Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review

October 20, 2016 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star


The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is a new professional digital SLR camera. The 5D Mark IV features a 30.4 megapixel CMOS sensor, 7fps continuous shooting with full AF/AE tracking, internal 4K movie recording (4096 x 2160pixels) at 30/25/24 fps and 8.8 megapixel in-camera 4K still frame grab, an expandable ISO range of 50-102400, 61 focusing points with 41 cross-type AF points plus the ability to to use extenders with all telephoto lenses for f/8 AF with all 61 points ( including 21 cross type), focusing in light as low as -3 EV or -4 EV in Live View mode, 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 3.2-inch touchscreen with 1,620k dots, a new AF ‘Area Selection’ button, and built-in Wi-Fi, NFC, secure file transfer (FTPS/FTP) and GPS. The 5D Mark IV is also the first EOS camera to offer the Dual Pixel RAW file format, which allows you to fine-tune images in post-production by adjusting or correcting the point of sharpness, shifting the foreground bokeh or reducing image ghosting. The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV retails for £3629 / €4899 / $3499 body-only.

Ease of Use

The 5D Mark IV is once again very similar to its predecessor in terms of appearance, being very slightly smaller (150.7 x 116.4 x 75.9mm) and weighing 50g less (890g in total) than the previous Mark III version. The 5D Mark IV has a magnesium alloy body, which should make it more durable in the longer term than plastic-bodied cameras, and it also includes a welcome level of weather-proofing for protection against dust and moisture. There's a textured area on both the deep hand-grip and around the thumb-rest on the rear of the camera, and size-wise the 5D Mark IV is perfect for everyone with normal to large-sized hands. On the front of the 5D Mark IV is an infrared port on the grip, depth-of-field preview button, self-timer lamp, relocated port for a remote shutter release, and a monaural microphone underneath the camera logo.

Like other semi-pro cameras, the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV offers two control wheels; a small one on the top of the handgrip, and a large, spinning dial on the back of the camera. This rear 'quick control dial' is characteristic of all high-end Canon EOS cameras, used to apply rapid exposure adjustments. It's a bit of an acquired taste compared to more conventional control dials, but you quickly get used to it and it is easy to 'spin'. There's a dedicated Lock switch which toggles the effects of this dial on and off.

The quick control dial does take up the space where you'd normally expect to find a four-way controller, which means that for menu navigation Canon has incorporated a small joystick on the back of the camera. This joystick works well enough, but it's not as positive or as easy to use as a conventional four-way controller. There's a brand new AF area selection button on the back of the EOS 5D Mark IV which makes it easier to switch the autofocus point when holding the camera to your eye. Underneath this is the Quick button which opens the Quick Control screen, which is particularly well-suited to beginners and tripod work. Depending on which shooting mode you're using, this lets you set various parameters via the LCD screen, using the joystick to move around the various options.

The 5D Mark IV is the latest EOS camera to feature a touch-screen. It supports a variety of multi-touch gestures, such as pinching and swiping, for choosing shooting modes, changing settings, tracking faces, selecting auto-focus points, and focusing and taking a picture in Live View mode. In playback you can swipe to move from image to image and pinch to zoom in and out, just like on an iPad or other tablet device. The ability to focus and take the shot with a single press of your finger on the screen makes it quick and easy to capture the moment.

On the top-right of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, positioned above the large monochrome status LCD display, are three buttons, each of which has two functions. You press a button and then turn either the top dial or the rear dial to change the corresponding setting. It does take a little while to memorise which button does what, and which dial you need to turn. The 5D Mark IV also shows the settings on the main LCD screen as well as the status LCD. There's a smaller fourth button which activates the status LCD display light so that you can use it in the dark.

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Front of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

There are two LCD displays on this camera; the 3.2-inch colour LCD on the rear and the smaller status panel on the top. On cheaper DSLR cameras, the LCD on the rear usually has to do both jobs, but on this model all of the camera's main settings are visible from above on the smaller panel. This makes the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV quicker to use and also helps to extend the battery life. The main LCD screen offers a fantastic VGA resolution with 1,620K dots, so you may find yourself using it more often than you thought. Importantly it also allows you to judge the critical sharpness of your photos using the LCD screen. The viewfinder offers 100% coverage with a magnification of 0.71x and dioptre correction.

Like most DSLRs aimed at prosumers, the EOS 5D Mark IV offers all the usual serious manual and semi-automatic shooting modes for users who want more advanced exposure control, via a chunky and positive dial on the top-left of the camera body, complete with a central lock button to prevent the dial from inadvertently moving. Canon refers to these advanced operations as the 'creative zone' and provides all the normal settings including Program, Aperture and Shutter Priority and the full Manual mode. There is also an auto shooting mode aimed at beginners called Scene Intelligent Auto, which allows you to change just a few key settings using the LCD screen, with the camera automatically setting both the aperture and shutter speed for you.

The 5D Mark IV's power switch is located underneath the shooting mode dial. Over on the other side of the camera is a Multi-Function button, positioned next to the shutter release button. The M-Fn , or Multi-function, button toggles through the five different AF area choices after pressing the AF Point select button. The AF areas are Manual AF, Spot AF, AF point expansion, Automatic AF point selection and Zone AF, and they can also be selected via the Quick Control Screen menu.

Once the EOS 5D Mark IV is in one of the 'creative zones', users can adjust the ISO setting into one of 12 positions from 50 to 102,400 (you need to to enable the ISO 50, 52000 and 102,400 modes via the "ISO expansion" custom function option). This massive ISO range allows you to shoot in almost any lighting conditions without having to resort to using flash, which is good news as the 5D Mark IV doesn't actually have a built-in pop-up flash (you'll need to budget for an external flashgun). The EOS 5D Mark IV offers a range of three Auto focus modes (One Shot, AI Focus and AI Servo), and there are six preset, auto, kelvin and custom white balance options.

The viewfinder displays all key exposure information including the ISO speed, and there are four metering modes including a tighter 1.5% Spot metering mode, useful in tricky lighting conditions as an alternative to the excellent and consistent Evaluative metering system. The 5D Mark IV a 61-point auto-focus system, with no less than 41 of them being cross-type points, helping to ensure that moving objects remain in focus. There's also a whole AF menu dedicated to fine-tuning the 5D Mark IV's autofocus system, with a range of customisable AF pre-sets helping you to deal with different subjects.

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Rear of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Autofocusing is very swift in a wide range of different conditions, including lower light. It doesn’t seem to matter which lens is attached to it, but if you are using professional “L” lenses then you should find that focusing is near instant in good light, taking a touch longer in low light conditions. The sensitivity has been increased to -3EV, compared with the -2EV of the previous 5D model, which makes it more responsive in darker conditions. Further good news is that all 61 of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV's AF points can focus at f/8, which is useful for wildlife photographers who are using long lenses and/or extenders.

The menu system is the same as on most EOS cameras, utilising a simplified tab structure that does away completely with scrolling. There are 6 main menu options, each containing up to 5 individual tabs of options. You can also setup your own customised menu page for instant access to frequently used settings via the My Menu setting. Only the complex Custom Functions and AF menus detract a little from the overall usability. Thankfully the documentation that comes with the 5D Mark IV is clear enough, as it is with all Canon cameras, if a little light on detail. You do get a the manual in English throughout and you'll find most things that you need to know about the camera's operation in here, without the need to search through the supplied CDs for an 'electronic' manual.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV features built-in wi-fi connectivity, which allows you to share images during playback via the Wi-Fi menu option. Enable the Wi-Fi menu option and the Wi-Fi Function option appears underneath, which contains six icons. The 5D Mark IV can connect to another camera, a smartphone, a computer, a printer, the internet and a DNLA device respectively. Setup is long-winded but relatively straight-forward for each scenario, although you'll need a basic understanding of the protocols involved (or consult the supplied User Guide). Note that you need to install the dedicated and free EOS Remote app to connect the 5D Mark IV to the world's most popular smartphone, or the Apple iPad and iPod Touch, or an Android device. You can then use your smartphone or tablet to remotely control almost every aspect of the camera's operation, review images on a larger, more detailed screen and to transfer images between devices.

The 5D Mark IV can tag your images with GPS data (latitude, longitude, altitude and shooting time) just like many of the company's compact cameras. We prefer having GPS built into the camera rather than having to sync it with an additional device, although it does consequently suffer from the issue of negatively affecting battery life. The EOS 5D Mark IV also has built-in NFC, which allows you to quickly transfer images to a compatible smart device by simply tapping them together.

We tested the EOS 5D Mark IV with the new EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II lens, which is offered as a kit lens in some regions. This combination offered fast, positive autofocus, can track moving subjects very well and is also near-silent, and we'd recommend that you choose this kit if you're buying into the Canon system for the first time. The 24-105mm lens also crucially features image stabilisation. This is important for Canon, as some competitors cameras feature image stabilisation that's built-in to the camera body, which therefore works with their entire range of lenses. Canon's system is obviously limited by which lenses you choose, but it does offer the slight advantage of showing the stabilising effect through the viewfinder.

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Top of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

The EOS 5D Mark IV features the latest DIGIC 6 image processor, which produces noticeably faster image processing, start-up and image review times than the previous 5D Mark III camera and better noise reduction in high-ISO images. DIGIC 6 also allows the 5D Mark IV to shoot slightly faster than the previous model, obtaining a speed of 7fps for for up to unlimited number of JPEGs or 21 RAW images. 14-bit A/D conversion, in-camera HDR processing, multiple exposure function and in-camera RAW processing are also enabled by the Digic 6 processor. Battery life is rated to CIPA standards at 900 shots using the viewfinder, or 200 shots in live view mode. This can be doubled by using the optional BG-E20 battery grip which takes two LP-E6/LP-E6N batteries.

The 5D Mark IV has an identical Live View system to its predecessor. If you're new to DSLRs and don't understand the terminology, basically Live View allows you to view the scene in front of you live on the LCD screen, rather than through the traditional optical viewfinder. This is an obvious attraction for compact camera users, who are familiar with holding the camera at arm's length and composing via the LCD screen. It's also appealing to macro shooters, for example, as it's often easier to view the screen than look through the viewfinder when the camera is mounted on a tripod at an awkward angle.

Live View is easy to turn on via a dedicated switch on the back of the camera which toggles between Live View and Movie recording and a self-explanatory Start/Stop button. A grid line display, dual-axis electronic level and very useful live histogram can be enabled to help with composition and exposure, and you can zoom in by up to 10x magnification of the image displayed on the LCD screen. Focusing is achieved via the AF-On button, or you can half-press the shutter-button. Live View can also be controlled remotely using the supplied EOS utility software, which allows you to adjust settings and capture the image from a PC.

There are three types of focusing system on offer during Live View shooting. The first, Quick AF, works by physically flipping the camera mirror to engage the auto-focus sensor, which then momentarily blanks the LCD screen and causes a physical sound, before the image is displayed after about 1 second. The other methods, Live AF and Live AF with Face Detection, use an image contrast auto-focus system, much like that used by point-and shoot compacts, the main benefits being the complete lack of noise during operation, and no LCD blackout. Unfortunately these are much slower than the Quick AF mode, taking over 3 seconds to focus on a clearly-defined subject in bright light, which will put off most users that are attracted by the promised point-and-shoot experience. On a more positive note, you can move the AF point around the screen, and the 5D Mark IV successfully detected faces in most situations.

To move into the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV’s video recording mode, you need to push the switch near the viewfinder across to video recording and then press the Start/Stop button. To change the recording quality, you can press the Q button and switch between the 4K options and the full HD options. It’s worth noting that if you’re shooting in 4K you will be limited to a maximum ISO of 12800. You can shoot for a full 29 minutes and 59 seconds when using the EOS 5D Mark IV. This is down to a heat pipe which draws heat away from the camera's sensor and facilitates such long recording times. You also of course have full manual control. That’s not to say that the video options here are perfect - it’s not possible to record 4K when outputting via the HDMI cable, so professional videographers may still be put off.

If you record something in 4K, it’s possible to extract stills from the resulting video in camera. Playback the video and you’ll see an option called “Frame Grab”. This will allow you to save a 8.8 million pixel JPEG image from the video you have recorded. This has some useful applications for high frame rate recording of fast moving or unpredictable subjects - if you only need a relatively small (but still printable at A3) image, then it may be preferable to shoot in 4K and extract an image than to use traditional stills shooting.

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The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV In-hand

Dual Pixel RAW is a new feature that takes advantage of the 5D Mark IV's so far unique dual photodiode construction. Essentially during Dual Pixel RAW shooting, a single RAW file saves two images into the file, one containing the normal image and the other any parallax information, which can be measured and the subject distance information extrapolated. Using the Dual Pixel RAW Optimizer in Canon's Digital Photo Professional software (v4.5 or later), you can then adjust or correct the point of sharpness, shift the foreground bokeh or reduce image ghosting. In practice we found that the possible adjustments were quite small, and Canon themselves state that you should "shoot at a lens focal length of at least 50mm and an aperture of f/5.6 or lower, ensuring the ISO value is 1600 or lower" to achieve the best results. Also, for technical reasons, only one of these adjustments can be performed on a Dual Pixel RAW file per processing session. Note that turning on Dual Pixel RAW increases the file size of each RAW file you shoot from about 35-37Mb to roughly 65Mb, and the number of continuous shots you can take drops from 21 RAW images to about 7.

More useful, especially if you have a number of older lenses, is the AF Microadjustment feature that has trickled down from the pro DSLRs. This allows you to alter the focus of each lens, then use a focusing target to test if the lens focuses correctly, and if it doesn't, alter it slightly using the AF Adjustment option, then test again until perfect focus is achieved. With most other DSLR systems you'd have to send the camera and lens off for calibration (and maybe even have to pay for it), but with the 5D Mark IV, you can calibrate all of your lenses in the comfort of your own home (up to 20 lenses can be stored in the camera). The EOS 5D Mark IV features a silent shooting mode that reduces the sound of both the shutter and mirror, perfect for situations where you don't want to draw unwanted attention to yourself. A continuous silent mode is also available, although its at a slower rate of 3fps than the headline 7fps mode.

The EOS 5D Mark IV implements the same dust-removal technology as its predecessor, where the sensor is shaken briefly at high frequency to dislodge any dust particles from its surface. This could delay the need for manual sensor cleaning, perhaps indefinitely, but it won't be able to remove 'sticky' deposits like salt spray, pollen or the smears left behind by careless sensor cleaning or the wrong kind of solvent. The 5D Mark IV also inherits the internal Dust Delete Data system from the 5D Mark III, which can map the position of visible dust on the sensor. This can then be deleted automatically after the shoot with the supplied Digital Photo Professional software.

Peripheral Illumination Correction is a feature that's actually a lot simpler that it initially sounds. Basically it corrects the unwanted effects of vignetting, typically seen in wide-angle photos in the corners of the frame. The 5D Mark IV contains a database of correction data for various Canon lenses and, if Peripheral Illumination Correction is enabled, automatically applies it to JPEG images. For RAW images the correction is applied later in the Digital Photo Professional software. Up to 40 lenses can be programmed into the 5D Mark IV, with over 80 currently available to choose from. Peripheral Illumination Correction is a useful and effective addition, particularly for JPEG shooters, and can safely be left turned on all of the time.

