Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark III VS. Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs. Canon EOS 7D Mark II

September 25, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Canon EOS 5D Mark III is better than Canon EOS 7D Mark II.

When we compare Canon 7D Mark II vs 5D Mark III, the following features outstands in favour Canon EOS 5D Mark III; 2.57x larger sensor, 15.85% more megapixels (main camera), 6.4x higher maximum light sensitivity, 280shots longer battery life, has a microphone input, has a built-in HDR mode, 6.67% bigger screen size and has a socket for a 3.5mm audio jack.

DESIGN

In this review of 7D Mark II vs 5D Mark III we compare the two cameras as follows;

Weather sealed; Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EOS 7D Mark II are weather sealed.

More viewfinder coverage; Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have 100%

Dustproof and water resistant; Canon EOS 7D Mark II has this feature.

Optical viewfinder; Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have optical viewfinders.

Hot shoe; the two cameras have this feature.

System camera; the two are system cameras.

Bottom Line Design
Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a better camera in design as it is dustproof and water resistant.
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OPTICS

In terms of optics, Canon 5D mark III vs 7D Mark II have the following;

AF tracking; both cameras have AF tracking.

Focus points; Canon EOS 5D Mark III has 61 whereas Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 65.

Sensor size; Canon EOS 5D Mark III has 36 x 2mm whereas Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 22.4 x 15mm.

Maximum light sensitivity; Canon EOS 5D Mark III has 102400 ISO whereas Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 16000 ISO.

 Phase detection autofocus for photos; Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have this feature.

Megapixels; Canon EOS 5D Mark III has 23.4MP while Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 20.2MP.

Bottom Line optics
Canon EOS 5D Mark III is better as it has a bigger sensor size and more megapixels.
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VIDEOGRAPHY

When we compare Canon 5D Mark III vs Canon 7D Mark II, we get the following;

Video recording (main camera);  Canon EOS 5D Mark III has 1080 x 30fps whereas Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 1080 x 60fps.

Phase detection autofocus for videos; found on both the cameras.

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have this.

24P cinema mode; Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have 24P cinema modes.

Bottom Line videography
Canon EOS 7D Mark II is better as it has a better quality image video recording.
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AUDIO

Audio features of the two cameras when we review Canon 5D Mark III vs Canon 7D Mark II are;

Stereo microphone; Canon EOS 7D Mark II has this.

Microphone input; Canon EOS 5D Mark III has this.

A socket for a 3.5mm audio jack; Canon EOS 5D Mark III has this feature.

Bottom Line audio
Canon EOS 5D Mark III is a better camera as it has a microphone input and a socket for a 3.5mm audio jack.
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BATTERY

The battery features of 7D Mark II vs 5D Mark III include;

Battery life (CIPA); Canon EOS 5D Mark III has 950shots while Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 670shots

Removable battery; the two cameras have removable batteries.

Battery level indicator; the two cameras have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; the two cameras have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom Line battery
Canon EOS 5D Mark III is better as it has more battery life.
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KEY FEATURES

External memory slot; Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have external memory slots.

Remote control; the two have remote controls.

Accelerometer; the two cameras have accelerometers.

GPS; Canon EOS 7D Mark II has GPS.

HDMI output; both cameras have HDMI outputs.

USB version; Canon EOS 5D Mark III has 2 while n Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 3.

Bottom Line key features
Canon EOS 7D Mark II is better as it has unique features.
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Conclusion

When we compare Canon 7D Mark II vs Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EOS 5D Mark III wins with a big margin.

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