Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II.

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 Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has a 20.1 MP and Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has a 42.4 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 20.1 42.4
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) 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 100 - 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 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Startup Time 1.2 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 TTL Phase-detection AF: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point); Focal Plane Phase Detection: 399 points (323 selectable points, 79 hybrid-cross auto focus points*) * When Hybrid Phase Detection AF is activated
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 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 61
AW Buffer Size 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
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: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), eye sensor
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) XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Memory Card Type CFexpress MS PRO Duo / 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 1/250
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 Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI (can output up to 4K/30p 8-bit 4:2:2) ; Microphone and Headphone jacks, DC input terminal
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 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 2850 shots 390 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 29.9 oz (849 g)
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (143 x 104 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $3,198.00
Release Date 2022-02-15 2016-11-30