DSLR Cameras

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Specifications

Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)
150.7 x 116.4 x 75.9mm
Weight (body only)
Approx. 800 g
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Specifications

  • 30.4MP CMOS

  • Dual Pixel RAW

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF

  • 7 frame per second

  • 150,000 pixel metering sensor

  • GPS

  • Wi-Fi / NFC

  • EOS Movie 4K + Full HD

Specifications in detail

Image Sensor

  • Type
    36 x 24 mm CMOS
  • Effective Pixels
    Approx. 30.4 megapixels
  • Total Pixels
    Approx. 31.7 megapixels
  • Aspect Ratio
    3:2
  • Low-Pass Filter
    Built-in/Fixed
  • Sensor Cleaning
    EOS integrated cleaning system
  • Colour Filter Type
    Primary Colour

Image

  • Type
    DIGIC 6+

Lens

  • Lens Mount
    EF (excludes EF-S / EF-M lenses)
  • Focal length
    Equivalent to 1.0x the focal length of the lens

Focusing

  • Type
    TTL-secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with dedicated AF sensor
  • AF System / Points
    61 Point / max of 41 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8 and 61 points / 21 cross-type AF points at f/81
    The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.
  • AF working range
    EV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
  • AF Modes
    One Shot
    AI Focus
    AI Servo AF
  • AF Point Selection
    Automatic selection: All 61 point AF (based on EOS iTR AF setting)
    Manual selection: Single point AF (selectable points 61, 15, 9 or cross type only points selectable)
    Manual selection: Single point Spot AF
    Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right)
    Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points
    Manual selection: Zone AF (all AF points divided into 9 focusing zones)
    Manual selection: Large Zone AF (all AF points divided into 3 focusing zones)
    AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
  • Selected AF point display
    transparent LCD in viewfinder and shown on Quick Control screen
  • AF Lock
    Locked when shutter button is pressed half way or AF ON is pressed in One Shot AF mode. Using customised button set to AF stop in AI servo
  • AF Assist Beam
    Emitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
  • Manual Focus
    Selected on lens
  • AF Microadjustment
    Manual: Enter adjustment +/- 20 steps (wide and tele setting for zoom lenses)
    Adjust all lenses by same amount
    Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
    Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number

Exposure Control

  • Metering modes
    Approx. 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone metering. EOS Intelligent Subject Analysis system
    (1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)
    (2) Partial metering (approx. 6.1% of viewfinder at centre)
    (3) Spot metering: Center spot metering (approx. 1.3% viewfinder at centre)
    AF point-linked spot metering not provided
    (4) Centre weighted average metering
  • Metering Brightness Range
    EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C, ISO100, with evaluative metering)
  • AE Lock
    Auto: In the One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering, AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved
    Manual: By AE lock button in P, Av, Tv and M modes
  • Exposure Compensation
    +/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
  • AEB
    +/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
  • Anti-flicker shooting
    Yes. Flicker detected at a frequency of 100 Hz or 120 Hz. Maximum continuous shooting speed may decrease
  • ISO Sensitivity
    Auto 100-32000 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
    ISO can be expanded to L:50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400,2

Shutter

  • Type
    Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
  • Speed
    30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
  • Shutter Release
    Soft touch electromagnetic release

White Balance

  • Type
    Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
  • Settings
    AWB (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting
    White balance compensation:
    1. Blue/Amber +/-9
    2. Magenta/ Green +/-9
  • Custom White Balance
    Yes, 1 setting can be registered
  • WB Bracketing
    '+/-3 levels in single level increments
    3, 2, 5 or 7 bracketed images per shutter release
    Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias

Viewfinder

  • Type
    Pentaprism
  • Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)
    Approx. 100%
  • Magnification
    Approx. 0.71x3
  • Eyepoint
    Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
  • Dioptre Correction
    -3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
  • Focusing Screen
    Fixed, with information Transparent LCD overlay
  • Mirror
    Quick-return half mirror
  • Viewfinder Information
    AF information: Single/Spot AF points, AF Frame, AF status, Focus indicator, AF mode, AF point selection, AF point registration
    Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, flash metering, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB, metering mode, shooting mode
    Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light
    Image information:  Card information, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+), JPEG/RAW indicator, Dual Pixel RAW,  Digital Lens Optimizer.
    Composition information: Grid, Electronic level
    Other information: Battery check, Warning symbol, Flicker Detection, drive mode, white balance
  • Depth of field preview
    Yes, with Depth of Field preview button
  • Eyepiece shutter
    On strap

