Canon EOS 1D X vs Canon EOS 90D
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1D X and Canon EOS 90D. 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 90D was released 2019. That is a 8 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 1D X||2011|
|Canon EOS 90D||2019|
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 90D 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 90D||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 90D has 33 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 90D||
6960 x 4640
Canon EOS 90D has a 80 % 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 90D. Canon EOS 1D X has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 90D has 100 to 25600.
|Canon EOS 1D X||100-51200|
|Canon EOS 90D||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 X
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 90D
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 90D can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D X||12|
|Canon EOS 90D||11|
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 90D 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 91% heavier than Canon EOS 90D and its 701 gr (or 1,55 lb).
|Canon EOS 1D X||1340 gr
|Canon EOS 90D||701 gr