Canon EOS Rebel SL3 vs Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel SL3 and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 were released 2019 and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II was released 2016. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 2019
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 Rebel SL3 has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a "Canon Full Frame"-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 Rebel SL3 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
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)

Resolution

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 has a 24 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:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 20 MP
19961856 pixels
5472 x 3648

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 has a 20 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1D X Mark II. 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.

ISO range

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel SL3. Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS Rebel SL3 has 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 100-25600
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 Rebel SL3
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 Rebel SL3 can shoot up to 5 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 Rebel SL3 5
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 Rebel SL3 and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II can shoot movies.

Weight

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 241% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel SL3 and its 449 gr (or 0.99 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 449 gr
0.99 lb
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II 1530 gr
3.37 lb

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 vs Canon EOS 1D X Mark II Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS Rebel SL3 and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Name Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Release Year 2019 2016
Release Date 2019-04-10 2016-02-02
MSRP 599 USD 5999 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Sensor
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 5472 x 3648 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 20 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 8 DUAL DIGIC 6+
Image
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
ISO Range 100 - 25600 100 - 51200
White Balance Presets 6 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 9 61
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Full frame
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Fixed
Screen size 3 3.2
Screen dots 1040000 1620000
Touch screen Yes Yes
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.87 (0.54 35mm equiv.) 0.76
Viewfinder Resolution 0 0
Photography features
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Frames per second 5 fps 16 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range N/A N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
Motion JPEG
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Memory Card SD/SDHC
Compact Flash
Connectivity
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
Yes
Optional via WFT-E8
Remote Control Yes (via wired or wireless remote or smartphone) Supported
GPS No Yes
Built-in (with e-compass)
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
LP-E19 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 1070 shots 1210 shots
Width 122 mm 158 mm
Height 93 mm 168 mm
Depth 70 mm 83 mm
Weight 449 gram 1530 gram