• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 21.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 72.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10
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Predecessor: Canon 5D
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Successor: Canon 5D Mark III
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General
Model Number: 5D Mark II LX10
Alternate Model Number(s):   LX15, LX9
Camera Format: Pro SLR Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $3499.00 $699.99
Street Price: $2,548.49 $547.99
Date Available: 2008-11-30 2016-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 56.0 oz (1,588 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
10.9 oz (310 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 114 x 75 mm)
4.2 x 2.4 x 1.7 in.
(106 x 60 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 21.1 20.1
Sensor Format: 35mm 1 inch
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.41 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 79  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.7  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.9  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,815  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5616 x 3744 (21.0 MP, 3:2),
4080 x 2720 (11.1 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2),
3861 x 2574 (9.9 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, sRAW1, sRAW2; 14-bit CR2 JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.9 9.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
3840x2160 (30p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
1280x720 (30p)
1920x1080 (120p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF n/a
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX; 11 elements in 9 groups with 4 aspherical (dual-sided aspherical surfaces), 2 aspherical ED (dual-sided aspherical surfaces) and 1 UHR element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 105mm 24 - 72mm
Focal Length (actual): 24 - 105mm 8.8 - 26.4mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.40x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/4 (W/T) to f/22 f/1.4 (wide) / f/2.8 (tele) - f/11; 9 diaphragm blades
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 77.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor; 9 AF Points (1 Cross Type) + 6 AF Assist Points Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint (Full area touch is available)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 98% coverage, 0.71x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 125
ISO Settings: 100-6400, extendable to 50/25600, 1/3 EV increments Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125 - 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISOs); 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 35-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (8%), Spot (3.5%) Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, 3 Custom Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama Shot; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters)
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a Auto ISO: 0.5 - 12.1m (Wide), 0.3 - 6.0m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/4000 (F3.2 - F11); 1/2000 (F1.4 - F2.8)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: PC Sync, Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory: UDMA compliant  
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, sRAW1, sRAW2; 14-bit CR2 RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or IR wireless Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): System Extension Terminal (for WFT-E4) Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro-HDMI (Type D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.35 0.33
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.37  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 14  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.35 0.70
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.9 9.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 75 80
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.9 9.3
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 11 14
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.9 9.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 8 13
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.21 seconds 0.13 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.11 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.19 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.119 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.118 seconds 0.041 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.73 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.082 seconds 0.037 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View: Full AF, Quick Mode: 0.47s Full AF, Live Mode: 1.189s Prefocused: 0.119s  
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 3.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.1 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 3.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   260 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 850 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E6 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Canon EOS Digital Solution Disk (Version 19.1): EOS Utility (Version 2.5), Digital Photo Professional (Version 3.5), ZoomBrowser EX (Version 6.2), Picture Style Editor (Version 1.4) SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at the Ichikawa Soft Laboratory website
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/Vista, Mac OS X 0.3 or higher  
Miscellaneous
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