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Canon EOS 1D X DSLR Camera

18 Megapixels18 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Canon EOS 1D X is a Professional DSLR with a Full-Frame sensor and a Canon EF lens mount. Its 18 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-51200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 50-204800. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in very low-light. With 18 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/8000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/8000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Canon EOS 1D X

The Canon EOS 1D X features a 61-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.

Dual controls-dials offer direct access to most exposure parameters which makes this digital camera suitable for advanced photographers. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Framing on the Canon EOS 1D X is performed via an extra large reflex optical viewfinder with 0.76X magnification and 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelEOS 1D X
Sensor 18 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 36 x 24mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 51200 *Expanded range: 50-204800 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountCanon EF MountCrop Factor1X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 61-point Phase-Detect *Predictive AF-C. Cross-Type Points: 1-5 @ F/2.8, 10-20 @ f/4 & 15-21 @ F/5.6, depending on the lens.
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.76X - 100% Coverage *Interchangeable focus screen.
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 1 Megapixels 3.2" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene ModesNone
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot, Partial Bracketing 3 Shots ±3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 19 steps
Continuous Drive 12 FPS, Unlimited JPEG *14 FPS JPEG-Only AF Locked. Unspecified limits. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Weatherproof Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level 1 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure Yes
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe Sync-Port
Built-In Flash No Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 *64-Level Sound-Input with Wind-Filter. Videos split into 4GB files, maximum 29:59s recording. Sound Input Stereo
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash x 2 GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life
Introduced 2011-10-18, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 158 x 164 x 83mm (W x H x D) Weight 1500g

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Canon 1D X Highlights


SLR digital camera

Sensor-Size: 36 x 24mm

Full-Frame Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

18 Megapixels DSLRISO 50-204800
Canon EF Mount
1X FLM
Shutter 1/8000-30s
100% Coverage
Extra Large Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
1 Axis Digital LevelCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
WeatherproofSpot-Metering
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe & Sync-Port
12 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesStereo audio input
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3.2" LCD 1 MegapixelsCompact Flash x 2
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