Once you have captured a photo, the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has a range of options for playing, reviewing and managing your images. More information about a captured image can be seen on the LCD by pressing the Info button, which brings up a brightness image histogram and all the shooting Exif data, including shutter speed and the time and date it was captured, with a second press displaying an additional RGB histogram. Highlight Alert and AF Point Display can also be turned on via the Playback menu. It is simple to get a closer look at an image as you can zoom in up to 15 times, and it is also possible to view pictures in a set of nine contact sheet. Pressing the Creative Photo button displays two images side-by-side to allow you to compare the quality of different exposures on the camera. You can also delete an image, rotate an image, view a slideshow, protect images so that they cannot be deleted, and set various printing options. Unlike some competitors, there are no digital styles or effects that can be applied to an image after it has been taken - the more subtle Picture Styles are the only way of tweaking your JPEGs in-camera, before they are captured. In-camera image rating via a new dedicated button on the rear makes it easy to organise your images ahead of post-production, with the rating maintained in IPTC-friendly software.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV's software suite is very good. Admittedly, photographers who've graduated to a camera like this one will almost certainly have chosen image browsing and editing software already, so they won't need the basic image browsing program included here, but there's more than that. You also get Canon's simple but effective PhotoStitch application for making panoramic shots, a utility for using the 5D Mark IV remotely (while tethered to a PC) and Canon's Digital Photo Professional application for converting RAW files. This is a big bonus, because other makers don't always include such good RAW conversion software. Digital Photo Professional certainly isn't the best RAW converter on the market, but importantly does mimic the camera's Picture Styles 'retrospectively'. In addition the supplied Picture Style Editor software can be used to create custom Picture Styles on your computer instead of in-camera.

Image Quality

All of the sample images in this review were taken using the 30 megapixel Fine JPEG setting, which gives an average image size of around 8Mb.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV produced images of fantastic quality. It offers noise-free JPEG images from ISO 50 all the way up to ISO 3200, with noise first appearing at ISO 6400 - an incredible performance for a 30 megapixel, 35mm SLR. The faster settings of 6400, 12800 and 25600 display relatively little noise, with ISO 51200 suitable for small prints and web images and the fastest setting of 102400 best reserved for emergenices. The night photograph was very good, with the maximum shutter speed of 30 seconds and Bulb mode allowing you to capture enough light in all situations. The 7 different Picture Styles and the ability to create your own are a real benefit to JPEG shooters, as are the Highlight Tone Priority and Auto Lighting Optimizer custom settings when used in the right conditions. The HDR mode combines three images taken at different exposures to create a single image with greater dynamic range, plus it offers natural and more artistic looks.


There are 12 ISO settings available on the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV which you can select at any time. Here are some 100% crops which show the noise levels for each ISO setting, with the JPEG version on the left and the RAW on the right.




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File Quality

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has 2 different JPEG file quality settings available, with Fine being the highest quality JPEG option. Here are some 100% crops which show the quality of the various options, with the file size shown in brackets.

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The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV's maximum shutter speed is 30 seconds and there's a Bulb mode for even longer exposures, which is excellent news if you're seriously interested in night photography. The shot below was taken using a shutter speed of 30 seconds, aperture of f/11 at ISO 100.


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Highlight Tone Priority

This setting promises to improve the highlight detail of the image by expanding the dynamic range from 18% grey to bright highlights. Turning it on didn't make a great deal of difference in our test shot, as shown below.


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Auto Lighting Optimizer

This setting promises to automatically correct the brightness and contrast of an image, with three levels of varying intensity available. There was a slight difference between the weakest and strongest settings, as shown below. Note that the user guide warns that this setting might cause noise to increase at higher ISO speeds.


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Multiple Exposure

This setting allows you to combine up to 9 images into a single composite image, with a range of different ways to blend them together. Here's an example with two images combined.



The HDR mode combines three images taken at different exposures to create a single image with greater dynamic range, with natural and more artistic looks also on offer.


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Picture Styles

Canon's Picture Controls, similarly to Nikon's Picture Styles, are preset combinations of different sharpness, contrast, saturation and colour tone settings. The seven available Picture Controls are shown below in the following series, which demonstrates the differences. There are also three User Defined styes so that you can create your own look.



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Fine Detail

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Sample Images

This is a selection of sample images from the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV camera, which were all taken using the 30 megapixel Fine JPEG setting. The thumbnails below link to the full-sized versions, which have not been altered in any way.

Sample RAW Images

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV enables users to capture RAW and JPEG format files. We've provided some Canon RAW (CR2) samples for you to download (thumbnail images shown below are not 100% representative).

Sample Movie & Video

This is a sample movie at the highest quality setting of 4096x2160 pixels at 25 frames per second. Please note that this 15 second movie is 944Mb in size.

