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Canon EOS 5D Mark II

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3415 reviews of Canon EOS 5D Mark II. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and portability. The image quality and usability also get good reviews. The connectivity and water proof get critical reviews. There are mixed comments on the shutter and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon EOS 5D Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 145 user reviews of Canon EOS 5D Mark II from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the durability and portability. The image quality and performance are also mentioned favorably, but opinions about the low light performance and price are different.

usability, performance, image quality, portability, durability

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon EOS 5D Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 434 user reviews of Canon EOS 5D Mark II from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Opinions about the lens and image quality are generally positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the connectivity and storage, while comments are divided on the portability.

performance, usability, price, image quality, lens

storage, connectivity

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Cliff Smith (trustedreviews.com)

Canon EOS 5D MkII

 

It's the one everyone's been waiting for. Everyone with £2,100 to spend on a camera, that is.

The Canon EOS 5D Mk2 represents the state of the art of current digital SLR design. Its combination of professional-level build quality, superb handling, high-speed performance, class-leading image quality and the added bonus of HD video recording and...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Canon EOS 5D Mark I review

 

The EOS 5D returns, this time packing 1080p video skills and a staggering 21.1 megapixels. But is it really worth two grand?

Pricey, but will do the business for any prosumer photographer looking to shoot landscapes, portraits in low light and even hi-def video

Mar, 2009

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

Canon's update to the EOS 5D can shoot full 1080p HD video, but does it still have the snapping power to wow us?

Canon’s EOS 5D Mk II certainly isn't cheap, but for serious snappers it's the gold standard

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Rod Lawton (techradar.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mk II review

 

Is the EOS 5D Mk II a worthy successor to the original full frame DSLR?

Live View ; 21 MP ; Dual function buttons

Fiddly white balance controls ; Lens ; Need to shoot in RAW to get the most out of it

If looks, build, design and handling were the only criteria, the EOS 5D Mk II would perhaps be the most desirable full-frame SLR of all. But the D700 and the Sony a900 are both so good for picture quality that, despite its 21 million pixels, the Canon...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Expert Reviews Staff (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon 5D Mark II: Basic Controls review

 

There's a lot of video here on the Eos 5D Mark II, but the cost is too high

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Ben Long (techadvisor.co.uk)

Canon EOS 5D Mark II review

 

The original Canon EOS 5D, released just over four years ago, offers a full-frame sensor - a sensor that's the same size as a piece of 35mm film. Most digital single-lens reflex cameras (SLRs) use a small sensor that "sees" only the middle section of a...

Like its predecessor, Canon's EOS 5D Mark II is a great camera that offers exceptional image quality and a great interface. We'd like to see a few additional features (better auto bracketing and an intervalometer, for starters) but these are quibbles....

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Expert Reviews Staff (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon Eos 5D Mk II review

 

Superb stills and video capability put the 5D Mk II at the front of the full-frame camera squad.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.co.uk)

Canon reenters US mirrorless market with the EOS M3

 

The camera, which shipped elsewhere in April, lands in the US this October.

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by : EISA (eisa.eu)

European Advanced Camera 2009-2010 -> Canon EOS 5D Mark II

 

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a worthy successor of the EOS 5D. The principle features remain the same: a full-frame sensor in a relatively compact body, but Canon has added extra professional features such as sealing against the ingress of dust and...

Jun, 2009

TIPA Award!

Expert review by (tipa.com)

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

 

Replacing the very popular EOS 5D, the Mark II multiplies its pixels to reach a definition of 21.1 MP allowing shooting at an expanded sensitivity from 50 up to 25,600 ISO. It comes with a full HD video mode driven by a DIGIC IV processor. Fast,...

Apr, 2009

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