Canon EOS 5D Mark II review

Full specification for Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Sensor 22MP (21.1MP effective) 36x 24 mm (full frame) CMOS sensor
Output Size 5616 x 3744
Focal Length Mag 1x
Lens Mount Canon EF
File Format Raw, sRaw, JPEG, Raw and JPEG
Compression 6-stage JPEG, 3-stage Raw
ISO 100-6400 (extendable to 25,600)
Shutter Speeds 30 - 1/8000 sec., bulb
Drive Mode Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self-timer (2s, 10s)
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism
Field of View 98%
LCD 3.0? Clear View TFT, 920K dots
Live Mode Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation No
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes AI Focus, AI servo, One shot
Exposure Modes P,A,S,M, Creative AE, 3x custom
Metering System Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Centre-weighted
Exposure Comp +/- 2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 increments
Colour Space Adobe RGB, sRGB
White Balance Auto, 7 presets, Custom
White Balance Bracket +/-3 levels
Colour Temp Control Yes
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash No
Max Flash Sync 1/200 sec
PC Socket Yes
Cable Release Optional
Memory Card CF I/II, UMDA
Power LP-E6 Rechargeable Li-ion
Connectivity USB 2.0, mini HDMI, Video Out (PAL/ NTSC), Mic input, Extension system terminal (for WFT-E4)
Dimensions 152 x 113.5 x 75mm
Weight 810g
AF Points 9-point AF (plus 6 Assist AF points)

Manufacturer website: Canon

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Design 18/20
Image Quality 19/20
Performance 18/20
Value 18/20
Features 19/20
Overall Score 92%