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 Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a megapixel 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 ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera, whereas the Praktica WP240 is only a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (44,800 lower).
89.9fps higher motion JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a motion 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 slots Edit
The number of memory slotss on the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is two, but the Praktica WP240 only has one memory slots.
Larger display diagonal 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.

3 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.

Cheaper by £4,361
The Praktica WP240 is £4,360.58 cheaper than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II.
5 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

3 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.

£4,361 more expensive
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is more expensive than the Praktica WP240 by £4,360.58.
Fewer sellers
Only 6 shops sells the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II, but 11 sellers 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 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 ISO sensitivity (max) 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 motion JPEG frame rate Edit
The Praktica WP240 has a motion JPEG frame rate of 30fps. That's 89.9fps lower than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (30fps).
Only one memory slots Edit
The number of memory slotss on the Praktica WP240 is one, but the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II only has two memory slotss.
Smaller display diagonal 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

12 months Ago 17 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel
20.2MP
BEST
20MP
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
BEST
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 JPEG XR
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
 JPEG XR
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
35.9 x 23.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels
21.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
BEST
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
 Waterproof
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
International Protection (IP) Code
 IP5
 IP5
Dustproof
 Dustproof
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

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

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
BEST
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points
61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 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 Sensitivity
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 64
 400
 640
 6400
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 64
 400
 640
 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
51,200
BEST
6,400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s Unknown - Click to provide data
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 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 Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 4096 x 2160
BEST
 4096 x 2160
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
119.9fps
BEST
30fps
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 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 Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 CFast 2.0
 CFast
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
BEST
 CFast 2.0
 CFast
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 64MB
Memory Slots
2
BEST
1

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2"
BEST
2.7"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,620,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

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

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
BEST
 3.0
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Neutral
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Zoom (max)
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
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Modes
 Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Landscape
 Portrait
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

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

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
LP-E19 NP-45
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
1,210 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
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
 2 x DIGIC 6+
 2 x DIGIC 6+
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
 Magnesium
 Magnesium
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