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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
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A multi award winning and top-quality SLR camera, but representing poor value for money
SLR 20.2MP 5472 X 3648 Pixels CMOS Mar 2017
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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II number 184 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
120 Reviews + 6 Awards
49
Value for Money
Average
91
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Age
11 Months Old
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%, based on 120 reviews. This digital camera has received six awards including a "Gold" from Actualidadhardware.com and a "Recommended" from Pcauthority.com.au. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Canon, this digital camera features some of the latest digital camera technology. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good video capture, excellent battery life and great product quality. However they also report that it is expensive and unacceptable noise level.
It has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
He 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 the ability to convert this light into digital signal, this sensor delivers a high-sensitivity performance reducing noise in both high and low ISO speeds, along with high latitude to pull details in dark ar
Xpanded focus area with 61 individually selectable AF points, including 41 cross-type and 5 dual cross-type AF points, ensures enhanced flexibility in framing your subjects. even at f/8, all 61 points are at your disposal including 21 cross type sensors1. combined with the advance AI servo AF III+ and improved EOS intelligent tracking and recognition system, the eos-1d X mark II delivers exceptionally sharp and precise autofo
number of focusing points, cross-type focusing points, and dual cross-type AF points vary depending on the lens u
King the boundaries of high-speed shooting, the eos-1d X mark II can shoot up to 14 fps with full AF / AE tracking or up to 16 fps in live view, thanks to the speed of DIGIC 6+ processors and the new mirror drive system. with the cfast 2.0 media, the camera can deliver a continuous burst of up to 170 uncompressed 14-bit RAW ima
Power of 4k resolution brings your stories to life. shoot internally on cfast 2.0 (recommended) media in 4k (4096 x 2160) up to 60p or full HD up to 120p for slow motion creativity. focus easily and accurately with touch panel LCD and dual pixel CMOS AF, which provides amazing AF tracking in movies and live view mode and works with all canon EF len
RSpeed USB 3.0 and gigabit connectivity via ethernet or the wft-e8 wifi adapter brings superb workflow flexibility to any location while the built-in GPS can auto-update time whenever you change a time-zone by connecting to a global network of GPS satellites. the crop and resize functionality lets you send the frame as you want it to be seen, without the need for a

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Canon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 269 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 285 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 277 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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Reviews Summary

Six Industry Awards

Website Actualidadhardware.com gave this camera a "Gold" award and decided it was brilliant and the expert at website Pcauthority.com.au conluded that they would recommend it and gave it a "Recommended" award. This digital camera also received a "Highly Recommended" award from review website PhotographyBlog.com.

Three more expert review sites all decided that this camera was very good. This Canon digital camera received a "Fastest Media" award from Xfastest.com, it received an "EISA Best Product" award from EISA.eu and Kamerabild.se gave it a "Top Class" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, Ephotozine and Techradar the average expert rating of this Canon digital camera is 90 out of 100. The digital camera expert review sites think this digital camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this Canon digital camera rated it as excellent. 84 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. If all the cameras are ranked by average user review score then this Canon camera is in the top 16%.

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Customers Report That it is Expensive

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was not good value for money and two owners who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was expensive.

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was noisy.

  • Either fine to leave in, or easily removed with a noise removal program…
  • This is mostly a consequence of the fact that the incident light itself is noisy due to its being made of photons…

Users Report Good Video Capture

11 customers said in their reviews that the product was good for video recording.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 42,313 expert and user reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Five people who purchased the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II thought it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Five people thought it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made and three owners concluded that the product was strong and durable.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

15 customers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images, six people who reviewed the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II thought it was good in low light and four people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution.

  • Delivered a big gain in continuous shooting performance…
  • Has great image quality and is exactly what Canon says it is…
    Videomaker.com September 2016
  • This versatile sensor should prove attractive to a wide range of photographers, including those that work in multiple disciplines…
    Dxomark.com June 2016
  • It delivers incredible accuracy and excellent still image quality, even in lower light…
    Pdnonline.com January 2017
  • From focusing to continuous shooting…
    Pdnonline.com January 2017
  • An impressive achievement that's particularly useful for action photography…
    EISA.eu April 2017
  • Great low light performance 8…
  • The variety of subjects available to the photographer are vast and challenging…
  • It works great in low light…
  • If you are a wedding photographer (which is a lot like sports photography) this camera will nail the focus…

Customers Report Nice Design

Seven customers who reviewed the product thought it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people mentioned that this digital camera was easy to use.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Nine customers concluded that this digital camera had a good autofocus and two owners thought it had a good lens.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers concluded that it was a good body shape.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is under a year old, however at £3,730.00 it is more expensive than 97% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II and the United Kingdom price of £3,730.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $5,000.00 (£6,935.50).

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Age

Released 11 Months Ago

Canon released the EOS 1D X Mark II in March 2017.

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

5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the EOS 1D X Mark II is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The EOS 1D X Mark II's sensor megapixels of 20.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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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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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the EOS 1D X Mark II is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 4096 x 2160 is known as 4K.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the EOS 1D X Mark II of 51,200 is in the highest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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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 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 weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The EOS 1D X Mark II's weight of 1.3kg is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 99% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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2736 X 1824 Still Image Resolution

The EOS 1D X Mark II supports a maximum still image resolution of 2736 x 1824. That's 70% higher resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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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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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a self-timer. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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1,210 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the EOS 1D X Mark II which takes 1,210 battery life.

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Supports Live View

The EOS 1D X Mark II supports live view. 83% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II's display diagonal of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 94% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Has a Headphone Output

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a headphone output, unlike 93% of cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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Dustproof

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

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Has a Touchscreen

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The EOS 1D X Mark II's display resolution of 1,620,000 pixels is very high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

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

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The EOS 1D X Mark II has an orientation sensor. 92% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Has a Microphone in

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

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera) and is in fact the best supported resolution across all cameras. This camera also supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels.

Across comparable types of camera the worst supported resolution is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Not Waterproof

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

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon manufacurer, canon 6523005959, canon 0931c009aa, canon 9608235591, canon 9680021127, canon 0931c002, canon f4556l, canon f28l, canon f56l, canon f12l

Barcodes:

00000001641391, 08714574635309

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