Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Top 30%1,700 points
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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II review: 57 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.9 x 23.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
61
Canon EOS R: 5655

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
16fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
409600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
1210shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2160 x 60fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps

8. weight

1.53kg
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

10. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
12% have it

11. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
32% have it

12. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
72% have it

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1620k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

14. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
26% have it

15. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
27% have it

16. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
20% have it

17. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
54% have it

18. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
25% have it

19. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
18% have it

20. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
48% have it

21. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
66% have it

22. volume

2187.31cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³

23. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
58% have it

24. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
45% have it

25. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
30% have it

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