Canon EOS 1Ds Mark IIICanon EOS 5D Mark II
Top 56%1,149 points
Top 56%
Top 38%1,639 points
Top 38%
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.
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 a9: 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. weight

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

6. 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.
6400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
25600ISO

7. 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

8. 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
49% have it

9. 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

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. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
11% have it

12. width

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

13. pixel density

2x higher pixel density.
236ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
471ppi

14. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
920k dots

16. height

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

17. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
9% have it

18. thickness

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

19. resolution

3.99x higher resolution.
588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
1175 x 783px

20. 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
24% have it

21. screen size

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

22. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
30% have it

23. 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

24. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
45% have it

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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