Canon EOS 1Ds Mark IIICanon EOS 5D Mark II
Top 56%1,076 points
Top 56%
Top 40%1,480 points
Top 40%
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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Top specs and features

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III vs Canon EOS 5D Mark II: 53 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.09x more megapixels (main camera).
10.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
21.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
24 x 36mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
24 x 36mm

3. focus points

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.
45
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
9

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
3.9fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

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.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
1800shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
850shots

7. weight

345g lighter.
1.16kg
HTC Re: 65.5g
810g

8. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.7bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
23.7bits

9. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

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 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
11% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
50% have it

12. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11.7Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
11.9Evs

13. pixel density

2x higher pixel density.
236ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
471ppi

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
31% have it

16. resolution

3.99x higher resolution.
588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
1175 x 783px

17. width

4mm narrower.
156mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
152mm

18. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
25% have it

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
920k dots

20. height

42.6mm shorter.
156.6mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
114mm

21. thickness

4.9mm thinner.
79.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
75mm

22. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
19% have it

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
65% have it

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

25. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
45% have it

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