Canon DSLR Specs | Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP DSLR

Canon DSLR Specs | Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR Camera Specifications and Features

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera Features

  • Full-frame Camera for Professional Grade Photographs
  • 21.1-megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • Wide Light Sensitivity Range from ISO 100 to ISO 25600
  • Face Detection Live Mode
  • Auto Lighting Optimizer
  • Peripheral Illumination Correction
  • Delivers Professional Quality Photography at any Cropping Size
  • Full HD Video Recording at 1920 x 1080 Resolution
  • Lenses Deliver the Angle of View – would be on a 35mm Camera – without Conversion Factor
  • Live View Mode to Review HD video or Photos on HDTV via the HDMI Output
Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR Camera

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR Camera

  • Ultra-large 3.0-Inch Clear View LCD Screen
  • Screen with Anti-reflection Water-repellent Coating and Smudge-resistant Surface
  • 3.9 fps Continuous Shooting
  • 14-bit A/D conversion
  • Fine Transitions from Light to Dark Tones
  • New High-precision Auto-focus System
  • 9-point User-selectable AF points and 6 additional Assist Points
  • Features Sharp Accurate Auto Focus
  • Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • Low-pass Filter Shakes off Dust with Ultrasonic Vibrations
  • Digital Photo Professional (DPP) Version 3.3 Software
  • Black Color

Canon DSLR Specs | Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera Full Specifications

  • Image Sensor

Image Sensor: CMOS

Image Sensor Size: 36.0mm x 24.0mm (35mm Full-frame)

Gross Pixels: Approx. 22.0 Megapixels

Effective Pixels: 21.1 Megapixels

Aspect Ratio (Horizontal : Vertical): 3:2

Color Filter System: RGB Primary Color Filters

  • Dust Cleaning System

Low-pass Filter

Automatic Sensor Cleaning

Manual Cleaning of Sensor

Dust Delete Data Appended to the Captured Image

  • Image Processor | Canon DSLR Specs Canon EOS 5D Mark II

DIGIC 4 Image Processor

Resolution: 5616 x 3744

  • White Balance

White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Setting

  • Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Eye-level Pentaprism

Coverage: Vertical/Horizontal approx. 98%

Magnification: Approx. 0.71x (-1m-1 with 50mm Lens at Infinity)

Eye-point: Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens center)

Dioptric Adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)

Focusing Screen: Interchangeable (Eg-D: Grid lines, Eg-S /point of Focus/, Eg-A Standard Focusing Screen provided)

Mirror: Quick-return Half Mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter

  • Viewfinder Information

AF Information: AF Points, Focus Confirmation Light

Exposure Information:  Shutter-speed, Aperture, ISO-speed, AE-lock, Exposure-level, Spot Metering Circle

Flash Information: Flash ready, Flash Exposure Compensation, High-speed Sync, FE lock

Image Information: Highlight Tone Priority, Monochrome Shooting, Maximum Burst, White Balance Correction, CF Card Information)

Battery Information

Depth-of-Field Preview: Enabled with Depth-of-field Preview Button

  • LCD Monitor | Canon DSLR Specs Canon EOS 5D Mark II

LCD 3.0-Inch

  • Focus

Focus Type: TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor

Focusing Modes: Auto, One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual Focusing (MF)

AF Points: 9 AF Points (1 Cross Type) + 6 AF Assist Points

AF-assist Beam: When an external EOS-dedicated Speedlite Attached to Camera, the AF-assist beam from the Speedlite will be emitted when necessary.

Focusing Point Selection: Automatic Selection,  Manual Selection

  • Exposure

Exposure Control: Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Creative Auto, Full Auto, Manual Exposure, E-TTL II Autoflash Program AE

Exposure Compensation: Manual (±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments)

  • Metering System

35-zone TTL Full-aperture Metering

Evaluative Metering (linkable to any AF point)

Partial Metering (approx. 8% of Viewfinder at Center)

Spot Metering (approx. 3.5% of Viewfinder at Center)

Center-weighted Average Metering

  • ISO Sensitivity | Canon DSLR Specs Canon EOS 5D Mark II

ISO 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or 1-stop Increments)

ISO 100-3200 (set automatically)

Extension settable (with C.Fn.I-3-1): ISO 50 (L), 12800 (H1), 25600 (H2)

High Tone Priority settable: ISO 200-6400

  • AE Lock

Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with Evaluative Metering when Focus is Achieved

Manual: By AE lock Button

  • Shutter

Shutter Type: Vertical-travel, Mechanical, Electronically-controlled, Focal-plane Shutter

Shutter Speed (1) : 1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.

Shutter Speed (2) : 1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total Shutter Speed Range. Available Range Varies by Shooting Mode)

Self-timer: 10-sec. or 2-sec. Delay

Remote Control Support: Remote Control with N3-type Terminal (Wireless Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 can also be used.)

  • Drive System | Canon DSLR Specs Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Drive Modes: Single, Continuous, and Self-timer (10-sec. or 2-sec. delay)

Continuous Shooting Speed: Max. 3.9 shots/sec.

Maximum Burst JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 78 (CF)/approx. 310 (UDMA CF)

Maximum Burst  RAW: approx. 13/approx. 14 (UDMA CF)

Maximum Burst  RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 8 (CF/UDMA CF)

Based on Canon’s testing standards with a 2GB CF card, continuous shooting, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style Varies depending on the subject, CF card brand, image-recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, etc.

  • Functions

Live View Function

Shooting Modes of Still Photo Shooting and Video Shooting


Quick mode (Phase-difference detection)

Live mode/Face Detection Live mode (Contrast detection)

Manual focusing (5x/10x magnification possible)

Metering Modes

Evaluative Metering with Image Sensor (Still Photos)

Center-weighted Average Metering (Video)

Metering Range EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Grid Display Provided (Two-type grid displays)

Playback: Single image, Single image + Image-recording quality/shooting information, histogram, 4- or 9-image index, magnified
view (approx. 1.5x-10x), rotated image (auto/manual), image jump (by 10/100 images, index screen, by shooting date, by
folder), slide show (all images/selected by date/folder)

Customization (Total 25)

  • Recording System

File Format: Design rule for Camera File System 2.0

Image Type: JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), sRAW1, sRAW2, RAW+JPEG

Color Space: sRGB, Adobe RGB

Recording Media: CF Card Type I and II, UDMA-compliant CF cards, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4A)

  • Movie

Movie Format: MOV

Max. Recording Resolution: 1920 x 1080

  • Lens

Compatible Lenses: Canon EF lenses

Lens Mount: Canon EF Mount

  • Interface | Canon DSLR Specs Canon EOS 5D Mark II

USB: Yes


  • Battery

Battery Pack: LP-E6

  • Size and Weight

Dimensions: approx. 6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0 in. /152.0 x 113.5 x 75.0mm

Weight: approx. 28.6 oz. /810g (Body only)

  • Color


  • Warranty

Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year (typical)

Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year (typical)


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