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

Winner
Canon EOS 1D X

100

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

93

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
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,786 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
2,293 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
81.0
Color depth
Great color depth
24 bits
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"

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-1D X Mark II

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Pro DSLR

$4,776 - $5,499 body only

$6,198 with 16-35mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$5,697 body only

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,431 - $3,099 body only

$3,229 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,449 body only

$1,499 - $1,999 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Size Smaller
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$945 - $1,049 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Placeholder

Sony Alpha a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 - $2,521 body only

$2,198 - $2,837 with 28-70mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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