In Focus: EOS M5

The EOS M5 is the flagship of Canon’s EOS M line of mirrorless cameras, and its first mirrorless to incorporate a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF), the Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, and Bluetooth low energy technology. Read on for a selection of reviews, reports and tips & tricks articles about this top-of-the-line camera on SNAPSHOT.



Greeted by the warm scent of top-grain leather upon entrance into this combined storefront and workshop, we step into the home of master artisan and shoemaker Edwin Neo. Ed Et Al is a charming bespoke footwear outfit, hidden in the heart of the central business district. Tastefully decorated with an assortment of gentleman’s accessories upfront, Edwin and his assistant work intently in the room next door packed with racks of unfinished oxfords and loafers, waiting for the touch of the master’s hands.


Part speakeasy, part gentleman’s club, Truefitt & Hill is a haven for masculinity set in a pre-war shophouse in the heart of Chinatown. Steeped in a rich history spanning over 200 years, Truefitt & Hill is the quintessential English saloon, and the oldest in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records.


Trends come and go, but some things just remain as timeless as a classy suit. Introducing the sleek new EOS M5 mirrorless. With a classic design resembling a mini-DSLR, the EOS M5 has been tailored for the discerning crowd, sporting the highly demanded electronic viewfinder and all new touch-and-drag auto focusing, perfect for capturing those fleeting moments of inspirations in everyday life.


Canon is proud to introduce Dean Fujioka, Japanese actor and musician, as the ambassador for Canon EOS M5.


Canon announced its top-of-the-line mirrorless camera, the EOS M5, on 15 September 2016. Designed with ease of use in mind, the camera is equipped with a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF), which was an external attachment on the previous models in the EOS M series. Improvements have also been made to operability, the view on the rear LCD monitor, the image quality in low light and the AF performance.


Canon’s EOS M line of mirrorless cameras has gained a reputation for shooting prowess and high image quality. Serious users with professional photography aspirations will take well to its body design, which incorporates a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF). In this review, we take a closer look at this camera and what it is capable of.


This review explores the enhanced AF function on the EOS M5, which is equipped with a multitude of features befitting Canon’s flagship mirrorless model.


Part 3 of this review  of the EOS M5 focuses on the much-talked-about new features as well as updated ones. In particular, we take a closer look at the built-in electronic viewfinder, DIAL FUNC. button, maximum ISO speed and Panning function.


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