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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

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A multi award winning and fully featured 20.2 megapixel digital camera
SLR 20.2MP CMOS Yes Jun 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Waterproof Release Date
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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II number 231 across all digital cameras.
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42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has very good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 99%, based on 119 reviews.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good video capture, superior battery life and excellent product quality. However they also report that it is expensive and unacceptable noise level.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Very heavy

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras, but good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II?

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 158mm wide and 82.6mm tall. It is 167.6mm deep and weighs 1.3kg.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II front dimensions

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II size in context

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

Three expert review sites liked this camera. This Canon camera received a "Gold" award from website Actualidadhardware.com and it received a Pcauthority.com.au "Recommended" award. Furthermore, review site PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would highly recommend this camera and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award.

This 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

Based on 20 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Techradar the average expert rating of this Canon camera is 90%. That puts this camera in the top 5% of all the cameras.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 100 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is excellent. Over 86% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This digital camera in the top 14% of all the cameras when ranked by user rating.

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Users Report That it is Expensive

Two people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was not good value for money and two people who purchased it mentioned that it was expensive.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who reviewed this digital camera thought 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…

Customers Report Good Video Capture

11 owners who bought the product thought it was good for video recording.

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

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 brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Five people who purchased it reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Four people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality.

Customers Report it is Robust

Seven owners considered that it was well made and three people who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

14 customers agreed that it was able to produce good images, six customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good in low light and three people who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

Users Report Excellent Design

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Two people thought it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Eight customers who reviewed it thought it had a good autofocus and two people who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good lens.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Three owners who purchased it agreed that it was a good body shape.


Value For Money

Expensive

The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Fairly High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of cameras is 0.3MP and the highest is 80MP. The EOS 1D X Mark II has a quite high megapixel (20.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other cameras that we have assessed the weight of, the EOS 1D X Mark II's weight of 1.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The lightest camera is 1g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the EOS 1D X Mark II has one of the larger display diagonals amongst cameras of this age.

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Supports 100, 200 and 2 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the EOS 1D X Mark II is more than most digital cameras. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras. The ISO sensitivities "Auto", "100" and "51200" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all cameras.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 640 pixels.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a very high display resolution (numeric) (1,620,000 pixel) compared to most of the other cameras. The display resolutions (numeric) of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other digital cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Dustproof

The EOS 1D X Mark II is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Waterproof

The EOS 1D X Mark II is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Supports Live View

The EOS 1D X Mark II supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The EOS 1D X Mark II supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other cameras.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the EOS 1D X Mark II is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras.

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

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3 USB Version

The EOS 1D X Mark II supports a newer USB version than most cameras. This camera supports a 3 USB version, whereas most cameras support a 2 USB version.

This camera's USB version (3) is actually the best supported USB version across all digital cameras.

Across comparable types of camera the worst supported USB version is 3.1.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a USB connectivity. Most of the other cameras also have a USB connectivity.

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Has a Microphone in

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a microphone in. Most of the other cameras also have a microphone in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other cameras.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Canon digital camera has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Canon camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2432 and 2736 x 1824. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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1,210 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a camera that takes 1,210 shot battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has a Self-Timer

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The EOS 1D X Mark II has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released 13 Months Ago

This camera was released in June 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0931c009aa
Barcodes 00006536110215, 00009608235591, 08714574635239, 08714574635293, 08714574635309

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