusions)

138.5 × 97.5 × 88.0mm


Drive System


Effective ISO

Stills: 100–51,200 (L:50, H:102 400)
Movie: 100–25 600 (H:51,200)
RAW & HDR PQ movies: 100–25 600
Canon Log movies: ISO 400–25 600 (H:51 200)

Effective Pixels (Megapixels)


Exposure Compensation

±3 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
AEB: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments

Eye Detection AF

One-Shot AF / Servo AF / Movie Servo AF (Human, cats, birds & dogs’ eye detection available)

Flash Modes

E-TTL II , Manual, Multi, Ext A, Ext M, CSP

Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)


Guide Number ISO 100m


Image Resolution

8 192×5 464 (JPEG L/RAW/C-RAW/HEIF),
5808×3872 (HEIF, JPEG M), 4176×2784 (HEIF, JPEG S1), 2400×1600 (HEIF, JPEG S2)

Image Stabilizer

Stills: In-body 5-axis image stabilisation
Movie: In-body 5-axis electronic image stabilisation

LCD Monitor (Size)

7.62×5.08cm (3.2in)

LCD Monitor Resolutions

2 100 000 dpi

Manual Focus


Memory Card Type

Supports 2 memory cards:
• 1x SD, SDHC*, SDXC*
• 1x CFexpress memory card (Type B compatible) *UHS-I & UHS-II cards compatible

Metering Mode

Stills: Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Center-weighted average
Movie: Evaluative (when faces are detected with [Face+Tracking]), Center-weighted average (when no faces are detected)

Movie Format


Optical Zoom


Optional Power


AC Power (AC Adapter AC-E6N and DC Coupler DR-E6)

Peripheral Connections

SuperSpeed USB (Type-C), External microphone IN / Headphone terminal, HDMI micro (Type D), Remote control , PC terminal

Processor Type


Sensor Size

Full-Frame CMOS

Shooting Modes

Stills: Scene Intelligent Auto, Flexible-priority AE, Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual exposure, Bulb, Custom 1-3
Movie recording: Scene Intelligent Auto, Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual exposure, Custom 1-3

Shutter Speed Range (s)

Mechanical / Electronic 1st-curtain: 30 – 1/8000, Bulb
Electronic: 0.5 – 1/8000

Movie recording: 1/8 – 1/4000

Silent Shutter

Available: Single / Continuous Shot

Standard Power Supply


Still Image Format


Viewfinder Coverage


Viewfinder Type

1.27cm (0.5in) OLED, 5.76million dots
119.88p Refresh Rate

Weight (Including the battery and memory card) (Approx.)
*For camera kits, weight includes kit lens(es).


White Balance

Auto (Ambience priority), Auto (White priority), Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Custom, Color temperature setting (approx. 2 500–10 000 K) White balance correction and white balance bracketing features provided


Mechanical shutter: 1/200s
Electronic 1st curtain: 1/250s

Here is short review of Canon eos R5  by peter Mckinnon

Canon R5 mirrorless-camera is fully covered with latest technology and specification. It can easily beat any camera on its competition. This can be the dominant camera in the market after the Sony cameras in mirrorless series. 

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