Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Sony SLT A65

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

100

Sony SLT-A65

74

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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 Sony SLT-A65.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,180 - $1,399 body only

$1,690 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
GPS Has a GPS
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$3,299 body only

$4,049 with 24-70mm lens

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

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,471 - $1,797 body only

$2,126 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO

Sony SLT-A65 Competitors

Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$632 body only

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Dynamic range More dynamic range
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Weather sealed Weather sealed
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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