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Review of Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3 MP Full Frame CMOS with 1080p Full-HD Video Mode Digital SLR Camera
4.70 stars Excellent Form 280 Reviews
Reviewed on: July 15, 2013 Author:
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  • Truly exceptional picture quality even in low light
  • High ISO range and performance with good noise reduction
  • Flawless auto focus with 6 FPS and 61-point AF
  • CF and SD card storage for backup
  • Excellent IQ and super-fast processor
  • Fantastic video performance
  • Sturdy and quality built body


  • Little noisy on long exposures
  • Not fully weather sealed
  • Expensive
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3 MP Full Frame CMOS with 1080p Full-HD Video Mode Digital SLR Camera. The BoolPool rating for this product is Excellent, with 4.70 stars, and the price range is $3299.00-$3499.00.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body (lens required and sold separately) with supercharged EOS performance and full frame, high-resolution image capture is designed to perform. Special optical technologies like 61-Point High Density Reticular AF and extended ISO range of 100-25600 [expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)] makes it ideal for shooting weddings, in the studio, out in the field and great for still photography. Professional-level high definition video capabilities include a host of industry-standard recording protocols and enhanced performance making it possible to capture beautiful cinematic movies in EOS HD quality.

A 22.3 Megapixel full-frame Canon CMOS sensor, Canon DIGIC 5+ Image Processor, and shooting performance up to 6.0 fps provide exceptional clarity and sharpness when capturing rapidly-unfolding scenes. Additional technological advancements include an Intelligent Viewfinder, Canon's advanced iFCL metering system, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Multiple Exposure. A firmware update has been released which enables the camera to export clean, uncompressed HDMI output to an external recorder, while still being able to record to internal CF or SD cards and monitor the video on rear LCD display. Combined with an improved color sampling, the firmware update adds efficiency to video editing, improves color grading options and enhances on-set monitoring.

The only minor flaws referred to is that it’s a little noisy on long exposures. Also, it was considered a minus point that some lost couple of frames per second – say 8 vs 6.

Overall, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is highly recommended value for money Digital SLR Camera to create photographic masterpieces for its versatility and functionality and is backed with 1 year limited warranty.


  • Dimension: 4.6” H x 6.0” W x 3.0” D
  • Weight: 1.9 pounds
User Voice
Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3 MP Full Frame CMOS with 1080p Full-HD Video Mode Digital SLR Camera
Impressive picture quality Full frame gives good advantage Enjoyable handling High quality video Improved autofocus Great camera body Installs two flash cards
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
5.00 stars
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Perfect amount of pixels, focus points, burst rate Feels sturdy and solid Easy adjustment of shutter, aperture, focus, K scale etc. Flawless auto focus
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
5.00 stars
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Exceptionally good low light performance Unbelievable noise reduction Full frame camera with wide lens No recompose Little noisy on long exposures 61 focus points
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
5.00 stars
6 Reviews See Details
Outstanding night-time photos without tripod or flash High quality indoor pictures without flash Quick for stitching photos Fast upgrading firmware
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
5.00 stars
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Fabulous high quality ISO capabilities ISO noise reduction or improvement Amazing image quality Photograph RAW with prime lenses and high ISO for clear crisp images
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
5.00 stars
10 Reviews See Details
Simultaneous RAW and JPG image capture Advanced view finder IN camera HDR Micro focus adjustment for lenses Quiet shutter sound Holds two 32 GB cards CF and SD card storage or backup Handle noise reduction with long exposures and low ISO
Review Group #: 6 Rating :
5.00 stars
11 Reviews See Details
High ISO performance Great price Easy to capture moving objects 6 FPS and speedy AF button 100 percent viewfinder Continuous shooting with super-fast processor Excellent IQ Very good build quality Super ergonomics
Review Group #: 7 Rating :
5.00 stars
17 Reviews See Details
61 auto focus points Better dynamic range Natural and sharp color Great auto mode Great focus speed Exceptional low light DSLR
Review Group #: 8 Rating :
5.00 stars
38 Reviews See Details
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