Canon EOS 5D Mark III – Preliminary Technical Specs

By - March 1st, 2012

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   Preliminary Technical Specs

While we all hold our breaths collectively for” target=”_blank”>Canon‘s official announcement of its” target=”_blank”>EOS 3D Mark III digital SLR, the Internet been abuzz with first images and technical specifications. Packaged in a streamlined form factor, much like the” target=”_blank”>Canon EOS 7D, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III bears only minor changes with the exception of a single button for video recording, something videographers have requested for years. Most of the improvements take place on the camera’s innards, with a new 22.3 Megapixel Full Frame CMOS sensor, DiGIC 5+ Image Processor, a 61-point AF system, plus more. With its competition slowly claiming the number one spot in the marketplace, Canon hopes this new mid-tier flagship will help it regain its dominance. More images and information to come soon… via:” target=”_blank”>CR

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   Preliminary Technical Specs

Unsurpassed Image Quality

22.3 Megapixel Full Frame CMOS sensor
DiGIC 5+ Image Processor
ISO 100-25600 (expandable to L:50 H1:51200, H2: 102400
Full HD Movie (ISO 100-12800 (H:25600)

High Performance Operation
61-point high-density reticular AF (up to 41 crosstype points)
6.0 fps for high continuous shooting
Intelligent viewfinder with approx. 100% coverage
3.2-type, approx.1.04m dot (3:2 wide) Clear View LCD II
iFCL metering with 63-zone dual-layer sensor
Shutter durability of 150,000 cycles

High End Features

Silent & low vibration modes
Dual card slots (CF & SD)
High Dynamic Range (HDR) Mode
Multiple Exposures
Comparative Playback function
Improved durability & water and dust resistance

Available Colors Black
Megapixels 22MP
Sensor Size 36 x 24mm
ISO/Sensitivity 100 25600
Autofocus Points 61 points
Lens Mount Canon
LCD Size 3.2″
Liveview Yes
Viewfinder Optical TTL
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 6 fps
Self Timer 10 sec, 2 sec
Metering Center-weighted, Spot, Evaluative, Partial
Video Resolution Full HD 1080
Memory Type Compact Flash
Connectivity USB 2, HDMI, Mic Input, Wireless (optional)
Battery LP-E6
Battery Type Lithium-ion
Charger Includes Li-Ion Charger
File Formats AVI, RAW, H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Dimensions 152 x 116 x 76mm
Box Contents Battery Pack LP-E6 .. Battery Charger LC-E6 .. AV Cable AVC-DC400ST .. Interface Cable IFC-200U .. Eyecup Eg .. Wide Strap EWEOS5DMKIII .. CR1616 Lithium Battery+


Thanks for posting the specifications. really planning to buy this one.