Canon has launched their latest flagship DSLR camera, Canon EOS 1D X, the top of their lineup which boasts sports a full-frame 35mm 18.1-megapixel CMOS sensor. The EOS-1D X is capable of a shooting speed of up to 12 frames per second (fps) with its new carbon fibre shutter and revised mirror mechanism, and 14 fps with mirror up (and lock focus)

With the EOS 1D X, the flagship camera is powered by dual DIGIC 5+ image processors and allowing ISO settings up to 51,200; 61 point high-density reticular AF (41 cross-typepoints), full high definition 1080p video recording with choice of ALL-Iand IPB compression methods and video file sizes that exceed 4GB (FATspecifications) are automatically split. The digital SLR camera also features an electronic curtain shutter for quiet operation during live view shooting.

The Canon EOS 1D X will be available beginning March 2012 in the US at a price of US$6,800. Availability and pricing for Singapore is currently not available yet.


Feature EOS-1D X
Pixels 18.1M
Imaging processor Dual DIGIC 5+
One-touch image quality setting Yes
Image creation functions Picture Style Auto Yes
Chromatic aberration correction Yes
Post-processing RAW image processing Yes
Resize Yes
Image recording Recording media CF (Type I, II) x 2
External recording media
Viewfinder Transparent LCD Yes
New focusing screen Yes
Autofocus AF point 61 points
AF Configuration Tool Yes
Exposure control Metering sensor Approx.100,000-pixel RGB sensor
Metering sensor zones 252
Subject recognition Yes
ISO speed range (L:50) 100 – 51200

(H1:102400, H2:204800)

Custom shooting modes Yes
Exposure setting range [stops] ±5
Flash sync speed 1/250
Flash:Radio wireless control Yes
Multiple exposures Yes
Drive Continuous shooting speed (Max. fps) 12
Super high speed continuous shooting 14
Electronic level (LCD monitor and viewfinder) Yes
Shutter durability 400,000 cycles
Movie shooting Compression format

ALL-I (intra frame) / IPB(inter frame)

Time code Yes
No 4GB limit Yes
Image playback Rating Yes
Quick Control Yes
Image transfer Direct image transfer Yes
Wired LAN image transfer Yes
Custom Controls Yes
LCD monitor 3.2 in., 1.04 million dots
Feature guide Yes
World time Yes
Time sync between cameras Yes
Camera system information Yes
Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth  approx. mm/in.) based on CIPA criteria 158 x 163.6 x 82.7

/ 6.2 x 6.4 x 3.2



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