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Canon 1D C Body Digital Camera

SLR 18.1MP CMOS Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Waterproof Sensor Type Release Date
Canon EOS-1D C Superb 4k movies, stunning stills one camera A groundbreaking multimedia camera that excels at both stills and movie shooting, EOS-1D C brings 4k movies and advanced video... More
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23 Reasons For

Canon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average Canon waterproof cameras have good reviews as do all digital cameras manufactured by Canon.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the 1D C Body the display diagonals range from 1.8" to 7.7". At 3.2 inches, the 1D C Body has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3.2" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 1D X[plb_1384067_price].

If this waterproof camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-TX30[plb_1621820_price] (3.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The 1D C Body has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus TG-620[plb_383816_price], the Canon EOS 70D[plb_2128674_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix XP70[plb_2145009_price].

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Waterproof

The 1D C Body is waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1D C Body also are waterproof.

There are a number of alternative waterproof cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Olympus TG-620[plb_383816_price], the Nikon Coolpix AW110[plb_1721867_price], or the Polaroid IE090[plb_2957341_price].

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Very High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 18.1 megapixels, the 1D C Body's megapixel is one of the highest amongst waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1D C Body. Waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1D C Body have megapixels of between 5MP and 21MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

Other 18.1MP digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Canon EOS 1D X[plb_1384067_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-TX30[plb_1621820_price] (18.2MP), or the Canon EOS 70D[plb_2128674_price] (20.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to consider including the Olympus TG-620[plb_383816_price], the Fujifilm FinePix XP70[plb_2145009_price], or the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a digital camera with a better sensor type then you might want to look at the AW130[pl_1147127_price] (CCD), or the 31[pl_1721874_price] (CCD) both from Nikon or the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 1D C Body have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 200 and 52,000. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1D C Body that we have assessed, the 1D C Body's ISO sensitivity (max) of 51,200 is one of the highest.

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Very Wide Field of View

When compared to other cameras that are a similar age to the 1D C Body that we have checked the field of view of, the Canon 1D C Body's field of view of 170 percent is one of the widest. The average field of view of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 100%.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The 1D C Body supports a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-two times the video resolution of a 768 x 512 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Canon camera also support video resolutionss of 640 x 480 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Canon 1D C Body is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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1120 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Canon 1D C Body is a camera that takes 1,120 shot battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1D C Body only take between 120 and 1,119 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The 1D C Body has a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-eight times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras of this type and age.

The worst video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,040,000 pixel, the 1D C Body has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 1D C Body. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago is 150,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 520,000 pixels.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1D C Body range from 0.03s to 60s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 9.7s. At 30 seconds, the 1D C Body has a fairly long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 1D C Body.

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

This digital camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution(s)

The 1D C Body has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago. Most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Canon camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 2592 x 1728 and 3456 x 2304 and 5184 x 3456. The best still image resolution of all waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1D C Body is 4608 x 3456 and the worst is 480 x 480.

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Very Many Total Megapixels

The total megapixelss of waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 1D C Body range from 5MP to 21MP. The Canon 1D C Body has a fairly many total megapixels (19.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Canon 1D C Body has a greater number of light exposure modes than most waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1D C Body. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Canon 1D C Body has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Multi Point Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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TFT Display

The 1D C Body has a better display than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Canon digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The display of all waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years ranges from LCD (worst) to OLED (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Canon 1D C Body has a greater number of power sources than most waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Canon camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1D C Body.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1D C Body have an image stabilizer, however the Canon 1D C Body does not have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer which you might want to look at including the Olympus TG-620[plb_383816_price], the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Polaroid IE090[plb_2957341_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 1D C Body do not support video capability. The 1D C Body is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support video capability that you might want to consider including the Olympus TG-620[plb_383816_price], the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Nikon AW130[plb_1147127_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1D C Body do not have a GPS (satellite). The 1D C Body is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Nikon AW130[plb_1147127_price], or the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The 1D C Body does not support Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 1D C Body also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this camera and we think the Olympus TG-620[plb_383816_price], the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Sony DSC-TX30[plb_1621820_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Canon 1D C Body is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1D C Body are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Olympus TG-620[plb_383816_price], the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Nikon Coolpix AW110[plb_1721867_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1D C Body, the Canon 1D C Body does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the AW130[pl_1147127_price], or the Coolpix AW110[pl_1721867_price] both from Nikon or the Canon EOS 70D[plb_2128674_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Heavy

The weights of waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 36g to 1.4kg, and the average weight is 250g. When compared to other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1D C Body, the weight of the 1D C Body of 1.4 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the EOS 7D[pl_420993_price] (820g), or the EOS 1D X[pl_1384067_price] (1.3kg) both from Canon or the Nikon AW130[plb_1147127_price] (221g) which also has a higher rating.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Canon 1D C Body

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Canon released the 1D C Body.

CF+ Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports a CF compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Material
Dustproof
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Live View
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

31 March 2014

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 3 December 2013 by Al.Marshed
Al.Marshed would recommend the Canon EOS 1D (Verified Purchase)

I used this camera for filming, it's a very good camera easy to use but the only thing that i didn't like is the 4GB file limit. It's enough when you shoot in HD but when you shoot in 4K that... Read more…

Easy to Use
Great Picture Quality
4k
Good Image Stabilization
Good in Low Light
Bit Heavy
Banding In Shadows
C-log Useless
Slow 4k Compression
Slow Workflow For 4k

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon f28, canon f28l
Barcodes 00013803160130, 08714574595122
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