Canon EOS R5 C

Canon EOS R5 C

The professional video-first mirrorless camera for the allround Videographer

The new Canon EOS R5 C brings the possibilities of Cinema EOS and EOS R together. With cinema-worthy 8K 30fps-video (or 60fps with an external power supply), razor-sharp 45 megapixel photos with burst speeds up to 20 photos per second, and the revolutionary RF mount, the EOS R5 C is ready for anything.

The modern content creator is not easy to describe. Versatility is required, and this is where the EOS R5 C stands out. A video and photo camera in one, without compromising on image quality With a physical switch between Video and Photo, the camera immediately optimises itself to your wishes during continually changing situations. Place the camera on a tripod, gimbal or drone and shoot the images that you want, in the way that you want. The EOS R5 C is ready for anything.

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Canon EOS R5 C

High-quality professional video recordings

Make razor-sharp video recordings in 8K with the full frame CMOS sensor. Shoot your high-quality videos with 30fps or even 60fps when you power the camera externally. With Cinema RAW Light, you make internal 12-bits RAW recordings up to 2.6 Gbps. There are also options for 4:2:2 10-bits XF-AVC 810 Mbps recordings and HEVC 540 Mbps. Thanks to Canon Log 3, PQ and HLG capture, your images will have an exceptionally high 14-stops dynamic range.

Canon EOS R5 C

45 megapixel photos and high burst speeds

The full frame CMOS sensor produces photos with a resolution as high as 45 mexapixels. Benefit from the freedom during the post-processing to make the perfect cutting or hang your best photos in poster format on the wall. With burst speeds of 20 (electronic) and 12 (mechanical) photos per second, you are always ready for the fastest action and the ideal moment is guaranteed to be included.

Canon EOS R5 C

Long-term recording with an active cooling system

With a new active cooling system, you can make 8K recordings without time limits. The EOS R5 C may be compact and lightweight, but it has a built-in fan and an outlet at the back. Thanks to the firm body and magnesium alloy, you also enjoy professional durability.

Canon EOS R5 C

Accurate and fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF

The camera is equipped with Canon's reliable Dual Pixel CMOS AF autofocus technology. Eye AF and EOS iTR AF X ensure accurate focus, even if the subject is not looking into the camera. With the innovative Dual Pixel Focus Guide, the camera helps you to always achieve the right focus, also with a manual focus.

Canon EOS R5 C

5 axis electronic image stabilisation

Also, without a gimbal or stabilisation system, thanks to the advanced 5 axis electronic image stabilisation, you shoot flowing and stable 'handheld' images. This technology works seamlessly in combination with both stabilised and non-stabilised lenses.

Canon EOS R5 C

Anamorphic lens compatibility

With 2x, 1.8x, and 1.3x desqueeze options, the EOS R5 C has anamorphic lens compatibility. This makes the camera the perfect partner for the 5.2 mm F2.8L Dual Fisheye-lens. Record the world in virtual reality and create razor-sharp 180° VR content.

EOS C70 vs. EOS R5 C vs. EOS R5

Pure videographers are familiar with the Canon EOS C70, while the EOS R5 is extremely popular amongst photographers. The EOS Rs is the perfect hybrid solution for any videographer who also likes to shoot. The video-first mirrorless camera can be found amongst the EOS C70 in the Cinema EOS series and at the same level as the EOS R5. We have listed the main differences in the overview below.






Videographer who is in
search of video performances
without compromises

Videographer who mainly
shoots video, but also wants
to take photographs

Photographer for whom the
main priority is professional
photo performances


Super 35 mm

Full frame

Full frame


8.8 MP

45 MP

45 MP

Maximum video resolution

4K 60fps

8K 60fps*

8K 30fps


Electronic IS

Electronic IS

In-Body Image Stabilization




BT709 Standard, BT.709 Normal,
BT.709 Wide DR, Canon Log 2,
Canon Log 3, PG, HLG

BT.709 Standard, BT.709 Normal,
BT.709 Wide DR, Canon Log 3,

Gamma 2.2, BT.709, Canon Log,
Canon Log 3 (FU), PQ


Cinema RAW Light (FU) 4K60P

Cinema RAW Light 8K60P, 5.9K60P,

Video RAW 8K30P



Card slots

2x SD (UHS-II)

1x CFexpress Type B /
1x SD (UHS-II)

1x CFexpress Type B /
1x SD (UHS-II)



Type-D (micro)

Type-D (micro)

Microphone jack

2x miniXLR

XLR adapter /
3.5mm mic terminal

3.5mm mic terminal


Active cooling system

Active cooling system



BP-A30 & CA-CP200L




1225 grams

680 grams

650 grams


160 x 130 x 116 mm

141.5 x 97.5 x 111 mm

138.5 x 97.5 x 88.5 mm

* With external power supply. Without external power supply up to 30fps

Sample images

All the impressive features and techniques are, of course, all with one aim: a breath-taking end result. Under the assignment of Canon, travel photographer, film director and drone pilot Kevin Clerc set out to record the soul of Madeira in Portugal with the EOS R5 C. View the astounding end result, and also take a look behind the scenes.