Canon Launches the EOS 5D Mark III

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2 March 2012, Singapore – At 1pm today, Canon launched the EOS 5D Mark III. Celebrating 75 years this year, the long awaited DSLR finally hits the market for photography enthusiasts.

Here’s a quick summary of the features and specifications

  • Dimensions: 152 x 116.4 x 76.4mm
  • Weight: 860g (body only)
  • DIGIC 5+ processor which is 17 times faster than DIGIC 4. The new processor uses a newly-developed advanced algorithm to achieve low noise image quality.
  • 36 x 24mm Full Frame 22.3 megapixel CMOS sensor
  • High native ISO sensitivity of up to 25,600 and expandable up to L:50, H1:51,200, H2: 102,400. (An image taken at ISO 25,600 on the 5D Mark III is equivalent to an image taken at ISO 6,400 on the 5D Mark II – a two-stop improvement.
  • Continuous drive of up to 6 frames per second
  • AF system: 61-point high-density reticular – – AF system: Max 41 cross-type sensors & Central 5 points: Diagonal cross-type sensors
  • Real-time chromatic aberration correction
  • In-camera RAW processing and lens distortion correction
  • Shutter durability: 150,000 cycles
  • Recording media: CF + SD
  • Battery: LP-E6
  • Full HD Movies – supports wide range of frame rates – Standard Definition and Full HD in 30P/25P/24P. Supports both ALL-I and IPB compression methods. Continuous shooting of up to a maximum of 30 minutes recording time supported.
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode introduced by combining three images shot at different exposures to form one single detailed image.
  • Creative modes – take multiple exposures to superimpose different images on top of one another.
  • 3.2″ tempered glass 1.04 million dot Clear View LCD II monitor with a wide 3:2 aspect ratio
  • A separate new battery grip, BG-E11 allows for vertical shoots and longer battery life.

The EOS 5D Mark III will be available 17 March 2012, Saturdayin Singapore while the BG-E11 battery grip will be available in end April.

The EOS 5D Mark III body will retail at S$4,699 while the EOS 5D Mark III kit (body + EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens) will retail at S$5,999.

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  22. Oh Canon!  Y U NO invite me!?!? 🙂

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