LCD and Viewfinder
Canon M5 has a Tilting 3.2″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,620k dots. The Canon M5's 3.2″ screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
M5 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots and coverage of 100%.
Canon M5 can shoot continuously at max speed of 9.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec . M5 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Canon M5 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 49 points to choose from.
With Canon M5, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p, 30p, 24p fps and save in MP4, H.264 and AAC formats. Full HD resolution of Canon M5 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.M5 has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon M5 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon M5 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11/b/g/n with Bluetooth and NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, M5 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other. Canon M5's bluetooth connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our M5. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Canon M5 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 295 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 349 shots, Canon M5 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend M5 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Mirrorless Cameras
Sony A9 with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Canon M5 vs Sony A9 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Canon M5 is $929.00