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Canon 1000D vs 1DX Mark III

The Canon EOS 1000D (called Canon XS in some regions) and the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III are two digital cameras that were announced, respectively, in June 2008 and January 2020. Both are DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) cameras that are based on an APS-C (1000D) and a full frame (1DX Mark III) sensor. The 1000D has a resolution of 10.1 megapixels, whereas the 1DX Mark III provides 20 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon 1000D
versus
Canon 1D X Mark III
Canon 1000D Canon 1D X Mark III
Digital single lens reflex Digital single lens reflex
Canon EF mount lenses Canon EF mount lenses
10.1 MP, APS-C Sensor 20 MP, Full Frame Sensor
no Video 4K/60p Video
ISO 100-800 (100 - 1,600) ISO 100-102,400 (50 - 819,200)
Optical viewfinder Optical viewfinder
2.5 LCD, 230k dots 3.2 LCD, 2100k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Fixed touchscreen
3 shutter flaps per second 20 shutter flaps per second
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
500 shots per battery charge2850 shots per battery charge
126 x 98 x 65 mm, 502 g 158 x 168 x 83 mm, 1440 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS 1000D and the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Canon 1000D and the Canon 1D X Mark III. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Canon 1000D vs Canon 1D X Mark III
Compare 1000D versus 1DX Mark III top
Comparison 1000D or 1DX Mark III rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Canon 1D X Mark III is considerably larger (115 percent) than the Canon 1000D. Moreover, the 1DX Mark III is substantially heavier (187 percent) than the 1000D. It is noteworthy in this context that the 1DX Mark III is splash and dust-proof, while the 1000D does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. A larger imaging sensor (as in the 1DX Mark III) will tend to go along with bigger and heavier lenses, while more compact options are available for the smaller-sensor camera (1000D). You can compare the optics available in the Canon EF Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the 1000D gets 500 shots out of its LP-E5 battery, while the 1DX Mark III can take 2850 images on a single charge of its LP-E19 power pack. As can be seen in the images above, the 1DX Mark III has a battery grip built in. This facilitates image-taking in portrait orientation and gives it additional battery power. In order to provide similar functionality for the 1000D, Canon provides the BG-E5 vertical grip as an optional accessory (see here on eBay).

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon 1000D 126 mm 98 mm 65 mm 502 g 500 n Jun 2008 449 i
2.
 
Canon 1D X Mark III 158 mm 168 mm 83 mm 1440 g 2850 Y Jan 2020 6,499 i
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II 158 mm 168 mm 83 mm 1530 g 1210 Y Feb 2016 5,999 i
4.
 
Canon 1300D 129 mm 101 mm 78 mm 485 g 500 n Mar 2016 449 i
5.
 
Canon 1200D 130 mm 100 mm 78 mm 480 g 500 n Feb 2014 449 i
6.
 
Canon 1D C 158 mm 164 mm 83 mm 1545 g 1120 Y Apr 2012 14,999 i
7.
 
Canon 5D Mark III 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 950 g 950 Y Mar 2012 3,499 i
8.
 
Canon SX50 123 mm 87 mm 106 mm 595 g 315 n Sep 2012 429 i
9.
 
Canon 1D X 158 mm 168 mm 83 mm 1551 g 1120 Y Oct 2011 6,799 i
10.
 
Canon 1100D 130 mm 100 mm 78 mm 495 g 700 n Feb 2011 449 i
11.
 
Canon SX20 123 mm 88 mm 87 mm 600 g .. n Aug 2009 399 i
12.
 
Canon 500D 129 mm 98 mm 62 mm 520 g 400 n Mar 2009 799 i
13.
 
Canon SX10 123 mm 88 mm 87 mm 600 g .. n Sep 2008 399 i
14.
 
Canon 5D Mark II 152 mm 114 mm 75 mm 850 g 850 Y Sep 2008 3,499 i
15.
 
