It’s quite a good option even over Canon’s own newly released M6 Mark II. The Canon 90D is a highly capable enthusiast-level DSLR. But where the Canon 5D Mark IV really shines is in its high ISO performance. The Canon 80D was already a highly popular release from Canon, and this camera is proving to continue that tradition. That’s an impressive set of ports allowing for greater flexibility of set up, especially for video. My biggest question to DSLR manufacturers regardless of brand is, do DSLRs really need to be this heavy anymore? The buttons are responsive with a nice level of feedback and the dials that spin do so with just the right amount of resistance. Sure, it lacks 24p recording. Canon EOS 90D videos. Through-the-finder AF is less reliable, by comparison. Video recording is limited to 29 minutes and 59 seconds. It’s an exciting release that represents the merging of two highly popular yet previously separate DSLR lines in the Canon ecosystem, the 80D and 7D series — inheriting the core design, construction, and pricing of the 80D. While many people believe that the business-end of a camera is in the front, all the action is really happening on the rear – so we’ll start there. The increase in shooting speed, coupled with the addition of an AF joystick, makes this camera a rival to Canon’s 7D Mark II as an appealing option for sports and wildlife shooters. However, a bit of a design issue is that if shooting selfie-style with the screen flipped out the mic and headphone cords obstruct the screen. Clearly, Canon has packed as much as they felt necessary into a camera system at this price point. Interestingly, the performance delivered here is the same as the predecessor, where both perform similarly at, The buffer depth here is rather low, 25 RAW, and 68 JPEGS in a row before filling. But, this camera serves as a prime example of what is possible when past meets present. There’s a nice balance between the size of the buttons and dials and the space between them. This is a welcomed addition and a first for this series of Canon SLRs. The battery is a rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6N and according to the usual rating, it’s going to give you approximately 1860 shots when shooting in OVF mode. 3″ Touch LCD with 1040K dots of resolution, 140.7mm x 104.8mm x 76.8mm (5.53″ x 4.12″ x 3.02″). However, it doesn’t do well in low light, especially if you’re shooting at its telephoto end. Unfortunately, the increase in resolution also reduced low light performance making it nearly identical to the predecessor and now falling behind relative to the competition. An articulating LCD is a necessity for anyone who shoots at extreme angles or self-composed videos. And, ironically, this larger camera delivers a more pleasing grip that makes it a more comfortable experience than competing mirrorless cameras half its size. It competes primarily with Sony’s a6400 and the newly released Nikon Z50, both of which are mirrorless cameras. Der neue Sensor verspricht mit der gesteigerten Auflösung eine Abbildungsqualität auf hohem Niveau mit guten Low-Light-Eigenschaften. Capture stunning wildlife and sports shots with this DSLR camera! Secondly, there’s a really nice joystick that allows you to move and select your focal point. Only 0.2 EV(ISO 2742 vs. 3207) separates the EOS R from the best-performing Canon sensor, found in th… Overall, shooting with the 90D is a pleasure thanks to a familiar and very comfortable design and layout. A bonus of this being a DSLR with an optical viewfinder is that there’s zero lag time between what you see and what the camera sees – although modern mirrorless cameras have also bridged this gap. Fortunately, they continue to invest their historical knowledge into every product they create. I am a Melbourne based street photographer and blogger. Plus the 90D is two years newer and newer tech almost always trumps older tech. The Canon 90D features a standard range ISO from 100 to 25,600. The final core dial is the switch for changing from stills mode to video mode. Interestingly, the performance delivered here is the same as the predecessor, where both perform similarly at ISO 6,400 or greater in noise and color shifting. On paper, these specifications culminate into a camera that represents a huge leap forward in this particular lineup of cameras. This camera shoots 1080p FHD up 120p, doubling over the predecessor, which topped out at 60p. It’s not a deal-breaker but just worth considering for the YouTubers and influencers out there. The first is the spinning-clicking wheel that also houses the directional pad and SET button. This screen on the 90D is reasonably bright and makes for a perfect vlogging and selfie screen. Cameras designed to be great at low light photography have a wide range of uses. It has a UHS-II compatible SD card slot, which helps minimize buffering during continuous shooting. In all, it means you can get creative with your composition when shooting at tricky angles without the backbreaking effort normally