• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon 1DX advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.94 vs 4.30 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 2.5 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Higher effective ISO
    2,786 vs 753 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1120 vs 255 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Less shutter lag
    0.13 vs 0.34 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 4.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    12.0 fps vs 4.2 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    31 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Canon 1DX

  • Less expensive
    $499 vs $5499*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 82 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    301g vs 1551g
    Lighter weight
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 56 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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  • User-friendly design; great touchscreen interface; good image quality

  • No viewfinder; limited physical controls; sub-par continuous shooting; lacking video features

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D4

Canon 1DX
Nikon D4
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • More cross-type AF points
  • Less shutter lag
  • $6248
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • More dynamic range
Canon EOS M10
Nikon D4
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $6248
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon EOS-1D C

Canon 1DX
Canon EOS-1D C
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Headphone jack
Canon EOS M10
Canon EOS-1D C
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon D4S

Canon 1DX
Nikon D4S
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • More cross-type AF points
  • Less shutter lag
  • $6183
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Canon EOS M10
Nikon D4S
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $6183
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Leica T (Typ 701)

Canon 1DX
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Canon EOS M10
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher effective ISO

Compared to Leica TL

Canon 1DX
Leica TL
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1267
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Canon EOS M10
Leica TL
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1267
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
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