Sony has shown their hand, and as amazing as the A7R II is, the 50MP Canon 5DS and 5DS R are still the top dogs in regards to resolution. It is an interesting outcome if you consider all the rumors that the Canon sensor was of Sony origin.
So those of you waiting to see what Sony would unveil before getting your hands on a 5DS can now make your decisions. The nice thing is, if you do decide on going with a Canon 5DS model, you can pick one up now; no waiting at all.
Canon 5DS Specs
- 50.6 MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
- Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors
- 3.2″ 1.04m-Dot ClearView II LCD Monitor
- Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
- 61-Point High Density Reticular AF
- ISO 100-6400; 5 fps Continuous Shooting
- 150,000-Pixel RGB+IR Metering Sensor
- User-Selectable Shutter Release Time Lag
- Anti-Flicker Compensation
The 5DS is now in stock and ready to ship from B&H, so jump on it now while supplies last. You can grab it here for the regular retail price of $3,699 (one benefit is FREE next day shipping in the USA).