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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II Digital Camera

SLR 20.2MP CMOS Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Count Waterproof Sensor Type Release Date
At the heart of EOS-1D X Mark II is a Canon developed CMOS sensor that marks the next generation of professional image quality in the EOS line-up. With enhanced light collecting performance and... More
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23 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 19,570 expert and user reviews, Canon has good reviews for its cameras. Canon also has good reviews specifically for its waterproof cameras.

£259.00 Price Drop

In the last 23 days the EOS 1D X Mark II has dropped in price by £259.00.

Has a GPS

has a GPS

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a GPS, which is unusual. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the EOS 1D X Mark II do not have a GPS.

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Supports Full HD Video

Like most of the other latest cameras, the EOS 1D X Mark II supports Full HD video.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

At 3.2 inches, the EOS 1D X Mark II has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The smallest screen size of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1D X Mark II is 2.5", the largest is 3.2", and the average screen size is 2.9".

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Waterproof

The EOS 1D X Mark II is waterproof, as are most of the other new digital cameras.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is more than most recently released waterproof cameras. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for the last year. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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3 USB Version

This camera supports a 3 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of latest similar spec digital cameras range from 230,000 pixels to 1,700,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 910,000 pixels. With a display resolution of 1,620,000 pixel, the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has one of the higher display resolutions amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Very High Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, the EOS 1D X Mark II's maximum ISO speed is one of the highest amongst digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. The maximum ISO speeds of digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EOS 1D X Mark II range from 1,600 to 52,000.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a wider light exposure correction than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most latest cameras have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II.

The worst light exposure correction amongst similar types of digital camera is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

With a JPEG frame rate of 119.9 frames per second, the EOS 1D X Mark II has a very high JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other new waterproof cameras. Newly released waterproof cameras have JPEG frame rates of between 50fps and 120fps.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The EOS 1D X Mark II supports a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's 7% more video resolution than the most frequently found video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels video resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras that were launched in the last year.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Two Memory Slots

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has more memory slots than most of the cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II. This camera is a two memory slot digital camera compared to most of the new waterproof cameras which only have one memory slot.

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1210 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the EOS 1D X Mark II only take between 210 and 1,209 shots per battery charge, however the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II takes 1210 shots per battery charge.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution which is higher than the 2736 x 1824 still image resolution found on most new comparable spec digital cameras. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 5472x3648, 4368x2912, 3648x2432 and 2736x1824 and 4104x2736. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 1D X Mark II the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's 7% more video resolution than a 3840 x 2160 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Slideshow Playback Mode

This camera has a Slideshow playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode on new similar spec cameras.

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Has Four Shooting Modes

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a greater number of shooting modes than most waterproof cameras that were launched in the last year. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on new waterproof cameras. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Supports Three ISO Speeds

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that have been around for the last year. This digital camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the EOS 1D X Mark II. The ISO speeds "51200" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a greater number of camera file systems than most waterproof cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 1D X Mark II. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "RAW" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most frequently found focus on comparable spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other recently released comparable spec digital cameras, the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The EOS 1D X Mark II does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The EOS 1D X Mark II does not have a built-in flash, although keep in mind that most of the other waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II also do not have a built-in flash.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for the last year, the EOS 1D X Mark II is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most new waterproof cameras do not support video recording. The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

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Pricey

We checked 11 waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year and they range in price from £49 to £4,662. We think that this waterproof camera looks expensive compared to other waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year.

Very Thick

Comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II have depths of between 26mm and 83mm, and the average depth is 57mm. At 82.6 millimeters, the EOS 1D X Mark II is very thick compared to most of the other latest similar spec digital cameras.

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Very Heavy

Across all the new waterproof cameras the weights range from 170g to 1.4kg. When compared to other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1D X Mark II that we have assessed the weight of, the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II's weight of 1.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Very Tall

The heights of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 1D X Mark II range from 61mm to 170mm. When compared to other new comparable spec digital cameras, the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II's height of 167.6 millimeters is one of the tallest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Released Ten Months Ago

It was ten months ago when this camera was released.

Average Megapixel Count

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a pretty typical megapixel count (20.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Dust-Resistant
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Headphone Out Port
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Orientation Sensor
Dioptre Correction
Camera File System
Live View
Playback Mode
Built-In Processor
Diopter Adjustment
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer
Housing Material
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Software CD
Special Features

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