Canon EOS R vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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89

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

71

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS R

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
2,100k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Large sensor
Sensor size
Full frame 36x24mm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
120 ms shutter lag
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
165 lenses
Battery life
Great battery life
950 shots

galleries

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

competitors

Canon EOS R Competitors

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Nikon Z6

Boutique

$1,997 - $2,147

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Smaller
Focus points Many fewer focus points
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Sony a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$2,198 with 28-70mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
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Nikon Z7

Boutique

$3,049 - $3,397

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Size Smaller
Focus points Many fewer focus points

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,411 body only

$1,719 - $1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$866 - $999 body only

$1,406 - $1,699 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Size Smaller
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,271 - $2,799 body only

$2,571 - $3,699 with 24-105mm lens

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

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