Canon EOS 5D Mark III (Body) Black

MPN: 5260B002  |  EAN: 8714574606118  |  Model: EOS 5D Mark III

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Canon EOS 5D Mark III (Body) Black - 5260B002 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
DSLR Camera
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Professional Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Sports Photography
Low-light Videos
Underwater Photography
Live Streaming
Wildlife Photography
Event Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Everyday Life Photography
Home Videos
Events Photography
Film Making
Just Right
Professional Looks
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity
Camera Body Only

Kind of Camera

Selecting a DSLR for your next camera opens you up to the Canon universe of lenses and other accessories designed specifically to work with your EOS 5D Mark III. 

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III will satisfy your needs.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the EOS 5D Mark III is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 61  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the EOS 5D Mark III does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.

For the professional photographer, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III makes no compromises. Calibration options on this camera are deep and varied which combines nicely with its generous Image Sensor Size (36 x 24 mm (mm)).

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Canon EOS 5D Mark III video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The EOS 5D Mark III is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Canon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. 

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is a great companion to have.

Shooting your next scene - This camera has a sensor size of 36 x 24 mm mm which plays a large roles in handling various lighting scenarios.

Other Video needs

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Canon EOS 5D Mark III makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the EOS 5D Mark III for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Canon, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 36 x 24 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Canon is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.


Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the EOS 5D Mark III showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the EOS 5D Mark III fits the bill.

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Product Description

Designed around professional needs for quality and versatility, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is always ready to capture the perfect moment. Whether it's still photography, wedding ceremonies or landscape panoramas, quality is never an issue thanks to the 22.3MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC V image processor that are able to produce exceptional photographs that boast a maximum resolution of 5760 x 3840. This hard-working tandem also allows for a wonderful burst rate that captures up to 6 frames per second, so you always walk away with the perfect shot. At the flick of a button, the EOS 5D Mark III delivers Full HD 1080p video at 60 frames per second when the moment calls for it. Special optical technologies such as the 61-point autofocus system and extended ISO range of 100-25600 mean that this DSLR camera has all the tools and features to adjust to just about any shooting conditions you find yourself in.

Technical Specifications

Canon EOS 5D Mark III (Body) Black - 5260B002 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type SLR Camera Kit
Operating Temperature (T-T) 32 - 104 °F
Product Colour Black
Camera File System DPOF 1.1, RAW
Direct Printing Yes
Image Formats Supported JPG, RAW
Multi-shot Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent L, Shade, Tungsten
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Flash Modes Manual
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 61
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 16000, 25600, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/8000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30 s
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type CF, SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Supported Aspect Ratios 3:2
Video Formats Supported H.264, MOV, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1280 x 720 pixels
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface Canon EF, Canon EF-S
Compatible Memory Cards CF, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Diagonal 3.2
Display Resolution (numeric) 1040000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 36 x 24 mm
Megapixel 22.3 MP
Sensor Format Full-frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 23.4 MP
Technical Details
Image Processor DIGIC 5+
Other Features
PictBridge Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Mini
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Version 2.0
Battery Technology Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery Type LP-E6
Power Source Type Battery
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 76.4 mm
Height 116.4 mm
Weight 950 g
Width 152 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5760 x 3840 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5760 x 3840, 3840 x 2560, 2880 x 1920, 1920 x 1280, 720 x 480, 3960 x 2640, 2880 x 1920