Canon EOS 1D X vs Canon EOS 600D
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1D X and Canon EOS 600D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.These two camera models were both released 2011.
|Canon EOS 1D X||2011|
|Canon EOS 600D||2011|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1D X has a "FF"-sensor while Canon EOS 600D has a "APSC"-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 X||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Canon EOS 600D||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)
Both these cameras have the exact same resolution. Canon EOS 1D X has a 18,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 600D has 18 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 1D X||
5184 x 3456
|Canon EOS 600D||
5184 x 3456
Canon EOS 1D X has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 600D. Canon EOS 1D X has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 600D has 100 to 12800.
|Canon EOS 1D X||100-51200|
|Canon EOS 600D||100-12800|
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 X
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 600D
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 1D X can shoot up to 12 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 600D can shoot up to 3,7 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D X||12|
|Canon EOS 600D||3,7|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
In this case, both Canon EOS 1D X and Canon EOS 600D can shoot movies.
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 X weighs 1340 gr (equal to 2,95 lb) which is 135% heavier than Canon EOS 600D and its 570 gr (or 1,26 lb).
|Canon EOS 1D X||1340 gr
|Canon EOS 600D||570 gr