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The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV builds on the proven design of its popular 4-year-old predecessor, the 5D Mark III, upgrading just about every aspect of its performance, which all adds up to a much better, yet still familiar, all-round camera for stills and video shooters alike. A sharp increase in the launch price in Europe and the UK does take some of the sheen off the camera, though, as does the Sony A7R II, which despite being a year old still outperforms Canon's latest offering in some ways, particularly when it comes to shooting video.

While the new 30 megapixel sensor doesn't sound like a massive improvement on the 5D Mark III's 22 megapixels, in conjunction with the Digic 6 processor it results in higher resolution and still very impressive low-light performance, with an almost noise-free range of ISO 50-6400 and perfectly usable 12800 and 25600 settings. The benefits of the headline-grabbing Dual Pixel RAW file format are a lot more subtle, so much so that for some users it won't be worth the significant downsides of turning it on.

Still and video image quality, burst shooting speed, autofocusing, connectivity and live view have all been greatly improved, making the EOS 5D Mark IV a very well-rounded DSLR camera that's a veritable pleasure to shoot with. While the industry has placed a lot of emphasis in recent years on smaller, lighter mirrorless cameras, there's still a lot to be said for shooting with a "traditional" DSLR, and in that respect the 5D Mark IV is certainly one of the best on the market. However, competition from mirrorless is fierce, especially from the disruptive juggernaut that is Sony, so if you have don't have a strong preference for the DSLR format, you should certainly check out some of the many non-mirrored competitors that the 5D Mark IV is up against.

This is especially true in the UK and Europe, where owing to various factors, the introductory price of the 5D Mark IV is significantly higher than that of the 5D Mark III when it was launched in 2012 (US residents can enjoy the same $3499 body-only price). It would be remiss of you to dismiss the 5D Mark IV based on price alone, though, as despite looking like its predecessor, it out-performs it in almost every way. The new EOS 5D Mark IV is once again the Canon DSLR that we like the most, although the competition has never been greater...

4.5 stars

Ratings (out of 5)
Design 4.5
Features 5
Ease-of-use 4.5
Image quality 5
Value for money 3.5

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

Fujifilm X-T2

The Fujifilm X-T2 is a new compact system camera that builds on the success of the popular 2-year-old X-T1, most notably by adding 4K video recording, a more sophisticated auto-focusing system, and a wealth of other improvements. Read our in-depth Fujifilm X-T2 review to find out if it's worth the upgrade...

Nikon D810

The Nikon D810 is a brand new 36 megapixel full-frame sensor DSLR camera with no optical low pass filter. The D810 also offers 1080/60p HD video, a 3.2-inch LCD screen, an optical viewfinder with 100% coverage and 5fps burst shooting. Read our in-depth Nikon D810 review to find out if it can emulate the success of the previous D800/E cameras...

Olympus OM-D E-M1

The Olympus O-MD E-M1 is a new professional compact system camera. Targeting its DSLR rivals, Olympus are promoting the E-M1 as a smaller and more capable camera. Read our expert Olympus E-M1 review to find out if it really can beat the competition...

Pentax K-1

The new K-1 is the long-awaited full-frame DSLR camera from Pentax, based around a 36.4 megapixel CMOS sensor. Is this the best ever Pentax DSLR? Read our in-depth Pentax K-1 review to find out...

Sony A7R II

The Sony A7R II is a hotly-anticipated full-frame compact system camera that promises to outclass the DSLR competition. Is this the best full-frame camera on the market? Read our Sony A7R II review to find out...

Sony A7S II

The Sony A7S II is a new compact system camera that can literally shoot in the dark. Building on last year's A7S model, the new mark II version offers more video features, enhanced ergonomics, built-in image stabilisation and faster focusing. Read our in-depth Sony A7S II review now...

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV from around the web. »

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV boasts a huge array of high end features, including a 30 megapixel full frame CMOS imaging sensor and Canon's latest AF system, for a significantly lower price than Canon's current 1-Series model. This value and versatility, as with all EOS 5-Series models before it, launched the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV to great fanfare and a strong demand.
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The Canon EOS 5D series is arguably one of the most recognizable camera lines of the digital age and the Mark IV is designed to appeal to the same wide range of enthusiasts and professionals. Nearly identical-looking to its predecessor, it receives substantial upgrades under the hood, including: a higher-resolution sensor with Dual Pixel autofocus, 4K video capture, an upgraded AF system, a touchscreen, improved weather-sealing, built-in Wi-Fi/NFC, an interval timer and GPS. All this adds up to a camera that fits into Canon's product line nicely as the all-around full-frame option.
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The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is the successor to the EOS 5D Mark III, and builds on the success of this enormously popular series of full-frame DSLRs. When the original EOS 5D was launched in October 2005, it became the first 'affordable' full-frame DSLR. Three and a half years later, the Mark II almost doubled the resolution and became the first DSLR to really embrace the potential of video recording.
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The fourth version of the highly successful Canon EOS 5D, the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is now available, and the latest version introduces a number of new features, including a new 30 megapixel full-frame sensor made by Canon, 7fps continuous shooting, 4K video recording, plus built-in GPS and Wi-Fi.
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Type 36 x 24 mm CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 30.4 megapixels
Total Pixels Approx. 31.7 megapixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Low-Pass Filter Built-in/Fixed
Sensor Cleaning EOS integrated cleaning system
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour


Type DIGIC 6+


Lens Mount EF (excludes EF-S / EF-M lenses)
Focal Length Equivalent to 1.0x the focal length of the lens


Type TTL-secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with dedicated AF sensor
AF System/ Points
  • 61 Point / max of 41 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8 and 61 points / 21 cross-type AF points at f/8 (1)
  • The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.
AF working range EV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
AF Modes
  • One Shot
  • AI Focus
  • AI Servo AF
AF Point Selection
  • Automatic selection: All 61 point AF (based on EOS iTR AF setting)
  • Manual selection: Single point AF (selectable points 61, 15, 9 or cross type only points selectable)
  • Manual selection: Single point Spot AF
  • Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right)
  • Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points
  • Manual selection: Zone AF (all AF points divided into 9 focusing zones)
  • Manual selection: Large Zone AF (all AF points divided into 3 focusing zones)
  • AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
Selected AF point display Transparent LCD in viewfinder and shown on Quick Control screen
AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way or AF ON is pressed in One Shot AF mode. Using customised button set to AF stop in AI servo
AF Assist Beam Emitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
Manual Focus Selected on lens
AF Microadjustment
  • Manual: Enter adjustment +/- 20 steps (wide and tele setting for zoom lenses)
  • Adjust all lenses by same amount
  • Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
  • Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number


Metering modes
  • Approx. 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone metering. EOS Intelligent Subject Analysis system
  • (1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)
  • (2) Partial metering (approx. 6.1% of viewfinder at centre)
  • (3) Spot metering: Center spot metering (approx. 1.3% viewfinder at centre)
  • AF point-linked spot metering not provided
  • (4) Centre weighted average metering
Metering Brightness Range EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C, ISO100, with evaluative metering)
AE Lock
  • Auto: In the One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering, AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved
  • Manual: By AE lock button in P, Av, Tv and M modes
Exposure Compensation +/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB +/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
Anti-flicker shooting Yes. Flicker detected at a frequency of 100 Hz or 120 Hz. Maximum continuous shooting speed may decrease
ISO Sensitivity (1)
  • Auto 100-32000 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
  • ISO can be expanded to L:50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400,


Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Speed 30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
Shutter Release Soft touch electromagnetic release


Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
  • AWB (Ambeince priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting
  • White balance compensation:
  • 1. Blue/Amber +/-9
  • 2. Magenta/ Green +/-9
Custom White Balance Yes, 1 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing
  • +/-3 levels in single level increments
  • 3, 2, 5 or 7 bracketed images per shutter release
  • Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias


Type Pentaprism
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Approx. 100%
Magnification Approx. 0.71x(4)
Eyepoint Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
Dioptre Correction -3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
Focusing Screen Fixed, with information Transparent LCD overlay
Mirror Quick-return half mirror
Viewfinder Information
  • AF information: Single/Spot AF points, AF Frame, AF status, Focus indicator, AF mode, AF point selection, AF point registration
  • Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, flash metering, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB, metering mode, shooting mode
  • Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light
  • Image information: Card information, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+), JPEG/RAW indicator, Dual Pixel RAW, Digital Lens Optimizer.
  • Composition information: Grid, Electronic level
  • Other information: Battery check, Warning symbol, Flicker Detection, drive mode, white balance
Depth of field preview Yes, with Depth of Field preview button
Eyepiece shutter On strap


Type 8.10cm (3.2") Clear View LCD II, approx. 1620K dots
Coverage Approx. 100%
Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically) Approx 170° vertically and horizontally
Coating Anti-reflection and Anti-smudge. Reinforced glass incorporated
Brightness Adjustment
  • Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
  • Color Tone Adjument: 4 settings
Touch-screen operations Capacitive method with menu functions, Quick Control settings, playback operations, and magnified display. AF point selection in Live View and Movies, touch shutter is possible in Live View still photo shooting.
Display Options
  • (1) Quick Control Screen
  • (2) Camera settings
  • (3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
  • (4) Custom Quick Control Screen


Modes E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-sync 1/200sec
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 3EV in 1/3 increments with EX series Speedlites
Flash Exposure Bracketing Yes, with compatible External Flash
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes
HotShoe/ PC terminal Yes/ Yes
External Flash Compatibility E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash Control via camera menu screen


Modes Scene Intelligent Auto, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Bulb and Custom (x3)
Picture Styles Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Colour Space sRGB and Adobe RGB
Image Processing
  • Highlight Tone Priority
  • Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
  • Long exposure noise reduction
  • High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
  • Lens optical correction (1)
  • - Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction (during/after still photo shooting, during Video only)
  • - Distortion correction, Diffraction correction, Digital Lens Optimizer (during/after still photo shooting)
  • Resize to M, S1, S2 or S3 (2)
  • Cropping: JPEG images can be cropped (Aspect ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1)
  • - 45 cropping sizes selectable, from 11% to 95% (diagonal)
  • - Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
  • - Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
  • RAW image processing (3)
  • Multiple exposure
Drive modes Single, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Silent Single, Silent Continuous, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote)
Continuous Shooting
  • Max. Approx. 7fps. with full AF / AE tracking, speed maintained for up to unlimited number of JPEGs or 21 RAW images (1) (2) (3)
  • Max. 4.3fps in Live View mode with AF Tracking
Interval timer Built-in, number of shots selectable from 1-99 or unlimited (Selectable interval time - 1sec to 99hr 59mins 59sec). Bulb timer possible (Selectable time - 1sec to 99hr 59mins 59sec)


