As well as being compared against other pro DSLRs, the Canon EOS-1D C is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Canon EOS-1D C's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DC-GH5) and Canon (such as the EOS 1D X and the EOS 6D)

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 1D X

Canon EOS 1D X
5 months older
$3,780 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 1D X (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 1D X (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

common strengths of the 1D X and EOS-1D C

  • None found

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
3 months newer
$999 - $1,499 (body only)
$1,330 - $1,899 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

common strengths of the 6D and EOS-1D C

  • None found

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
similar age
$2,300 (body only)
$2,844 50mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

common strengths of the 5D Mark III and EOS-1D C

  • None found

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
2 years newer
$1,149 - $1,297 (body only)
$1,797 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

common strengths of the D750 and EOS-1D C

  • None found

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
4 years newer
$2,219 - $2,999 (body only)
$2,558 - $3,899 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

common strengths of the 5D Mark IV and EOS-1D C

  • None found

Nikon D5

Nikon D5
3 years newer
$4,860 - $6,497 (body only)
$6,714 50mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D5 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

common strengths of the D5 and EOS-1D C

  • None found

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon EOS-1D C compared to boutique competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3.2" vs 3"), shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 2.3 fps), focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection), has interchangeable lenses and has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentaprism vs digital).

However, on average it is much larger (large (164×158×83 mm) vs professional size (150×98×71 mm)), takes much lower resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 51.3 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, is older (april 2012 vs june 2016) and is thicker (3.3" vs 2.8").

Hasselblad X1D

Hasselblad X1D
4 years newer
$8,960

Significant advantages of the X1D (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Much smaller: Professional size (150×98×71 mm) vs Large (164×158×83 mm)
  • Much higher true resolution: 51.3 MP vs 17.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the X1D (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Shoots much slower: 2.3 fps vs 14 fps
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the X1D and EOS-1D C

  • Have external mic jacks

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon EOS-1D C compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentaprism vs digital), much larger viewfinder (0.76x vs 0.37x), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (51,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), significantly more lenses available (165 lenses vs 108 lenses) and focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection).

However, on average it has a much lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out and has slightly fewer focus points (61 vs 225).

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
4 years newer
$1,498 (body only)
$1,925 - $2,198 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GH5 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GH5 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.37x vs 0.76x
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentaprism

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GH5 and EOS-1D C

  • Both shoot very high resolution HD movies: 4K @ 24fps vs 4K @ 24fps
  • Very large screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Weather sealed

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70
4 years newer
$595 (body only)
$672 - $715 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-70 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the K-70 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

common strengths of the K-70 and EOS-1D C

  • None found

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
similar age

Significant advantages of the T4i (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T4i (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • None found

common strengths of the T4i and EOS-1D C

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon EOS-1D C compared to compact competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.2" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 230k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 9.8 MP), much higher maximum light sensitivity (51,200 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a weather sealed body.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in flash, is much larger (large (164×158×83 mm) vs super compact (98×58×20 mm)) and is thicker (3.3" vs 0.8").

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670
similar age
$141

Significant advantages of the DSC-W670 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (98×58×20 mm) vs Large (164×158×83 mm)
  • Built-in flash
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W670 (vs the EOS-1D C)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 51,200 ISO
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.2"
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DSC-W670 and EOS-1D C

  • None found