Canon EOS M5 camera review

The Canon EOS M5 is Canon’s best mirrorless camera yet. This is a camera with a 24MP sensor and Dual Pixel technology. The APS-C format sensor provides excellent depth of field. In addition, the camera has a built-in electronic viewfinder and a large number of external controls, as well as a well-implemented touch screen. She is chosen:

This level of direct control puts the

camera on par with the Sony A6000 and a6300, as well as the Panasonic GX85 (GX80) and GX8. All these cameras are quite compact, but offer excellent opportunities for recording photos and videos.

Main characteristics

24MP Dual Pixel APS-C CMOS sensor
2.36MP OLED electronic viewfinder
1.62MP tilting touch screen
Electronic video stabilization combined with optical stabilization for a total of five axes of stabilization
7 fps continuous shooting (9 fps with focus and exposure locked)
WiFi with NFC and Bluetooth

The M5 not only allows you to use the rear touch screen to position the focus point, but also allows you to move it while working through the viewfinder. Combined with the Dual Pixel autofocus system, this makes a big difference.

The camera has four command dials. This is a much higher level of control than is offered on other M-series models.

Three of the four control dials on the M5 are on the top panel, giving users easy access to options. While the inability to shoot 4K video is a disappointment, being able to use the touch screen to set the AF point is a definite plus. For many users, good 1080 quality is just as valuable as bad 4K.

The touch screen plus Dual-Pixel-AF in combination becomes a very powerful tool. Focusing on faces is also available.

Another important advantage of the M5 is that Canon’s Dual Pixel AF system allows you to go beyond a narrow area of ​​focus points and work across the entire frame. Adapters allow you to use lenses with EF and EF-S mounts.