Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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Mar 2, 2012
 
Body only: $3499, €3299, £2999 with 24-105mm: $4299
 
Mid-size SLR
Magnesium alloy
 
5760 x 3840
3840 x 2560, 2880 x 1920, 1920 x 1280, 720 x 480
3:2
22 megapixels
23 megapixels
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
CMOS
Digic 5+
sRGB,Adobe RGB
RGB Color Filter Array
 
Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stops, plus 50, 51200, 102400 as option
50
102400
6
Yes (1)
No
RAW
Fine, Normal
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant)
  • Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
  • RAW: RAW, sRAW1, sRAW2 (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
  • Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
by optional dedicated Speedlite
No
Yes
61
Canon EF
1×
 
Fixed
3.2
1,040,000
No
Clear View II TFT LCD
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
100%
0.71×
 
30 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
  • Auto+
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual (Stills and Movie)
  • Custom (x3)
No
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
1/200 sec
6.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (25, 30 fps)
H.264
1080 and 720 intra or inter frame, 480 inter frame
Mono
Mono
 
Compact Flash Type I (UDMA compatible), SD/SDHC/SDXC
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes
Yes
Optional
Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7
Yes (Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5, Remote Controller RC-6)
 
Yes
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
950
950 g (2.09 lb / 33.51 oz)
152 x 116 x 76 mm (5.98 x 4.57 x 2.99)
 
Yes
Yes (by cable and PC)
Optional
With optional GP-E2 unit