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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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$2,072.00 vs $3,292.93
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The best price we've seen is $1,221 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Canon 5D Mark IV

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
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Around 60% higher resolution screen
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
True resolution
Higher true resolution
30.1 MP vs 22.3 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
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
Slightly lighter
890 g vs 950 g
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Around 10% lighter
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similarities

Compared to recent DSLRs

Common Strengths
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.2"
Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
0.71x
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
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
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
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
Size Fairly small Help
5D Mark III152×116×76 mm
5D Mark IV151×116×76 mm
Thickness Thin Help
3"
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
5D Mark III25,600 ISO
5D Mark IV102,400 ISO

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