Canon EOS 1D X Mark III vs Canon EOS 60Da
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1D X Mark III and Canon EOS 60Da. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.Canon EOS 1D X Mark III were released 2020 and Canon EOS 60Da was released 2012. That is a 8 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark III||2020|
|Canon EOS 60Da||2012|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1D X Mark III has a "FF"-sensor while Canon EOS 60Da 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 Mark III||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Canon EOS 60Da||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 Mark III has a 20 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 60Da has 18 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark III||
5472 x 3648
|Canon EOS 60Da||
5184 x 3456
Canon EOS 1D X Mark III has a 11 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 60Da. 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 Mark III has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 60Da. Canon EOS 1D X Mark III has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 102400 while Canon EOS 60Da has 100 to 51200.
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark III||100-102400|
|Canon EOS 60Da||100-51200|
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 Mark III
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 60Da
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 Mark III can shoot up to 20 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 60Da can shoot up to 5,3 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark III||20|
|Canon EOS 60Da||5,3|
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 Mark III and Canon EOS 60Da 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 Mark III weighs 1440 gr (equal to 3,17 lb) which is 91% heavier than Canon EOS 60Da and its 755 gr (or 1,66 lb).
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark III||1440 gr
|Canon EOS 60Da||755 gr