Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Leica SL2 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Leica SL2.

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 SL2. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has a 20.1 MP and Leica SL2 has a 47.3 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Leica SL2
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Leica SL2 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Leica
Megapixels 20.1 47.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 8368 x 5584 (46.7 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 50 - 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, ISO 50 to 50,000
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 Contrast-detect AF with depth mapping "Leica Object Detection AF": 225 zones; Spot (can be shifted), Field (can be shifted), Multi-Field, Zone, Face detection, object Tracking, optional Touch AF; Smart AF (autonomously selects AFs and AFc), AFs (picture taken only after successful focusing), AFc (picture can be taken at any time), AF setting can be saved
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, ISO 50 to 50,000
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/40000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 100
AW Buffer Size 78
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 2,100,000 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 Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter EVF: 5.76M-dot "EyeRes" OLED, 0.78x magnification (50mm lens at infinity, -1dpt), 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, 120 fps, eye sensor
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 5472x2286 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p) 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 or MPEG4 H.265/HEVC; Audio: AAC or Linear PCM), RAW (CRM) MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AAC), MOV: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AC-3)
Memory Card Type CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Both slots support UHS-II
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 USB 3.1 Gen1 Type C, HDMI 2.0b Type A; 3.5mm mic/remote and headphone/remote jacks; Multifunctional interface in baseplate for optional handgrip
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi No Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 2850 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 32.7 oz (928 g) includes batteries
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 5.7 x 4.2 x 1.7 in. (146 x 107 x 42 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $5,995.00
Release Date 2022-02-15 2019-11-21