Canon EOS 5D Mark II Vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III Comparison
ProductsEOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Prices

Whirlwire Rating1394416956
Video Features
FormatMP4 MP4
MicrophoneMono Mono
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage SlotCF
  • SD
  • CF
Storage Slot Amount1 1
Sensor
Max Resolution5616 x 3744 5760 x 3840
Other Resolutions4080 x 2720 3840 x 2560
Image Ratio3:2 3:2
Megapixels21.1 22.3
SizeFull frame (36 x 24 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorDigic 4 Digic 5+
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.2
Screen Pixels920,000 1,040,000
Screen TypeTFT liquid-crystal color LCD Clear View II TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage98% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.71x 0.71%
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion LP-E6 Lithium-Ion LP-E6
Battery Life (shots)850 950
Weight (grams)850 950
Dimensions152 x 114 x 75 mm 152 x 116 x 76 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points9 61
Lens MountCanon EF mount Canon EF mount
Crop1.0x 1.0x
Image
ISO Range100-6400 100-25600
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum25,600 102,400
White Balance Presets6 6
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality LevelsFine, Normal Fine, Normal
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
External Flash
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec 1/250 sec
FPS3.9 6
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
Exposure Compensation±2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
Timelapse Recording
GPSN/A Optional
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Remote Control Optional
WirelessN/A Optional
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
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