Canon 1D X Review

 
Camera Reviews / Canon Cameras / Canon EOS i Initial Test
Links
Model Name: Canon EOS-1D X 
Check Prices: Check Now!
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL:  
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: 1D X
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $6800.00
Street Price: $6419.00
Date Available: 2012-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes (Metal)
Weight: 54.7 oz (1,551 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 6.2 x 6.4 x 3.3 in.
(158 x 164 x 83 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Total Megapixels: 19.3
Effective Megapixels: 18.1
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.70"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW; 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/25p/24p, 60p/50p, 30p/25p
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264 Intra/Inter frame, Sound: Linear PCM)
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detect : 61-point / 41 F4 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at F2.8; Spot, Single, Single + Adj 4 pts, Single + Adj 8 pts, Zone, Auto
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.2
LCD Resolution: 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom (up to 5), Color Temperature (Kelvin)
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 100K-pixel RGB sensor: 252-zone Evaluative (35 zones in low light), Center-weighted, Partial, Spot (Center, AF Point-linked, Multi (max 8 spots))
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Multiple Exposure.
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds
Time Lapse: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: PC Sync, Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Wired (N3 contact), Wireless
Other Connection: System extension terminal, RJ-45 LAN (1000BASE-T), mini HDMI, stereo mic mini jack, PC-sync terminal
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E4N
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E4N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 1,120
Software
Included Software: Digital Photo Professional, EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser, Photostitch, Picture Style Editor
OS Compatibility: Windows XP (SP2/SP3) / Vista inc SP1 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition); OS X v10.4-10.6
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 18MP Full-frame CMOS sensor with 16-channel readout, dual DIGIC 5+ processors, advanced dust reduction, new 100K-pixel RGB metering system, new 61-point AF system, 12 fps burst (up to 14 fps in JPEG only, mirror locked-up), dual CF card slots, GbE port.

Canon 1D X


Print the specs page for the Canon EOS-1D X digital camera reviewPrint this Page

Note: For details, test results, and analysis of the many tests done with this camera, please click on the tabs at the beginning of the review or below.

Follow Imaging Resource

Purchase memory card for Canon EOS-1D X digital camera
Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate