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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III Digital Camera

SLR 21MP CMOS 2.5x Jun 2010
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
One industry award
Has a built-in flash
Very small digital zoom
letsgodigital.org/nl/ Excellent

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Reviews

One Industry Award

Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave this camera an "Excellent" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This high megapixel digital camera received an expert rating of 82 out of 100 from letsgodigital.org/nl/.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to consider including the Alpha A58, or the DSC-RX100 ($999.99) both from Sony which has better reviews.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The EOS 1Ds Mark III features voice recording. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The EOS 1Ds Mark III has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The EOS 1Ds Mark III supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Camera

Supports Live View

The EOS 1Ds Mark III supports live view. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also support live view.

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Features Histogram

The EOS 1Ds Mark III features histogram. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also feature histogram.

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Picture Quality

5616 X 3744 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III has a 5616 x 3744 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 3264 x 2448 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Across all similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the image resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Light Exposure

Supports Six ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the EOS 1Ds Mark III is more than most high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of this type and age. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600" and "3200" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera range from 2x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 33x. At only 2.5 times zoom factor, the EOS 1Ds Mark III has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If this high megapixel digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Canon IXUS 170 (4x).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the EOS 1Ds Mark III has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the DSC-QX10 (10x), or the DSC-WX220 ($198.00) (10x) both from Sony or the Canon 550D + EF-S 18-55mm (10x) which also has a higher rating.

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Memory

Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera is 80GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB. With a maximum memory card size of only 1 gigabyte, the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Display

Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The EOS 1Ds Mark III has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age. High megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 460 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 820,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the EOS 7D ($420.00), or the EOS 5D Mark II ($1,475.00) both from Canon.

If this Canon camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the D610 + AF-S NIKKOR 24–85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR + AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED + 32GB (3.2"), or the D600 ($1,199.00) (3.2") both from Nikon or the Pentax K-3 ($798.00) (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

Digital cameras of this type and age have weights of between 90g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 400g. When compared to other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera, the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III's weight of 1.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Other

Released Over Six Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803079265, 04960999419336, 08714574508863, 08714574508887, 08714574508894

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