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Canon 1D Mark IV

75

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Canon 1D Mark IV

£3,469.00
Canon 1D Mark IV
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toptenreviews.com Gold Digicam Buyer.co.uk Editor's Choice tbreak.ae Editor's Choice Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured SLR digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 3 further awards from other expert sites
SLR 16.1MP 4896 X 3264 Pixels CMOS Aug 2010
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Canon 1D Mark IV Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon 1D Mark IV number 276 in best selling cameras and number 393 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
22 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
7 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has marvellous expert reviews with an average expert rating of 93%, based on 22 reviews. This digital camera has received six awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tbreak.ae plus two other sites and a "Highly Recommended" from Ephotozine. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality.
The 1D Mark IV has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
4896 x 3264 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
As A leader in speed and resolution, the EOS - 1 D mark IV, captures the extraordinary. freeze action at 16.1 megapixels and at 10 fps or full HD, the eos-1 D mark IV video is ready for anything
16.1 MP CMOS sensor
Burst of frames JPEG 10 fps with up to 121
45 - autofocus system
3.0"LCD of II with mode live view
Dual "DIGIC 4"
Integrated EOS cleaning system
Compatibility full EF and EX speedlite

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 378 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 397 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 332 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 73% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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How Big is the Canon 1D Mark IV?

The Canon 1D Mark IV is 156mm wide and 79.9mm tall. It is 156.6mm deep and weighs 1.2kg.

Canon 1D Mark IV front dimensions
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Canon 1D Mark IV In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Six Industry Awards

This Canon digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review websites Tbreak.ae, Photoreview.com.au and Digicam Buyer.co.uk all of whom decided that this camera was marvellous.

Another two expert review sites endorsed this digital camera. This Canon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review website Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement and the expert at review site Toptenreviews.com gave it a "Gold" award and thought it was marvellous.

The editor of one other expert review site decided that this digital camera was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "5 Star".

Excellent Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this digital camera is 93% based on 22 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, Ephotozine, Digicam Buyer.co.uk and toptenreviews.com. This puts this Canon camera in the top 1% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Canon Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 43,667 expert and owner reviews (including 8,978 verified purchases), Canon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three people who bought the Canon 1D Mark IV concluded that it was able to produce good images.

  • It's built to a standard to survive hard professional use while delivering images of outstanding quality under adverse conditions…
    Technave.com September 2013
  • Its superbly detailed, high resolution images will blow you away…
    Itp.net August 2010
  • The better the image quality…
  • While the cameras have found their way into many other photography niches, at their core, these cameras are made for shooting sports…

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good quality.

  • It's built to a standard to survive hard professional use while delivering images of outstanding quality under adverse conditions…
    Technave.com September 2013
  • The better the image quality…

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £3,469.00 it is in the most expensive 6% of digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

This digital camera was released in August 2010.

Features

Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available

Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Canon lens range

4896 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon 1D Mark IV is 4896 x 3264 pixels. That's 0% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon 1D Mark IV of 16.1MP is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 61% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The 1D Mark IV's camera shutter speed of only 0.000125s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 6% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon 1D Mark IV does not have a built-in flash, unlike 68% of cameras which have a built-in flash.

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Very Heavy

The 1D Mark IV's weight of 1.2kg is in the heaviest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The 1D Mark IV features multi burst mode. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Video Capability

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The 1D Mark IV supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Canon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Canon camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon lenses range in aperture from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Canon 1D Mark IV does not have a built-in microphone. 78% of cameras do have a built-in microphone.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon 1D Mark IV has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The 1D Mark IV features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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1,500 Battery Life

The Canon 1D Mark IV is a digital camera that takes 1,500 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon 1D Mark IV supports custom colours, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Canon 1D Mark IV features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Live View

The 1D Mark IV supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Average Display Diagonal

The 1D Mark IV's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 28% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon eos1dmarkiv, canon 0931c002iv

Barcodes:

00013803119602, 00138031196024, 00616348088978, 04960999660035, 04960999662466, 05050053610737, 08714574543888, 08714574543895, 08714574543901

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