Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 5D
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 100D and Canon EOS 5D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.Canon EOS 100D were released 2013 and Canon EOS 5D was released 2005. That is a 8 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 100D||2013|
|Canon EOS 5D||2005|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 100D has a "APSC"-sensor while Canon EOS 5D has a "FF"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS 100D||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Canon EOS 5D||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Canon EOS 100D has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 5D has 12,7 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 100D||
5184 x 3456
|Canon EOS 5D||
4368 x 2912
Canon EOS 100D has a 41 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 5D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Canon EOS 100D has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 5D. Canon EOS 100D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Canon EOS 5D has 50 to 3200.
|Canon EOS 100D||100-12800|
|Canon EOS 5D||50-3200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 100D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 5D
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 100D can shoot up to 4 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 5D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 100D||4|
|Canon EOS 5D||3|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
Though, neither Canon EOS 100D or Canon EOS 5D can shoot movies so if that is a functionality that you are really looking for you should look elsewhere.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
Canon EOS 5D weighs 895 gr (equal to 1,97 lb) which is 120% heavier than Canon EOS 100D and its 407 gr (or 0,9 lb).
|Canon EOS 100D||407 gr
|Canon EOS 5D||895 gr