required. The fact that we can shoot 10 fps burst is brilliant. Selbst bei fast kompletter Dunkelheit und einem ISO jenseits von 6400 liefert der APS-C Sensor der 90D unglaublich gute Ergebnisse ab. Follow Us! Ich nutze die Kamera hauptsächlich für Eventfotografie (Konzerte etc.). So what are the best cameras for low light photography? Sure, it’s a DSLR at heart. I don’t know how they pack an APS-C size sensor so tightly. This feature also doesn’t work in Single Shot AF; it only works in AF-C, where the camera automatically picks the focus point. I was able to test out the 90D with the Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8 Mark II which retails for around US$1600 and the Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 which goes for around US$400. It wouldn’t be a complete review without covering the video output of the Canon 90D. Connectivity. Die EOS 90D hat einen 32,5 MP APS-C-Sensor, der bei den Objektiven – im direkten Vergleich zu einer Kamera mit Vollformat-Sensor – für eine 1,6-fache Verlängerung der Brennweite sorgt. When shooting at 120 fps, you will experience a small crop. As such, we can still navigate both the Quick and Main menus via touch, swipe in playback, touch focus, and touch to shoot. You can really hang on to this camera even with a large and heavy lens and still feel in control. It’s close, but not identical. The 90D will please enthusiasts (Canon shooters especially) with its solid build and comfortable, familiar layout. Placing the camera into the Auto Mode simplifies its menus, which makes navigating the menus overall far more beginner-friendly than the competition. The Canon 90D features an APS-C sized 32.5MP image sensor. These features combine to enable the camera to track the dominant eye, so long as they’re at an appropriate distance from the camera. This means you will have 2.5 or 7 seconds, respectively, to time your bursts. They say Laboratory but they didn’t actually have the facilities to produce their own glass so they utilised Nikkor lenses – true story. Disclaimer: All recommendations are impartial and based on user experience, with no bias to the products or the brand. The screen is able to flip out on its vertical axis and then rotate a full 180 degrees. In all, this is a feature seriously best reserved for casual shooters. There were a few misses at the go-kart track, but there were also lots of hits with a pin-sharp speeding subject. And, most notably, this mode lacks both audio capture and autofocusing, which limits this mode to strictly b-roll footage. The great thing about DSLR technology is that you get a full day of shooting from a single battery – unlike most mirrorless systems that chew through batteries like a bag of Doritos! There is something very reassuring about good quality design that you know exists in a product before you even touch it. With that, you will not get the full 4K resolution and detail expected. There are no disadvantages when using this camera when shooting video in Live View with DPAF to a mirrorless camera. Instead, we have a fast but short burst, so time wisely. However, outside of that, this arguably becomes Canon’s best midrange video and vlogging camera to date, be it mirrorless or DSLR. In an age where mirrorless cameras are dominating, it feels a bit limiting to rely on such a small cluster of points and forced to employ a technique to compensate. It’s also beneficial for videographers who like to shoot from the hip or use a gimble. I believe that the Live View mode is neat but feels a little awkward when put to the test. Not only that, but it also inherits Canon’s latest renowned Dual Pixel AF (DPAF) for quick and confident focusing. Considering the predecessor lacked 4K recording altogether and housed only a 24-megapixel sensor. Not surprisingly, this camera lacks Canon’s higher-end video features like C-log profiles and zebras for exposure clipping indication. If you are looking for a quality DSLR that’s robust, will last well beyond its warranty and deliver great image quality, the Canon 90D is an excellent buy. Canon was first established in Tokyo in August 1937 as the Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory. This extra bump in resolution also comes without any degradation to the existing dynamic range, as well. The 3″, 3:2 LCD touch screen sits flush against the back of the camera and blends into the lines of the body. Today we find out if there is still a place in today’s world for enthusiast-level DSLRs, considering the ongoing mirrorless domination. Canon 90D + Canon 50mm f/1.4 | SS 1/3200 | ISO 800 | f/9. They’ve done quite well with this camera, considering the DSLR era is waning. It proved fast and effective in our statics tests, though struggled somewhat with a dog playing fetch, especially running towards the camera – a faster lens (we were using the bundled 18-135mm USM kit lens supplied with the camera) might help, plus a bit more … It’s an accurate performer that snaps to subjects and keeps them sharp in a variety of circumstances. 