Canon this month announced the 22.3MP EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera,which will be available in March 2012 (no launch date yet for Malaysia) for US$3499.
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The 5D Mark III body is based on the EOS 7D design and with a 61-point AF system similar to the one found in the EOS-1D X. It is a completely new model, with most of the key specs being substantially upgraded compared to the 5D Mark II.
The followings are the key specifications:-
CMOS Sensor effective pixel: 22.3 Megapixel
Sensor max resolution: 5760 x 3840
Shutter speed: 1/8000s to 30s
ISO: 100-25600 standard, 50-102,800 expanded
Continuous shooting: 6 frame per second
Shutter: rated to 150,000 frames
Video recording: 1080 and 720 intra or inter frame, stereo sound via external mic
AF system: 61 point
Metering system: 63 zone iFCL
Viewfinder coverage: 100%
LCD Display: 1040k dot 3:2
Dual card slots for CF and SD
Dimensions: 152 x 116 x 76 mm
Weight (with batteries): 950g (2.09 lb / 33.51 oz)
RRP: Body only - $3499, €3299, £2999
Not announced in Malaysia yet but price could be around RM10,999 (body only)
The following is the hands-on review video done by dpreview.com available on Youtube:
With the camera resolution increasing with every new camera, photographers seem to be needing upgrade on their hard drive. Bigger HD space coming!