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Thread: Canon 1DX Mark II Announcement & Review

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    arrow2 Canon 1DX Mark II Announcement & Review

    Canon has finally announced the 1DX Mark II on 1st Feb 2016.

    PRODUCT FEATURES

    • Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors
    • 20.2 Megapixel Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
    • Up to 14 fps, Up to 16 fps in Live View Mode
    • ISO Range of 100–51200; Expansion to 409600
    • 4K Video can be recorded at up to 60 fps
    • 1080p HD capture up to 120 fps
    • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
    • Built-in GPS


    Price: $5999

    ISO Touches 409600 (1DX was limited to 204800)
    EOS-1D X Mark II can shoot at expanded sensitivities down to ISO 50 (L) and up to 102400 (H1), 204800 (H2) and even 409600 (H3)!

    Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors
    The Canon 1DX was using Dual DIGIC 5+ image processor on the other hand the newly EOS-1D X Mark II camera uses Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors, the new image processor

    Although the AF module remains same but the EOS-1D X Mark II’s AF algorithm has also been improved: it’s equipped with AI Servo AF III+, which remembers the AF path and helps refine precision. Whether choosing individual AF points manually, using the Large Zone AF area or any of the camera’s automatic AF selection modes, the EOS-1D X Mark II is designed to exceed users’ expectations for high-precision AF.

    Fast continuous shooting speed and introduction of C2.0 card slot
    Canon 1DX Mark II was limited to 12 fps RAW+JPEG Shooting, 14 fps in JPEG, in the other hand the new Canon 1DX Mark II camera can record up to 170 full-size RAW files, and JPEGs up to full card capacity at 16 fps.

    4K/60p and Full HD/120p video can also be recorded with virtually no restriction, and with exFAT format support, movie files of larger than 4GB can be recorded without the need to merge files. Performance with CF cards through the camera’s CF card slot is impressive as well: the EOS-1D X Mark II can capture up to 73 full-size RAW files and JPEGs up to full card capacity when recording to CF UDMA7 media.

    Improved RGB Metering Sensor (1DX 100K vs 1DX Mk II 360K)
    The newly announced 1DX Mk II camera now features 360K RGB+IR metering sensor combined with Dual Digic 6+ processor that greatly contribute to the camera’s impressive AF performance for both stills and video.

    The Canon 1DX Mark II can record 4K videos @ 60fps (1DX was limited to Full HD Video only)
    The canon 1DX Mk II can record 4K (Motion JPEG)video at up to 60 fps, recording smoothly to CFast™ cards. It’s the first EOS camera able to record Full HD video at 120 fps. Users can select ISO upto 12800 for 4K video and 25600 ISO while recording Full HD video.

    Introduction of Touch and Shoot Capability in 1DX series
    The Canon EOS-1D X Mark II camera’s comes with a 3.2-inchtouch panel TFT LCD monitor has approximately 1.62 million dots Its new touchscreen function allows AF point switching and image magnification during Live View shooting and movie shooting, providing convenient operation.

    New in-camera Digital Lens Optimizer technology
    The EOS-1D X Mark II not only corrects peripheral brightness and chromatic aberration, but also features distortion correction plus diffraction correction, which has been included for the first time in an EOS camera. Distortion correction helps resolve barrel and pincushion distortions,while diffraction correction virtually eliminates the blurring effects from diffraction that can be created when capturing an image at a small aperture. The camera’s Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors help ensure these corrections can be made with virtually no effect on operational speed.

    Price: $5999 US dollars
    Preorder from B&H: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...990/KBID/13252
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    Mrudul Godbole

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    This is a class leading camera and is meant for the pure professionals and wealthy individuals. I would have loved if this camera also sported c-log as matching it with the C300 would have become easier. Nevertheless this camera is pretty exciting.

    There will be an IndiaWilds review of this camera in future.

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    As promised sharing an evolving review of the 1DX Mark II camera. http://www.indiawilds.com/diary/cano...ark-ii-review/

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    love to read the review, learn so many things about the camera.

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