Nikon Z9 vs Canon EOS 1D
This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Z9 and Canon EOS 1D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Nikon Z9 is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS 1D is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.Nikon Z9 were released 2021 and Canon EOS 1D was released 2001. That is a 20 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 1D||2001|
Type of camera
Nikon Z9 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS 1D is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z9 has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS 1D has a "APSH"-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 **|
|Nikon Z9||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Canon EOS 1D||65 mm
Canon APS-H sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.3
** 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 (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Nikon Z9 has a 46 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 1D has 4,1 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
8256 x 5504
|Canon EOS 1D||
2464 x 1648
Nikon Z9 has a 1019 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1D. 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.
Nikon Z9 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1D. Nikon Z9 has an ISO range that stretches from 32 to 102400 while Canon EOS 1D has 100 to 3200.
|Canon EOS 1D||100-3200|
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 Nikon Z9
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1D
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon Z9 can shoot up to 30 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 1D can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D||8|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Nikon Z9. Unfortunately Canon EOS 1D does not support recording movies and movie clips.
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 weighs 1585 gr (equal to 3,49 lb) which is 18% heavier than Nikon Z9 and its 1340 gr (or 2,95 lb).
|Nikon Z9||1340 gr
|Canon EOS 1D||1585 gr