Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D780 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D780.

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 D780. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has a 20.1 MP and Nikon D780 has a 24.5 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Nikon D780
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Nikon D780 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 20.1 24.5
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) 6048 x 4024 (24.3 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 ISO 100 - 51,200, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 102,400), Hi-2 (ISO 204,800), Auto (adjustable)
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 OVF: 51-point (15 cross-type, f/8 supported by 11 points) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking via Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX II; Hybrid phase-detect/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 ISO 100 - 51,200, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 102,400), Hi-2 (ISO 204,800), Auto (adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 2,359,296 dots (786,432 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 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 SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking No Yes
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 (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio)
Memory Card Type CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/200
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 USB-C, Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Headphone Jack, Built-in Wi-Fi
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 2260 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 29.6 oz (840 g)
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 5.6 x 4.5 x 3.0 in. (144 x 116 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,299.00
Release Date 2022-02-15 2020-01-25