Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Top 19%1,243 points
Top 19%
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 5D Mark III: 65 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

6. weight

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

10. video recording

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

12. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

14. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
25% have it

15. pixel density

16. width

17. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
26% have it

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

25. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
24% have it

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