Canon EOS R3 vs Nikon D850 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS R3 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 R3 and Nikon D850. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Canon EOS R3 has a 24.1 MP and Nikon D850 has a 45.7 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS R3 Nikon D850
  Canon EOS R3 Front Nikon D850 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 24.1 45.7
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 64 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1) 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 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) 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 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1) 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 150 200
AW Buffer Size 200
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 4,150,000 dots 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
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 SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 6000x3164 (60p/​50p/​30p/​24p/​23.98p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p)
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/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support CFexpress 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 1/250s 1/250
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), 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 Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 440 shots 1840 shots
Battery Types LP-E4N compatible EN-EL15a Lithium-ion rechargeable or MB-D18 battery grip
Weight 35.8 oz (1,015 g) includes batteries 32.3 oz (915 g)
Size 5.9 x 5.6 x 3.4 in. (150 x 143 x 87 mm) 5.7 x 4.9 x 3.1 in. (146 x 124 x 79 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-11-01 2017-09-15