• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 320 - 25,000
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
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Predecessor:   Canon 1DX
1DX vs 1DX Mark II
Successor:   Canon 1DX Mark III
1DX Mark II vs 1DX Mark III
General
Model Number: M Monochrom (Typ 246) 1DX Mark II
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Rangefinder Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $7450.00 $5999.00
Street Price: $6,995.00 $5,499.00
Date Available: 2015-05-07 2016-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 24.0 oz (680 g)
includes batteries
54.5 oz (1,544 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7 in.
(139 x 80 x 42 mm)
6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in.
(158 x 168 x 83 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.0 20.2
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.01 microns 6.58 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: None RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:   88
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   24.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   13.5
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   3,207
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5952 x 3968 (23.6 MP, 3:2),
4256 x 2832 (12.1 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1072 (1.7 MP, Other)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4368 x 2912 (12.7 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW, M-RAW (11.2MP), S-RAW (5.0MP); 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0 14.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (25p/​24p)
1280x720 (25p/​24p)
4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG (MOV); built-in mic is mono, but external stereo mic adapter available MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica M bayonet Canon EF
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range: Varies with lens used  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: No Yes
Auto Focus Type: N/A (Manual focus with OVF/Live View with magnification, focus peaking) OVF: Phase-detect AF via 61 AF points (all support f/8) with max 41 cross-type points, 5 dual cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6); Live View uses Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? n/a No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification, calibrated to -0.5 dpt (corrective lenses from -3 to +3 diopter available); Optional Visoflex EVF-2 Electronic Viewfinder SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter, Ec-C6 screen provided, can be changed to Ec-A, B or L; Intelligent VF II
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.68x 0.76x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.68x 0.76x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,620,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25000 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 320 100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 320 to 25000 in 1/3 EV steps Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: None Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom (Custom WB) 1�5, Color Temperature, PC-1�5 (Personal WB)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: OVF: TTL Center-weighted with working aperture; Live view: TTL Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 360K-pixel RGB+IR sensor: 216-zone Evaluative (linked to all AF points); Center-weighted; Partial (6.2% of viewfinder); Spot (1.5% of viewfinder) center, multi (up to 8), linkable to all AF points
Program Auto Exposure: No Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: B&W capture only; Filters available including new yellow, orange and green filters.  
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 10, 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Control with center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering (with SCA-3501/3502 adapter, or SCA-3000 standard flash unit such as Leica SF 24D/Leica SF 58); First or second curtain sync. Depends on external flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: SCA-3502 compatible hot shoe, with center contact Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / CFast / CFast 2.0
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:   CF and CFast slots
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG RAW, M-RAW (11.2MP), S-RAW (5.0MP); 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG (MOV); built-in mic is mono, but external stereo mic adapter available MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Optional wired (N3 contact), wireless
Connections (extended): Accessory port, contact strip for Multifunction Hand Grip M System extension terminal, Mini HDMI (Type-C), remote terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.0 14.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 30 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   14.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   14.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   73
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.09 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.054 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.072 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.053 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   0.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   260 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   1210 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4v 1800mAh Proprietary LP-E19
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E19 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners Digital Photo Professional, EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser, Photostitch, Picture Style Editor
OS Compatibility: Windows Vista SP2 /7/ 8; Mac OS X (10.5 or higher)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Captures black and white stills and video with no interpolation. Finished in black chrome.