October 19, 2011
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A new Canon camera for the top end, this first review on the BJP site Author: Olivier Laurent gives the basic info you might be interested in. Interesting that it only has 18.1 mp whereas the current 5D Mk2 has 21mp.
“Canon is expected to release, early next year, the successor of both its EOS-1D Mark IV and EOS-1Ds Mark III – the EOS-1D X, which the firm claims is “the filmmaker’s digital SLR”
Canon says it is marking the 10th generation of it’s professional system with the development of the EOS-1D X digital SLR, which will “supersede both the EOS-1D Mark IV and EOS-1Ds Mark III.”
“The EOS-1D X sports a 18.1-megapixel full-frame sensor, as well as a redesigned autofocus system, and “powerful new metering technology with new dual DIGIC 5+ processors.
According to Canon Europe’s professional marketing manager Kieran Magee, “the EOS-1D X is the ultimate camera for all types of photographer. Professionals often shoot in fast-paced, high pressure situations, and the EOS-1D X provides the features and performance they need. We’ve carefully listened to the needs of professionals and created a versatile, powerful camera that will meet the requirements of more photographers than ever before.”…more