Canon EOS 1D X Mark II lunched

Canon has launched the EOS-1D X Mark II, its new flagship pro DSLR and successor to the hugely successful EOS-1D X…

Setting a new performance standard with an incredible 14fps continuous drive and increasing to 16fps in Live View mode, the EOS-1D X Mark II features a brand new high latitude Canon 20.2MP CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF plus faster autofocus and precise tracking along with an expanded AF point coverage area. Furthermore, the EOS-1D X Mark II now has 61 individually selectable AF points with 21 cross-type at f/8 offering stunning focus accuracy even when using long lenses and extenders.

With a host of new features such as DCI 4K Movies up to 60p frame rate, Full HD up to 120p for creative slow motion effects, built-in GPS that can tag your images around the world as well as automatically update the camera’s clock, a crop and send function from a high definition LCD as well as faster WiFi connectivity with the new optional WFT-E8 transmitter, the EOS-1D X Mark II brings new standards of performance before, during and after capture allowing professionals to seamlessly deliver the moment the image its taken.

One of the first to discover the camera’s stunning capabilities was top sports photographer and Canon Explorer Eddie Keogh, Click here to watch a movie of Eddie at work and listen to his thoughts.

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Canon 1D-X Mark II with Canon 1D-X

Canon 1DX Mark II features newly developed CMOS sensor and high end image processor, the camera also arrived with a option to record 4K video at 60fps. .. but does all these difference are sufficient to upgrade your current Canon 1DX DSLR.. have a look

Features/ Models Canon 1DX Mark II Canon 1DX
Megapixel 20.2 MP 18.1MP
Sensor size Fullframe sensor Fullframe sensor
Low pass filter Yes Yes
Image processor Dual DIGIC6 + processor Dual DIGIC 5+
AF system 61-point AF system, expanded range, 41-point cross-type 61-point AF system, expanded range, 41-point cross-type
ISO 100-51200 (expanded in 409600) 50-204800
Shutter Min/ mix 30 – 1/8000 30 – 1/8000
Continuous shooting speed 16 fps 14 fps
Video @ 60 fps 4K @ 60fps Full HD 1080p @ 30fps
Display LCD monitor 3.2 inches, 1.62 million dots. Touch panel 3.2″ 1.04m-Dot ClearView II LCD Monitor
Viewfinder Optical Optical
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Wireless WiFi + NFC WiFi + NFC
Environmentally sealed Yes Yes
Battery life
Dimensions 150 x 167.6 x 82.6mm 160 x 459 x 92mm
Weight 1340g 1415 g

Take a look at the table above we can clearly see that Canon 1DX Mark II features better sensor and image processor and the killer combo responsible for upscaling the overall perofrmance of the camera.

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