55points

Canon EOS-1D X

66points

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS-1D X
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58 facts in comparison

Canon EOS-1D X vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
55
points
Canon EOS-1D X
66
points
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Why is Canon EOS-1D X better than Canon EOS 5D Mark III?

  • 2.33x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    14fpsvs6fps
  • 170shots longer battery life
    ?

    1120shotsvs950shots
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 0.19% higher resolution
    1250 x 833pxvs1177 x 883px
  • Has GPS
    ?
  • 0.55s less shutter lag
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    0.04svs0.59s
  • 20% faster flash X-sync
    ?

    1/250svs0.005s

Why is Canon EOS 5D Mark III better than Canon EOS-1D X?

  • 29.28% more megapixels (main camera)
    23.4MPvs18.1MP
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    102400 ISOvs51200 ISO
  • 390g lighter
    950gvs1340g
  • 2.56% higher pixel density
    481ppivs469ppi
  • Has manual shutter speed
    ?
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • Has a HDMI output
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.resolution
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Best

Fujifilm GFX100

1774 x 1330px

1250 x 833px

1177 x 883px

2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
3. more viewfinder coverage
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With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

Best

Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

100%

100%

100%

4.pixel density
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Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S

1437.5ppi

469ppi

481ppi

5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
6.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Optics

1.focus points
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The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

61

61

2.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

36 x 24mm

36 x 24mm

4.maximum light sensitivity
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With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

51200 ISO

102400 ISO

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
6.continuous shooting at high resolution
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Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII

90fps

14fps

6fps

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
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A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
4.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Audio

1.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

1120shots

950shots

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
2.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
3.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
4.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
5.Has dual card slots
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It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
6.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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