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5D3 has 6fps, 1Ds3 does not
1Ds3 has voice memos, 5D3 does not
1Ds3 might have workable AutoISO, 5D3 does not
5D3 has instant jump to 100% view (so convenient and saves a lot of time)
5D3 has much nicer UI (IMO anyway)
5D3 isn't a damn brick , 1Ds3 is
1Ds3 has replacement viewfinder screens, 5D3 doesn't
1Ds3 has less banding junk and a bit less read noise at ISO100-200 (but the DR is already worse by ISO800 and probably even ISO400 on the 1Ds3, noticeably so by ISO1600-3200)
1Ds3 is less color-blind under natural lighting (hard to say how much and in what ways and when...Show more →
great summary & I agree with almost all of that.. i think overall the 5D3 obviously has a few huge advantages in technology & features, but microcontrast/tones always seemed more natural to me at ISO100 on the 1Ds3 than on the 5D3, which is why i was never sold on the 5D3 body..
my sense was always that the 1Ds3 produced more "pure" images than the slightly more plastic looking images of the 5D3.. i'm not smart enough to talk about why that might be the case, just an observation from this photographer.