Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs. Canon EOS-1D X

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Sep 15, 2014
Oct 18, 2011
 
$1799 (body only), $2149 (w/18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM lens)
 
 
Mid-size SLR
Large SLR
Magnesium alloy
 
 
5472 x 3648
5184 x 3456
4104 x 2736 (M-Raw), 3648 x 2432, 2736 x 1824, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480
4608 x 3072, 3456 x 2304, 2592 x 1728
3:2, 16:9
3:2
20 megapixels
18 megapixels
21 megapixels
19 megapixels
APS-C (22.4 x 15 mm)
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
DIGIC 6 (dual)
Dual Digic 5+
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
Primary color filter
 
 
Auto, ISO 100-16000 (expandable to 51200)
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, 51200 (50, 102400 and 204800 with boost)
 
50
51200
204800
8
6
Yes
Yes (5)
No
No
RAW
RAW
Fine, normal
Fine, Normal
  • JPEG (EXIF v2.3, DCF v2.0)
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
 
 
No
Yes
Yes
65
61
Canon EF/EF-S
Canon EF
1.6×
1×
 
No
Fixed
3
3.2
1,040,000
1,040,000
No
No
Clear View II TFT-LCD
Clear View II TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
100%
100%
1× (0.62× 35mm equiv.)
0.76×
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
  • Scene Intelligent Auto
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual exposure
  • Bulb
  • Custom (1-3)
 
Yes
No
Yes (via hot shoe, flash sync port)
Yes (Hot-shoe plus Sync connector)
 
E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
1/250 sec
 
  • Single
  • High-speed continuous
  • Low-speed continuous
  • Silent single shooting
  • Silent continuous shooting
  • 10-sec self-timer / remote control
  • 2 sec self-timer / remote control
 
10.0 fps
14.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, remote)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
 
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50. 29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25 fps), 640 x 480 (29.97, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps, 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
MPEG-4
MPEG-4, H.264
Choice of MOV or MP4 and IPB, Light IBP, ALL-I compression
 
Stereo
Mono
Mono
None
 
CompactFlash + SD/SDHC/SDXC
Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA compatible
 
None
 
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
 
Yes (mini-HDMI)
Yes (Mini)
Yes
 
Yes
 
 
Optional
 
LC-5
Yes (wired or wireless)
Yes (N3 connector)
 
Yes
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
LP-E6N lithium-ion battery and charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E4N rechargeable battery & charger
670
 
910 g (2.01 lb / 32.10 oz)
 
149 x 112 x 78 mm (5.87 x 4.41 x 3.07)
158 x 164 x 83 mm (6.22 x 6.46 x 3.27)
 
Yes
Yes
 
Yes (by cable and PC)
Built-in
Optional
 
GP-E1, GPE2