Canon EOS 1D vs Canon EOS 9000D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1D and Canon EOS 9000D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 1D were released 2001 and Canon EOS 9000D was released 2017. That is a 16 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 1D 2001
Canon EOS 9000D 2017

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1D has a "Canon APS-H"-sensor while Canon EOS 9000D has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 1D 65 mm
Canon APS-H sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.3
Canon EOS 9000D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

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


Canon EOS 1D has a 4,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 9000D has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 1D 4,1 MP
4060672 pixels
2464 x 1648
Canon EOS 9000D 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS 9000D has a 491 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS 9000D has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1D. Canon EOS 9000D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS 1D has 100 to 3200.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 1D 100-3200
Canon EOS 9000D 100-25600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 9000D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 1D can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 9000D can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 1D 8
Canon EOS 9000D 6

Ability to record movies

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

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS 9000D. Sadly, the Canon EOS 1D does not support this.


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

Canon EOS 1D weighs 1585 gr (equal to 3.49 lb) which is 194% heavier than Canon EOS 9000D and its 540 gr (or 1.19 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 1D 1585 gr
3.49 lb
Canon EOS 9000D 540 gr
1.19 lb

Canon EOS 1D vs Canon EOS 9000D Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 1D and Canon EOS 9000D, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Name Canon EOS 1D Canon EOS 9000D
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Release Year 2001 2017
Release Date 2001-09-25 2017-02-15
MSRP 5499 USD 899 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Sensor Size APS-H (approx 27.9 x 18.6 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CCD CMOS
Resolution 2464 x 1648 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 4,1 MP 24 MP
Image Processor DIGIC DIGIC 7
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
ISO Range 100 - 3200 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 8 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Face Detection
Focus Points 45 45
Lens Mount Canon EF

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-H Sensor
1.3x multiplier
24 mm becomes 31 mm
50 mm becomes 65 mm
100 mm becomes 130 mm
200 mm becomes 260 mm
APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Articulated LCD Fixed Fully articulated
Screen size 2 3
Screen dots 120000 1040000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.72 (0.55 35mm equiv.) 0.82 (0.51 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 0
Photography features
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Frames per second 8 fps 6 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/16000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
Video resolution N/A 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Memory Card Compact Flash
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (Includes Bluetooth LE and NFC)
Remote Control Yes (N3 connector) Yes (via smartphone or Bluetooth remote)
GPS No Yes
Optional via Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 9000D
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Ni-MH Pack NP-E3
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 600 shots
Width 156 mm 131 mm
Height 158 mm 100 mm
Depth 80 mm 76 mm
Weight 1585 gram 540 gram