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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,786 ISO
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
36 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS-1D C

Movie format
Shoots 4K movies
4K @ 24fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.76x
Light sensitivity
High ISO
51,200 ISO

galleries

Explore 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
$5,999.00 vs $9,594.93
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The best price we've seen is $3,596 cheaper (around 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
Light sensitivity Extremely good maximum light sensitivity Help
51,200 ISO
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.2"
Cross type focus points Lots of cross-type focus points Help
41
Focus points Many focus points Help
61
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Light sensitivity (boost) Extremely good boost ISO Help
204,800 ISO
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Storage slots Multiple storage slots Help
2
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
1D X:$5,999.00
EOS-1D C:$9,594.93
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Size Large Help
1D X:158x164x83 mm
EOS-1D C:164x158x83 mm
Thickness Quite thick Help
3.3"
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
1D X:18.1 MP
EOS-1D C:17.9 MP
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to recent pro DSLRs

Common Strengths

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

Common Weaknesses
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,499 - $3,099 body only

$3,099 - $3,699 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

$8,431 with 24-70mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
Thickness Is thicker
Cross type focus points Has significantly fewer cross-type focus points
Nikon D4

Nikon D4

Pro DSLR

$4,317 body only

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

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,328 - $1,799 body only

$1,799 - $2,199 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
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
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 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,699 - $1,799 body only

$2,049 - $2,149 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
Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,350 - $1,698 body only

$2,100 - $2,948 with 35-100mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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