Canon 5D MkIII – Release dates?

This Canon 5D MkIII is a highly anticipated model. The popular Canon 5DMkII has been in the market for a very long time (in digital terms). This is the camera of choice by a lot of PMPE Alumni. It is lighter than the Canon 1D series and offers a full frame sensor.

There has been a lot of speculation on the specifications, looks and release dates. I had a talk with our local Canon Office and they can’t confirm the rumors or release dates. Anyway, here are some of the rumoured specifications flying around the internet world.


  • Sensor – 22mp
  • DiG!C 5+ Image Processor
  • ISO 100-25600 (expandable to L:50 H1:51200, H2: 102400
  • Focusing points – 61pt AF
  • Viewfinder – 100% VF
  • LCD screen – 3.2″ LCD
  • Continuous shooting : 6 fps
  • Improved durability & water and dust resistance
  • Storage – Dual CF/SD Card Slots
  • Video resolution : Full HD 1080
  • Battery : LP E6
  • Price: Around $3500 USD (RM10,000)

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