Nikon D5 vs Canon EOS R5
ManufacturingNikon D5 were released 2016 and Canon EOS R5 was released 2020. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS R5||Canon||2020|
Type of camera
Nikon D5 is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS R5 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
Even though the camera sensors might be called differently they are both considered Full frame which means that the focal length of the lenses is not effected. There is no crop factor on any of these cameras and sensors.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Nikon D5||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
|Canon EOS R5||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Nikon D5||21 MP||20742656||5588||3712|
|Canon EOS R5||45 MP||44761088||8192||5464|
Canon EOS R5 has a 116 % larger resolution than Nikon D5. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Canon EOS R5||100-51200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R5 belong to the Canon EOS R-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D5 can shoot up to 14 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS R5 can shoot up to 20 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS R5||20|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Nikon D5||1415 gr||3,12 lb|
|Canon EOS R5||738 gr||1,63 lb|