Canon EOS 60D vs Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 60D and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.Canon EOS 60D were released 2010 and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II was released 2016. That is a 6 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 60D||2010|
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark II||2016|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 60D has a "APSC"-sensor while Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a "FF"-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 60D||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark II||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
** 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 60D has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has 20 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 60D||
5184 x 3456
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark II||
5472 x 3648
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a 11 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 60D. 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 II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 60D. Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 60D has 100 to 12800.
|Canon EOS 60D||100-12800|
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark II||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 60D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 60D can shoot up to 5,3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II can shoot up to 16 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 60D||5,3|
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark II||16|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
In this case, both Canon EOS 60D and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 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 II weighs 1530 gr (equal to 3,37 lb) which is 103% heavier than Canon EOS 60D and its 755 gr (or 1,66 lb).
|Canon EOS 60D||755 gr
|Canon EOS 1D X Mark II||1530 gr