In this review, we will be comparing D5 and 1D X MIII, two Pro DSLR cameras from Nikon and Canon. Nikon D5 was introduced to market in January 2016 and Canon 1D X III was launched in January 2020. As you can see, D5 is 4 years older than 1D X MIII. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Pro DSLR cameras. Out of 36 cameras in this class, Nikon D5 is ranked #5
with an overall score of 79 and Canon 1D X III is ranked #2
with an overall score of 82.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Nikon D5 and Canon 1D X III before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Nikon D5 and Canon 1D X III compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
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