In this review, we will be comparing 1D X MII and 1D X MIII, two Pro DSLR cameras by Canon. Canon 1D X II was introduced to market in February 2016 and Canon 1D X III was launched in January 2020. As you can see, 1D X MII is 4 years older than 1D X MIII. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Pro DSLR cameras. Out of 36 cameras in this class, Canon 1D X II is ranked #4
with an overall score of 79 and Canon 1D X III is ranked #2
with an overall score of 82.
1D X MII and 1D X MIII are members of Canon's 1D series of cameras. Below you can find the latest models from this series.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon 1D X II and Canon 1D X III before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon 1D X II and Canon 1D X III compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.