Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Canon Rebel T4i

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

100

Canon Rebel T4i

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T4i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
220 lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark III.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T4i.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,628 - $1,997 body only

$2,479 - $2,497 with 24-120mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,255 - $1,499 body only

$1,800 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
GPS Has a GPS
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,399 - $2,797 body only

$3,497 with 24-120mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points

Canon Rebel T4i Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$429 - $649 body only

$520 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$274 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$430 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay Much more startup delay

discussion

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Anonymous (0:50 AM, February 22, 2013)
Wow, the Mark III won!? I wouldn't have imagined with the $2,000 price difference. Nevertheless, this was a very well put-to-gather article.