Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Olympus PEN E-PL8 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Olympus PEN E-PL8.

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 Olympus PEN E-PL8. While Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has 35mm sensor, Olympus PEN E-PL8 has 4/3 sensor and 20.1 has a 20.1 MP and Olympus PEN E-PL8 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Olympus PEN E-PL8
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Olympus PEN E-PL8 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Olympus
Megapixels 20.1 16.1
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 35mm 4/3
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 2.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 200 - 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 ISO: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
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 High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF; All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (normal/small); Eye detection with left/right/nearest priority
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 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 1,036,800 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter Optional VF-4 electronic viewfinder
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 5472x2286 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p) 1920x1080 (30p (24 or 16Mbps)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 or MPEG4 H.265/HEVC; Audio: AAC or Linear PCM), RAW (CRM) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
Memory Card Type CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
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 Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/Remote connector, Accessory Port 2, Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi No Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth USB 2.0 High 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 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 38 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $399.00
Release Date 2022-02-15 2016-10-15