LCD Monitor

  • Type
    8.10cm (3.2") Clear View LCD II, approx. 1620K dots
  • Coverage
    Approx. 100%
  • Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically)
    Approx 170° vertically and horizontally
  • Coating
    Anti-reflection and Anti-smudge. Reinforced glass incorporated
  • Brightness Adjustment
    Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
    Color Tone Adjument: 4 settings
  • Touch-screen operations
    Capacitive method with menu functions, Quick Control settings, playback operations, and magnified display. AF point selection in Live View and Movies, touch shutter is possible in Live View still photo shooting.
  • Display Options
    (1) Quick Control Screen
    (2) Camera settings
    (3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
    (4) Custom Quick Control Screen

Flash

  • Modes
    E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
  • X-sync
    1/200sec
  • Flash Exposure Compensation
    +/- 3EV in 1/3 increments with EX series Speedlites
  • Flash Exposure Bracketing
    Yes, with compatible External Flash
  • Flash Exposure Lock
    Yes
  • Second Curtain Synchronisation
    Yes
  • HotShoe / PC terminal
    Yes / Yes
  • External Flash Compatibility
    E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
  • External Flash Control
    via camera menu screen

Shooting

  • Modes
    Scene Intelligent Auto, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Bulb and Custom (x3)
  • Picture Styles
    Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
  • Colour Space
    sRGB and Adobe RGB
  • Image Processing
    Highlight Tone Priority
    Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
    Long exposure noise reduction
    High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
    Lens optical correction4:
    - Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction (during/after still photo shooting, during Video only)
    - Distortion correction, Diffraction correction, Digital Lens Optimizer (during/after still photo shooting)
    Resize to M, S1, S2 or S35
    Cropping: JPEG images can be cropped (Aspect ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1)
    - 45 cropping sizes selectable, from 11% to 95% (diagonal)
    - Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
    - Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
    RAW image processing6
    Multiple exposure
  • Drive modes
    Single, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Silent Single, Silent Continuous, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote)
  • Continuous Shooting
    Max. Approx. 7fps. with full AF / AE tracking, speed maintained for up to unlimited number of JPEGs or 21 RAW images7 8 9
    Max. 4.3fps in Live View mode with AF Tracking
  • Interval timer
    Built-in, number of shots selectable from 1-99 or unlimited (Selectable interval time - 1sec to 99hr 59mins 59sec). Bulb timer possible (Selectable  time - 1sec to 99hr 59mins 59sec)

Live View Mode

  • Type
    Electronic viewfinder with image sensor
  • Coverage
    Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
  • Frame Rate
    29.97 fps (may increase when AF is performed)
  • Focusing
    Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
    Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face Detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone - Single,  FlexiZone - Multi), available with all EF lenses and Touch shutter
  • Metering
    Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor (315-zone)
    Partial metering (approx. 6.3% of Live View screen)
    Spot metering (approx. 2.7% of Live View screen)
    Center-weighted average metering
    Active metering timer can be changed
  • Display Options
    4 levels available through INFO. button: No information, Basic shooting information, Advanced shooting information and Advanced shooting information with Histogram
    Multiple Exposure status also available in Multiple Exposure mode

File Type - Stills

  • Still Image Type
    JPEG: 3 compression options
    RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW and Dual Pixel RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
    Complies with Exif 2.30 and Design rule for Camera File system 2.0
    Complies with Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1
  • RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording
    Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible, separate formats to separate cards possible including Dual Pixel RAW +JPEG
  • Image Size
    JPEG:
    3:2 ratio (L) 6720x4480, (M1) 4464x2976, (S1) 3360x2240 , (S2) 1696x1280 , (S3) 640x480
    4:3 ratio (L) 5952x4480, (M1) 3968x2976, (S1) 2976x2240 , (S2) 1920x1280 , (S3) 720x480
    16:9 ratio (L) 6720x3776, (M1) 4464x2512, (S1) 3360x1888 , (S2) 1920x1080 , (S3) 720x408
    1:1 ratio (L) 4480x4480, (M1) 2976x2976, (S1) 2240x2240 , (S2) 1280x1280 , (S3) 480x480
    RAW:
    (RAW) 6720x4480, (M-RAW) 5040x3360, (S-RAW) 3360x2240
  • Folders
    New folders can be manually created and selected
  • File Numbering
    (1) Consecutive numbering
    (2) Auto reset
    (3) Manual reset

