Ok, Canon users, this is what you’ve all been waiting for. Canon has officially announced the EOS 5D Mark IV. It thus replaces the 5D Mark III. Also launched with the Canon 5D Mark IV are the two new lenses. These being the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM and the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS II USM. These two lenses have been priced at $2199 and $1099 respectively. The camera itself has been priced at $3499 (body only). Incidentally, the 50.6 MP behemoth, the EOS 5DS is currently also retailing at the same price of $3499.

B&H lists the shipping date for the Canon 5D Mark IV to be September 8 (subject to availability). At the time of writing this Adorama was yet to update their tentative shipping date for the camera.

Canon 5D Mark IV

Canon 5D Mark IV

The EOS 5D Mark IV is built around a 30.4 MP full frame CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 6+ image processing engine. The 3.2” rear LCD touchscreen of the camera has a 1.62 million-dot resolution. The 5D Mark IV is capable of shooting DCI 4K native videos at 30 fps. You can make 8.8 MP pulls from the video being recorded. It has a 61-point high density reticular AF system and a native ISO of 32000 (further expandable to 102400).

An important new feature on the Canon 5D Mark IV is the Dual Pixel RAW. This technology allows a photographer to impart a greater degree of control during post-processing, allowing him/her to extract more information. The specs seem to suggest that you can make fine tuning of the focus point, bring out additional details, shift bokeh as well as suppress the effects of ghosting during post-processing like never before. It appears that you need to make these adjustments using Canon’s Digital Photo Professional 4.5 software.

Other features include an array of communication features – built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and GPS. A state of the art metering system powered by 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor and a respectable 7 fps continuous shooting speed. It also has the dual-pixel CMOS AF system that works fantastically during video shooting and in live-view shooting.

Rajib Mukherjee

Rajib Mukherjee

Rajib’s love for the road is second only to his love for photography. Wanderlust at heart and a shutterbug who loves to document his travels via his lenses; his two passions compliment each other perfectly. He has been writing for over 6 years now, which unsurprisingly, revolve mostly around his two favourite pursuits.
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