• Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica S (Typ 006)
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
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Predecessor:   Canon 1DX
1DX vs 1DX Mark II
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General
Model Number: S (Typ 006) 1DX Mark II
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $21950.00 $5999.00
Street Price: $12,782.61 $5,499.00
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2016-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
54.5 oz (1,544 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 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: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Kodak KAF-37500 Canon
Effective Megapixels: 37.5 20.2
Sensor Format: Medium format 35mm
Sensor size: 1350mm2 (45.00mm x 30.00mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.00 microns 6.58 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 0.8x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG 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: 76 88
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.9 24.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.2 13.5
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 824 3,207
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2) 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, Raw (Adobe .DNG), Raw+JPEG Fine/Basic JPEG, RAW, M-RAW (11.2MP), S-RAW (5.0MP); 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.5 14.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format:   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: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica S bayonet Canon EF
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
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: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase-detect TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time Phase Detect : 61 AF points (all support f/8) with max 41 cross-type points, 5 dual cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD (playback only) Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen, ground glass screen with microprism ring and split image (standard) 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: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 1.09x 0.76x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.87x 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 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: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 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: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Custom (Grey Card), Color temperature (Kelvin) 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 - 32 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame). 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: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:    
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds 10, 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: TTL pre-flash metering, with automatic transmission and consideration of sensitivity and set/controlled lens aperture, all exposure modes available, automatic adaptation of flash light component to available light n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/125 or 1/1000 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / CFast / CFast 2.0
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:   CF and CFast slots
Dual Card Slots: Yes Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: Raw (Adobe .DNG), Raw+JPEG Fine/Basic RAW, M-RAW (11.2MP), S-RAW (5.0MP); 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   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 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Cabled Optional wired (N3 contact), wireless
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip 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): 1.5 14.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   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, 2100mAh Proprietary LP-E19
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x 7.4V, 2100mAh 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
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Adobe Lightroom 4, Leica Image Shuttle remote control software Digital Photo Professional, EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser, Photostitch, Picture Style Editor
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7; Mac OS X 10.5+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 37.5MP CCD, 6 micron pixel pitch, 12 stops dynamic range, no LPF, electronic leveling aid (pitch/tilt), GPS module.