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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Specifications

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Model Name: Canon EOS 5D Mark III 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Canon 5D Mark II
5D Mark II vs 5D Mark III
Successor:  
General
Model Number: 5D Mark III
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $3500.00
Street Price: $3,099.00
Date Available: 2012-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 33.5 oz (950 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 116 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 22.3
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.25 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5760 x 3840 (22.1 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2560 (9.8 MP, 3:2),
2880 x 1920 (5.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, M-RAW (10.5MP), S-RAW (5.5MP); 14-bit CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detect : 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); One to five cross-type AF points at f/2.8, 10 to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4, and 15 to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6.
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, fixed focusing screen, on demand grid
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (center, 7.2%), Spot (center, 1.5%)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: n/a
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, M-RAW (10.5MP), S-RAW (5.5MP); 14-bit CR2
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, Stereo Monitor Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.27
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): Unlimited
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.28
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 5.99
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 63
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.120
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.095
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.061
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.122
Shutter Lag (notes): Optical Viewfinder: Full AF shutter lag, wide-area mode: 0.142s Live View: Full AF shutter lag, phase-detect: 0.823s Full AF shutter lag, contrast-detect: 0.780s Prefocused: 0.060
Startup Time: 0.50
Shutdown Time: 0.30
Play -> Record Time: 0.17
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 1.00
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 11,147
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E11 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 950
Software
Included Software: Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 22.3-megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor, DIGIC 5+ Processor, 61-point AF System, 63-zone iFCL Metering System, 6fps Bursts, Full HD video, 100% OVF, 3.2" 1.04M-dot LCD, Dual Card Slots (SD+CF), HDR Mode, Multiple Exposure Support, Scene Intelligent Auto, Comparative Playback, Dual-Axis Electronic Level, Auto Lighting Optimizer, In-Camera RAW Processing.