Nikon D800ECanon EOS 5D Mark III
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Top 6%
Top 22%2,051 points
Top 22%
Nikon D800E
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
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Top specs and features

Nikon D800E vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III: 71 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.55x more megapixels.
36.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
23.4MP

2. sensor size

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

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.
51
Sony Alpha a9: 693
61

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2979ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
2293ISO

6. weight

50g lighter.
900g
HTC Re: 65.5g
950g

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
95
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
81

8. 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.
25600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
102400ISO

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
900shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
950shots

10. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D800E
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
49% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
25.6bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24bits

13. 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.
Nikon D800E
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
11% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.000125s

15. width

7.22mm narrower.
144.78mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
152mm

16. pixel density

8.11% higher pixel density.
442ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
481ppi

17. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon D800E
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
25% have it

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
1040k dots

19. 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.
14.3Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
11.7Evs

20. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D800E
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
26% have it

21. height

5.5mm shorter.
121.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
116.4mm

22. volume

6.7% less body volume.
1438.3675830000002cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³
1351.7299200000002cm³

23. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Nikon D800E
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
9% have it

24. thickness

5.1mm thinner.
81.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
76.4mm

25. resolution

11.29% higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
1177 x 883px

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