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Canon EOS-5D Mark III


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Manufacturer Canon USA, Inc.
Model name EOS-5D Mark III
Date announced 2012-03-02
MSRP $3499
Street price $2839  See all prices
Official site EOS-5D Mark III Homepage
 
Camera type Digital SLR
Sensor size (type) 36.0 x 24.0 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 5760 x 3840 (22 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Canon EF
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.0x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp No
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash No
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.2"
LCD resolution 1,040,000 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
0.71x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 25600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method CompactFlash + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used LP-E6 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
950 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in (152.4 x 116.8 x 76.2 mm)
Weight (empty) 30.3 oz (860 g)
 
Included software Canon EOS Solutions
 
Misc. notes Canon's latest full frame D-SLR has a 61-point AF system, ISO range that expands to 102400, Full HD video recording at 1080/30p with time code embedding and choice of compression schemes, 6 fps continuous shooting, and much more. Add an F4L, 24 - 105 mm lens for $800 more.
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