• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 45.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Canon 1DX Mark III advantages over Canon R5 C

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.58 vs 4.39 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Thinner
    82 mm vs 111 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher extended ISO
    819200 vs 102400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon R5 C advantages over Canon 1DX Mark III

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    770g vs 1440g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    45.0 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Both provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon D5

Canon 1DX Mark III
Nikon D5
  • $6499
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $4966
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon R5 C
Nikon D5
  • $4499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $4966
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Canon 1DX Mark II

Canon 1DX Mark III
Canon 1DX Mark II
  • $6499
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $2999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
Canon R5 C
Canon 1DX Mark II
  • $4499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $2999
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Nikon D6

Canon 1DX Mark III
Nikon D6
  • $6499
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $6500
  • 35mm
  • Longer exposure
Canon R5 C
Nikon D6
  • $4499
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $6500
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Canon R5

Canon 1DX Mark III
Canon R5
  • $6499
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in GPS
  • $3449
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Canon R5 C
Canon R5
  • $4499
  • 35mm
  • Newer
  • $3449
  • 35mm

Compared to Nikon Z7 II

Canon 1DX Mark III
Nikon Z7 II
  • $6499
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in GPS
  • $2530
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Canon R5 C
Nikon Z7 II
  • $4499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $2530
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
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