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Advantages of the Canon 5D Mark III

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
22.3 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture around 90% more detail in your photos
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Size
Smaller
152×116×76 mm vs 125×102×122 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
3" vs 4.8"
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Around 40% thinner
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Pentaprism vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6 fps vs 3.8 fps
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Around 60% faster continuous shooting
Weight
Lighter
950 g vs 1,040 g
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Around 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/2000s
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4x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon XC10

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$2,006.26 vs $2,299.99
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The best price we've seen is $294 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Supports 24p 24p support Help
              For that film look
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
              Professional
              Weight Heavy Help
              5D Mark III950 g
              XC101,040 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              5D Mark III3"
              XC104.8"
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              5D Mark III6 fps
              XC103.8 fps
              Size Large Help
              5D Mark III152×116×76 mm
              XC10125×102×122 mm

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