Cam1 vs Cam2

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs. Canon EOS 70D

It's never been easier to decide which camera is the best choice for you. Below, we'll look at more specs than you can shake a stick at.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

Resolution:
20 megapixels
Screen Size:
3.2" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
1/7/2020
LCD Movement:
Fixed
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
Live View
Autofocus Light?:
Battery Type:
Built-in
Battery Specs:
LP-E19 lithium-ion battery & dual charger
Battery Life:
2850
Type:
Large SLR
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
20.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes (5 slots)
Dimensions:
158 x 168 x 83 mm (6.22 x 6.61 x 3.27")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
20 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
GPS:
Built-in
HDMI:
Yes (HDMI mini)
ISO:
Auto, 100-102400 (expands to 50-819200)
Aspect Ratio(s):
0.12638888889
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
5472 x 3648
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Mono
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
191
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Digic X
Remote Control?:
Yes (Wired, wireless, smartphone)
Screen Dots:
2100
Screen Size:
3.2"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes
Photo Detectors:
21 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
Dual CFexpress type B
Subject / Scene Modes:
No
Timelapse Recording:
Yes
Touch Screen?:
Yes
USB:
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentaprism)
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
1440 g (3.17 lb / 50.79 oz)
White Balance Presets:
7
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
819200
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
6499
AE Bracketing:
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
Lens Mount:
Canon EF

Canon EOS 70D

Resolution:
20 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
APS-C sensor
Release Date:
7/2/2013
LCD Movement:
Fully articulated
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
Live View
Autofocus Light?:
Intermittent firing of built-in flash
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life:
920
Type:
Mid-size SLR
Built-In Flash?:
Yes (Pop-up)
Color Filter:
Continuous Drive:
7.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
139 x 104 x 79 mm (5.47 x 4.11 x 3.09")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
20 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes (Water and Dust resistant)
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (Built-in flash works as wireless commander)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Flash Range:
12.00 m
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
H.264
GPS:
Optional
HDMI:
Yes (HDMI mini)
ISO:
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost)
Aspect Ratio(s):
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Fine, Normal
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
5472 x 3648
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
19
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Digic 5+
Remote Control?:
Yes (RS-60E3 cable release, RC-6 wireless remote, or using smartphone over Wi-Fi)
Screen Dots:
1040
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
Clear View II TFT color LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 sec, remote)
Photo Detectors:
21 megapixels
Sensor Size:
APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Touch Screen?:
Yes
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentaprism)
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Weight (With Battery Installed):
755 g (1.66 lb / 26.63 oz)
White Balance Presets:
6
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
B00DMS0LCO B00DMS0GTC
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
25600
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Color Space:
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Headphone Port?:
No
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
ยฃ1079.99 / $1199 / โ€šยฌ1099 body only. ยฃ1199.99 / $1340 / โ€šยฌ1249 with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM. ยฃ1399.99 $1549 / โ€šยฌ1499 with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
AE Bracketing:
+/-3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
Lens Mount:
Canon EF/EF-S