Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Canon EOS 3D

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
950 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 3D

Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
220 lenses
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Focus points Fewer focus points
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Size Smaller
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
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Sony a6400

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 body only

$971 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

Canon EOS 3D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,219 - $2,999 body only

$2,558 - $3,899 with 24-105mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
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Canon EOS RP

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,699

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
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Sony a6400

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 body only

$971 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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