Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Full format;Full frame
  • 36 x 24 mm
  • 20 megapixels
  • 5472;3648 px
  • Canon EF
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Touch;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3.2 in
  • yes
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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Full Specifications


Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatFull format, Full frame
Sensor size36 x 24 mm
Sensor photo detectors22 megapixels
Effective pixels20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
Max resolution5472, 3648
Other resolutions4368x2912 , 3648x2432, 2736x1824
ProcessorDual DIGIC 6+


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum51
Boosted ISO minimum50
Boosted ISO maximum409600
White balance presets6
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported file formatsJPEG, RAW
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountCanon EF
Magnification (Crop factor)1 x
Contrast autofocus
Focal length multiplier
Contrast Detect , Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Number of focus points61
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)61
Image stabiliserLens based only
Phase detection autofocus

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFixed
Screen typeTFT LCD
Screen size3.2 in
Screen dots1620000
Touch screen
Live view
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder magnification0.76 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2
AE frames3
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
Built-in flash
External flash
Continuous drive16.0 fps
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Manual settings
Speed (JPEG)14 fps
Speed (RAW)14 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution4096, 2160
Supported file formatsMPEG-4, H.264, MJPEG
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)120 fps
Video recording


Body typeLarge SLR
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlack
Weight3.37 lb
Width6.22 in
Height6.61 in
Length3.27 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system


Dual memory card slots
Storage typesCFast, Compact Flash


Battery Life (CIPA)1210
Battery typeLi-Ion


USB version3.0
Microphone port
Headphone port
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Other features

Orientation sensor

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Online reviews

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