Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Leica S3 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Leica S3.

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 Leica S3. While Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has 35mm sensor, Leica S3 has Medium format sensor and 20.1 has a 20.1 MP and Leica S3 has a 64.0 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Leica S3
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Leica S3 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Leica
Megapixels 20.1 64.0
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm Medium format
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 0.8x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 9800 x 6530 (64.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 100 - Max 50000
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, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500, 25000, 50000
Startup Time
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 TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time; Contrast detect AF during live view at any point in image
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, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500, 25000, 50000
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 125 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 6
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 921,600 dots
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking No Yes
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 High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen, ground glass screen with microprism ring and split image (standard)
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 5472x2286 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 or MPEG4 H.265/HEVC; Audio: AAC or Linear PCM), RAW (CRM) MOV (motion JPEG)
Memory Card Type CFexpress CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Dual SD + CF (UDMA7)
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/125 or 1/1000 depending on lens (shutter type)
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 Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip, audio in (3.5 mm jack) and audio out (3.5 mm jack) with audio adapter S (supplied with the camera)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi No Yes
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,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 2850 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 44.4 oz (1,260 g) includes batteries
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in. (160 x 120 x 80 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2022-02-15 2020-03-06