Type Electronic viewfinder with image sensor
Coverage Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
Frame Rate 29.97 fps (may increase when AF is performed)
  • Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
  • Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face Detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone - Single, FlexiZone - Multi), available with all EF lenses and Touch shutter
  • Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor (315-zone)
  • Partial metering (approx. 6.3% of Live View screen)
  • Spot metering (approx. 2.7% of Live View screen)
  • Center-weighted average metering
  • Active metering timer can be changed
Display Options
  • 4 levels available through INFO. button: No information, Basic shooting information, Advanced shooting information and Advanced shooting information with Histogram
  • Multiple Exposure status also avaible in Multiple Exposure mode


Still Image Type
  • JPEG: 3 compression options
  • RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW and Dual Pixel RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
  • Complies with Exif 2.30 and Design rule for Camera File system 2.0
  • Complies with Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible, separate formats to separate cards possible including Dual Pixel RAW +JPEG
Image Size
  • JPEG:
  • 3:2 ratio (L) 6720x4480, (M1) 4464x2976, (S1) 3360x2240 , (S2) 1696x1280 , (S3) 640x480
  • 4:3 ratio (L) 5952x4480, (M1) 3968x2976, (S1) 2976x2240 , (S2) 1920x1280 , (S3) 720x480
  • 16:9 ratio (L) 6720x3776, (M1) 4464x2512, (S1) 3360x1888 , (S2) 1920x1080 , (S3) 720x408
  • 1:1 ratio (L) 4480x4480, (M1) 2976x2976, (S1) 2240x2240 , (S2) 1280x1280 , (S3) 480x480
  • RAW:
  • (RAW) 6720x4480, (M-RAW) 5040x3360, (S-RAW) 3360x2240
Folders New folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering
  • (1) Consecutive numbering
  • (2) Auto reset
  • (3) Manual reset


Movie Type
  • MOV Video: 4K (17:9) 4096 x 2160 - Motion JPEG (internal recording only), (1) Full HD, HD - MPEG4 AVC / H.264 variable (average) bit rate, Audio: Linear PCM
  • MP4 Video: Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 - MPEG4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC
Movie Size
  • 4K (17:9) 4096 x 2160 (29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps) Motion JPEG
  • Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame (1)
  • Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 HDR ( 29.97, 25 fps) inter frame (1)
  • Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25) lite inter frame
  • HD (16:9) 1280 x 720 (119.9, 100 fps) intra frame
Colour Sampling (Internal recording)
  • 4K - YCbCr4:2:2 (8 bit)
  • Full HD/ HD - YCbCr4:2:0 (8 bit)
Movie Length 4K and Full HD - Max duration 29min 59sec. (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4GB file limit with exFAT CF card
High Frame Rate Movie
  • MOV Video: HD - 1280 x 720 at 100fps or 119.9fps
  • Recorded as 1/4-speed slow motion movie
  • Single scene maximum recording up to 7min 29sec.
4K Frame Grab 8.8 megapixel JPEG still image frame grab from 4K movie possible
Bitrate / Mbps
  • MOV:
  • 4K (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p): Approx. 500 Mbps
  • Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/ALL-I: Approx. 180 Mbps
  • Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/IPB Approx. 60 Mbps
  • Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/ALL-I: Approx. 90 Mbps
  • Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 30 Mbps
  • HD (119.9p/100.0p)/ALL-I: Approx. 160 Mbps
  • MP4:
  • Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 60 Mbps
  • Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 30 Mbps
  • Full HD (29.97p/25.00p)/IPB (Light): Approx. 12 Mbps
Microphone Built-in monaural microphone (48Khz, 16 bit x 2 ch)
HDMI Display External monitor only, External Monitor only without information display or Simultaneous on camera and external monitor
HDMI Output Full HD recording only, uncompressed YCbCr 4:2:2, 8-bit, sound output via HDMI is also possible
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Face Detection and Tracking AF, Movie Servo AF
  • Manual Focus
  • 4K - Auto: 100-12800, H: 25600, H: 32000, H1: 51200, H2: 102400,
  • Full HD / HD - Auto: 100-25600, H: 32000, H1: 51200, H2:102400