01:39 (27 Feb, 2020) DPReview TV: Canon EOS 90D Review. It inherits all of the famous and successful elements from its predecessors, with significant improvements that create a far refined camera. But the performance to price ratio here is quite competitive. I love the deep grip on this camera and it’s something I miss in my current shooting experience, especially on cold days when my fingers just won’t obey me. Again there’s a range of standard function buttons making it easy for quick control. Its high ISO sensitivity of up to 51,200 also makes the EOS 90D an optimal fit for low-light microscopy applications, such as fluorescence microscopy. So, you will be getting more better shot with less noise in Sony A6600 camera compared to Canon 90D. The focusing system on the Canon 90D is quite comprehensive with several clever AF modes. However, it’s not surprising, though, as this is a way Canon differentiates this line with its higher-end single digit pro bodies. Nonetheless, low light performance is quite respectable considering the increase in sensor resolution, as larger sensors tend to fall victim to reduced poor light performance. I love how this is a nice size and has a textured surface for better control. While the image quality is good overall, the sensor of this camera doesn’t deliver the resounding image quality, and the definitive step up the specifications claim. Aside from that, there are the usual functions buttons such as Menu, Info and Q Menu. Now I know somebody is going to say larger pixels (6D Mk II) is better in low light, that is mostly BS in this case so don't believe it. Not only does this camera dominate other APS-C cameras in resolution, but it also does so sporting impressive continuous shooting speeds. It provides a significant jump in resolution over the predecessor, which only has a 24-megapixel sensor. The camera is rated down to -3 EV, and the autofocus does well when acquiring focus in the dark. Arguably, this is the best system Canon has, second to the EOS R. This camera features a brand new LP-E6N battery, which delivers an extraordinary battery life of 1,300 shots on a single charge. It’s great to see this feature move exclusively from Canon’s higher-end bodies like the 7D series to their midrange bodies as well. The Canon 90D features a standard range ISO from 100 to 25,600. Großartig für die Momente, bei denen man mittendrin sein muss. It sports a new multi-controller AF joystick, which serves to navigate menus or to change AF points. It has a native ISO range from ISO 100 to ISO 25,600. I found that even just sitting in my living room during the day the focusing system would intermittently hunt for something to hold on to. The buffer depth here is rather low, 25 RAW, and 68 JPEGS in a row before filling. Viewfinder / screen rating. While shooting off the rear screen may be practical for video, it just feels clumsy doing so for stills photography. In general, the Canon 90D looks a lot like its predecessor from its outward appearance, but as a mid-sized DSLR, it's hard for it not to have that familiar shape. Granted I come from a Fujifilm mirrorless system so the size and weight difference are obvious. The uncropped 4K recording of this camera makes a first for a Canon interchangeable lens camera. Overall, the improved resolution of the sensor supplies a near-identical ISO performance as the predecessor and doesn’t supply the marketed improvement expected. EB. Overall, Canon has done well to introduce and implement some of the current mirrorless technology into their existing digital SLRs. I was impressed that the 70D I originally shot with had undergone some important updates to arrive at the quality and performance of the 90D. For that, you will have to use the rear LCD in Live View instead and use DPAF. Overall it produces pleasing images that would appeal to the enthusiast photographer and audience. With it's always-on (when metering is live), easy-to-see, dedicated, superimposed viewfinder level indicator, the EOS 90D makes avoiding crooked horizons far easier. The ability for optical viewfinders to squeeze out additional battery life remains a key benefit SLRs have over mirrorless cameras, and this camera supplies a prime example of this fact. This addition makes this camera among the highest resolution APS-C cameras on the market to date, second only to Canon’s own M6 Mark II. This kind of burst performance is quite an achievement considering the resolution of its sensor, and it’s pricing towards the enthusiast market, not the pros. Unless my memory has failed me, this feels like a far superior product to the 70D. As expected, it provides ample room for cropping in post-production or larger prints. Considering how helpful this feature is, we’re glad to see it return. The Canon 90D features a rotating, flipping touch screen perfect for videography. It has a native ISO range from ISO 100 to ISO 25,600. Photographers will surely appreciate the higher megapixel count and improved autofocusing system, while videographers will