Updated (February, 2015): Compare the Canon EOS 750D vs Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Canon EOS 700D vs Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Winner
Canon EOS 700D

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Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 700D

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,480 ISO
Color depth
Great color depth
23.3 bits
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.70x
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

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Advantages of the Canon 700D

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.0" vs 2.0"
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More than 50% larger screen
Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4.5x higher resolution screen
Live view
Has live view
Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Autofocus
Video autofocus
Phase detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Size
Much smaller
133x100x79 mm vs 156x158x80 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Lens availability
More lenses available
197 lenses vs 156 lenses
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Around 30% more lenses available
Weight
Much lighter
580 g vs 1,565 g
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2.7x lighter
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The 700D's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5 fps vs 4 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 16.6 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The 700D's boost ISO is 3 f-stops better
Thickness
Slightly thinner
3.1" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Color depth
Better color depth
23.3 bits vs 21.7 bits
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Distinguishes 1.6 more bits of color
Overall image quality
Significantly better image quality
74.0 vs 61.0
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More than 20% better image quality
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
1,480 ISO vs 681 ISO
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The EOS-1Ds Mark II has excellent image quality 1.1 f-stops higher ISO than the 700D
Viewfinder size
Much larger viewfinder
0.70x vs 0.53x
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Around 80% larger viewfinder
Viewfinder coverage
Much better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder
Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.3 EV vs 11.2 EV
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0.1 f-stops more dynamic range
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths

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              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              700D:11.2 EV
              EOS-1Ds Mark II:11.3 EV
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              700D:17.9 MP
              EOS-1Ds Mark II:16.6 MP
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              700D:5 fps
              EOS-1Ds Mark II:4 fps
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              700D:12,800 ISO
              EOS-1Ds Mark II:1,600 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              700D:3.0"
              EOS-1Ds Mark II:2.0"
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              700D:61.0
              EOS-1Ds Mark II:74.0

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 600D

              Canon EOS 600D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $517 - $646 with 18-55mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $856 - $1,099 body only

              $1,330 - $1,449 with 18-135mm lens

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $899 body only

              $899 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon EOS 650D

              Canon EOS 650D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $719 body only

              $619 - $679 with 18-55mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $302 - $557 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Dynamic range Has much wider dynamic range
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $849 - $970 body only

              $1,299 with 18-135mm lens

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $635 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Dynamic range Has much wider dynamic range
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

              Canon EOS 700D Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $697 body only

              $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Color depth Better color depth
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Autofocus Slower video autofocus
              Canon EOS 1200D

              Canon EOS 1200D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $400 body only

              Color depth Better color depth
              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $547 body only

              $499 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Color depth Better color depth
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Autofocus Slower video autofocus
              Canon EOS 100D

              Canon EOS 100D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $455 body only

              $539 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

              Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 5D Mark II

              Canon EOS 5D Mark II

              Pro DSLR

              $2,341 body only

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Movie format Shoots movies
              Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
              Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage
              Canon EOS-1D Mark III

              Canon EOS-1D Mark III

              Pro DSLR

              $4,599 body only

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Live view Has live view
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
              Canon EOS 5D

              Canon EOS 5D

              Pro DSLR

              $3,517 with 24-105mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Much smaller
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Canon EOS-1D Mark II N

              Canon EOS-1D Mark II N

              Pro DSLR

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

              Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

              Pro DSLR

              $6,000 body only

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Live view Has live view

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