Canon 1D X III with Canon 1D X II Comparison

Canon 1D X III and Canon 1D X II Main Features

  • January, 2020
  • February, 2016
  • 20 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 20 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 102400 ISO
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 20.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 16.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5472 X 2886 video resolution
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • Built-In GPS
  • 158 x 168 x 83 mm, 1440g.
  • 158 x 168 x 83 mm, 1530g.
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Canon 1D X III Scores


Imaging score
78
Features score
84
Value for money score
75
Portability score
43
Overall score
82

Canon 1D X II Scores


Imaging score
78
Features score
81
Value for money score
80
Portability score
41
Overall score
81

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II with Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Overview


Let's compare EOS-1D X Mark III with EOS-1D X Mark II. Both cameras produced Canon. These models are included in the Pro DSLR cameras. Canon 1D X III was released in 2020, and Canon 1D X II in 2016. EOS-1D X Mark III is newer, which is a plus. EOS-1D X Mark II 4 years older. 4 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 20 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Both cameras have a optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has 16.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has 16.0 fps continuous shooting.

General EOS-1D X Mark III EOS-1D X Mark II
Brand Canon Canon
Model EOS-1D X Mark III EOS-1D X Mark II
Announced January, 2020 February, 2016
Body Type Large SLR Large SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1
Number of Lenses 272 272
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels 1620k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76 0.76
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 191 61
Number of Cross Focus Points 155 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 20.0 fps 16.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm 36 x 24 mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm² 864.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 102400 51200
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 819200 409600
Min Boosted ISO 50 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 5472 X 2886 4096 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 2850 shots 1210 shots
Battery Type Built-in Battery Pack
Battery Model LP-E19
Physical
Weight 1440 g 1530 g
Physical Dimensions 158 x 168 x 83 mm 158 x 168 x 83 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Dual CFexpress type B
Storage Slots 2 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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