On April 14, 2016, Canon officially launched the long-awaited successor to their EOS-1D X professional DSLR camera 0 the EOS-1D X Mark II (Amazon). Launch just over 4 years later, the 1D X Mark II boasts a bevy of new imaging technologies. Take a look at this specification comparison of the new Mark II camera, and its predecessor, the original EOS-1D X.
|Specifications||EOS-1D X Mark II||EOS-1D X|
|Imaging Sensor||35 mm Full Frame (36 x 24 mm) CMOS|
|Sensor Effective Pixels||Approx. 20.2 megapixels||Approx. 18.1 megapixels|
|AF Points at f/8||61 points or 21 cross-type points (all individually selectable)||1 cross-type point|
|Metering Sensor||360,000 pixel RGB + IR sensor (with dedicated DiGiC 6 processor)||100,000 pixel RGB sensor (with dedicated DiGiC 4 processor)|
|ISO Sensitivity||Auto : 100 - 51,200|
Low : 50
High : Up to 409,600 (H3)
|Auto : 100 - 51,200|
Low : 50
High : Up to 204,800 (H2)
|Continuous Shooting Speed||14 fps with full AF / AE|
16 fps in Live View Mode (no AF / AE)
|12 fps with full AF / AE|
14 fps in Live View Mode (no AF / AE)
|GPS||Built-in with auto time update||External accessory|
|Movie Recording Capability||DCI 4K videos at up to 50/60 fps (maximum 29 minutes, 59 seconds)|
Full HD up to 100 / 120 fps
|Full HD videos at up to 25/30 fps (maximum 29 minutes, 59 seconds)|
|AF in Movies||Dual Pixel CMOS AF with touch panel LCD||Contrast detection AF (no servo)|
You can get more details of the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II in our 1D X Mark II launch coverage.
Canon 1D X Mark II First Look
After the Canon 1D X Mark II launch event, we had some time to take a video of this professional DSLR camera. We also had the opportunity to test its focus peaking capability at the end of the video. Check it out!