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Canon EOS 1D X

Canon EOS 1D X
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A multi award winning and fully featured SLR camera, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 8 further awards from other expert sites
SLR 18.1MP 5184 X 3456 Pixels CMOS Mar 2012
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Canon EOS 1D X Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 1D X number 574 across all digital cameras.
97
Reviews
442 Reviews + 11 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 11 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.com.au plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Hardwarezone.com.ph plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 superior product quality, good picture quality and that it is easy to use. However they also report that it is expensive and that it is not an acceptable size.
The EOS 1D X has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
5184 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Ultimate
N has brought the best of the eos-1d series of digital cameras into one phenomenal model: the new flagship of the EOS line, the eos-1d X. its full-frame 18.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and all-new dual DIGIC 5+ image processors deliver high quality image capture at up to 12 fps (14 fps in super high speed mode) and a powerful ISO range of 100 - 51200 (up to 204800 in h2 mode) provides sharp, low-noise images even in the dimmest low-light conditions. an all-new, 61-point high-density reticular AF and 100,000-pixel RGB metering sensor that uses a dedicated DIGIC 4 image processor, makes the eos-1d X reach new levels of focus speed and accuracy delivering advanced tracking even for the most challenging shooting situations. taken all together, the eos-1d x's improved HD video capture, numerous connectivity options, combination of processing power and durable construction, including shutter durability tested to 400,000 cycles, make it the ultimate

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How Big is the Canon EOS 1D X?

The Canon EOS 1D X is 158mm wide and 82.7mm tall. It is 163.6mm deep and weighs 1.3kg.

Canon EOS 1D X front dimensions
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Canon EOS 1D X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

11 Industry Awards

This camera has received 11 awards from experts.

The editors of review websites CNET.com.au, Reviewed.com and Photoreview.com.au all said that this digital camera was extremely good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The authors at review websites Hardwarezone.com.ph and Trusted Reviews both concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Three more expert review sites liked this Canon digital camera. This Canon camera received an Ephotozine "Highly Recommended" award and it received a Buy-N-Shoot.com "Platinum" award. This camera also received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award.

Three more expert review sites all concluded that this Canon camera was very good. Pocket Lint gave this camera a "Hot Product" award, it received a "Best of Year" award from Camcorderinfo.com and it received a "Technical Image Press Association Award" from Tipa.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on 26 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews, Ephotozine and Techradar this camera has an overall expert rating of 90%. The expert review sites think this Canon camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 416 owner reviews this camera has an astoundingly good overall owner rating. Over 89% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This Canon camera in the top 9% of all the cameras when ranked by user rating.

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Users Report That it is Expensive

Six customers who reviewed it considered that it was not good value for money and five customers considered that the product was expensive.

Users Report Great Product Quality

12 customers said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

42 people who purchased it reckoned that it was able to produce good images, nine customers who purchased the product thought it had a good picture resolution and nine people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light. three people who purchased it considered that it had a good image sensor.

Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

10 customers wrote that this digital camera was heavy and bulky.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

24 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Canon EOS 1D X was easy to use, five people mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold and three people concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report That it is Robust

11 owners agreed that the Canon EOS 1D X was well made, three customers who purchased it reckoned that it was strong and durable and three owners who bought it reckoned that it was reliable.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 42,313 expert and owner reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

Seven owners who purchased the product mentioned that it was good looking, three customers who reviewed it concluded that it was smooth and two owners who purchased the product concluded that it was well designed.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Six people who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life.

Users Report Good Environmental Credentials

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of power usage.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers said in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Six owners who reviewed the Canon EOS 1D X agreed that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

22 owners concluded that it had a good autofocus.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

15 people said in their reviews that the Canon EOS 1D X was quiet.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera was released in March 2012.

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

5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the EOS 1D X is 5184 x 3456 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The EOS 1D X's sensor megapixels of 18.1MP is in the highest 27% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This 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 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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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the EOS 1D X of 51,200 is very high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 2% of all digital cameras when ranked 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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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Canon 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 Heavy

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Canon EOS 1D X's weight of 1.3kg is heavier than 99% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon EOS 1D X has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The EOS 1D X features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Microphone in

The EOS 1D X has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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860 Battery Life

The EOS 1D X is a camera that takes 860 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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2592 X 1728 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 1D X supports a maximum still image resolution of 2592 x 1728. That's 53% higher resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon EOS 1D X has an orientation sensor, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon EOS 1D X supports direct printing, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the EOS 1D X of 3.2" is in the largest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The EOS 1D X supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Canon EOS 1D X has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 1D X features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The EOS 1D X has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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

This Canon 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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Not Waterproof

The EOS 1D X is not waterproof. 92% of cameras are also not waterproof.

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Dustproof

The EOS 1D X is dustproof, which is unusual. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon EOS 1D X supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% higher resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this Canon digital camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The display resolution of the EOS 1D X of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The EOS 1D X supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The EOS 1D X has an external flash connector. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Face Detection

The EOS 1D X features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 5253b010aa, canon 5253b009aa, canon 5253b002, canon 5253b004, canon eos1d

Barcodes:

00000001641194, 00000001646472, 00000001647393, 00000001647845, 00000001648822, 00000001649457, 00000001649595, 00000001649642, 00013803145410, 00138031454100, 04960999819853, 04960999819877, 04960999903101, 08714574578330

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