Canon has unveiled the EOS 5D Mark III DSLR – a 22.3 Megapixel full-frame camera with a 61-point AF system, a top shooting speed of six frames per second, and ISO capabilities up to 102,400 – which succeeds the hugely popular EOS 5D Mark II in Canon’s DSLR range.
The EOS 5D Mark III’s 22.3 Megapixel full-frame sensor makes it the highest resolution camera in Canon’s EOS DSLR range and it incorporates the 61-point autofocus system seen in the flagship EOS-1D X model.
The key specifications of the EOS 5D Mark III include:
- A 22.3 Megapixel, full-frame CMOS sensor.
- A 61-point AF with up to 41 cross-type AF points.
- Zone, Spot and AF Point Expansion focusing modes.
- A DIGIC 5+ processor for fast image processing.
- Up to 6fps shooting speed.
- ISO 100 to 25,600 as standard, ISO 50 to 102,400 with expansion.
- +/- 5 stops of exposure compensation.
- High Dynamic Range (HDR) shooting in-camera.
- Full HD Movie shooting with ALL-I or IPB compression.
- 29mins 59sec clip length in Full HD Movie.
- Timecode setting for HD Movie shooting.
- Headphone port for audio monitoring.
- 59ms standard shutter lag.
- Transparent LCD viewfinder with 100% coverage.
- 8.11cm (3.2”), 1.04 million-pixel Clear View II LCD Screen.
- EOS Integrated Cleaning System (EICS).
- CF and SD card slots.
- Silent control touch-pad area for silent setting adjustment during movie recording.
- Dual-Axis Electronic Level.