Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Professional DSLR cameras.

EOS 1D X Mark II vs EOS 6D Mark II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II Specs

EOS 1D X Mark II

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Professional DSLR
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 20 megapixel
  • 14 frames/second
  • 100 – 51200 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 81.00mm (3.2″) Monitor
  • Lens mount EF
  • No WiFi
  • 158 x 167.6 x 82.6mm³ (6.2″ x 6.6″ x 3.3″)
  • 1340g (43.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1D X Mark II

EOS 6D Mark II

  • Introduced in June 2017
  • Professional DSLR
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 26 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 – 40000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF
  • WiFi built-in
  • 144 x 110.5 x 74.8mm³ (5.7″ x 4.4″ x 2.9″)
  • 765g (24.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 6D Mark II

EOS 1D X Mark II vs EOS 6D Mark II Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 1D X Mark II an EOS 6D Mark II sensor comparison

EOS 1D X Mark II vs EOS 6D Mark II: Viewfinder

EOS 1D X Mark II has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.76x and covers 100% of view field.

The EOS 6D Mark II has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It’s magnification is 0.71x covering 98% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 1D X Mark II (0.76x)

EOS 6D Mark II (0.71x)

Better choice: Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II VS Canon EOS 6D Mark II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 1D X Mark II a better choice

EOS 1D X Mark II

EOS 6D Mark II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

14 6
Auto Focus points (4)

61 45
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 51200 ISO 100 – 40000 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.62 1.04
Better Video (2)

4096 x 2160 1920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)

1210 1200
USB 3.0 (2)

Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1D X Mark II are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS 6D Mark II: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today’s image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The EOS 1D X Mark II scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 6D Mark II

EOS 1D X Mark II

EOS 6D Mark II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.20 26.20
Articulated monitor (2)

Weighs less (2)

1340g
(43.2 oz.)
765g
(24.7 oz.)
More portable (2)

2187cm³
(138 cu.in.)
1190cm³
(75 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 6D Mark II are the higher resolution, the articulated display and the lower weight than the EOS 1D X Mark II. Another advantage over the EOS 1D X Mark II: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 13 points for the EOS 6D Mark II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1D X Mark II

EOS 6D Mark II

Sensor format

Full frame Full frame
Sensor cleaning

Lens selection

200 200
Touch screen

External microphone

GPS

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II VS Canon EOS 6D Mark II Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1D X Mark II and EOS 6D Mark II

EOS 1D X Mark II und EOS 6D Mark II, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1D X Mark II und EOS 6D Mark II, view from above

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

21
13

We recommend Canon EOS 1D X Mark II as better choice.

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