It’s been 4 long years since the last update to Canon’s best selling 5D line of cameras, and today, they’ve finally announced the long-rumored and much-anticipated follow-up to the 5D Mark III, the Canon 5D Mark IV.

We’ll go deeper into the features and performance of the Mark IV once we get our hands on one, so for now, we’ll be going over the specs only.

So without further delay, let’s dive into the Canon 5D Mark IV…

EOS 5D Mark IV Specifications:

  • 30.4 MP CMOS sensor
  • ISO range of 100-32,000, expandable to 50-102,400
  • DCI 4K (4096 by 2160) at 30/25/24 fps with 8.8 MP JPEG image extraction
  • Dual Pixel raw file format allows post-production fine-tuning of focal point, foreground bokeh shifting, and image ghosting reduction
  • 61-point (41-point cross type) AF system with expanded coverage and focusing down to -3 EV
  • 7 fps continuous shooting speed
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and NFC (remote shooting & sharing of images capabilities)
  • Built-In GPS for geotagging of images
  • DIGIC 6+ processor
  • Fully functional touchscreen allows for
    • setting changes
    • focal point selection
    • image review
    • pinch-to-zoom gestures
  • 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor including anti-flicker protection
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF & Movie Servo AF
  • Time-Lapse movie mode
  • 100% coverage viewfinder
  • Dual CF and SD card slots
  • Mirror vibration control system to ensure maximum sharpness


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The Mark IV offers many improvements over the Mark III as you can see in the chart below.

Feature 5D Mark IV 5D Mark III
Sensor Resolution 30.4 MP 22.0 MP
Image Size 6720 x 4480
5760 x 3840
Image Processor DIGIC 6+ DIGIC 5+
Dual Pixel RAW Yes No
Image Micro-adjustment Yes No
Continuous Shooting Speed 7 FPS 6 FPS
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-32,000 ISO 100-25,600
Video Maximum Resolution 4K Full HD
LCD Size 3.2″ Touchable TFT-LCD 3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots 1,040,000 dots
Built-in GPS Yes No
Built-in Wi-Fi Yes No
NFC Yes No
Battery LP-E6N/LP-E6 LP-E6
Battery Life 900 shots (CIPA) 950 shots (CIPA)
USB Version 3.0 2.0
Dimensions 151 x 116 x 76 mm 152 x 116 x 76 mm
Weight 890g 950g

As with the 5D Mark III, the Mark IV is well suited for those shooting weddings or portraits, and will also make nature and landscape shooters very happy as well. The introduction of 4K video will also appeal strongly to videographers and filmmakers and anyone else who prefers a DSLR to shoot video with.


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