Canon EOS 5D Mark III Specifications

Canon EOS 5D Mark III (Body Only)

Part Number: 5260B002 Released: March 5, 2012

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording
  • Sensor Resolution
    22.3 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    23,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    22,300,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    24 x 36mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • Image Processor
    Dual DIGIC 5+
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    61
  • AE/AF Control
    Predictive AI Servo AF
  • Face Detection
    Live Face detection AF mode
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-12800, ISO 102400, ISO 16000, ISO 20000, ISO 25600, ISO 50, ISO 51200, ISO auto (100-12800)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, partial (7.2%), spot (1.5%)
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    63
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Special Effects
    Faithful, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (daylight white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Lens System Mounting
    Canon EF
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon EF

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, FE lock, HDR image enhancement technology, Lens Distortion Compensation (LDC), RGB primary color filter, Scene Intelligent Auto technology, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, depth-of-field preview button, AE lock, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, peripheral illumination correction, display brightness control, face detection, highlight point display, AF lock, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, peripheral illumination correction, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Backup recording, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Constant AF Live View, Dual Axis Electronic Level, Dust Delete Data system

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.71x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, exposure compensation, flash charge completion, flash compensation on/off, grid, high-speed sync indicator, highlight tone priority, maximum burst, memory card status, red-eye reduction , shutter speed, AF point, AF status, AF-in-focus, FE lock, ISO sensitivity, aperture, battery status, electronic level
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    100%
  • Optical Viewfinder Magnification
    0.71x
  • Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1

Display

  • Resolution
    1,040,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI output
    1 x microphone
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, SD card

Software

  • Software
    Canon Digital Photo Professional, Canon ImageBrowser EX, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.7, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP1, MS Windows XP SP2 or later
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, body cap, eyecup, neck strap
  • Body Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Protection
    dust resistant, waterproof

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon LP-E6
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 950 shots ( at 23 °C (LCD Monitor off) )
    Photo shooting - 850 shots ( at 0 °C (LCD Monitor off) )
    Photo shooting - 200 shots ( at 23 °C (Live View mode) )
    Photo shooting - 180 shots ( at 0 °C (Live View mode) )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 5760 x 3840
    RAW 3960 x 2640
    RAW 2880 x 1920
    JPEG 5760 x 3840
    JPEG 3840 x 2560
    JPEG 2880 x 1920
    JPEG 1920 x 1280
    JPEG 720 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 50 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    6 in
  • Depth
    3 in
  • Height
    4.6 in
  • Weight
    1.9 lbs

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon