Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon's new "full-frame" sensor DSLR, the EOS 5D Mark III, is a 22.3-megapixel camera with expanded low-light sensitivity thanks to a redesigned image sensor with noise reduction built in. In addition to the DIGIC 5+ processor that affords the camera a 17x performance boost over its predecessor, the 5D Mark III has two memory card slots (SD and CompactFlash), captures 1080p30 and 720p60 video, and has a 6 frame per second continuous shooting mode.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: March 2012
  • Price at launch: $3,499.00

What You Need To Know

  • Like Canon's flagship EOS 1D X, the camera features 61 autofocus points
  • 100% viewfinder coverage
  • Silent and low vibration modes
  • Has improved durability and water and dust resistance over its predecessor, the EOS 5D Mark II

Basic Specs

Camera type DSLR
Sensor size 35mm "full frame"
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 22.3 megapixels
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media CompactFlash (CF Type I), CompactFlash (CF Type II), SD, SDHC, SDXC
Multiple card slots Yes

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Camera type DSLR
Width 6 inches
Height 4.6 inches
Depth 3 inches
Weight 2.1 pounds
Color Black
Sensor
Sensor size 35mm "full frame"
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 22.3 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 50
Maximum ISO 102400
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 8000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 61
Max. continuous shooting speed 6 FPS
Display
Size 3.2 inches
Resolution 1040000 dots
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 24, 25, 30, 50, 60
Software
Supported video formats MPEG-4, H.264
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Canon EF
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Optional
GPS Optional
Storage
Supported media CompactFlash (CF Type I), CompactFlash (CF Type II), SD, SDHC, SDXC
Multiple card slots Yes
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Proprietary, Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI, 3.5mm stereo audio, Flash Sync
Battery
Model LP-E6
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Optional)
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