Canon EOS 5D Mark III Review

April 11, 2012 | Mark Goldstein | |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III.

Nikon D3x

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Forget the new car, holiday or house extension - a mere £5499.99 / €7728.00 / $7999.95 will buy you the shiny new Nikon D3x. This 24.6 megapixel camera is the highest-resolution DSLR on the market, bettering the Sony A900 and Canon EOS 5D Mark II. As well as it's headline-grabbing megapixel count, the D3x also boasts a 51-point auto-focus system, 920,000-dot 3-inch LCD screen, 50-6400 ISO range and 16-bit image processing. Gavin Stoker discovers if the Nikon D3x really is the best ever DSLR...

Olympus E-5

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The Olympus E-5 is a new semi-professional DSLR camera. Built to withstand the elements, the 12 megapixel E-5 has a weather-sealed magnesium alloy body, 3-inch articulated LCD screen, top sensitivity of ISO 6400 and a new range of Art Filters. Read our expert Olympus E-5 review to find out if it can compete with the likes of the Canon EOS 60D, Nikon D7000 and Pentax K-5.

Sigma SD1

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The Sigma SD1 is the flagship DSLR camera from a company better known for their camera lenses. Sigma have taken a very different path with the SD1, which uses a Foveon X3 sensor with no less than 46 megapixels. Read our Sigma SD1 review to find out if this DSLR is worth the eye-watering £6,199.99 / $9,700 price tag...

Sony A850

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The Sony A850 is the most "affordable" full-frame DSLR camera, featuring a 24.6 megapixel sensor, 3 inch LCD screen and an anti-shake function integrated into the body. Retailing for around $1999 / 1999 Euros / £1700, does the Sony A850 have what it takes to compete with its main rivals? Read our in-depth Sony A850 Review to find out...

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