The canon eos 5d mark ii improves upon the eos 5d by increasing the resolution by about 40% to 21.1 megapixels and adds a live view feature that allows users to preview shots on the cameras high resolution 3.0" lcd display. It even incorporates the ability to record full motion hd video with sound, so you can capture the action as well as by superb images.
The camera's 21.1mp, full frame 35mm-format (24x36mm) cmos sensor captures image files with incredible image quality and color accuracy, and can capture jpeg, raw and raw+jpeg files. The camera also incorporates canon's acclaimed digic 4 imaging processor that works in concert with a high-speed ddr-sdram buffer t ensure quick performance and fast image processing times. Performance enhancements enabled by the digic 4 processor include an incredibly fast full-resolution frame rate of up to 3.9 fps, improved battery life, noticeably improved image quality at all sensitivities, fastballs start-up and reaction times, and improved noise