Cam1 vs Cam2

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs. Nikon D5

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

Nikon D5

Resolution:
21 megapixels
Screen Size:
3.2" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
1/5/2016
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?:
No
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
EN-EL18a lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life:
3780
Type:
Large SLR
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
14.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes (6 slots)
Dimensions:
160 x 159 x 92 mm (6.3 x 6.26 x 3.62")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
21 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (via hot shoe and flash sync port)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, H.264
GPS:
Optional
HDMI:
Yes (mini-HDMI)
ISO:
Auto, 100-102400 (expandable to 50-3280000)
Aspect Ratio(s):
1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Fine, normal, basic
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Maximum Resolution:
5588 x 3712
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
153
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
EXPEED 5
Remote Control?:
Yes (wired, wireless, smartphone)
Screen Dots:
2359
Screen Size:
3.2"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)
Photo Detectors:
21 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
Dual CompactFlash or dual XQD
Subject / Scene Modes:
No
Timelapse Recording:
Yes
Touch Screen?:
Yes
USB:
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
1.5X crop mode with DX lenses
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentaprism)
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
1415 g (3.12 lb / 49.91 oz)
White Balance Presets:
12
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Highlight-weighted
ASIN(s):
B01A7Q0DVM
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
3280000
Wireless:
Optional
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$6499/ยฃ5729
AE Bracketing:
+/-5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
Requires WT-5A or WT-6A
Lens Mount:
Nikon F