LCD and Viewfinder
Canon 1D X III has a Fixed Type 3.2" LCD screen with a resolution of 2,100k dots. The Canon 1D X III's 3.2" screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
1D X MIII has a built-in Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 100% and a magnification ratio of 0.76x. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Canon 1D X III can shoot continuously at max speed of 20.0 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec
Unfortunately 1D X MIII doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Canon 1D X III features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 191 focus points and 155 of these sensors are of Cross-type. Cross-type sensors locks focus faster and more accurate compared to single type sensors. Canon 1D X III also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon 1D X III, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 5472 X 2886 at 60p,30p,25p,24p,23.98p fps and save in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 formats. This means that Canon 1D X III provides 4K (Ultra-HD)
video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.
1D X MIII has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon 1D X III also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Canon 1D X III a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Thanks to the built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity feature, Canon 1D X III lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our 1D X MIII. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect 1D X MIII to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) port.
Canon 1D X III is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 2850 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 943 shots, Canon 1D X III has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon D3X with its 4400shots is the model with longest battery life among Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Canon 1D X III vs Nikon D3X or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Canon 1D X III Features Compared to Main Competitors