Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500.

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 ILCE-A6500. While Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has 35mm sensor, Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has APS-C sensor and 20.1 has a 20.1 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 20.1 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 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, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
Startup Time 1.3 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 Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (425 points phase-detection AF, 169 points contrast-detection AF), Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (Small / Medium / Large), Expanded Flexible Spot
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, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 231
AW Buffer Size 110
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes No
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 type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 2.3M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 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) XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Memory Card Type CFexpress MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/160
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 (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB
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 310 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 16.0 oz (453 g) includes batteries
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in. (120 x 67 x 53 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,098.00
Release Date 2022-02-15 2016-11-15