Travel Gadget: Canon Pushes Out EOS M5 Compact Mirrorless Camera in the Philippines


Canon Pushes Out EOS M5 Compact Mirrorless Camera in the Philippines

The newly launched EOS M5 mirrorless camera from Canon is every camera enthusiast’s dream.

Canon EOS M5 Review
Canon EOS M5 Review

Unlike in previous versions, the EOS M5 uses the AF technology. Thus, the camera can track a subject’s movements with high precision. The new AF technology automatically adjusts itself to sustain focus and track a subject as they approach or move away from the camera, unlike previous AF systems. As the M5 has the capability to shoot with continuous AF at 7fps, it can capture important details at high speed. When the focus is locked, the M5 can go up to 9fps.

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Canon ESO M5 Key Specifications

  • 24MP Dual Pixel APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 2.36M-dot OLED electronic viewfinder
  • 1.62M-dot tilting rear touchscreen
  • Electronic video stabilization combines with in-lens IS to give 5-axis IS
  • 7 fps continuous shooting (9 fps with focus and exposure locked)
  • Wi-Fi with always-connected Bluetooth

The camera comes with a new dynamic DIGIC 7 processor that can track several subjects at the same time. The AF frame size is smaller compared to previous versions. This feature allows the M5 focus on finer details as subjects move around the frame. The clarity of images is excellent, thanks to the image correction capabilities of the M5. To reduce the loss of details, the system comes with diffraction correction features. The camera is also equipped with panning technology that lets the user shoot objects moving at high speed while keeping it in view. The M5’s processor can maintain the focus of the image by giving its background a blur effect.

Canon EOS M5
Canon EOS M5

The EVF of the camera uses high-resolution OLED with about 2.36 million dots to reflect a highly accurate resolution of the image. The M5’s five-axis image stabilization feature minimizes shake as the user shoots while moving. The camera can record high clarity videos at Full HD 60p, which is more than double of previous versions. Furthermore, the camera lets the user make adjustments to the image immediately after shooting it, unlike other versions that require one to use a computer.

Users will also enjoy the M5’s high-resolution LCD screen that measures 3.2 inches and can tilt upwards up to 180 degrees and downwards up to 180 degrees. This feature allows users to take creative shots and selfies. Through the Touch and Drag AF function, M5 allows users view the EVF function and make adjustments into the focus areas.


The M5 comes with various connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC. The camera has a maximum standard ISO speed 25,600 and weighs approximately 427 grams.

Canon EOS M5 official Philippine prices

The camera is available locally at various Canon stores at the cost of Php60,498 for the Canon EOS M5 Body and Php82,998 for the EOS M5 with EFM 18-150 mm. The EOS M5 with EF-M 15-45mm, in the meantime, carries a price tag of Php66,498.

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