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Canon EOS 5Ds & EOS 5Ds R Sensor Review and Test Results

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DxOMark published their sensor review and test results for the high-megapixel count Canon EOS 5DS & EOS 5DS R full-frame digital SLR cameras.

Sensor Scores of 87 points for the EOS 5Ds and 86 points for the EOS 5DS R are the best DxOMark results measured in on a Canon sensor to date.

However, the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R ranks 21st place and 22ndplace, respectively for all sensors in the database.That is well behind the latest Nikon and Sony full-frame sensors, such as the Nikon D810 with 97 points and Sony A7r with 95 points.

Canon 5DS & 5DS R Gets DxOMarked: Best Canon scores for Color Sensitivity and Dynamic Range



EOS 5DS vs Nikon D810 vs Sony A7R


From DXOMark conclusion:

Boasting an unprecedented 50.6Mp resolution, the EOS 5DS and 5DS R offer a unique DSLR shooting solution. What’s more, our industry standard tests have shown these are the best sensor results yet for a Canon chip, with the 5DS cameras offering a small step up for image quality against other full-frame semi-pro models such as the EOS 6D and EOS 5D Mark III. Our measurements show that there’s very little difference between the 5DS and 5DS R sensors, but we’ve seen both models post better scores in print results compared to those on screen

50MP Canon EOS 5Ds and 5DS R DSLR cameras features dual DIGIC 6 processors, a 61-point AF system with 41 cross-type points and a 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor with 252 zones. The EOS 5DS and 5DS R are capable of 1080/30p HD video recording and offer dual SD/CF card slots.

50MP Canon EOS 5Ds and 5Ds R Price

50MP Canon EOS 5Ds and 5Ds R
Canon EOS 5DS Body Only $3,699.00 Amazon | Adorama
Canon EOS 5DS R Body Only $3,899.00 Amazon | Adorama
EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens $2,999.00 Amazon | Adorama