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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II Digital Camera

SLR 20.2MP CMOS Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Waterproof Sensor Type Release Date
At the 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... More
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21 Reasons For

Good Brand

Waterproof cameras manufactured by Canon have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just waterproof cameras) and found that Canon also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other cameras that have been available for the last year do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3.2 inches, the EOS 1D X Mark II has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that were released in the last 12 months. Digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1D X Mark II have display diagonals of between 2.5" and 3.2".

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Waterproof

Like most of the other recently released cameras, the EOS 1D X Mark II is waterproof.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080|4096 x 2160 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on new cameras.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a greater number of supported image formats than most waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by recently released waterproof cameras. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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3 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 3 USB version, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that were released in the last year.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,620,000 pixel, the EOS 1D X Mark II has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other recently released waterproof cameras. Comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the EOS 1D X Mark II have display resolution (numeric)s of between 230,000 pixels and 1,700,000 pixels.

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for the last year the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 1,600 to 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 51,200, the EOS 1D X Mark II has a very high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other new digital cameras.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a wider light exposure correction than most similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most new digital cameras have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is actually the best light exposure correction amongst all digital cameras that came out in the last year.

The worst light exposure correction across comparable types of digital camera is ± 3EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step).

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Two Memory Slotss

Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released in the last year only have one memory slots, however the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has two memory slotss.

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

At 119.9 frames per second, the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a quite high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other new waterproof cameras. Newly released comparable spec digital cameras have motion JPEG frame rates of between 60fps and 240fps.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution(s)

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 3648 x 2432 still image resolution(s) found on most latest cameras. This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 5472x3648, 4368x2912, 3648x2432 and 2736x1824 and 4104x2736. Cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1D X Mark II still image resolution(s)s range from 384 x 480 to 6016 x 4000.

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1210 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The EOS 1D X Mark II is a camera that takes 1,210 shot battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II only take between 210 and 1,209 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for the last year.

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Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is more than most waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Fluorescent white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1D X Mark II. The white balances "Auto", "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Very Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The average ISO sensitivity (min) of waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1D X Mark II is 110, and the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 100 to 130. At only 100, the EOS 1D X Mark II has a quite small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the EOS 1D X Mark II.

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Slideshow Playback Modes

This digital camera has a Slideshow playback modes, which is typical of many latest comparable spec cameras.

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Has Four Shooting Modess

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Three ISO Sensitivitys

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

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most of the other latest waterproof cameras support wi-Fi, however the EOS 1D X Mark II does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The EOS 1D X Mark II does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other new digital cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The EOS 1D X Mark II does not support Full HD video. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1D X Mark II are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most recently released similar spec digital cameras do not support video capability. The EOS 1D X Mark II is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Very Heavy

The weight of the EOS 1D X Mark II of 1.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst latest waterproof cameras. Across all the recently released waterproof cameras the weights range from 170g to 1.4kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Released Eleven Months Ago

This camera was released eleven months ago.

Average Megapixel

The EOS 1D X Mark II has a fairly typical megapixel (20.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 1D X Mark II.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on recently released cameras.

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CF+ Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports a CF|CFast 2 compatible memory cards, which is typical of many new cameras.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
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
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
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Headphone Outputs
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Dioptre Correction
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Playback Modes
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Software CD
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer
Housing Material

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon f28, canon f12, canon f40, canon f12l, canon f40l, canon eos1, canon f28l, canon eos1d, canon f4556, canon f4556l, canon eos1dx, canon eos1dxm, canon eos1dxmk, canon eos1dxma, canon 0931c009, canon 0931c009a, canon eos1dxmki, canon eos1dxmar, canon eos1dxmkii, canon 6536089031, canon eos1dxmark, canon 0931c009aa, canon 6536110215, canon manufacurer, canon eos1dxmarki, canon eos1dxmarkii
Barcodes 00000001615694, 00006536089031, 00006536110215, 08714574635239, 08714574635293, 08714574635309

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