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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Camera Review

If you just want to play with a DSLR that records video, don't shell out the extra cash for the 5D Mark II.

$2,699.00 MSRP


The full-frame, 21.1-megapixel Canon 5D Mark II aced our color accuracy and dynamic range tests, and captures 1080p movies with extraordinary quality. But it's not the perfect all-in-one still and video camera: there are still too many quirks.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, take a look at these other interchangeable lens cameras.

Canon EOS 50D
$1,399.00 MSRP
Canon EOS Rebel T1i
$799.99 MSRP
Nikon D700
$2,999.99 MSRP
Sony Alpha A900
$2,699.99 MSRP
Nikon D90
$999.95 MSRP


  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Hardware
  5. Photo Gallery
  6. Image Quality
  7. Sharpness
  8. Color
  9. Noise Reduction
  10. Dynamic Range
  11. Low Light
  12. Distortion
  13. Video
  14. Usability
  15. Ease of Use
  16. Handling
  17. Controls
  18. Speed
  19. Features
  20. Video Features
  21. Specs & Ratings

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