Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Canon PowerShot A640

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

85

Canon PowerShot A640

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A640

Size
Really small
Mid size (109×66×49 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.9"
Weight
Light-weight
315 g

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 PowerShot A640.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$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

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Size Smaller
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,219 - $2,999 body only

$2,558 - $3,899 with 24-105mm lens

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

Canon PowerShot A640 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$2,042

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$700

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Significantly larger

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