Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D500 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D500.

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 Nikon D500. While Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has 35mm sensor, Nikon D500 has APS-C sensor and 20.1 has a 20.1 MP and Nikon D500 has a 20.9 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Nikon D500
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Nikon D500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 20.1 20.9
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 5568 x 3712 (20.7 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, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to Lo-1 ISO 50 to Hi-5 ISO 1,638,400
Startup Time 0.3 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 OVF: Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection fine-tuning, and 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; ; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
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 100 - 51200, expandable to Lo-1 ISO 50 to Hi-5 ISO 1,638,400
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 200
AW Buffer Size 200
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
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, 1.0x magnification (~0.67x 35mm eq.), 16mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking No No
Video Features
Video Resolution 5472x2286 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p) 3840x2160 (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 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Memory Card Type CFexpress XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Dual slots, XQD+SD
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 Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal, PC Sync
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi No Yes
NFC No Yes
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 1240 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 30.2 oz (856 g) includes batteries
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 5.8 x 4.5 x 3.2 in. (147 x 115 x 81 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,796.95
Release Date 2022-02-15 2016-03-15