Canon 450D 129 mm 98 mm 62 mm 524 g 500 n Jan 2008 799 i
16.
 
Canon 40D 146 mm 108 mm 74 mm 822 g 750 n Aug 2007 1,299 i
17.
 
Olympus E-450 130 mm 91 mm 53 mm 440 g 500 n Mar 2009 499 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The 1000D was launched at a markedly lower price (by 93 percent) than the 1DX Mark III, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon 1000D features an APS-C sensor and the Canon 1D X Mark III a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the 1DX Mark III is 163 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.6 and 1.0. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Technology-wise, the 1DX Mark III uses a more advanced image processing engine (DIGIC X) than the 1000D (DIGIC 3), with benefits for noise reduction, color accuracy, and processing speed.

Canon 1000D and Canon 1D X Mark III sensor measures

With 20MP, the 1DX Mark III offers a higher resolution than the 1000D (10.1MP), but the 1DX Mark III nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 6.57μm versus 5.71μm for the 1000D) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the 1DX Mark III is a much more recent model (by 11 years and 7 months) than the 1000D, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units.

The resolution advantage of the Canon 1D X Mark III implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the 1DX Mark III for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 27.4 x 18.2 inches or 69.5 x 46.3 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 21.9 x 14.6 inches or 55.6 x 37.1 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 18.2 x 12.2 inches or 46.3 x 30.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Canon 1000D are 19.4 x 13 inches or 49.4 x 32.9 cm for good quality, 15.6 x 10.4 inches or 39.5 x 26.3 cm for very good quality, and 13 x 8.6 inches or 32.9 x 21.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The 1DX Mark III has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon EOS 1000D has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 800, which can be extended to ISO 100-1600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III are ISO 100 to ISO 102400, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-819200.

1000D versus 1DX Mark III MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon 1000D APS-C 10.1 3888 2592none...... ..
2.
 
Canon 1D X Mark III Full Frame 20.0 5472 36484K/60p24.214.53248 91
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II Full Frame 20.0 5472 36484K/60p24.113.53207 88
4.
 
Canon 1300D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p...... ..
5.
 
Canon 1200D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p21.911.3724 63
6.
 
Canon 1D C Full Frame 17.9 5184 34564K/24p...... ..
7.
 
Canon 5D Mark III Full Frame 22.1 5760 38401080/30p24.011.72293 81
8.
 
Canon SX50 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30001080/24p20.311.2179 47
9.
 
Canon 1D X Full Frame 17.9 5184 34561080/30p23.811.82786 82
10.
 
Canon 1100D APS-C 12.2 4272 2848720/30p21.911.0755 62
11.
 
Canon SX20 1/2.3 12.0 4000 3000720/30p...... ..
12.
 
Canon 500D APS-C 15.1 4752 31681080/20p21.711.5663 63
13.
 
Canon SX10 1/2.3 10.0 3648 2736480/30p...... ..
14.
 
Canon 5D Mark II Full Frame 21.0 5616 37441080/30p23.711.91815 79
15.
 
Canon 450D APS-C 12.2 4272 2848none21.910.8692 61
16.
 
Canon 40D APS-C 10.1 3888 2592none22.111.3703 64
17.
 
Olympus E-450 Four Thirds 10.0 3648 2736none21.510.5512 56

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. The 1DX Mark III indeed provides for movie recording, while the 1000D does not. The highest resolution format that the 1DX Mark III can use is 4K/60p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The 1000D and the 1DX Mark III are similar in the sense that both have an optical viewfinder. The latter is useful for getting a clear image for framing even in brightly lit environments. The viewfinder in the 1DX Mark III offers a wider field of view (100%) than the one in the 1000D (95%), so that a larger proportion of the captured image is visible in the finder. In addition, the viewfinder of the 1DX Mark III has a higher magnification (0.76x vs 0.51x), so that the size of the image transmitted appears closer to the size seen with the naked human eye. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Canon 1000D, the Canon 1D X Mark III, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon 1000Doptical n 2.5 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
2.
 
