Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

100

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

87

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.76x
Battery life
Great battery life
1800 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
69 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark III.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,058 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,942 - $3,299 body only

$3,499 - $4,199 with 24-105mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,797 body only

$1,965 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,098 body only

$2,999 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$5,899 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,058 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

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