• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 50.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 5DS R
  • Nikon Coolpix S6900
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General
Model Number: 5DS R S6900
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $3899.00 $229.95
Street Price: $3,699.00 $299.00
Date Available: 2015-06-15 2015-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 33.4 oz (948 g)
includes batteries
6.4 oz (181 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 116 x 76 mm)
3.9 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(99 x 58 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 50.6 16.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.14 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None  
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 86  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.6  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.4  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,308  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 8688 x 5792 (50.3 MP, 3:2),
7680 x 5120 (39.3 MP, 3:2),
5760 x 3840 (22.1 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
6480 x 4320 (28.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
8688 x 4888 (42.5 MP, 16:9),
7680 x 4320 (33.2 MP, 16:9),
5760 x 3240 (18.7 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
7712 x 5792 (44.7 MP, 4:3),
6816 x 5120 (34.9 MP, 4:3),
5120 x 3480 (17.8 MP, Other),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
1712 x 1280 (2.2 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5792 x 5792 (33.5 MP, 1:1),
5120 x 5120 (26.2 MP, 1:1),
3840 x 3840 (14.7 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2 JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.8 9.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/15p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (15p/12.5p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (120p/100p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF n/a
Lens: n/a Zoom-Nikkor VR ED lens; 9 elements in 7 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   25 - 300mm
Focal Length (actual):   4.5 - 54mm
Zoom Ratio:   12.00x
Aperture Range:   f/3.3 (wide) / f/6.3 (tele) - ??; with electronically controlled ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   2 cm to Infinity
0.8 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 1.3x and 1.6x crop modes Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detect : 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); One to five cross-type AF points at f/2.8, 10 to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4, and 15 to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6; iTR AF Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual selection (focus area can be selected using the touch pane), Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, fixed focusing screen, on demand grid  
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px) 460,800 dots (115,200 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 125
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 12800 (H1) Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 available when using Auto exposure mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial, Spot Matrix, Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2X), Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: n/a Smart Portrait, Backlighting, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Special Effects
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 2.8m (1 ft. 8 in. to 9 ft. 2in.) [T]: 1.5m (4 ft. 11in.)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory: UHS-I/UDMA compliant  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2  
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Included Memory: No memory included 30.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless  
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, PC-Sync Terminal Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.8 9.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 28 7
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 15  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 11  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.27 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.092 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.189 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.057 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.5 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 180 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 700 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6 Proprietary EN-EL19
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion Rechargeable or optional battery grip Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL19 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 50.6-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor without AA filter, Dual DIGIC 6 image processors, EOS iTR AF, 150,000-pixel RGB+IR 252-zone metering, "Fine Detail" Picture Style, 30.5MP 1.3x crop mode and 19.6MP 1.6x crop mode, Full HD 30p video. Articulating touchscreen, built-in kickstand and front shutter button. Available in black or pink.