love DPAF and uncropped 4K capture. This means focusing and recomposing will be a crucial technique to the achieve sports like performance that’s available. But, thanks to the new 32.5MP sensor, low light image quality and overall performance are good – which isn’t bad considering it’s an APS-C sized sensor on board. To further support the capabilities of the Canon 90D, there’s a huge selection of Canon EF lenses available plus a big range of third-party lenses from Sigma and Tamron. The Canon EOS 90D brings several important developments to the mid-range DSLR category, and one of the most important to advanced enthusiasts will be its still-image performance gains. The other side features three rubber covers for terminal ports including HDMI, Micro USB, 3.5mm Mic, 3.5mm headphone and a remote port. Performance-wise, the autofocus system is fast and responsive, though hunts occasionally in lower light, and image quality delivered by the 32.5MP sensor is predictably excellent. Low light performance, while good, is not industry-leading by any means. What’s more, it can perform in-camera image processing from RAW files to JPEG to reduce your overall workflow and remove the need for post-processing. This is a fairly traditional element of most DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Being a bit of a hybrid, the Canon 90D is able to shoot like a typical DSLR with an OVF, or as a mirrorless-style camera via the Live Mode system using the rear screen. With it’s fully articulating screen, uncropped 4K recording, microphone, and headphone jacks, it’s undoubtedly a desirable and competitive option for vlogging. You cannot adjust the speed of the autofocusing system when using tracking. This also can be extended up to 51,200. I see what Canon is trying to achieve with a camera like this – a little bit of everything. ISO sensitivity can be set between ISO 100 and ISO 25600 in full-stop increments, and a boosted setting of ISO 51200 is also available. The fact that we can shoot. Provided I held the active AF point over the subject, the 90D usually got it sharp. Throughout the last century and into this one Canon has proven to be a trusted camera developer at both a pro and consumer level. Previously, only the 7D Mark II delivered this level of performance in an APS-C Camera. This camera thoroughly functions to expand what buyers can expect from a mid-range Canon SLR. We are glad to report that there is no irritating crop factor when shooting 4K with this camera. In fact, in many cases, it outperforms its competitors in this regard. Its key strength is its low-light ISO (Sports) score of 2742 ISO, where it ranks in 27th place overall and in fifth place among the full-frame Canon cameras we’ve tested. It wasn’t terrible but did impact my experience. Canon EOS 90D Review. They give a new definition to what users can expect from a traditional SLR in 2019 and have redefined the capabilities of SLR cameras. It’s primarily used to control menus. Overall this is a 60% increase in resolution over the outgoing 7D Mark II and surprisingly makes this small APS-C camera quite comparable to Canon’s 5D Mark IV, a full-frame camera. The Canon EOS 90D’s "Intelligent Viewfinder" features an LCD screen that can be optionally configured to show grid lines, light flicker detection, and an electronic level. Instead, it’s more cinematic and slow for better video focusing. I like that there are suitable output and input terminals such as a 3.5mm Mic and headphone jack. Canon EOS 90D: Image Quality. It has a native ISO range from ISO 100 to ISO 25,600. The Canon 90D with the Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 makes a nice combo. I found the flash mechanism and housing to be a bit cheap and flimsy – if you gave it a knock it would likely dislodge or snap off. Absolutely. Overall, the Canon 90D feels really solid – unlike some other DLSR’s that feel hollow but have the same size as a pro-DSLR. At the end of the day, the Canon 90D is a great DSLR camera with some enhanced features well suited to the enthusiast photographer. It shoots at an impressive 10 fps with AF-C or 11 fps with fixed focus, a vast improvement over the predecessors 7 fps. With the later, the kit felt unnecessarily heavy and unbalanced toward the front-end – this is something that I do not miss about DSLRs. Canon opted to remove this option from both this camera and the EOS RP for some reason. Overall, the experience available here is excellent for an enthusiast-level camera. Photographers will surely appreciate the higher megapixel count and improved autofocusing system, while videographers will love DPAF and uncropped 4K capture. Canon has designed SLRs for quite some time now, and with this camera, their experience shows. There have been a few minor tweaks, such as revisions to the mode dial and a few rearranged b… Canon EOS 90D: Image Quality. The products in this post may contain affiliate links. The centre of this features a button for jumping to Live View for mirrorless-style shooting from the LCD.