Canon 5D Mark III Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS 5D Mark III 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: 5D Mark III
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $3500.00
Street Price: $3217.33
Date Available: 2012-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes (Metal)
Weight: 33.5 oz (950 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 116 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Total Megapixels: 23.4
Effective Megapixels: 22.3
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.70"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: 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
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/25p/24p, 60p/50p, 30p/25p
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF
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.
Face Detection: Yes
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
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.2
LCD Resolution: 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
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 AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: n/a
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless
Other Connection: Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, Stereo Monitor Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
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: Yes
CIPA Rating: 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.

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