Close
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
58 Images + 13 Videos
Share on

Loading image...

41

Overall Score

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

$1,465.00
$1,396.00 $69.00 cheaper than 74 days ago
CNET.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice DP Review Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Essential
A multi award winning and fully featured 21.1 megapixel camera
SLR 21.1MP CMOS Black Nov 2008
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
102_store00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) - Black -Fedex USA (Brand new, unopened) - on
$1,396.00
Go to Store
Amazon US
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
$1,630.00
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
2 Prices from 2 Stores | $1,396.00-$1,630.00
Get Price Alerts
Amazon US
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body +1 More
Used - Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
$729.00
Go to Store
Amazon US
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Refurbished - Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
$845.00
Go to Store
- Less from Amazon US
eBay
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body +6 More
Used - Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Body Only) (2764B003) (Used)
$800.00
Go to Store
eBay
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Used - Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP Digital SLR Camera - (Body Only) (Used)
$800.00
Go to Store
eBay
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Used - Canon EOS 5D Mark II Camera - 32,786 Shutter Count (Used)
$879.00
Go to Store
eBay
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Used - Cool! Canon EOS 5D Mark II Camera Body Only DS126201 Full Frame (Used)
$910.00
Go to Store
eBay
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Used - Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1 MP Digital SLR Camera - Body Only (Used)
$1,109.99
Go to Store
eBay
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Used - Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP 3" Screen Digital SLR Camera Body Only (Used)
$1,150.00
Go to Store
eBay
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body + 50mm Lens
Used - CANON EOS 5D Mark II Mk2 MKII 21.1MP DSLR Body + F1.8 50mm PRIME Lens & Extras (Used)
$1,298.33
Go to Store
- Less from eBay
KEH Camera Outlet
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Used - Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP DSLR Camera Body (Shutter Count_ 40,970) (Used) - on
$999.00
Go to Store
Digital Landscapes
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Used - Canon EOS 5D Mark II Mk2 590nm 'Goldie' IR SUPER COLOR infrared converted camera (Used) - on
$1,099.00
Go to Store
DHcameras
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
Refurbished - Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1 MP Digital SLR Camera - (Body Only) -Shutter Count_ 90 (Refurbished) - on
$1,199.99
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
12 Prices from 5 Stores | $729.00-$1,298.33
Get Price Alerts
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 5D Mark II number 102 across all digital cameras.
100
49 Reviews + 24 Awards
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 89%, based on 49 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
Has a built-in flash
Heavy
Fairly large closest focusing distance
58
Average
45
Mediocre
36
Mediocre

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon EOS 5D Mark II?

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II is 152mm wide and 75mm tall. It is 113mm deep and weighs 810g.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II front dimensions

Canon EOS 5D Mark II size in context

Canon EOS 5D Mark II In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

24 Industry Awards

Experts in cameras love this Canon camera and have given it 24 awards.

This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites Trusted Reviews, Digicam Buyer.co.uk, CNET.co.uk, Digitaltrends.com, Asia.cnet.com, Best4reviews.com, CNET.com.au and CNET.com all of whom said that this Canon digital camera was outstanding.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by websites Digitalfotoforalla.se, M3.idg.se, Akam.no, Igizmo.co.uk and Ld2.ciol.com all of whom thought that this digital camera was very good.

The authors at three other expert review sites all liked this Canon camera. Review site DP Review gave this camera a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Platinum" award from review website Buy-N-Shoot.com. This Canon camera also received a "Best Buy" award from review site Digitalartsonline.co.uk who said it was was very good.

This Canon camera received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu, Stuff.tv gave it a "Hot Buy" award and PhotographyBlog.com gave it an "Essential" award.

The experts at three other expert review sites all decided that this camera was very good. This Canon camera received a "Test Winner" award from Magnus.de, Maclife.com gave it an "Awesome Award" and it received a "Hot Product" award from Pocket Lint.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 49 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and CNET.com the average expert rating of this Canon camera is 89%. That puts this camera in the top 6% of all the cameras.

View all expert reviews

Excellent Brand

We checked 33,726 expert and owner reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images and three customers said in their reviews that it had a good image sensor.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners who purchased the product agreed that it was good value for money.


Features

Fairly High Megapixel

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II has a quite high megapixel (21.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

Heavy

When compared to other cameras, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II's weight of 810 grams is one of the heaviest. Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

What does "weight" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The EOS 5D Mark II has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

What is a built-in flash? Less Edit

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the EOS 5D Mark II has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The EOS 5D Mark II supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras also support Full HD video.

What is Full HD video? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has an HDMI Port

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

What is an HDMI port? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Multi-Shot Function

The EOS 5D Mark II features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

What is multi-shot function? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

5616 X 3744 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This Canon camera has a 5616 x 3744 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 2256 x 1504 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4080 x 2720, 3861 x 2574 and 2784 x 1856 and 2496 x 1664. Across all digital cameras the worst still image resolution is (L) 4320 x 3240 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

What does "still image resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Custom Colours

The EOS 5D Mark II supports custom colours. Most of the other cameras also support custom colours.

What is custom colours? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Dustproof

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras.

What does "dustproof" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Video Capability

video capability

The EOS 5D Mark II supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

What is video capability? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the EOS 5D Mark II has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

What does "digital zoom" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the cameras the closest focusing distances range from 0.001m to 5m. At 0.38 meters, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II has a quite large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras.

What does "closest focusing distance" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras.

What is a vari-angle LCD display? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II has an orientation sensor. Most of the other cameras also have an orientation sensor.

What is an orientation sensor? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

What is flash exposure compensation? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

At 22, the EOS 5D Mark II has a quite large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. The average maximum aperture number of cameras is 11.

What does "maximum aperture number" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

850 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the EOS 5D Mark II which takes 850 battery life (CIPA standard).

What does "battery life" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Live View

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II supports live view, as do most of the other cameras.

What is live view? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Energy Star Certified

The EOS 5D Mark II is Energy Star certified, unlike most of the other digital cameras which are not Energy Star certified.

What does "Energy Star certified" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Direct Printing

The EOS 5D Mark II supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras also support direct printing.

What is direct printing? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has an External Flash Connector

The EOS 5D Mark II has an external flash connector, as do most of the other digital cameras.

What is an external flash connector? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Age

Released Over Eight Years Ago

Canon released the EOS 5D Mark II in November 2008.


Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $69 (5%)

The price has dropped from $1,465 to $1,396 in the last 74 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

Chart Hide Chart View full price history

Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the United States price of $1,396.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £1,549.00 ($1,549.00).

Check international prices

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon b001g7pbic, canon 1483c002, canon 2764b004, canon p196376p, canon 1483c010, canon 2764b003, canon dr10sg, canon 211mp, canon 715nm, canon f28l, canon 5dm2, 4185shot

Barcodes:

00013803083897, 00013803105384, 00013803105391, 00013803105414, 00013803281347, 00013803281354, 00138031053914, 00646791379101, 00688938649555, 00741024854841, 00851719023404, 03610170001195, 03610170009122, 04549292075809, 04960999295770, 04960999629490, 04960999629544, 05052695678359, 08714574529578, 08714574529585, 08714574529592, 08714574529608, 08714574529622, 08714574529639, 08714574529646, 08714574529653, 08714574537764, 08714574537771, 08714574537788, 08714574537795

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

102_store00
Amazon US

Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Popular Comparisons With The Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Feedback