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Canon EOS 1D MarkIII

toptenreviews.com Bronze CNET.com Editor's Choice tipa.com Technical Image Press Association Award stuff.tv Hot Buy
A multi award winning and fully featured 10.1 megapixel 3 times zoom factor digital camera
SLR 10.1MP 3x CCD Apr 2008
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date

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Canon EOS 1D MarkIII Review

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17 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 89%, based on 17 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Supports video capability
Quite low megapixel
Only 3888 x 2592 pixels image resolution

Canon EOS 1D MarkIII In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

The editor of website Toptenreviews.com gave this camera a "Bronze" award and thought it was very good and it received an "Especially Recommended" award from website Lydogbilde.no. This Canon camera also received an "Editor's Choice" award from website CNET.com.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all said that this camera was very good. Stuff.tv gave this digital camera a "Hot Buy" award, Tipa.com gave it a "Technical Image Press Association Award" and it received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 17 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Pocket Lint this camera has an overall expert rating of 89%. If all the cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this Canon camera is in the top 7%.

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Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 33,726 owner and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 10.1 megapixels, the Canon EOS 1D MarkIII has one of the lower megapixels amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Only 3888 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The EOS 1D MarkIII has a 3888 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Very Heavy

Digital cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg. When compared to other cameras that we have checked the weight of, the EOS 1D MarkIII's weight of 1.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The EOS 1D MarkIII has a quite small optical zoom (only 3 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon EOS 1D MarkIII has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the EOS 1D MarkIII has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

The playback zoom (max) of cameras range from 1x to 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x. The Canon EOS 1D MarkIII has one of the lower playback zoom (max) (only 1.5 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 1 gigabyte, the EOS 1D MarkIII has a very small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras. The maximum memory card sizes of digital cameras range from 1GB to 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The EOS 1D MarkIII supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The EOS 1D MarkIII features multi burst mode, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 2.5 times zoom factor, the Canon EOS 1D MarkIII has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS 1D MarkIII supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the Canon EOS 1D MarkIII has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. The display resolutions (numeric) of cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Nine Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released in April 2008.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04960999415758, 08714574508603, 08714574994536, 08714574994543, 08714574994550, 08714574994567

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