Canon EOS M200 vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS M200 and Canon EOS 5D Mark III. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS M200
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS M200 were released 2019 and Canon EOS 5D Mark III was released 2012. That is a 7 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS M200 Canon 2019
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon 2012

Type of camera

Canon EOS M200 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS 5D Mark III is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS M200 has a "APSC"-sensor while Canon EOS 5D Mark III has a "FF"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS M200 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS 5D Mark III 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS M200 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 5D Mark III has 22,3 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS M200 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22,3 MP 22118400 5760 3840

Canon EOS M200 has a 9 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 5D Mark III. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Both of these cameras offers the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS M200 100-25600
Canon EOS 5D Mark III 100-25600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS M200 belong to the Canon EOS M-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS M

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS M200
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS M200 can shoot up to 6,1 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 5D Mark III can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS M200 6,1
Canon EOS 5D Mark III 6

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS M200 and Canon EOS 5D Mark III can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III weighs 950 gr (equal to 2,09 lb) which is 218% heavier than Canon EOS M200 and its 299 gr (or 0,66 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS M200 299 gr 0,66 lb
Canon EOS 5D Mark III 950 gr 2,09 lb