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

Winner
Canon EOS 1D X

100

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

95

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1D X

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,786 ISO
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.76x
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
14 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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

$5,269 - $5,999 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,212 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Much smaller
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$3,292 - $3,299 body only

$4,049 with 24-70mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$3,292 - $3,299 body only

$4,049 with 24-70mm lens

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

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,492 - $1,497 body only

$1,997 - $2,085 with 24-120mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,212 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

discussion

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