The highly anticipated Canon EOS 5D Mark III was officially announced today and along with the Nikon D800, the major DSLR players have set the stage for the next generation of full frame enthusiast DSLR. The Mark II brings many improvements to the popular 5D Mark II, including expanded sensitivity up to 102,4000 ISO, 6 fps continuous shooting, 61-pt autofocus, and 63-area metering and 100% viewfinder. Its resolution improvement is only modest, raising to 22.3MP from 21.1MP. The list price is $3,499 and will be available at the end of March 2012.
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