Here we are comparing D780 and 1D X MIII, two DSLR cameras from Nikon and Canon. Nikon D780 is a Advanced DSLR class camera and Canon EOS-1D X Mark III is a Pro DSLR class camera.
Nikon D780 was introduced to market in January 2020 and Canon 1D X III was launched in January 2020. Both D780 and 1D X MIII were launched within the same month so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and available technology level.
This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Nikon D780 is ranked #4
out of 93 Advanced DSLR cameras with an overall score of 84 whereas Canon 1D X III is ranked #2
out of 36 Pro DSLR cameras with an overall score of 82.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Nikon D780 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 D780 and Canon 1D X III compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.