Canon 1D X Mark IIIoptical Y 3.2 2100 fixed Y 1/8000s 20.0 n n
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark IIoptical Y 3.2 1620 fixed Y 1/8000s 16.0 n n
4.
 
Canon 1300Doptical n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
5.
 
Canon 1200Doptical n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
6.
 
Canon 1D Coptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 14.0 n n
7.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIIoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 n n
8.
 
Canon SX50202 n 3.0 461 swivel n 1/2000s 2.2 Y Y
9.
 
Canon 1D Xoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 14.0 n n
10.
 
Canon 1100Doptical n 2.7 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
11.
 
Canon SX20202 n 2.5 230 swivel n 1/3200s 0.7 Y Y
12.
 
Canon 500Doptical n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/4000s 3.4 Y n
13.
 
Canon SX10202 n 2.5 230 swivel n 1/3200s 0.7 Y Y
14.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIoptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 3.9 n n
15.
 
Canon 450Doptical n 3.0 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.5 Y n
16.
 
Canon 40Doptical Y 3.0 230 fixed n 1/8000s 6.5 Y n
17.
 
Olympus E-450optical n 2.7 215 fixed n 1/4000s 3.5 Y n

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The 1000D has one, while the 1DX Mark III does not. While the built-in flash of the 1000D is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The Canon 1D X Mark III has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The 1000D writes its imaging data to SDHC cards, while the 1DX Mark III uses CFexpress cards. The 1DX Mark III features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the 1000D only has one slot.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS 1000D and Canon EOS-1D X Mark III and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon 1000DY-----2.0---
2.
 
Canon 1D X Mark IIIYmonomonoYYmini3.1Y-Y
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark IIYmonomonoYYmini3.0---
4.
 
Canon 1300DYmonomono--mini2.0YY-
5.
 
Canon 1200DYmonomono--mini2.0---
6.
 
Canon 1D CYmonomonoYYmini2.0---
7.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIIYmonomonoYYmini2.0---
8.
 
Canon SX50Ystereomono--mini2.0---
9.
 
Canon 1D XYmono-Y-mini2.0---
10.
 
Canon 1100DYstereomono--mini2.0---
11.
 
Canon SX20Ystereomono--YES2.0---
12.
 
Canon 500DYmonomono--mini2.0---
13.
 
Canon SX10Ystereomono---2.0---
14.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIYmonomonoY-mini2.0---
15.
 
Canon 450DY----mini2.0---
16.
 
Canon 40DY-----2.0---
17.
 
Olympus E-450Y-----2.0---

It is notable that the 1DX Mark III offers wifi support, which can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location. In contrast, the 1000D does not provide wifi capability.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Canon 1D X Mark III (unlike the 1000D) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Travel and landscape photographers will find it useful that the 1DX Mark III has an internal geolocalization sensor and can record GPS coordinates in its EXIF data.

The 1DX Mark III is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Canon. In contrast, the 1000D has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the 1000D was succeeded by the Canon 1100D. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon website.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Is the Canon 1000D better than the Canon 1D X Mark III or vice versa? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.


Arguments in favor of the Canon EOS 1000D:

  • More compact: Is smaller (126x98mm vs 158x168mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 938g or 65 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (93 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in June 2008).


