Nikon D610 vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Winner
Nikon D610

92

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

81

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D610

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,925 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
94.0
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.4 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
120 ms shutter lag
Cross type focus points
Many cross-type focus points
41
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

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 Nikon D610.

competitors

Nikon D610 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,700 - $1,997 body only

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

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$1,052 - $1,097 body only

$1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,420 - $2,797 body only

$3,060 - $3,497 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,700 - $1,997 body only

$2,479 - $2,497 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 EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,243 - $1,499 body only

$1,679 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,420 - $2,797 body only

$3,060 - $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

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Avatar for IntensorPoet IntensorPoet (2:37 AM, August 21, 2014)
If it were 250 dollars, I would have bought it already! :P
 
Avatar for kostromphoto kostromphoto (11:42 PM, July 21, 2014)
It's displaying the wrong price for the mark3 in the advantages section
 
Avatar for Mohammad Mansour Mohammad Mansour (9:42 AM, November 12, 2013)
Nikon usually is the best