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Advantages of the Canon 5D Mark III

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Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
950 shots vs 900 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Canon 5D Mark IV

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
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Around 60% higher resolution screen
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
30.1 MP vs 22.3 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
7 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 20% faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
102,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The 5D Mark IV's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Weight
Lighter
890 g vs 950 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$2,316.39 vs $2,498.49
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The best price we've seen is $182 cheaper (around 10% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent DSLRs

Common Strengths
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.2"
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder size Help
0.71x
Focus points Lots of focus points Help
61
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life Great battery life Help
5D Mark III950 shots
5D Mark IV900 shots
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Lowest price Very expensive Help
5D Mark III$2,498.49
5D Mark IV$2,316.39
Weight Heavy Help
5D Mark III950 g
5D Mark IV890 g
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Size Large Help
5D Mark III152×116×76 mm
5D Mark IV151×116×76 mm
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible

Compared to recent pro DSLRs

Common Strengths

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Common Weaknesses

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