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

Winner
Canon EOS 1D X

100

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

94

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1D X

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.76x
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
14 fps
Great battery life
Battery life
1500 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
120 ms shutter lag
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 1D X.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark III.

competitors

Canon EOS 1D X Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,234 - $2,799 body only

$2,949 - $3,549 with 24-70mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$769 - $876 body only

$875 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Size Much smaller
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

Pro DSLR

$1,013 body only

True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,022 body only

$1,412 - $1,699 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Size Smaller
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,234 - $2,799 body only

$2,949 - $3,549 with 24-70mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,349 - $1,397 body only

$1,719 - $1,897 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Focus points Fewer focus points

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