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This review was halted because a large amount of other material was shown elsewhere in comparison to other cameras.

In a nutshell, I love the form factor, but I don’t like the image quality.

Limited sensor coverage

Live View does not allow scrolling beyond about 90% of the central area. By comparison, the Nikon D3/D3x allows scrolling anywhere.

Image quality of the 5D Mark II is very high under favorable conditions, but with some issues in darker areas, as covered in the Noise X 4 and Long Exposure Noise comparisons. At 1/3 the price of the Nikon D3x, the 5D Mark II offers an unbeatable ratio of price to resolution, as of January 2009.

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