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|Canon EOS Mark II Front||Canon EOS Mark III Front|
It's been 4 years since the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was announced, and today the new Canon EOS 5D Mark III has been announced as the successor. Here's a quick run-down and comparison table showing how the two cameras compare to each other.
|Canon EOS Mark II Back||Canon EOS Mark III Back|
The new Mark III adds a new sensor, a larger screen, quicker continuous shooting, SD card slot as well as Compact Flash, additional video options, expanded ISO range (50 - 102400), improved battery life, improved viewfinder (100% vs 98%), 61-point AF (vs 9-point), as well as a new price with an RRP of £2999.
|Canon EOS Mark II Top||Canon EOS Mark III Top|
The new camera also sees a subtle but noticeable redesign of the layout of controls and buttons on the front, back and top of the camera. There are additional buttons on the top and back, and a re-positioned on/off button which has been moved from the back to the top.
|Canon EOS 5D MkII||Canon EOS 5D MkIII|
|CCD pixels||21.1Mp (Megapixels)||22.3Mp (Megapixels)|
|Sensor Size||Full Frame||Full Frame|
|Sensor Size (width)||36mm||36mm|
|Sensor Size (height)||24mm||24mm|
|Screen resolution||920,000 dots||1040k dots|
|Shutter speeds shortest||1/8000sec||1/8000sec|
|Shutter speeds longest||30sec||30sec|
|ISO sensitivity||50 - 25600||50 - 102400|
|Video FPS||30fps||29.97, 25, 23.976 fps|
|Optical Zoom with Video||Yes||Yes|
|USB||USB 2||USB 2|
|Battery Type||Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6||Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6|
|Box Contents||No Data||No Data|
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