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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Specifications

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III (body only)

Part Number: 5260B002 Released: March 5, 2012

General

  • Depth
    3 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    22.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    23400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    22300000 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+
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    61
  • AE/AF Control
    Predictive AI Servo AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Live Face detection AF mode
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Environmental Parameters

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

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)

Display

  • Display Format
    1,040,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Protection
    dust-resistant, waterproof
  • Color Category
    black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, AF-in-focus, flash charge completion, red-eye reduction, aperture, battery status, high-speed sync indicator, flash compensation on/off, highlight tone priority, ISO sensitivity, memory card status, FE lock, AF status, AF point, grid, electronic level, maximum burst

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
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Backup recording, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Constant AF Live View, Dual Axis Electronic Level, Dust Delete Data system, 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, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, peripheral illumination correction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • 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))

Software

  • Type
    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

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon EOS
  • Model
    5D Mark III
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-12800, ISO 102400, ISO 16000, ISO 20000, ISO 25600, ISO 50, ISO 51200, ISO auto (100-12800)
  • ISO (Max)
    102400
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    Dual DIGIC 5+
  • Special Effects
    Faithful, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Live Face detection AF mode
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon EF
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Backup recording, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Constant AF Live View, Dual Axis Electronic Level, Dust Delete Data system, 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, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, peripheral illumination correction

Status LCD

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Canon EF

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, partial (7.2%), spot (1.5%)
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    63
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 1-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (daylight white), shade, tungsten light
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    61
  • AE/AF Control
    Predictive AI Servo AF
  • Auto Focus Features
    Predictive Focus Control

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    6 in
  • Height
    4.6 in
  • Weight
    30.33 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    22.3 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    24 x 36mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    24 x 36 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Total Pixels
    23400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    22300000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    EOS Integrated Cleaning System

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3.2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    8.1 cm
  • Display Format
    1,040,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.71x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon