Canon EOS Rebel T4i vs Canon EOS 1D X

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel T4i and Canon EOS 1D X. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS Rebel T4i were released 2012 and Canon EOS 1D X was released 2011. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 2012
Canon EOS 1D X 2011

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel T4i has a "APSC"-sensor while Canon EOS 1D X 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 Rebel T4i 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS 1D X 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)


Both these cameras have the exact same resolution. Canon EOS Rebel T4i has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 1D X has 18,1 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 18 MP
17915904 pixels
5184 x 3456
Canon EOS 1D X 18,1 MP
17915904 pixels
5184 x 3456

ISO range

Canon EOS 1D X has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel T4i. Canon EOS 1D X has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS Rebel T4i has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 100-12800
Canon EOS 1D X 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 T4i
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1D X

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel T4i can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 1D X can shoot up to 12 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 5
Canon EOS 1D X 12

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS Rebel T4i and Canon EOS 1D X 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 133% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel T4i and its 575 gr (or 1,27 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 575 gr
1,27 lb
Canon EOS 1D X 1340 gr
2,95 lb