Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D850 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D850.

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 D850. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has a 20.1 MP and Nikon D850 has a 45.7 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Nikon D850
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Nikon D850 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 20.1 45.7
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 64 - Max 25600
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, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1, up to 102,400 in Hi-2
Startup Time 0.2 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 Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 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, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1, up to 102,400 in Hi-2
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 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; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 5472x2286 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 or MPEG4 H.265/HEVC; Audio: AAC or Linear PCM), RAW (CRM) MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type CFexpress XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support 1 SD UHS-II slot, 1 XQD slot
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 Mini HDMI (Type C), USB 3.0 Micro-B, 10-pin Expansion Terminal (GP-1 GPS compatible), Stereo Mic Mini Jack (3.5mm), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm)
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 1840 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15a Lithium-ion rechargeable or MB-D18 battery grip
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 32.3 oz (915 g)
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 5.7 x 4.9 x 3.1 in. (146 x 124 x 79 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $3,296.95
Release Date 2022-02-15 2017-09-15