Canon 6D vs. Canon 1D X

Canon 1D X is a flagship canon DSLR  and canon 6D is a entry level Full frame DSLR, let’s see the major specification difference in both the camera

Take  a look at both the camera features overview

Canon 6D features – 20.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor, 3.0″ Clear View High Resolution LCD, DIGIC 5+ Image Processor, Built-In Wi-Fi and GPS Connectivity, Full HD 1080p with Manual Controls, 11-Point AF with Center Cross-Type Point, 63-Zone Dual Layer Metering Sensor, Extended ISO Range of 50-102400, Up to 4.5 Full Resolution FPS and Built-In HDR and Multiple Exposure Modes.

Canon 1DX features- 18.1Mp CMOS Sensor, Dual DIGIC 5+ Image Processors, 3.2″ LCD Screen, Eye-Level Pentaprism Viewfinder, Dual CF Card Recording Media, Canon EF Lens Mount, Magnesium Alloy Body, 1920 x 1080 HD Video Capture, Live View Still and Video Recording and 61-Point High Density Auto Focus.

Canon 6D and Canon 1D X Specification Comparison Review

Features / Models Canon 6D Canon 1D X
Megapixel 20.2 megapixels 18.1 megapixels
Sensor size / type Full frame (36 x 24 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Image processor Digic 5+ Dual Digic 5+
AF points 11 61
AF Type Hybrid (Phase and Contrast) Hybrid (Phase and Contrast)
ISO Auto, 100 – 25600 in 1/3 stops, plus 50, 51200, 102400 as option 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, 51200 (50, 102400 and 204800 with boost)
Lens mount EF EF
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec- 1/4000 sec 30 sec- 1/8000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 4.5 14 fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (25, 30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps, 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
Display Fixed LCD 3″with 1,040,000 Screen dots Fixed LCD 3.2″ with 1,040,000 Screen dots
Viewfinder 97% 100%
GPS Built-In Optional
WiFi Built-In Optional
Dimensions and Weight 145 x 111 x 71 mm 770 g 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Price $2,099 $6,799

Common Features
Both the camera have full-frame size sensor and video specification.

Reason to Buy Canon 6D
You get 2 More Megapixel on that same size sensor
Built-in GPS and WiFi 
You Save approx $4K

Reason to Buy Canon 1D X
Advance Image processor
More AF points
Dedicated DIGIC 4 processor for AF system
Top continuous shooting speed of 14 fps
Bit more ISO range
Top Shutter range up to 1/8000
Better Display unit and Viewfinder

Price Factor: Price Factor is a creating a very huge difference here, you save approx $4K if you buy Canon 6D

If you are looking for first entry level camera at affordable price range, Canon 6D is the best option, If price is no barrier and you want the ultimate performer, go for Canon 1DX.

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