Canon EOS 5D Mark III Vs Nikon D810 Comparison
ProductsEOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
D810
Nikon D810
Prices

Whirlwire Rating1695619511
Video Features
FormatMP4
  • MP4
  • H.264
MicrophoneMono Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • CF
  • SD
  • SDXC
  • CF
  • SDHC
Storage Slot Amount1 2
Sensor
Max Resolution5760 x 3840 7360 x 4912
Other Resolutions3840 x 2560
  • 5520 x 3680
  • 6144 x 4080
  • 4608 x 3056
  • 4608 x 3680
  • 3072 x 2456
  • 4800 x 3200
  • 3600 x 2400
  • 2400 x 1600
  • 3680 x 2456
  • 6144 x 4912
Image Ratio3:2
  • 5:4
  • 3:2
Megapixels22.3 36.3
SizeFull frame (36 x 24 mm) Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorDigic 5+ Expeed 4
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.2 3.2
Screen Pixels1,040,000 1,229,000
Screen TypeClear View II TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism) Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder Coverage100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.71% 0.7
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion LP-E6 EN-EL15 lithium-ion battery
Battery Life (shots)950 1,200
Weight (grams)950 980
Dimensions152 x 116 x 76 mm 146 x 123 x 82 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 51
Lens MountCanon EF mount Nikon F
Crop1.0x 1
Image
ISO Range100-25600 64-12800
ISO Minimum100 32
ISO Maximum102,400 51,200
White Balance Presets6
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW
  • RAW
  • TIFF
JPEG Quality LevelsFine, Normal
  • Fine
  • Normal
  • Basic
File FormatN/A
  • JPEG
  • RAW
  • sRAW
  • TIFF
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 5
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV - 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
Timelapse Recording
GPSOptional Optional
Exposure ModesN/A
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
Built-in FlashN/A
Flash Range (M)N/A 12.0
Flash ModesN/A
  • Front-curtain sync
  • Slow Sync
  • Rear-curtain sync
  • redeye reduction
  • redeye reduction w/slow sync
  • slow rear-curtain sync
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
WirelessOptional Optional
Remote ControlOptional
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
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