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-1D Mark IV

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$5,777 body only

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Pro DSLR

$4,729 - $5,499 body only

$6,198 with 16-35mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,269 body only

$1,879 - $1,999 with 24-105mm lens

Size Much smaller
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,269 body only

$1,879 - $1,999 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

$2,316 - $3,099 body only

$3,011 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,265 - $1,697 body only

$1,821 - $2,197 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Focus points Fewer focus points

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