Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II review: specs and price

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Why is Canon EOS 1D X Mark II better than the average?

  • Megapixels
  • Sensor size
    35.9 x 23.9mmvs158.3mm
  • Focus points
  • Maximum light sensitivity
    409600 ISOvs15728.84 ISO
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
  • longer battery life
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 60fpsvs39471.46fps
  • Fastest shutter speed

Top specs and features


1.Weather sealed
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.has an optical viewfinder
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

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.

3. more viewfinder coverage


With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.


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4.Has a built-in focus motor
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

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.






6.Has a hot shoe
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.


1.sensor size

35.9 x 23.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.


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81.2 x 25.4mm

2.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.


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3.has AF tracking
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

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.

4.maximum light sensitivity

409600 ISO

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.


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1640000 ISO

5.Newer DIGIC version


Newer image processors are better at processing multiple tasks simultaneously, and can produce higher quality images with better low-light performance and faster AF.


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1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

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.


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2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

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.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

5.movie bitrate


The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.


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1.has a microphone in
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

2.number of microphones


More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.


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3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.


1. longer battery life


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


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2.has a removable battery
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.


1.has an external memory slot
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

2.can be controlled remotely
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

3.has an accelerometer
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

4.has GPS
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

5.has a HDMI output
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

6.USB version


Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.


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