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Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro

Portability
50
Imaging
75
Features
85
Overall
79
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III front
 
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro front
Portability
56
Imaging
40
Features
33
Overall
37

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro Key Specs

Canon 1D X III
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 102400 (Push to 819200)
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 5472 x 2886 video
  • Canon EF Mount
  • 1440g - 158 x 168 x 83mm
  • Revealed January 2020
  • Previous Model is Canon 1D X II
Fujifilm S1 Pro
(Full Review)
  • 3MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2" Fixed Display
  • ISO 320 - 1600
  • No Video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 820g - 148 x 125 x 80mm
  • Released August 2000
  • Newer Model is Fujifilm S2 Pro
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Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro Overview

The following is a extended review of the Canon 1D X III and Fujifilm S1 Pro, both Pro DSLR cameras by rivals Canon and FujiFilm. There exists a considerable gap among the sensor resolutions of the 1D X III (20MP) and Fujifilm S1 Pro (3MP) and the 1D X III (Full frame) and Fujifilm S1 Pro (APS-C) use totally different sensor dimensions.

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The 1D X III was released 19 years after the Fujifilm S1 Pro which is a fairly large difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of these cameras offer the identical body type (Large SLR).

Before getting in to a complete comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the 1D X III scores against the Fujifilm S1 Pro with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon 1D X III over the Fujifilm S1 Pro

 1D X III Fujifilm S1 Pro 
ReleasedJanuary 2020August 2000Newer by 237 months
Display sizing3.2"2"Larger display (+1.2")
Display resolution2100k200kSharper display (+1900k dot)
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Fujifilm S1 Pro over the Canon 1D X III

 Fujifilm S1 Pro 1D X III 

Common features in the Canon 1D X III and Fujifilm S1 Pro

 1D X III Fujifilm S1 Pro 
Focus manually Very accurate focusing
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro Physical Comparison

If you're intending to travel with your camera, you will want to take into account its weight and size. The Canon 1D X III comes with exterior dimensions of 158mm x 168mm x 83mm (6.2" x 6.6" x 3.3") having a weight of 1440 grams (3.17 lbs) while the Fujifilm S1 Pro has specifications of 148mm x 125mm x 80mm (5.8" x 4.9" x 3.1") along with a weight of 820 grams (1.81 lbs).

Take a look at the Canon 1D X III and Fujifilm S1 Pro in our newest Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into consideration, the weight of an ILC will change based on the lens you select at that moment. The following is the front view proportions comparison of the 1D X III and the Fujifilm S1 Pro.

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the 1D X III and Fujifilm S1 Pro is 50 and 56 respectively.

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro top view buttons comparison

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro Sensor Comparison

Typically, it's difficult to see the difference in sensor dimensions merely by looking through a spec sheet. The image underneath will provide you a greater sense of the sensor dimensions in the 1D X III and Fujifilm S1 Pro.

As you can see, both of these cameras enjoy different megapixels and different sensor dimensions. The 1D X III because of its larger sensor will make achieving shallower depth of field less difficult and the Canon 1D X III will result in extra detail as a result of its extra 17MP. Greater resolution can also make it easier to crop photos far more aggressively. The more modern 1D X III will have a benefit in sensor innovation.

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro sensor size comparison

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro Screen and ViewFinder

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon 1D X III Portrait photography details
Fujifilm S1 Pro Portrait photography details
85
has manual focus
MP count decent (20 megapixels)
big sensor size (Full frame)
supports face detect focusing
exports RAW formats
48
focusing manually
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
does not have liveview
low megapixels (3MP)
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Street Comparison

Canon 1D X III Street photography factors
Fujifilm S1 Pro Street photography factors
62
big sensor size (Full frame)
exports RAW formats
supports touch to focus
environment sealing
great ISO range (102,400)
no articulating screen
lack of image stabilization
54
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
lighter than competitors in class (820g)
no articulating screen
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon 1D X III Sports photography details
Fujifilm S1 Pro Sports photography details
81
high shutter speed (1/8,000s)
fast shooting (20.0 fps)
MP count decent (20 megapixels)
big sensor size (Full frame)
supports tracking focus
environment sealing
great battery power (2,850 shots)
supports phase detect AF
lack of image stabilization
36
good sensor size (APS-C)
supports phase detect auto focus
does not have liveview
max frames per second low (2.0 fps)
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (3 megapixels)
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Travel Comparison

Canon 1D X III as a Travel photography camera
Fujifilm S1 Pro as a Travel photography camera
67
great battery power (2,850 per charge)
environment sealing
supports touch to focus
MP count decent (20MP)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
46
lighter than competitors in class (820g)
has built in flash
no Timelapse recording
low megapixels (3MP)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Canon 1D X III
Landscape photography with Fujifilm S1 Pro
80
has manual focus
swap lenses (Canon EF mount)
decent sized screen (3.2")
MP count decent (20MP)
big sensor size (Full frame)
great ISO range (102,400)
exports RAW formats
environment sealing
great battery power (2,850 CIPA)
2 card slots
lack of image stabilization
43
focusing manually
swap lenses (Nikon F mount)
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
screen is small (2")
does not have liveview
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (3 megapixels)
no Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon 1D X III Vlogging advice
Fujifilm S1 Pro Vlogging advice
30
touchscreen capability
supports face detect focusing
video res high (5472 x 2886 pxls)
comes with microphone support
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
lack of image stabilization
9
no video shooting
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Canon 1D X III vs Fujifilm S1 Pro Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon 1D X III and Fujifilm S1 Pro
 Canon EOS-1D X Mark IIIFujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
General Information
Brand Name Canon FujiFilm
Model Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Category Pro DSLR Pro DSLR
Revealed 2020-01-07 2000-08-08
Physical type Large SLR Large SLR
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Digic X -
Sensor type CMOS CCD
Sensor size Full frame APS-C
Sensor measurements 36 x 24mm 23 x 15.5mm
Sensor area 864.0mm² 356.5mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixels 3 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 3:2
Highest resolution 5472 x 3648 3040 x 2016
Highest native ISO 102400 1600
Highest boosted ISO 819200 -
Minimum native ISO 100 320
RAW images
Minimum boosted ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points 191 -
Cross focus points 155 -
Lens
Lens mount Canon EF Nikon F
Total lenses 250 309
Crop factor 1 1.6
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3.2 inch 2 inch
Screen resolution 2,100k dots 200k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 90 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.76x -
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/8000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 20.0 frames per sec 2.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range no built-in flash 15.00 m
Flash modes no built-in flash Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction, Slow Sync
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Highest flash synchronize - 1/125 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 5472 X 2886 (60p, 30p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60p, 50p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p) -
Highest video resolution 5472x2886 None
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 -
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
GPS Built-in None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 1440 gr (3.17 pounds) 820 gr (1.81 pounds)
Dimensions 158 x 168 x 83mm (6.2" x 6.6" x 3.3") 148 x 125 x 80mm (5.8" x 4.9" x 3.1")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 2850 images -
Form of battery Built-in -
Battery model - 4 x AA
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type Dual CFexpress type B SmartMedia, Compact Flash Type I or II
Card slots 2 Single
Price at launch $6,499 $2,000