Canon EOS 1D X vs Canon EOS 80D
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1D X and Canon EOS 80D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.Canon EOS 1D X were released 2011 and Canon EOS 80D was released 2016. That is a 5 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 1D X||2011|
|Canon EOS 80D||2016|
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 80D 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 80D||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 X has a 18,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 80D has 24 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 80D||
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS 80D has a 34 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1D X. 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.
Canon EOS 1D X has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 80D. Canon EOS 1D X has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 80D has 100 to 16000.
|Canon EOS 1D X||100-51200|
|Canon EOS 80D||100-16000|
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 80D
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 80D can shoot up to 7 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D X||12|
|Canon EOS 80D||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 80D 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 84% heavier than Canon EOS 80D and its 730 gr (or 1,61 lb).
|Canon EOS 1D X||1340 gr
|Canon EOS 80D||730 gr