Canon EOS Ra vs Canon EOS 1D X
These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.Canon EOS Ra were released 2018 and Canon EOS 1D X was released 2011. That is a 7 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS Ra||Canon||2018|
|Canon EOS 1D X||Canon||2011|
Type of camera
Canon EOS Ra is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS 1D X is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
Both these cameras have the same sorts sensor (called "FF") which means that if you compare the cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Since both cameras have a Full frame sensor there will be no crop factor.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Canon EOS Ra||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
|Canon EOS 1D X||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Canon EOS Ra||30 MP||30105600||6720||4480|
|Canon EOS 1D X||18,1 MP||17915904||5184||3456|
Canon EOS Ra has a 68 % 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, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Canon EOS Ra||100-40000|
|Canon EOS 1D X||100-51200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS Ra belong to the Canon EOS R-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Ra can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 1D X can shoot up to 12 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS Ra||8|
|Canon EOS 1D X||12|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Canon EOS Ra||660 gr||1,46 lb|
|Canon EOS 1D X||1340 gr||2,95 lb|