Canon R5 C
- 45MP - Full frame Sensor
- 3.20" Fully Articulated Display
- ISO 100 - 51200 (Raise to 102400)
- 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
- 8192 x 4320 video
- Canon RF Mount
- 770g - 142 x 101 x 111mm
- Introduced January 2022
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Canon R5 C summary
Canon R5 C is Canon's Pro Mirrorless camera originally announced on January of 2022. The camera includes a 45MP, CMOS Full frame sized sensor and has a full resolution of 8192 x 5464.
The R5 C is scored #12 out of 69 in Pro Mirrorless cameras & over all #12 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our list. Please try our Smart camera finder to get camera rankings based on your customized factors.
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Canon R5 C family
The Canon R5 C has a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can find all earlier and most recent models along with main features.
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Canon R5 C Gallery
You can see the R5 C from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon R5 C Pros and Cons
Below is a shortlist of advantages and drawbacks of the Canon R5 C based on aspects which are usually regarded as crucial in a camera.
Canon R5 C Sensor details
The size of the sensor on the Canon R5 C is 36mm x 24mm (Full frame). The 864 mm² sensor can capture 8192 x 5464 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor has 45MP and features a native ISO range of 100 to 51200. This ISO can be widened digitally to 50 to 102400. RAW format is supported so you have wider margin for error.
The graphic underneath shows the R5 C's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The R5 C sensor has a crop factor of 1 and is displayed in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon R5 C dimensions
Canon R5 C weighs about 1.70 lbs (770 gr / 27.16 oz) & has exterior proportions of 142mm x 101mm x 111mm (5.6" x 4.0" x 4.4"). The weight of average Pro Mirrorless camera is 719 gr and the Canon R5 C is similar compared with other competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Down below is a picture of the Canon R5 C with a softdrink to help you to get a feel for its scale.
The top view under will highlight the button design on the R5 C.
Canon R5 C Lens specs
The R5 C uses the Canon RF mount and has 30 lenses that you can buy. Below is some of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the R5 C.
Canon R5 C Connectivity
The R5 C has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that include NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily send pictures and sometimes adjust camera settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Many applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter when you are not close to the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI port, it could be attached to an external display. Nearly all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Canon R5 C Video specs
The highest possible video quality on the Canon R5 C is 8192 x 4320 and you can capture in MPEG-4, XF-AVC, H.264 and H.265 format. 4320p can provide an exceptional quality for video recording. You can crop to 1080p to get clearer results. Beware of the substantial file sizes and make sure you get high quality SD cards that have fast write speed. The camera does come with both headphone and mic support making it very useful while recording audio.
Canon R5 C Weather Sealing
Canon R5 C provides environment proofing which makes it a great option for use during rough locations. This can be especially valuable when you are not sure about the conditions you might encounter during outdoor photography.
Canon R5 C Display and Viewfinder
The Canon R5 C includes a 3.20 inch fully articulated screen boasting a resolution of 2,100 thousand dots.
It has got a selfie friendly display to take self portraits as well as group photos if needed. Additionally the screen is touch friendly so you can set focus points plus adjust settings by using your fingers. The R5 C also has a builtin Top display so you're able to instantly see the camera's settings.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder details for Canon R5 C are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 5,760 thousand dots
- Coverage 100%
- Magnification 0.76x
For sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and tough to see, viewfinders are rather helpful.
Canon R5 C Shutter specs
Canon R5 C continuous shooting rate is 12.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/8000s. The camera also provides silent electronic shutter of 1/8000s. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter can result in "rolling shutter" in certain circumstances.
Canon R5 C Flash and Hot shoe specs
Canon R5 C features external flash support but does not include in-built flash.
Canon R5 C Autofocusing specs
Canon R5 C features both Phase Detect Auto Focus as well as Contrast Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & precise compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera includes Face detect which makes it helpful for portrait photography.
The AF system includes 1053 focus points to select from. Canon R5 C has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers to adjust focus. It also comes with Tracking Auto Focus for things on the move. Canon R5 C boasts manual focus in case it is required during low light or you require more precise focus control.
Canon R5 C Battery life
The battery life (LP-E6NH) for the Canon R5 C is designed to last for 320 shutters with respect to the CIPA standards making it lower as compared with it's competitors. The average Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 462. Olympus E-M1X has got the best (870) battery life within this group of cameras.
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Canon R5 C for various categories of photography
The following illustration presents a summary of the Canon R5 C for various categories of photography. To read more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
Portrait photography with Canon R5 C
The Canon R5 C gets a rating of 89 which is exceptional, meaning that it is a excellent choice for portrait photography. Taking portrait images favors heavily to sensor size, support for RAW files in addition to the flexibility to utilize off-camera flash.
Street photography with Canon R5 C
Having a above average rating of 72, the Canon R5 C is a very decent choice to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera gives a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Canon R5 C Sports photography information
A great sports photography points tally of 80 suggests the Canon R5 C is a outstanding pick for shooting sports. A camera really should have great focusing and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Canon R5 C as a Travel photography camera
Weight is extremely crucial when selecting a travel camera. In general, the Canon R5 C gets a above average 72 as a travel camera which is a respectable option to purchase for your vacations.
Canon R5 C Landscape photography advice
For anyone planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most vital factor will be image quality. The Canon R5 C at it's superb grade of 79 as a landscape camera is a great choice amongst it's competition.
Vlogging with Canon R5 C
A camera for vlogging ought to come with a moving display, mic port and if possible image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Canon R5 C is a fine pick as a vlog camera as it comes to a nice rating of 72.
Canon R5 C Alternatives
If you want replacements to the R5 C, here is a range of the highest ranked cameras that fall under the category of Pro Mirrorless.
The chart just below will give you a bird's eye view of the R5 C versus it's highest rated competitors listed above.
Here are a few more cameras you may look at as alternate options. To see a detailed comparison, click the "compare" link.