Canon launches EOS M5 with Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology, EVF and new DIGIC 7

Canon recently launched the latest addition to its EOS M mirrorless interchangeable lens lineup of cameras—the new EOS M5. Positioned to be a premium flagship model in the EOS M range, the EOS M5 boasts several firsts for the EOS M line.

Canon desire is to support discerning users who desire a mirrorless camera which delivers superior image quality, with the versatility of interchangeable lenses.

Key technologies include Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology drawn from the EOS DSLR range, the cutting-edge DIGIC 7 image processor, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder and also in-camera RAW conversion.

“Canon introduced its first mirrorless camera in 2012. After four years of extensive research and development by our devoted team, we have created the newest, most advanced member of the EOS M series, the EOS M5. With Canon’s latest innovation, we aim to set the bar higher in mirrorless photography as it gains popularity today,” said Vinchy Sanchez, Director for Consumer Group of Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc. “The EOS M5 is designed to have a sleek and lightweight body that ensures portability, but still delivers the same high image quality Canon promises. It’s the perfect camera for on-the-go photography enthusiasts and professionals.”


The Canon EOS M5 is already available at Canon stores and distributors at P60,498 for EOS M5 Body. Add few more thousand to get the M5 Body and a 15-45mm lens for P66,498, or pay P82,998 for EOS M5 with EF-M 18-150mm.

Key Specs


Image sensor:                           24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
Imaging processor:                   DIGIC 7
Focal plane AF:                        Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Max frame rate:                        9.0 fps (AF fixed), 7.0 fps (AF tracking)
Max standard ISO speed:          ISO 25,600
Monitor:                                   3.2-inch tilting touch panel LCD, approx. 1.62 million dots
Movie:                                     Full HD 60 fps
Connectivity:                           Wi-Fi / NFC / Bluetooth
EVF:                                        Approx. 2.36 million dots
Dimensions:                             Approx. 115.6 x 89.2 x 60.6mm
Weight:                                    Approx. 427g

EF-M18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

Focal length:                            18-150mm
Maximum aperture:                  f/3.5 – 6.3
Minimum focusing distance:     0.25m (at 18mm), 0.45m (at 150mm)
Maximum magnification:         0.31x
Filter size:                                55mm
Aperture blades:                       7
Length:                                    86.5mm
Weight:                                    Approx. 300g

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