Canon Releases EOS 5D Mark IV Digital Camera
Canon officially released the long awaited Canon EOS 5D Mark IV digital camera. It is all confirmed and it over 4 years for it to arrive. The official specifications are very very close to what we previously reported and seems that the camera is a gem of a craftsmanship and innovation. It is a long awaited professional workhorse and it’s predecessor it one of the most popular and used professional camera on the market today. Here are the full specs, price and gallery of the new camera:
Canon 5D Mark IV Gallery
Canon 5D Mark IV First Look with Vanessa Joy
EOS 5D Mark IV Price And Pre-Order
The new 5D Mark IV’s official starting price is $3,499 in the USA. You can already preorder it from Amazon, Adorama and various other retailers. In the UK the price is around £3,499 as far as we know it.
It is already available for preorder from Amazon:
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Features
Sensor – 30.4 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
The new 5D series instalment features a brand new, full-frame, high-speed CMOS sensor that is designed for a wide range of uses with the 30.4 Megapixels sensor. It is capable of recording stills as well as full featured 4K video which is rich enough to endure significant editing and post-processing without losing quality. It is versatile in any shooting situations – from low light wedding work to fine art portraiture and full blown magazine spreads.
ISO Sensitivity – 100–32000 native
With a new and improved signal to noise ratio and processing power for noise reduction the new camera is remarkable well suited for low light photography. The native ISO is from 100 to 32000, but it can be expanded to 50 on the low end all the way to the remarkable 102400.
Amazing 4K Capabilities
The new camera is equipped with a full-blown 4K capabilities which allows frame grabs as well. The 5D Mark IV boasts 4K Motion JPEG video with a DCI cinema type 4096×2160 resolution and 30 and 24 frames per second. It also allows 8.8 megapixels 4K screen grabs. With the help of a new Digic 6+ CPU it can switch from shooting video footage to still photography in a quick second. Here are the full video modes:
New Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocusing System
Borrowed from the Canon 1DX Mark II, the new 5D Mark IV autofocusing system is a work of art! It features 2 photo diodes per sensor pixel, each able of phase-difference detection covering over 80% of the plane.
Burst Shooting of 7 Frames Per Second
With it’s new and advances autofocus, durable shutter and new CPU the camera can support a continuous shooting mode speed of 7 frames per second.
New Processor – Digic 6+
61 Point Autofocus with 41 Cross Points, Expanded Vertical Coverage.
The new 5D series instalment features a reworked AF system with 61 AF points High Density Reticular AF II.
New Metering Sensor – 150.000 pixel RGB+InfraRed
The new camera features and new subject detection and lighting condition analysis system. It is called iSA – Intelligent Scene Analysis – and it is designed to provide us with a super fast total image analysis in a blink of an eye. It features 150,000 pixel resolution and it helps detect flickr to eliminate the annoying video flickering with certain lighting conditions. It also capable of face detection and subject tracking by automatically shifting focusing points along the image.
Dual Pixel RAW
The new system allows us to capture Dual Pixel RAW files. These images, DPRAW, have additional editing capabilities when processed with Canon’s own Digital Photo professional software. It includes image micro adjustment for extra sharpness, Bokeh Shft for better out of focus areas and Ghosting Reduction to combat aberrations and flare.
Built In WiFi
The new 5D Mark IV comes with full built-in WiFi capabilities. You can transfer files, shoot tethered, use the new Canon Camera connect app for iOS and Android, see the LiveView over WiFi and so on.
Built In NFC chip
Near Field Technology comes built-in in the new 5D series instalment. It provide seamless connection to Android devices. With a simple tap you can transfer and view images and video on the go.
Built In GPS
You will have the ability to review and tag your location as well as manually adjust the time stamp of the camera automatically.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Official Specifications
|MSRP||$3499 (body only), $4399 (w/24-70 F4L lens), $4599 (w/24-105 F4L IS USM lens)|
|Body type||Mid-size SLR|
|Body material||Magnesium alloy|
|Max resolution||6720 x 4480|
|Image ratio w:h||1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9|
|Effective pixels||30 megapixels|
|Sensor photo detectors||32 megapixels|
|Sensor size||Full frame (36 x 24 mm)|
|Sensor size notes||sRaw suppoorted in all aspect ratio. Size between 5 and 7.5 megapixel.|
|Color space||sRGB, AdobeRGB|
|Color filter array||Primary color filter|
|ISO||Auto, 100-32000 (expands to 50-102400)|
|Boosted ISO (minimum)||50|
|Boosted ISO (maximum)||102400|
|White balance presets||6|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|JPEG quality levels||Fine, normal|
|File format||• JPEG (Exif v.2.3)|
• Raw (Canon CRW, 14-bit)
|Optics & Focus|
|Autofocus||• Contrast Detect (sensor)|
• Phase Detect
• Selective single-point
• Face Detection
• Live View
|Autofocus assist lamp||Yes|
|Number of focus points||61|
|Lens mount||Canon EF|
|Focal length multiplier||1×|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Screen type||TFT LCD|
|Viewfinder type||Optical (pentaprism)|
|Minimum shutter speed||30 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/8000 sec|
|Exposure modes||• Program|
• Shutter priority
• Aperture priority
• Scene Intelligent Auto
|External flash||Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)|
|Flash X sync speed||1/200 sec|
|Drive modes||• Single shooting|
• Continuous hi/lo
• Silent single shooting
• Silent continuous
• 2/10 sec self-timer / remote control
|Continuous drive||7.0 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)|
|Metering modes||• Multi|
|Exposure compensation||±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)|
|Resolutions||4096 x 2160 (29.97p, 24p, 23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (59.94p, 29.97p, 24p, 23.98p), 1280 x 720 (119.9p)|
|Format||MPEG-4, Motion JPEG|
|Videography notes||8.8MP stills can be grabbed from 4K video; camera supports ALL-I, IPB and IPB Light compression.|
|Storage types||CompactFlash + SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I enabled)|
|USB||USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)|
|Wireless notes||802.11b/g/n + NFC|
|Remote control||Yes (wired, wireless, or smartphone)|
|Battery description||LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||900|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||890 g (1.96 lb / 31.39 oz)|
|Dimensions||151 x 116 x 76 mm (5.94 x 4.57 x 2.99″)|