Geotag Information Longitude, Latitude, Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time
Positioning Modes
  • Mode 1: Camera continues to receive GPS signals at regular intervals when power is switched off
  • Mode 2: GPS is switched off when power is switched off
Position Update Timing Intervals of 1 sec., 5 sec., 10 sec., 15 sec., 30 sec., 1 min., 2 min. or 5 min.
Position Accuracy Within approx. 30 m/98.4 ft (Based on good GPS satellite reception conditions on a clear day with no surrounding obstructions)
Compatible Satellite Navigation Systems
  • • GPS satellites (USA)
  • • GLONASS satellites (Russia)
  • • Quasi-Zenith Satellite Michibiki (Japan)
Log Files Format NMEA Format. One log file per day based
Log File Usage
  • Transfer log data to memory card and copy it to a computer
  • Use Map Utility to append the log file to the images
Digital Compass Not provided


Custom Functions 17 Custom Functions with 46 settings
Metadata Tag
  • User copyright information (can be set in camera)
  • Image rating (0-5 stars)
  • IPTC data (registered with EOS Utility)
  • Image transfer with caption (Caption registered with EOS Utility)
LCD Panel / Illumination Yes / Yes
Water/ Dust resistance Yes
Voice Memo No
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Playback zoom 1.5x - 10x in 15 steps
Display Formats
  • (1) Single image
  • (2) Single image with information (2 levels )
  • Basic - Shooting information (shutter speed, aperture, ISO and Image quality)
  • Detailed - Shooting information (shutter speed, aperture, ISO, metering Image, quality and file size), Lens information , Brightness and RGB histogram, White balance, Picture Style, Color space and noise reduction, Lens optical correction, GPS information
  • (3) 4 image index
  • (4) 9 image index
  • (5) 36 image index
  • (6) 100 image index
  • (7) Jump Display (1, 10 or 100 images, Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, Protected images, Rating)
  • (8) Movie edit
  • (9) RAW processing
  • (10) Rating
Slide Show
  • Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Protected images or Rating
  • Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds
  • Repeat: On/Off
  • Brightness: Yes
  • RGB: Yes
Highlight Alert Yes
Image Erase Single image, Selected images, Folder, Card
Image Erase Protection Erase protection of Single image, Folder or Card
Self Timer 2 or 10 sec.
Menu Categories
  • (1) Shooting menu 1 - 6
  • (2) AF Menu 1 - 5
  • (3) Playback menu 1 - 3
  • (4) Setup menu 1 - 5
  • (5) Custom Functions menu 1 - 5
  • (6) My Menu (1 - 5 user selectable)
Menu Languages
  • 25 Languages
  • English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
Firmware Update Update possible by the user (Camera, Lens, WFT, External Speedlite)


Computer SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support [1]
  • Features supported - FTP/FTPS, EOS Utility, SmartPhone, Upload to Web , Wireless printing
Other HDMI mini out (Type C, HDMI-CEC compatible), External Microphone In / Line In (Stereo mini jack), Headphone socket (Stereo mini jack), N3-type terminal (remote control terminal)


PictBridge Yes (Via Wireless LAN only)


  • 1x CompactFlash Type I (UDMA 7 compatible) (Incompatible with Type II and Microdrive)
  • 1x SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I


PC & Macintosh
  • Windows 7 (excl. Starter Edition) Windows 8 and Windows 10
  • OS X v10.7-10.11


Image Processing Digital Photo Professional 4.5 or later (RAW Image Processing)
Other EOS Utility 3.5 or later (inc. Remote Capture ), Picture Style Editor, Map Utility, EOS Lens Registration Tool, EOS Web Service Registration Tool, Canon Camera connect app (iOS/ Android)


Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6N (supplied) / LP-E6
Battery life
  • Approx. 900 shots (at 23°C) (1)
  • Approx. 850 (at 0°C)
Battery Indicator 6 levels + percentage
Power saving Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Battery charger LC-E6E (supplied), Battery charger LC-E6, AC Adapter AC-E6N and DC Coupler DR-E6, AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6N/ACK-E6, Car Battery Charger CBC-E6


Body Materials Magnesium Alloy body and polycarbonate with glass fiber Prism cover
Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD) 150.7 x 116.4 x 75.9mm
Weight (body only) Approx. 890 g


Viewfinder Eyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Angle Finder C
Wireless File Transmitter Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7B
Lenses All EF lenses (excluding EF-S / EF-M lenses)
Flash Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX-II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
Remote Controller/ Switch Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5 and Speedlite 600EX-II-RT
Other BG-E20 battery grip, Hand Strap E2, Connect Station CS100


  • All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.
  • Subject to change without notice.
AF System/ Points (1) The number of AF points, cross-type AF points, and dual cross-type AF points vary depending on the lens used
ISO Sensitivity (1) Recommended Exposure Index
Magnification (1) with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt
Image Processing
  • (1) Not possible with M-RAW and S-RAW
  • (2) Frame grab images from 4K movies and images shot in S3 quality cannot be resized
  • (3) RAW image processing during image Playback only with RAW and Dual Pixel RAW only
Continuous Shooting
  • (1) Large/Fine resolution
  • (2) Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings, light level, subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.
  • (3) Figures quoted are when used with UDMA 7 Compact flash memory card
Movie Type (1) Minimum card write speed required for 4K 30p recording: CF – 100MB/sec
WiFi (1) Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions
Battery life (1) Viewfinder shooting. Based on the CIPA Standard and using the battery supplied with the camera, except where indicated

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