Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Praktica WP240

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Praktica WP240

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
0.2MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a megapixel count of 20.2MP, but the Praktica WP240 is only a 20MP digital camera (0.2MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

44,800 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, whereas the Praktica WP240 is only a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (44,800 lower).
89.9fps higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a JPEG frame rate of 119.9fps, however the Praktica WP240 is only a 30fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (89.9fps lower).
One more memory slot Edit
The number of memory slots on the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is two, but the Praktica WP240 only has one memory slot.
Larger screen size Edit
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 3.2" screen, but the Praktica WP240 is only a 2.7" screen digital camera (0.5" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

6 Reasons For
Vastly lighter Edit
The Praktica WP240 has a weight of 162g, however the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 1.3kg digital camera (1.2kg heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Significantly shorter Edit
The Praktica WP240 has a height of 66.15mm. That's 101.45mm shorter than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (66.15mm).
Thinner Edit
Praktica WP240 is 50.45mm deep. That's 32.15mm thinner than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (50.45mm).
47% narrower Edit
Praktica WP240 is 107.5mm wide. That's 50.5mm narrower than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (107.5mm).
Cheaper by £3,930
The Praktica WP240 is £3,930.03 cheaper than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II.
14 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
88% heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 1.3kg digital camera. That's 1.2kg heavier than the Praktica WP240 (162g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Vastly taller Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a height of 167.6mm, however the Praktica WP240 is a 66.15mm tall digital camera (101.45mm shorter).
A lot thicker Edit
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 82.6mm deep, but the Praktica WP240 is a 50.45mm deep digital camera (32.15mm thinner).
50.5mm wider Edit
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 158mm wide, but the Praktica WP240 is a 107.5mm wide digital camera (50.5mm narrower).
£3,930 more expensive
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is more expensive than the Praktica WP240 by £3,930.03.
Fewer sellers
Only 9 retailers sells the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II, but 23 shops sell the Praktica WP240. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
6 Reasons Against
1% lower megapixel count Edit
The Praktica WP240 is a 20MP digital camera. That's 0.2MP lower than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (20MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

7x lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Praktica WP240 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 44,800 lower than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (6,400).
89.9fps lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Praktica WP240 is a 30fps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 89.9fps lower than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (30fps).
Only one memory slot Edit
The number of memory slots on the Praktica WP240 is one, but the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II only has two memory slots.
Smaller screen size Edit
Praktica WP240 is only 2.7" screen. That's 0.5" smaller than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (2.7"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Older by five months
The Praktica WP240 is five months older than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II.

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel Count
20.2MP
BEST
20MP
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
BEST
Still Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 5152 x 3864
BEST
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 5152 x 3864
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
BEST
 5472 x 3648
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 JPEG XR
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
 JPEG XR
Full-Frame Sensor Size
35.9 x 23.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixel Count
21.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
BEST
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
 Waterproof
Colour
 Black
 Black
International Protection Code
 IP5
 IP5
Protection Feature
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
Dust Resistant Case
 Dust resistant case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6 - 18.4
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF

Focusing

Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
BEST
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 64
 400
 640
 6400
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 64
 400
 640
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
51,200
BEST
6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Partial
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Partial
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Auto
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 4096 x 2160
BEST
 4096 x 2160
JPEG Frame Rate
119.9fps
BEST
30fps
Video Format
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 4096 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 4096 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Memory Card
 CFast 2.0
 CFast
 CF+
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
BEST
 CFast 2.0
 CFast
 CF+
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 64MB
Memory Slot
2
BEST
1

Display

Screen Size
3.2"
BEST
2.7"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
1,620,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.76x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in Socket
 Microphone in socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
BEST
 3.0
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB

Camera

GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Neutral
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Landscape
 Portrait
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.3kg 162g
BEST
Height
167.6mm 66.15mm
BEST
Depth
82.6mm 50.45mm
BEST
Width
158mm 107.5mm
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
LP-E19 NP-45
Shot Per Battery Charge
1,210 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Digital Photo Professional 4, EOS Utility 3, Picture Style Editor Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide

Other Features

USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Software CD
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
 Magnesium
 Magnesium
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