Hands on with the Canon EOS-1D X
Digital Photographer editor, Rosie Tanner checks out the new pro grade Canon EOS-1D X at the Canon Pro Solutions Show 2011
The star of the Canon Pro Solutions Show 2011 in Islington, London, is the brand new Canon EOS-1D X full frame DSLR.
Drawing a crowd of eager pros at the show, this new top spec camera certainly looks the part on paper and feels robust enough to meet the needs of the most demanding of pros. The two-day show has drawn quite a crowd as a result of this new announcement, with famous faces such as Martin Parr, David Noton and Philip Bloom showing their support of the brand’s top end products. The Canon EOS-1D X is expected to go on sale in March 2012, so expect a full review in Digital Photographer magazine early next year. Here’s a quick round-up of the main specs:
- 18.1 MP full frame CMOS sensor
- Up to 12fps plus 14fps High speed mode
- 100-51200 ISO, up to H:204800
- 61 point AF system
- 100,000 pixel RGB AE metering
- Full HD 1080p EOS movie
- Dual “DIGIC 5+” processors
- Clear View II 8.11 cm (3.2”) 1,040k LCD
- Ethernet port
Also on display was the new Canon PIXMA Pro-1 printer – an A3+ model with 12 separate inks. Designed with the serious enthusiast and professional in mind, this heavyweight printer goes on sale this November priced £799.