EOS Movie

  • Movie Type
    MOV Video: 4K  (17:9) 4096 x 2160 - Motion JPEG (internal recording only)10, Full HD, HD - MPEG4 AVC / H.264 variable (average) bit rate, Audio: Linear PCM
    MP4 Video: Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 - MPEG4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC
  • Movie Size
    4K (17:9) 4096 x 2160 (29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps) Motion JPEG
    Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame
    Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 HDR ( 29.97, 25 fps)  inter frame
    Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25) lite inter frame
    HD (16:9) 1280 x 720 (119.9, 100 fps) intra frame
  • Colour Sampling (Internal recording)
    4K - YCbCr4:2:2 (8 bit)
    Full HD/ HD - YCbCr4:2:0 (8 bit)
  • Movie Length
    4K and Full HD - Max duration 29min 59sec. (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4GB file limit with exFAT CF  card
  • High Frame Rate Movie
    MOV Video: HD - 1280 x 720 at 100fps or 119.9fps
    Recorded as 1/4-speed slow motion movie
    Single scene maximum recording up to 7min 29sec.
  • 4K Frame Grab
    8.8 megapixel JPEG still image frame grab from 4K movie possible
  • Bitrate / Mbps
    MOV:
    4K (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p): Approx. 500 Mbps
    Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/ALL-I: Approx. 180 Mbps
    Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/IPB  Approx. 60 Mbps
    Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/ALL-I: Approx. 90 Mbps
    Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 30 Mbps
    HD (119.9p/100.0p)/ALL-I: Approx. 160 Mbps
    MP4:
    Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 60 Mbps
    Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 30 Mbps
    Full HD (29.97p/25.00p)/IPB (Light): Approx. 12 Mbps
  • Microphone
    Built-in monaural microphone (48Khz, 16 bit x 2 ch)
  • HDMI Display
    External monitor only, External Monitor only without information display or Simultaneous on camera and external monitor
  • HDMI Output
    Full HD recording only, uncompressed YCbCr 4:2:2, 8-bit, sound output via HDMI is also possible
  • Focusing
    Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Face Detection and Tracking AF, Movie Servo AF
    Manual Focus
  • ISO
    4K - Auto: 100-12800, H: 25600, H: 32000, H1: 51200, H2: 102400,
    Full HD / HD - Auto: 100-25600, H: 32000, H1: 51200, H2:102400

Built-In GPS

  • Geotag Information
    Longitude, Latitude, Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time
  • Positioning Modes
    Mode 1: Camera continues to receive GPS signals at regular intervals when power is switched off
    Mode 2: GPS is switched off when power is switched off
  • Position Accuracy
    Within approx. 30 m/98.4 ft (Based on good GPS satellite reception conditions on a clear day with no surrounding obstructions)
  • Compatible Satellite Navigation Systems
    • GPS satellites (USA) 
    • GLONASS satellites (Russia) 
    • Quasi-Zenith Satellite Michibiki (Japan)
  • Log Files Format
    NMEA Format. One log file per day based
  • Log File Usage
    Transfer log data to memory card and copy it to a computer
    Use Map Utility to append the log file to the images
  • Digital Compass
    Not provided

