Nikon D800 and Canon 5D Mark III: Which Shoots Better Video?
Gizmodo pits the Nikon D800 against the Canon 5D Mark III in terms of shooting video, declaring winners in battles like low light shooting, sharpness, moiré, and rolling shutter. Ultimately, they say, "Clearly both have their strengths and weaknesses. Personal preference is going to play a huge part in your own conclusion, and our results pretty much confirm what we expected going in. If you shoot mostly in under-lit environments and distribute via the web, maybe the 5D Mark III is for you. If you shoot in studio conditions and are looking to display your movie on the big screen, maybe the D800's superior detail is more important."
Read the full article, which includes test footage, here.