The month of March is an iconic year as it marks the 25th anniversary of the first EOS SLR by Canon. Alongside it also brings its new addition to the DSLR line-up. Canon has a very long history in the area of camera industry and still continues it s legacy with pride. Canon is to come up with the new EOS 5D Mark III which not only is an upgrade to Mark II but also a sibling to the soon going to be released EOS-iDX.
The camera sports a complete professional look along with its muscle look. The key specifications and features of the new Canon EOS 5D Mark III are as listed below.
Key specifications and features of the new Canon EOS 5D Mark III
- 3.2 inch LCD display
- Dual memory of SD and Compact Flash
- Powered by 14-Bit Digic 5+ processor
- 22.3 MP full frame CMOS sensor with autofocus
- 61-point Reticular autofocus
- ISO range of 50 to 102,400
- Maximum 6 frames per second burst speed
- 1080 p h264 video capture at 24/25/20 fps and 720p video capture @ 50/60 fps
- Equipped with a audio/ Headphone jack which is first in the world of DSLR
- Enhanced weather sealing along with dust proof surface
- Creative options for picture shots and stills
- Geared up with HDR effects offering up to 5 tone maps
- Reduced Lens chromatic aberration
- Higher ISO sensitivity with noise reduction
- New creative photo button to quickly switch picture styles and multiple exposures
- Professional look and a robust build with a gapless design
- Auto switching between SD & CF memories when one is full.
- Silent shooting mode and continuous shooting mode enabled
The new 5D Mark III comes with many sparkling features and is an innovative addition to its current DSLR line-up. The camera comes packed with a 22.3 MP full frame CMOS sensor which captures photo and keeps it alive. The sensor is enabled with 61 point autofocus. The camera is capable of capturing HD video @ both 1080p and 720p resolution in h264 format.
Canon EOS is also equipped with an audio jack unlike any other DSLR camera which is a major highlight. The camera is clad in a weather sealed and dust proof cover signalling the durability. It also comes in a robust look including the gapless profile.
The Canon EOS 5D Mark III will be available in the market in the end of this month at a price of around Rs 1,75,000/-. It is not shocking that the sophisticated Canon EOS 5DMark III comes at this price considering the features it engulfs within.