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Everything a PRO could want in an EOS

MSRP is for body only.

Redesigned inside and out, the all-new Canon EOS-1D X delivers the next generation of EOS technology in a simply phenomenal new digital SLR. Its 18.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and all-new Dual DIGIC 5+ Image Processors deliver high quality image capture at up to 12 fps (14 fps in Super High Speed Mode). The EOS-1D X also features a powerful ISO range of 100 - 51200 (expandable up to 204800 in H2 mode) that provides sharp, low-noise images even in the dimmest low-light conditions. With an all-new, 61-Point High-Density Reticular AF, improved HD video capture and numerous connectivity options, you can count on the EOS-1D X to deliver the ultimate EOS experience!

  • New 61-Point High Density Reticular AF including 41 cross-type AF points with f/4.0 lens support including 5 dual diagonal AF points (sensitive to f/2.8), plus EOS iTR (Intelligent Tracking and Recognition) AF for accurate subject tracking.
  • EOS iSA (Intelligent Subject Analysis) powered by Canon's Dual DIGIC 5+ Image Processors, featuring a 100,000-pixel RGB Metering Sensor with subject and colour recognition for reliable AE.
  • EOS HD Video with manual exposure control and multiple frame rates with 4GB automatic file partitioning (continuous recording time 29 minutes 59 seconds) and selectable "All i-frame" or IPB compression.
  • Magnesium alloy body with shutter durability tested up to 400,000 cycles, exclusive dust-and-weather resistance and new Ultrasonic Wave Motion Cleaning (UWMC) for improved vibration-based dust removal.
  • Intelligent Viewfinder with superimposed LCD display, approximately 100% field of view, wide viewing angle of 35 degrees and 0.76x magnification.

$6,599.99 MSRP

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  • What's in the Box
    • EOS-1D X Digital SLR Body
    • Eyecup Eg
    • Battery Pack LP-E4N
    • Battery Charger LC-E4N
    • Wide Neck Strap L7
    • Cable Protector
    • Stereo AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
    • USB Interface Cable IFC-200U
    • EOS Digital Solution Disc
    • Software Instruction Manual
  • Settings

    Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature setting

  • Auto White Balance

    Auto white balance with the image sensor

  • Colour Temperature Compensation
    • Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels
    • Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels

    *Corrected in reference to the current WB mode's colour temperature.

  • Colour Temperature Information Transmission


  • Type

    Eye-level pentaprism

  • Coverage

    Vertical/Horizontal approx. 100%

  • Magnification

    Approx. 0.76x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity) / 35.0° angle of view

  • Eye Point

    Approx. 20mm (At -1m-1 from eyepiece lens centre)

  • Dioptric Adjustment Correction

    -3.0 to +1.0 m-1 (diopter)

  • Focusing Screen


  • Mirror

    Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflectance ratio of 40:60)

  • Viewfinder Information
    • AF information: AF point, focus confirmation, AF status indicator
    • Exposure information: Metering mode, shooting mode, AE lock, shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, ISO speed (always displayed), exposure level, exposure warning
    • Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation
    • Image information: White balance correction, highlight-tone priority (D+), maximum burst (2-digit display), CF card information, JPEG/RAW indicator
    • Battery check
    • Composition information: Grid, electronic level
  • Depth Of Field Preview

    Enabled with depth-of-field preview button

  • Image Format

    Approx. 36mm x 24mm (35mm Full-frame)

  • Image Format 2
    • Still Image: JPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon Original), M-RAW, S-RAW, RAW+JPEG, M-RAW+JPEG, S-RAW+JPEG
    • Video: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM)
  • Recording Media

    Dual CF Cards (Type I or II) Compatible with UDMA 7 CF cards

  • Compatible Lenses

    Canon EF Lenses

  • Lens Mount

    Canon EF mount

  • Type

    High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor

  • Pixels

    Effective pixels: Approx. 18.1 megapixels

  • Total Pixels

    19.3 megapixels

  • Aspect Ratio

    3:2 (Horizontal:Vertical)

  • Colour Filter System

    RGB primary colour filters

  • Low Pass Filter

    Fixed position in front of the image sensor

  • Dust Deletion Feature

    Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

    • Carrier wave type
    • Removes dust adhering to the infrared- and ultraviolet-blocking glass
    • Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking about 1.8 sec.) when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible (taking about 5.2 sec.)
    • Low-pass filter has a fluorine coating

    Dust Delete

    • Data acquisition and appending
    • The coordinates of the dust adhering to the infrared- and ultraviolet-blocking glass are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images
    • The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots

    Manual Cleaning

  • Recording Format

    Design Rule for Camera File System 2.0 and EXIF 2.3

  • File Size
    • Large: Approx. 17.9 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
    • M1: Approx. 14.20 Megapixels (4608 x 3072)
    • M2: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3456 x 2304)
    • Small: Approx. 4.5 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)
    • RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
    • M-RAW: Approx. 10.10 Megapixels (3888 x 2592)
    • S-RAW: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)

    Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.

  • Recording Functions
    • Standard: Select one of the CF cards to record
    • Auto switch card: When the current card becomes full, the camera switches to the other card automatically
    • Record separately: The same image is saved to both cards, but in a different size (L, M1, M2, S, RAW, M-RAW, or S-RAW) that was set for the respective card
    • Record to multiple: The same image is saved to both cards in the same size (RAW+JPEG also possible)
  • Backup Recording


  • File Numbering
    • Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset
    • Possible to create new folders and select folders in the CF card
  • RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording

    The image-recording quality can be selected in any combination of the three RAW and four JPEG recording quality settings

  • Colour Space

    sRGB, Adobe RGB

  • Picture Style

    Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3