• Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 50.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica S (Typ 007)
  • Canon EOS 5DS
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General
Model Number: S (Typ 007) 5DS
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $24500.00 $3699.00
Street Price: $19,995.00 $3,499.00
Date Available: 2015-03-15 2015-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
33.4 oz (946 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 116 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 37.5 50.6
Sensor Format: Medium format 35mm
Sensor size: 1350mm2 (45.00mm x 30.00mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.00 microns 4.14 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 0.8x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   87
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   24.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.4
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   2,381
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2) 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)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.5 4.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (motion JPEG) .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica S bayonet Canon EF
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 1.3x and 1.6x crop modes
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase-detect TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time; Contrast detect AF during live view at any point in image 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
Auto Focus Assist Light? No No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen, ground glass screen with microprism ring and split image (standard) 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: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 1.09x 0.71x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.87x 0.71x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 12800 (H1)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Automatic, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Grey card (determined from image), Grey card Live View, Color temperature (Kelvin) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 125 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame) 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:   n/a
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: TTL pre-flash metering, with automatic transmission and consideration of sensitivity and set/controlled lens aperture, all exposure modes available, automatic adaptation of flash light component to available light; First or second curtain sync n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/125 or 1/1000 depending on lens (shutter type) 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory: Dual SD + CF (UDMA7) UHS-I/UDMA compliant
Dual Card Slots: Yes Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2
Movie File Format: MOV (motion JPEG) .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Cabled or Wi-Fi Optional Wired or Wireless
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip, audio in (3.5 mm jack) and audio out (3.5 mm jack) with audio adapter S (supplied with the camera) Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
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): 3.5 4.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 28
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
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   700 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4V, 2850mAh Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or optional battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x 7.4V, 2850mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Leica Image Shuttle, downloadable from the Leica owners’ area after product registration Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Leica CMOS sensor and Leica Maestro II image processor, 3.5fps burst speed, Live View mode, 4K and FHD video 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.