Canon EOS 1D X vs Canon EOS-1D C

Canon EOS 1D X
Canon EOS-1D C

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1D X

In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
36 ms shutter lag
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.76x
High ISO
Light sensitivity
51,200 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS-1D C

Movie format
Shoots 4K movies
4K @ 24fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.76x
Light sensitivity
High ISO
51,200 ISO
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
14 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 35 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 1D X.

differences

Advantages of the Canon 1D X

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HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$5,299.00 vs $9,411.36
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The best price we've seen is $4,112 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Canon EOS-1D C

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
4K @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
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Shoots very high resolution 4K (4096x2160) video but at a lower frame rate
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent DSLRs

Common Strengths
Continuous shooting Very fast continuous shooting Help
14 fps
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder size Help
0.76x
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.2"
Cross type focus points Lots of cross-type focus points Help
41
Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
51,200 ISO
Focus points Many focus points Help
61
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Light sensitivity (boost) Very good boost ISO Help
204,800 ISO
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Storage slots Multiple storage slots Help
2
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Lowest price Very expensive Help
1D X$5,299.00
EOS-1D C$9,411.36
Size Large Help
1D X158x164x83 mm
EOS-1D C164x158x83 mm
Thickness Quite thick Help
3.3"
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
1D X18.1 MP
EOS-1D C17.9 MP
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to recent pro DSLRs

Common Strengths
Movie format Good movie support Help
1D X1080p @ 30fps
EOS-1D C4K @ 24fps
Common Weaknesses

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,499 body only

$3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Size Is much smaller
Lowest price Is much less expensive
Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Nikon D4s

Nikon D4s

Pro DSLR

$5,997 body only

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D4

Nikon D4

Pro DSLR

$4,883 body only

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Thickness Is thicker
Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Size Is much smaller
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,997 body only

$3,300 - $3,697 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly lower boost light sensitivity
Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Size Is slightly smaller
Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,699 body only

$2,049 with 18-135mm lens

Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly lower boost light sensitivity
Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag

Canon EOS 1D X Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS 1D X.

Canon EOS-1D C Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony A7S

Sony A7S

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$2,078 - $2,498 body only

$2,975 - $3,000 with 28-70mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,380 - $1,698 body only

$2,100 - $3,141 with 35-100mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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