Canon EOS 1300D vs Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1300D and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 1300D
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

These two camera models were both released 2016.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 1300D Canon 2016
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II Canon 2016

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1300D has a "APSC"-sensor while Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a "FF"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS 1300D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS 1300D has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has 20 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS 1300D 18 MP 17915904 5184 3456
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 20 MP 19961856 5472 3648

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a 11 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1300D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1300D. Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 1300D has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 1300D 100-6400
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 100-51200

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1300D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 1300D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II can shoot up to 16 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 1300D 3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 16

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 1300D and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II weighs 1530 gr (equal to 3,37 lb) which is 215% heavier than Canon EOS 1300D and its 485 gr (or 1,07 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 1300D 485 gr 1,07 lb
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 1530 gr 3,37 lb