Why is the 5DMIII body so much larger than the 6D?

Started Feb 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Why is the 5DMIII body so much larger than the 6D?
In reply to billorg, Feb 24, 2013

billorg wrote:

Just wondering what accounts for the size difference. Thanks, Bill

More features: better build quality, more memory slots, more internal components, better weather resistance and more FPS

More options: can be programed for more photo situations, and more selectable AF points

The increased features and options require much more electronics, with the associated air space for cooling, requires more space.

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