Wednesday, January 11, 2012


Superb Imaging Performance
21.1 megapixels full-frame CMOS sensor for high resolution images of superb quality and details
New photodiode construction, new microlens array and on-chip noise reduction circuitry on CMOS sensor minimizes interference from electrical noise; keeping image data clean for clearer images even at high ISO settings and long exposures.
DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor’s 14-bit A/D conversion gives rapid processing speeds while maintaining fine detail and accurate colour reproduction
2 sRAW file format settings gives you the versatility of RAW at a smaller file sizes
Auto Lighting Optimizer function with 4 settings (Standard, low, strong and disable) - Analyzes the brightness of the photographic subject, and automatically corrects the dark parts to make them brighter.
New Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction setting to automatically even the brightness across the image
Full HD Video capture at 1920 x 1080 resolution for up to 4GB per clip with HDMI output for HD viewing of stills and video

Quick response for stress-free shooting
3.9fps continuous shooting speed, up to a maximum burst of 78 shots.
Shutter speed of 1/8000sec. and X-sync speed of 1/200sec.
Fast 0.1sec. startup time
Live View mode
Shooting from the LCD monitor allows easy verification of focus, composition and exposure.
Silent shooting mode for quiet environments
Shoot remotely from your computer via a wired / wireless connection (with WFT-E4)
Enhanced live view focusing methods, including Quick mode, Live mode and Face detection mode.

EOS Integrated Cleaning System
Comprehensive measures to minimize the effects of dust particles on images
Includes Self Cleaning Sensor Unit with fluorine coating for better resistance to dust and Dust Delete Function

Durable Body with Rugged Design
Magnesium alloy body for rugged field use
High shutter durability* of approx. 150, 000 cycles
New 0.71x viewfinder for large and clear view of the scene
3.0 inches Clear View LCD (920,000 dots/VGA) with multiple coatings for improved viewing and smudge-resistant protection
HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) output for displaying full high-resolution images on a High Definition TV
* Shutter durability may vary depending on usage and environmental conditions.

Fast & Sharp Focus
Precision 9-point (with 6 assist points) auto-focus (AF) system provides high degree of focusing accuracy
Flexible setting of ISO speed to adjust camera’s sensitivity to light for best exposure (ISO 100 – 6400, expandable to L: ISO50, H1: 12800 & H2: ISO 25600).
4 metering modes: Evaluative, Partial, Centre-weighted average and Spot.
9 White Balance settings to fine-tune white balance as desired:
-Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color temperature.

Shooting Modes
Mode dial for easy access to a wide range of shooting modes for different shooting conditions: 
1)Full Auto
2)New! Creative Auto
3)Program AE
4)Shutter-priority AE (Tv)
5)Aperture-priority AE (Av)
8)Custom 1
9)Custom 2
10)Custom 3

Picture Style
Just like selecting the film type on a conventional camera, users can get the optimum image by selecting the correct setting.
6 image composition modes available with sharpness, contrasts, colour tone, saturation can be adjustable:
1)Standard- vivid and sharp images (general shooting)
2)Portrait- beautiful skin tones and clear image quality
3)Landscape- vivid blues and greens, enhanced sharpness.
4)Neutral- natural colour reproduction, low sharpness and moderate expression.
5)Faithful- extremely accurate colour reproduction in daylight
6)Monochrome- black and white or sepia images
7)Picture Style Editor lets you create your own Picture Style files for use with the EOS 5D Mark II