Canon EOS R3 vs Leica S3 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS R3 vs Leica S3.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS R3 and Leica S3. While Canon EOS R3 has 35mm sensor, Leica S3 has Medium format sensor and 24.1 has a 24.1 MP and Leica S3 has a 64.0 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS R3 Leica S3
  Canon EOS R3 Front Leica S3 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Leica
Megapixels 24.1 64.0
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm Medium format
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 0.8x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 9800 x 6530 (64.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 100 - Max 50000
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500, 25000, 50000
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF II; 1053 AF zones; Face+Tracking AF (with face/eye/head/body detection, animal detection, vehicle detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal) Phase-detect TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time; Contrast detect AF during live view at any point in image
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500, 25000, 50000
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 125 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 150 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 6
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 4,150,000 dots 921,600 dots
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 5.76 million dots, 120fps refresh rate, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen, ground glass screen with microprism ring and split image (standard)
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 6000x3164 (60p/​50p/​30p/​24p/​23.98p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC MOV (motion JPEG)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support CFexpress Dual SD + CF (UDMA7)
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250s 1/125 or 1/1000 depending on lens (shutter type)
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack, RJ-45 Ethernet Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip, audio in (3.5 mm jack) and audio out (3.5 mm jack) with audio adapter S (supplied with the camera)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 440 shots
Battery Types LP-E4N compatible Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 35.8 oz (1,015 g) includes batteries 44.4 oz (1,260 g) includes batteries
Size 5.9 x 5.6 x 3.4 in. (150 x 143 x 87 mm) 6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in. (160 x 120 x 80 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-11-01 2020-03-06