Benchmarks Real world tests of Nikon D3X vs EOS-1D C

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon D3X
5 fps
EOS-1D C
14 fps

Features Key features of the Nikon D3X  vs EOS-1D C 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Nikon D3X
24.4 MP
EOS-1D C
17.9 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Nikon D3X
6,400 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

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Nikon D3X
0.7x
EOS-1D C
0.76x

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

Nikon D3X
35.3 microns
EOS-1D C
48.2 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Nikon D3X  vs
EOS-1D C 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 24.4 MP 17.9 MP
Resolution 6048 x 4032 5184 x 3456
Size Full frame Full frame
Area 35.9 x 24 mm 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x 1.0x
Pixel size 35.3 microns 48.2 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 1,600 ISO 100 ISO to 51,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 50 ISO to 6,400 ISO 102,400 ISO to 204,800 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor No Yes

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 51 61
Cross type focus points 15 41
Supports continuous No No

shutter

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

form factor

Size 160 x 157 x 88 mm 164 x 158 x 83 mm
Thickness 88 mm 83 mm
Is weather sealed Yes Yes

video

Nikon D3X  vs
EOS-1D C 
Video Unknown 4096 x 2160 @ 24 fps
External mic jack None 3.5mm
Autofocus while shooting video Manual

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3.2"
Resolution 920 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 0.7x 0.76x
Viewfinder size 0.7x 0.76x

performance

Max continuous shooting 5 fps 14 fps
Continuous shooting
5 fps, JPEG
14 fps

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR No No
Automatic panorama No No
Create realistic 3D images No No
Image stabilization
Nikon D3X
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