Other Features

  • Custom Functions
    17 Custom Functions with 46 settings
  • Metadata Tag
    User copyright information (can be set in camera)
    Image rating (0-5 stars)
    IPTC data (registered with EOS Utility)
    Image transfer with caption (Caption registered with EOS Utility)
  • LCD Panel / Illumination
    Yes / Yes
  • Water / Dust resistance
    Yes
  • Voice Memo
    Yes via Chargable update - Up to 30sec per image - 48Khz/16 Bit or 8Khz/8 Bit
  • Intelligent Orientation Sensor
    Yes
  • Playback zoom
    1.5x - 10x  in 15 steps
  • Display Formats
    (1) Single image
    (2) Single image with information (2 levels )
    Basic - Shooting information (shutter speed, aperture, ISO and Image quality)
    Detailed - Shooting information (shutter speed, aperture, ISO, metering  Image, quality and file size), Lens information , Brightness and RGB histogram, White balance, Picture Style, Color space and noise reduction, Lens optical correction, GPS information
    (3) 4 image index
    (4) 9 image index
    (5) 36 image index
    (6) 100 image index
    (7) Jump Display (1, 10 or 100 images, Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, Protected images, Rating)
    (8) Movie edit
    (9) RAW processing
    (10) Rating
  • Slide Show
    Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Protected images or Rating
    Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds
    Repeat: On/Off
  • Histogram
    Brightness: Yes
    RGB: Yes
  • Highlight Alert
    Yes
  • Image Erase
    Single image, Selected images, Folder, Card
  • Image Erase Protection
    Erase protection of Single image, Folder or Card
  • Self Timer
    2 or 10 sec.
  • Menu Languages
    25 Languages
    English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
  • Firmware Update
    Update possible by the user (Camera, Lens, WFT, External Speedlite)

Interface

  • Computer
    SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • Wi-Fi
    Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support11 Features supported - FTP/FTPS, EOS Utility, SmartPhone, Upload to Web , Wireless printing
  • Other
    HDMI mini out (Type C, HDMI-CEC compatible), External Microphone In / Line In (Stereo mini jack), Headphone socket (Stereo mini jack),  N3-type terminal (remote control terminal)

Direct Print

  • PictBridge
    Yes (Via Wireless LAN only)

Storage

  • Type
    1x CompactFlash Type I (UDMA 7 compatible) (Incompatible with Type II and Microdrive)
    1x SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I

Supported Operating System

  • PC & Macintosh
    Windows 7 SP1 (excl. Starter Edition), Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
    OS X v10.9-10.11

Software

  • Image Processing
    Digital Photo Professional 4.5 or later (RAW Image Processing)
  • Other
    EOS Utility 3.5 or later  (inc. Remote Capture ), Picture Style Editor, Map Utility, EOS Lens Registration Tool, EOS Web Service Registration Tool, Canon Camera connect app (iOS/ Android)

Power Source

  • Batteries
    Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6N (supplied) / LP-E6
  • Battery life
    Approx. 900 shots (at 23°C)12
    Approx. 850 (at 0°C)
  • Battery Indicator
    6 levels + percentage
  • Power saving
    Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins
  • Power Supply & Battery Chargers
    Battery charger LC-E6E (supplied), Battery charger LC-E6, AC Adapter AC-E6N and DC Coupler DR-E6, AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6N/ACK-E6, Car Battery Charger CBC-E6

Accessories

  • Viewfinder
    Eyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Angle Finder C
  • Wireless File Transmitter
    Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7B
  • Lenses
    All EF lenses (excluding EF-S / EF-M lenses)
  • Flash
    Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX-II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
  • Remote Controller / Switch
    Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5 and Speedlite 600EX-II-RT
  • Other
    BG-E20 battery grip, Hand Strap E2, Connect Station CS100

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

  1. The number of AF points, cross-type AF points, and dual cross-type AF points vary depending on the lens used
  2. Recommended Exposure Index
  3. with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt
  4. Not possible with M-RAW and S-RAW
  5. Frame grab images from 4K movies and images shot in S3 quality cannot be resized
  6. RAW image processing during image Playback only with RAW and Dual Pixel RAW only
  7. Large/Fine resolution
  8. Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings, light level, subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.
  9. Figures quoted are when used with UDMA 7 Compact flash memory card
  10. Minimum card write speed required for 4K 30p recording: CF UDMA 7 – 100MB/sec, SD UHS-1 – 90MB/sec or higher
  11. Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions
  12. Viewfinder shooting. Based on the CIPA Standard and using the battery supplied with the camera, except where indicated