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Advantages of the Canon 5D Mark III

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Focus points
More focus points
61 vs 51
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.70x
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Thinner
3" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Nikon D750

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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
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Battery life
Longer battery life
1230 shots vs 950 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24.3 MP vs 22.3 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6.5 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 10% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$1,149.00 vs $2,299.99
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The best price we've seen is $1,151 cheaper (2x less)
Size
Smaller
141×113×78 mm vs 152×116×76 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Weight
Lighter
750 g vs 950 g
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More than 20% lighter
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
171 lenses vs 165 lenses
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
              5D Mark III0.71x
              D7500.70x
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3.2"
              Storage slots Multiple storage slots Help
              2
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              Focus points Many focus points Help
              5D Mark III61
              D75051
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
              fast and accurate
              Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
              100%
              Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Weight Heavy Help
              5D Mark III950 g
              D750750 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              5D Mark III3"
              D7503.1"
              Size Large Help
              5D Mark III152×116×76 mm
              D750141×113×78 mm
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              5D Mark III25,600 ISO
              D75012,800 ISO

              Compared to recent pro DSLRs

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              5D Mark III22.3 MP
              D75024.3 MP
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              5D Mark III1,040k dots
              D7501,229k dots

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