Benchmarks Real world tests of EOS 1D X vs EOS-1D C

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

EOS 1D X
14 fps
EOS-1D C
14 fps

Features Key features of the EOS 1D X  vs EOS-1D C 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

EOS 1D X
18.1 MP
EOS-1D C
17.9 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

EOS 1D X
204,800 ISO
EOS-1D C
204,800 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

EOS 1D X
3.2"
EOS-1D C
3.2"

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

EOS 1D X
0.76x
EOS-1D C
0.76x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

EOS 1D X
47.8 microns
EOS-1D C
48.2 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

EOS 1D X  vs
EOS-1D C 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 18.1 MP 17.9 MP
Resolution 4912 x 3680 5184 x 3456
Size Full frame Full frame
Area 36 x 24 mm 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x 1.0x
Pixel size 47.8 microns 48.2 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 51,200 ISO 100 ISO to 51,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 50 ISO to 204,800 ISO 102,400 ISO to 204,800 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 61 61
Cross type focus points 41 41
Supports continuous No No

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/8000 s 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 158 x 164 x 83 mm 164 x 158 x 83 mm
Thickness 83 mm 83 mm
Is weather sealed Yes Yes

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR Yes No
Automatic panorama No No
Create realistic 3D images No No
Image stabilization

video

EOS 1D X  vs
EOS-1D C 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4096 x 2160 @ 24 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3.2" 3.2"
Resolution 1,040 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentaprism Pentaprism
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 0.76x 0.76x
Viewfinder size 0.76x 0.76x

performance

Max continuous shooting 14 fps 14 fps
Continuous shooting
14 fps
Canon EOS 1D X
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