Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS-1D X Mark III and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has a 20.1 MP and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Canon
Megapixels 20.1 20.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-102400), 100-102400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 204800, H2: 409600, H3: 819200 Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Startup Time 0.8 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type OVF: Phase-detect AF via 191 AF points with 155 f/4 cross-type points and 1 dual-cross type at f/2.8; Live View uses Dual Pixel CMOS AF Phase Detect : 61 AF points (all support f/8) with max 41 cross-type points, 5 dual cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-102400), 100-102400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 204800, H2: 409600, H3: 819200 Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 1,620,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking No No
Viewfinder Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter, Ec-C6 screen provided, can be changed to Ec-A, B or L; Intelligent VF II
Focus Peaking No No
Video Features
Video Resolution 5472x2286 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p) 4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 or MPEG4 H.265/HEVC; Audio: AAC or Linear PCM), RAW (CRM) MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Memory Card Type CFexpress CF1 / CFast / CFast 2.0
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support CF and CFast slots
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen2) , Mini HDMI (Type-C), N3 remote terminal, WFT terminal, 3.5mm external mic and headphone jacks, Ethernet RJ-45 jack System extension terminal, Mini HDMI (Type-C), remote terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi No No
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS Yes Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 2850 shots 1210 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 54.5 oz (1,544 g) includes batteries
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $5,499.00
Release Date 2022-02-15 2016-04-15