Canon EOS 5Ds vs Nikon D810 vs 5D Mark III Specs Comparison

Here is the full specs comparison of Canon EOS 5Ds, Nikon D810, Canon EOS 5D Mark III. You can take a look at the key differences between the three cameras.

Canon’s newly announced EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R DSLR cameras uses the 50.6MP full-frame sensor made by Canon. And Canon EOS 5Ds features dual DIGIC 6 processors, a 61-point AF system with 41 cross-type points and a 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor with 252 zones. The Nikon D810 features a brand new 36.3 megapixel sensor with no optical low pass filter, Expeed 4 image processing engine, 51-point auto-focus system, 5fps burst shooting at full resolution.

Canon EOS 5Ds vs Nikon D810 vs 5D Mark III Specs Comparison

Feature5Ds/5Ds RD8105D Mark III
Sensor Resolution50.6 MP36.3 MP22 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size36 x 24 mm35.9 x 24 mm36 x 24 mm
Sensor TypeFull FrameFull FrameFull Frame
AA Filter5Ds: Yes

5Ds R: No

NoYes
Image Size8688 x 57927360 x 4912

5760 x 3840
Image ProcessorDual DIGIC 6Expeed 4Digic 5+
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism)Optical (tunnel)Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%100%
Viewfinder Magnification0.71x0.7x0.71x
Storage MediaSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlashSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlashSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash
Continuous Shooting Speed5 FPS5 FPS6 FPS
Max Shutter Speed1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec
Native ISO SensitivityISO 100-6,400ISO 64-12,800ISO 100-25,600
Boosted ISO SensitivityISO 12,800ISO 32, ISO 51,200ISO 50, ISO 102,400
Autofocus System61 points51 points61 points
Video OutputH.264H.264, MPEG-4H.264
Video Maximum Resolution1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps)1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
LCD Size3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution1,040,000 dots1,229,000 dots1,040,000 dots
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYesYesYes
Timelapse recordingYesYesOptional
GPSNoOptionalOptional
Built-in Wi-FiNoNoNo
Built-in FlashNoYesNo
BatteryLP-E6EN-EL15LP-E6
Battery Life700 shots (CIPA)1,200 shots (CIPA)950 shots (CIPA)
USB Version3.03.02.0
Dimensions152 x 116 x 76 mm146 x 123 x 82 mm152 x 116 x 76 mm
Weight930g880g950g
MSRP Price$3,699

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