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Canon EOS 5D Mark III review

£2,317.00 Typical price

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Canon's EOS 5D was the first vaguely affordable full-frame DSLR and became one of the must-have cameras for professional and semi-pro photographers. The EOS 5D Mark III isn't quite so revolutionary, but it did promise a big step up from the EOS 5D Mark II, with a 22.1Mp full-frame sensor, a changed design and an overhaul of the image-processing and auto-focus systems. Is this still a great DSLR, or have its rivals overtaken it? We find out.

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  2. 71%
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  3. 86%
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