Reasons to prefer the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (20 vs 10.1MP), which boosts linear resolution by 41%.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better jpgs: Has a more modern image processing engine (DIGIC X vs DIGIC 3).
  • Broader imaging potential: Can capture not only stills but also 4K/60p video.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • More complete view: Has a viewfinder with a larger field of view (100% vs 95%).
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.76x vs 0.51x).
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 2.5") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (2100k vs 230k dots).
  • Fewer buttons to press: Has a touchscreen to facilitate handling and shooting adjustments.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (20 vs 3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • More portrait friendly: Features an integrated vertical grip for easier portrait shooting.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (2850 versus 500) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Easier geotagging: Features an internal GPS sensor to log localization data.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.1 vs 2.0).
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • More modern: Reflects 11 years and 7 months of technical progress since the 1000D launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the 1DX Mark III is the clear winner of the contest (27 : 5 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

1000D 05:27 1DX Mark III

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon 1000D and the Canon 1D X Mark III place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best DSLR Camera listing whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the 1000D and the 1DX Mark III in practical situations. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon 1000D..82/100+ +3.5/54.5/5 Jun 2008 449 i
2.
 
Canon 1D X Mark III..+ +..4.5/54/5 Jan 2020 6,499 i
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II....89/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 5,999 i
4.
 
Canon 1300D4/5o73/1004/54/5 Mar 2016 449 i
5.
 
Canon 1200D3/5+..4/54.5/5 Feb 2014 449 i
6.
 
Canon 1D C.......... Apr 2012 14,999 i
7.
 
Canon 5D Mark III..+ +82/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2012 3,499 i
8.
 
Canon SX503/5+ +72/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 429 i
9.
 
Canon 1D X5/5....4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2011 6,799 i
10.
 
Canon 1100D..80/10069/1004/54.5/5 Feb 2011 449 i
11.
 
Canon SX20..+ +73/100..4/5 Aug 2009 399 i
12.
 
Canon 500D..+ +74/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2009 799 i
13.
 
Canon SX10..+ +....4/5 Sep 2008 399 i
14.
 
Canon 5D Mark II4/591/10079/1004/5.. Sep 2008 3,499 i
15.
 
Canon 450D..+ ++ +4/54.5/5 Jan 2008 799 i
16.
 
Canon 40D..+ ++ +4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2007 1,299 i
17.
 
Olympus E-450......4/54/5 Mar 2009 499 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon 1000D vs Canon 1D X Mark III

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon 1000D Canon 1D X Mark III
    Camera Type Digital single lens reflex Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens Canon EF mount lenses Canon EF mount lenses
    Launch Date June 2008 January 2020
    Launch Price USD 449 USD 6,499
    Sensor Specs Canon 1000D Canon 1D X Mark III
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 22.2 x 14.8 mm 36.0 x 24.0 mm
    Sensor Area 328.56 mm2 864 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 26.7 mm 43.3 mm
    Crop Factor 1.6x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 10.1 Megapixels 20 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 3888 x 2592 pixels 5472 x 3648 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.71 μm 6.57 μm
    Pixel Density 3.07 MP/cm2 2.31 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability no Video 4K/60p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 800 ISO 100 - 102,400 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 1,600 ISO 50 - 819,200 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 3 DIGIC X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 91
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 24.2
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 14.5
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 3248
    Screen Specs Canon 1000D Canon 1D X Mark III
    Viewfinder Type Optical viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 95% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.51x 0.76x
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 2.5inch 3.2inch
    LCD Resolution 230k dots 2100k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input no Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon 1000D Canon 1D X Mark III
    Focus System Phase-detect AF Phase-detect AF
    Continuous Shooting 3 shutter flaps/s 20 shutter flaps/s
    Shutter Life Expectancy100 000 actuations500 000 actuations
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDHC cards CFexpress cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    Connectivity Specs Canon 1000D Canon 1D X Mark III
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.1
    HDMI Port no HDMI mini HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Headphone Socket no Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Bluetooth Support no Bluetooth Bluetooth built-in
    Geotagging no internal GPS GPS built-in
    Body Specs Canon 1000D Canon 1D X Mark III
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type LP-E5 LP-E19
    Battery Life (CIPA)500 shots per charge2850 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 126 x 98 x 65 mm
    (5.0 x 3.9 x 2.6 in)
    158 x 168 x 83 mm
    (6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in)
    Camera Weight 502 g (17.7 oz) 1440 g (50.8 oz)

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