• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Canon 1DX advantages over Leica M10

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $5499 vs $6625
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1120 vs 210 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
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    12.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 50000 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Leica M10 advantages over Canon 1DX

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    38 mm vs 82 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    20 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    660g vs 1551g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    24.0 vs 18.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    125 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 56 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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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
Leica M10
Nikon D4
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $6248
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon EOS-1D C

Canon 1DX
Canon EOS-1D C
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Headphone jack
Leica M10
Canon EOS-1D C
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Shoot 4K video

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
Leica M10
Nikon D4S
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $6183
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Canon 1DX
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Thinner
Leica M10
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Canon 1DX
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Lens selection
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Newer
Leica M10
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
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