Canon UK has confirmed the full UK specification for the EOS 5D Mark II camera, announced earlier today.

Full UK specification, as supplied by Canon UK:



Type 36x 24 mm CMOS

Effective Pixels Approx 21.1M

Total Pixels Approx 22.0M

Aspect Ratio 3:2

Low-Pass Filter Built in/Fixed

Sensor Cleaning EOS integrated cleaning system with fluorine coating

Colour Filter Type Primary Colour


Type DIGIC 4


Lens Mount EF (excludes EF-S lenses)

Focal Length Equivalent to 1.0x the focal length of the lens


Type TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor

AF System/ Points 9-point AF (plus 6 Assist AF points)

AF working range EV -0.5 – 18 (at 20°C & ISO 100)

AF Modes One Shot

AI Servo

AI Focus

AF Point Selection Automatic selection, Manual selection.

Selected AF point display Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel and Quick

Control screen

Predictive AF (7) Yes, up to 8m

AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode.

AF Assist Beam Emitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite

Manual Focus Selected on lens

AF Microadjustment C.Fn III-8

+/- 20 steps

Adjust all lenses by same amount

Adjust up to 20 lenses individually


Metering modes TTL full aperture metering with 35 zone SPC

(1) Evaluative metering (linked to any AF point)

(2) Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder at centre)

(3) Spot metering: (approx. 3.5% viewfinder at center)

(4) Center weighted average metering

Metering Range EV 1-20 (at 20°C with 50mm f1.4 lens ISO 100)

AE Lock Auto: In 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when

focus is achieved.

Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.

Exposure Compensation +/-2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).

AEB +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments

ISO Sensitivity (8) Auto (100-3200), 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)

ISO can be expanded to H1: 12800 and H2:25600


Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter

Speed 30 – 1/8000 sec. (1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range.

Available range varies by shooting mode)


Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

Settings Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent light, Flash,

Custom, Colour Temperature setting.

White balance compensation:

1. Blue/Amber +/-9

2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.

Custom White Balance Yes, 1 setting can be registered

WB Bracketing +/-3 levels in single level increments

3 bracketed images per shutter release.

Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.


Type Pentaprism



Approx. 98%

Magnification Approx. 0.71x (4)

Eyepoint Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens centre)

Dioptre Correction -3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)

Focusing Screen Interchangeable (3 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Precision

Matte Eg-A

Mirror Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cutoff

with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)

Viewfinder Information AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light.

Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always

displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle,

exposure warning, AEB.

Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure


Image information: White balance correction, CF card information,

monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone

priority (D+).

Depth of field preview Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.

Eyepiece shutter on strap


Type 3.0″ Clear View TFT, approx. 920K dots

Coverage Approx. 100%

Viewing Angle


Approx 170°

Coating Dual Anti-reflection

Brightness Adjustment Auto 3 levels + Manual adjustable to one of seven levels

Display Options (1) Quick Control Screen

(2) Camera settings


Modes E-TTL Auto Flash

X-sync 1/200sec

Flash Exposure


+/-2 EV in 1/3-stop increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing Yes, with compatible External Flash

Flash Exposure Lock Yes

Second Curtain



HotShoe/ PC terminal Yes/ Yes

External Flash Compatibility E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support.

External Flash Control via camera menu screen


Modes Auto, Creative Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE,

Manual, Custom (x3)

Picture Styles Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined


Colour Space sRGB and Adobe RGB

Image Processing Highlight Tone Priority

Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)

Long exposure noise reduction

High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)

Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination

Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self timer /remote control (10s), Self timer /remote

control (2s)

Continuous Shooting Max. Approx. 3.9fps. (speed maintained for up to 78 images (JPEG)(1)(310

with UDMA card), 13 images (RAW)) (2)


Type Electronic viewfinder with image sensor

Coverage Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)

Frame Rate 30 fps

Focusing Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)

Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face detection mode

Metering Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor

Active metering time can be changed

Display Options Grid overlay (x2), Histogram, data, no data


Still Image Type JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera

File system (2.0),

RAW: RAW, sRAW1, sRAW2 (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),

Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

RAW+JPEG simultaneous


Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible.

Image Size JPEG: (L) 5616×3744, (M) 4080×2720, (S) 2784×1856,

RAW: (RAW) 5616×3744, (sRAW1) 3861×2574, (sRAW2) 2784×1856

Movie Type MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)

Movie Size HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9), SD 640 x 480 (4:3) -30fps

Movie Length Max duration 29m 59sec, Max file size 4GB

Folders New folders can be manually created and selected

File Numbering (1) Consecutive numbering

(2) Auto reset

(3) Manual reset


Custom Functions 25 Custom Functions with 71 settings

Metadata Tag User copyright information

LCD Panel / Illumination Yes / Yes

Water/ Dust resistance Yes (9)

Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes

Playback zoom 1.5x – 10x

Display Formats (1) Single image with information (2 levels)

(2) Single image

(3) 4 image index

(4) 9 image index

(5) Magnified view

(6) Jump display

Slide Show Image selection: All images, by date, by folder, movies, or stills.

Playback time: 1/2/3/5 sec

Repeat: On/Off

Histogram Brightness: Yes

RGB: Yes

Highlight Alert Yes

Image Erase/Protection Erase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected


Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time

Data Verification Original image verification data can be appended to the image (OSK-E3

required for verification)

Menu Categories (1) Shooting menu (x2)

(2) Playback menu (x2)

(3) Setup menu (x3)

(4) Custom Functions menu

(5) My Menu

Menu Languages 25 Languages

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian,

Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian,

Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional

Chinese, Korean and Japanese

Firmware Update Update possible by the user.


Computer USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)

Other HDMI mini output, Video output (PAL/ NTSC), Microphone input, Extension

system terminal (for WFT-E4)


Canon Printers Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge Yes


Type CompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible, UDMA compatible), external

storage with WFT-E4



PC & Macintosh Windows 2000 (SP4) / XP (SP2/SP3) / Vista inc SP1 (excl. Starter Edition)

OS X v10.3-10.5


Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser

Image Processing Digital Photo Professional

Other PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility*, Original Data

Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor

* Requires optional accessory


Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6, 1xCR1616 for date & settings

Battery life Approx. 850 (at 20°C) (5)

Approx. 750 (at 0°C)

Battery Indicator 6 levels + percentage

Power saving Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.

Power Supply & Battery


AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, Battery charger LC-E6E/LC-E6, Car Battery charger

CBC-E6, Car Battery Cable CB-570



Body Materials Magnesium Alloy

Operating Environment 0 ? 40 °C, 85% or less humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD) 152 x 113.5 x 75

Weight (body only) Approx. 810g


Viewfinder Eyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eb, Eyepiece

Extender EP-EX15, Focusing Screens Eg, Angle Finder C


Wireless File Transmitter Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4

Lenses All EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses)

Flash Canon Speedlites (220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX,

580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite

Transmitter ST-E2)

Battery Grip BG-E6

Remote Controller/ Switch Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5, Remote

Controller RC-1, Remote Controller RC-5

Other Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3

1 Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution

3 Compatible with large memory card capacities, including cards of 2GB and more (camera may require firmware


4 with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt

5 Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where


6 Memory card and battery door only

7 with EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM at 50kph

8 Recommended Exposure Index

9 Environmental protection