Canon EOS 5D Mark III Vs Nikon D7000 Comparison
ProductsEOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
D7000
Nikon D7000
Prices

Whirlwire Rating1695615489
Video Features
FormatMP4 MP4
MicrophoneMono Mono
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 424p @ 24fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • CF
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage Slot Amount1 2
Sensor
Max Resolution5760 x 3840 4928 x 3264
Other Resolutions3840 x 2560
  • 3696 x 2448
  • 2464 x 1632
Image Ratio3:2 3:2
Megapixels22.3 16.2
SizeFull frame (36 x 24 mm) APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorDigic 5+ Expeed 2
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.2 3.0
Screen Pixels1,040,000 921,000
Screen TypeClear View II TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.71% 0.95x
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion LP-E6 Lithium-Ion EN-EL15
Battery Life (shots)950 1,050
Weight (grams)950 780
Dimensions152 x 116 x 76 mm 132 x 105 x 77 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points61 39
Lens MountCanon EF mount Nikon F mount
Crop1.0x 1.5x
Image
ISO Range100-25600 100-6400
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum102,400 25,600
White Balance Presets6 5
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality LevelsFine, Normal Fine, Normal, Basic
File FormatN/A NEF
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
External Flash
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec 1/250 sec
FPS6 6
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
N/A
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps
WB Bracketing Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Orientation Sensor
Timelapse Recording
GPSOptional Optional
Built-in FlashN/A
Flash Range (M)N/A 12.0
Flash ModesN/A
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • Rear Curtain
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
WirelessOptional Optional
Remote ControlOptional Optional
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
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