• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 50.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor:   Panasonic GF7
GF7 vs GX850
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General
Model Number: 5DS GX850
Alternate Model Number(s):   GX800, GF9
Camera Format: Pro SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $3699.00 $549.99
Street Price: $3,499.00 $498.50
Date Available: 2015-06-15 2017-02-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 33.4 oz (946 g)
includes batteries
11.9 oz (336 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 116 x 76 mm)
4.2 x 2.5 x 1.3 in.
(107 x 65 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 50.6 16.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 4/3
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.14 microns 3.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 87 73
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.7 23.2
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.4 13.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,381 586
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)
4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3),
4592 x 3064 (14.1 MP, 3:2),
4592 x 2584 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3424 x 3424 (11.7 MP, 1:1),
3232 x 2424 (7.8 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 2160 (7.0 MP, 3:2),
3232 x 1824 (5.9 MP, Other),
2416 x 2416 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1520 (3.5 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2 JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO, RAW (RW2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.8 9.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
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 Micro Four Thirds
Lens: n/a Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS12032); 8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 ED)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 64mm
Focal Length (actual):   12 - 32mm
Zoom Ratio:   2.67x
Aperture Range:   f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades (circular)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 37.0mm
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 2x, 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: Face detection, AF Tracking, 49-area-focusing, Custom Multi, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint; Quick AF, Continuous AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch MF Assist, Touch Shutter
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
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 Yes
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) 1,040,000 dots (347,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 12800 (H1) Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial, Spot 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: n/a Scene: Portrait, Child, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Relaxing Tone, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool, Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine; Panorama (Standard / Wide / Self Shot Mode)
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 4.0 m / 13.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a GN=5.6m (18.3 feet) at ISO 200 / 4.0m (13.1 feet) at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/50
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory: UHS-I/UDMA compliant  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2 RAW (RW2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
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 Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, PC-Sync Terminal Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.35
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 0.34
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.8 9.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 28 114
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9 9.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 15 17
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9 9.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 11 16
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.27 seconds 0.23 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 0.086 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.45 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.057 seconds 0.085 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.5 seconds 2.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   1.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 210 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 700 shots  
Battery Life, Video:   20 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion Rechargeable or optional battery grip 7.2v, 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary 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 PHOTOfunSTUDIO and SILKYPIX Developer available as free downloads
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 50.6-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, 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. Available in black or silver.