Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Full format
  • 24 x 36 mm
  • 22 megapixels
  • 5760;3840 px
  • Canon EF
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Selective single-point;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3.2 in
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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Full Specifications


Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatFull format
Sensor size24 x 36 mm
Sensor photo detectors23 megapixels
Effective pixels22 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
Max resolution5760, 3840
Other resolutions3840x2560, 2880x1920, 1920x1280, 720x480
ProcessorDIGIC 5+


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum25600
Boosted ISO minimum50
Boosted ISO maximum102400
White balance presets6
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported file formatsJPEG, RAW
Built-in HDR function
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountCanon EF
Magnification (Crop factor)1 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Contrast autofocus
Focal length multiplier
Contrast Detect , Phase Detect, Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Number of focus points61
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)61
Image stabiliserLens based only
Phase detection autofocus

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFixed
Screen typeClear View II TFT LCD
Screen size3.2 in
Screen dots1040000
Touch screen
Live view
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder magnification0.71 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures2
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2
AE frames2, 3, 5, 7
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/200s
External flash connectionHot shoe, PC terminal
Built-in flash
External flash
Continuous drive6.0 fps
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10
Speed (JPEG)6 fps
Speed (RAW)6 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Supported file formatsH.264
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280x720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Video recording


Body typeMid-size SLR
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlack
Weight2.09 lb
Width5.98 in
Height4.57 in
Length2.99 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system


Dual memory card slots
Storage typesCompact Flash Type I, UDMA, SD, SDHC, SDXC


Battery Life (CIPA)950
Battery typeLi-Ion


USB version2.0
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Other features

Orientation sensor
Timelapse recording

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Online reviews

Canon EOS 5D mk III - Lyd & Bilde
En generasjon senere, er den tredje utgaven av EOS 5D ytterligere forbedret. Selv om det kan være vanskelig å få øye på hvor store forbedringene er. Men Canon har definitivt lyttet til brukerne, som omfavnet EOS 5D mk II, for sin ekstreme bildekvalitet, men også for sin svært høye videokvalitet i full HD. Kameraet ble …Read more

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Review: Digital Photography Review
In 1987 Canon unveiled the EOS 650 to the world. It was the Japanese manufacturer's first 35mm autofocus SLR and the start of the EOS system. With its fully-electronic lens mount, in-lens aperture and focus motors, and reliance on electronic button and dial operation, Canon's EOS system established a blueprint that all successive camera systems have followed. Now, 25 years later, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is the latest model in the line.Read more