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Canon 1D Mark IV

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 16.1 megapixel camera
SLR 16.1MP CMOS Black Aug 2010
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Canon 1D Mark IV Review

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22 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has exceptional expert reviews with an average expert rating of 93%, based on 22 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports custom colours
Supports video capability
Very heavy
Does not have a built-in flash
28
Mediocre
48
Mediocre
24
Mediocre
61
Good

Canon 1D Mark IV Video Reviews


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

Canon 1D Mark IV size in context

Canon 1D Mark IV In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

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

An additional two expert review sites both endorsed this camera. The expert at review website Ephotozine conluded that they would highly recommend this digital camera and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received a "Gold" award from review website Toptenreviews.com.

This camera received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on 22 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, Ephotozine, Digicam Buyer.co.uk and fotohits.de this camera has an average expert rating of 93 out of 100. This puts this Canon camera in the top 1% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 33,726 user and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its cameras compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three people thought the product 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
  • The better the image quality…
  • Its superbly detailed, high resolution images will blow you away…
    Itp.net August 2010
  • While the cameras have found their way into many other photography niches, at their core, these cameras are made for shooting sports…

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned 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…

Features

Average Megapixel

The 1D Mark IV has a pretty average megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Heavy

Digital cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. When compared to other cameras that we have assessed, the weight of the Canon 1D Mark IV of 1.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon 1D Mark IV does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras do have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the 1D Mark IV has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Custom Colours

The 1D Mark IV supports custom colours, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The 1D Mark IV supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Has an HDMI Port

The 1D Mark IV has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The 1D Mark IV features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The 1D Mark IV features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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1,500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Canon 1D Mark IV which takes 1,500 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Supports Live View

The Canon 1D Mark IV supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras also support live view.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The 1D Mark IV features multi burst mode. Most of the other digital cameras also feature multi burst mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The 1D Mark IV does not have a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras do have a built-in microphone.

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Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

It was August 2010 when Canon released the 1D Mark IV.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code 3822b002, canon eos1d
Barcodes 00013803119602, 00138031196024, 04960999660035, 04960999662466, 08714574543888, 08714574543895, 08714574543901

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