Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Announced Sep 17, 2008 •
21 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 5616 x 3744 ?
Other resolutions 4080 x 2720, 2784 x 1856, 5616 x 3744, 3861 x 2574, 2784 x 1856 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2 ?
Effective pixels 21 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 22 megapixels ?
Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Digic 4
Image
ISO Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 stops, plus 50, 12800, 25600 as option ?
White balance presets 6 ?
Custom white balance Yes (1) ?
Image stabilization No ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes ?
Number of focus points 9
Lens mount Canon EF
Focal length multiplier 1× ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 920,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT liquid-crystal color LCD
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) ?
Viewfinder coverage 98% ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.71× ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Continuous drive 3.9 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format H.264
Microphone Mono
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA, Microdrive ?
Storage included None ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (HDMI mini) ?
Wireless notes (Optional)
Remote control Yes (N3 connector)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 850
Weight (inc. batteries) 850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)
Dimensions 152 x 114 x 75 mm (5.98 x 4.49 x 2.95)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (by cable and PC) ?
GPS None
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