Canon EOS-1D X Mark II vs Sony Alpha a9

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
165 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
1210 shots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a9

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (127×96×63 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
20 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

competitors

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,219 - $2,999 body only

$2,558 - $3,899 with 24-105mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Weight Much lighter
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
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Sony a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,876 - $1,998 body only

$2,116 - $2,198 with 28-70mm lens

Size Much smaller
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Canon EOS 1D X

Canon EOS 1D X

Pro DSLR

$3,780 body only

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Sony Alpha a9 Competitors

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Sony a7R III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$2,685 - $2,798 body only

$3,456 - $3,596 with 24-70mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Lowest price Cheaper
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D5

Nikon D5

Pro DSLR

$4,860 - $6,497 body only

$6,714 with 50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Much larger
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Leica M10-P

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$7,777 - $7,995 body only

GPS Has a GPS
Size Smaller
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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