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Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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A multi award winning and fully featured SLR digital camera, perfect for sports photography
SLR 22.3MP 5760 X 3840 Pixels CMOS Nov 2007
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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 5D Mark III number 259 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 56?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 11 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.co.uk plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good picture quality and excellent product quality.
The EOS 5D Mark III has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
Fairly high megapixels sensor
5760 x 3840 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for sports photography, ranking number 226 in sports photography cameras. It is also excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 250 in wildlife photography cameras as well being excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 219 in portrait photography cameras.
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How Big is the Canon EOS 5D Mark III?

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III is 152mm wide and 76.4mm tall. It is 116.4mm deep and weighs 860g.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III front dimensions

Canon EOS 5D Mark III size in context

Canon EOS 5D Mark III In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

11 Industry Awards

This Canon digital camera has received 11 awards from experts in cameras.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites CNET.co.uk, Camcorderinfo.com, Photoreview.com.au and Hardwarezone.com.sg all of whom concluded that this digital camera was superb.

This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from both websites Trusted Reviews and Fotovideo.nu, both of which thought that this camera was very good.

The writers at websites DP Review and What Digital Camera both said that this camera was excellent and gave it their "Gold" award.

The authors at review websites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs both thought that this Canon digital camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The expert at one additional expert review site thought that this camera was very good. Tipa.com gave this digital camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award".

Excellent Expert Reviews

25 experts from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and CNET.com have rated this Canon camera on average 90%. This puts this camera in the top 5% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 916 owner reviews the average owner rating of this digital camera is marvellous. Over 88% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average owner review score then this camera is in the top 8%.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

36 owners who bought it thought it was easy to use, 17 owners reckoned that the product was easy to use the menus and seven owners reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. three people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to handle and two people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

104 customers agreed that it was able to produce good images, 26 owners concluded that this digital camera was good in low light and 15 customers considered that it had a good picture resolution. four customers considered that the product had a good image sensor.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

45 owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality.

Customers Report it is Robust

33 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was well made, four people who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable and three customers said in their reviews that the product was reliable.

Users Report Excellent Design

18 owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good looking, five customers who purchased it said that it was well designed and three owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was ergonomic. two people wrote in their reviews that it was smooth.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six people who purchased it agreed that it had a good screen.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 35,686 owner and expert reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Video Capture

28 people who reviewed it considered that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

16 customers reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Six people who bought it mentioned that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

51 people who purchased it said that it had a good autofocus and 17 people thought this digital camera had a good lens.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

13 people who bought the product agreed that it was a good body shape.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

19 people who reviewed the Canon EOS 5D Mark III thought it was quiet.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

15 customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £1,519.99 it is more expensive than 91% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and the United Kingdom price of £1,519.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,299.00 (£2,992.38).

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Features

Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available

Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Canon lens range

Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of the EOS 5D Mark III of 22.3MP is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5760 X 3840 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is 5760 x 3840 pixels. That's 39% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Canon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the EOS 5D Mark III of 25,600 is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 12% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Heavy

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III's weight of 860g is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 3% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The EOS 5D Mark III has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon lenses range in aperture from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III of 3.2" is in the largest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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2,200 Battery Life

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III is a digital camera that takes 2,200 shots battery life.

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Has a Microphone in

The EOS 5D Mark III has a microphone in, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The EOS 5D Mark III has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The EOS 5D Mark III features brightness adjustment. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Features Calendar

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III features calendar, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The EOS 5D Mark III features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The EOS 5D Mark III has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Headphone Output

The EOS 5D Mark III has a headphone output. 94% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The EOS 5D Mark III features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Waterproof

The EOS 5D Mark III is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III supports live view. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 5D Mark III features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an HDMI Port

The EOS 5D Mark III has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Video Capability

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The EOS 5D Mark III supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III supports direct printing, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Dustproof

The EOS 5D Mark III is dustproof. 93% of digital cameras are not dustproof.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 590,000 pixels, with the lowest being 3 pixels and the highest being 16,000,000 pixels. The Canon EOS 5D Mark III's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the EOS 5D Mark III of 5x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III supports Full HD video, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The EOS 5D Mark III has an external flash connector, unlike 87% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Age

Released Over Nine Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released in November 2007.


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