Canon EOS 1D X Specifications

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for Canon EOS 1D X. Next to each category and value there are articles describing it all, giving you a deeper understanding on every area so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses.

Name Canon EOS 1D X
Manufacturer Canon
Release Date and Price
Release Year 2011
Release Date 2011-10-18
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Camera Type
Camera Type DSLR
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Sensor Size Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
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Sensor Type CMOS
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Resolution 5184 x 3456 pixels
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Megapixels 18,1 MP (17915904 total pixels)
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Image Processor DUAL DIGIC 5+
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ISO Range 100 - 51200
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White Balance Presets 6
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Custom White Balance Yes
Setting Up Custom White Balance in Your Camera
Image Stabilization No
Image Stabilization in Digital and Mirrorless Cameras
Uncompressed format RAW
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Optics and Focus
Autofocus Motor Yes
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Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Face Detection

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Focus Points 61
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Lens Mount Canon EF

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Focal Length Multiplier Full frame
No multiplier
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm

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Screen and viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3.2
Screen dots 1040000
Touchscreen No
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Screen Type Clear View II TFT LCD
Live view Yes
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Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism)
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Viewfinder Coverage 100%
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Viewfinder Magnification 0.76
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Viewfinder Resolution N/A
Photography features
Frames per second 12 fps
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Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds
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Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds
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Built-in Flash No
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External Flash Yes
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Self-Timer Yes
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Time-lapse Yes
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Metering Modes Multi
Center Weighted

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Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
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Videography features
Video Recording Yes
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Video Format MPEG4

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Video Resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080

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Built-in Microphone Yes
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Built-in Speakers No
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Memory Card Compact Flash

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HDMI Output Yes
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Microphone Port No
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Headphone Port No
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Wireless Yes
Optional with LC-5

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Wireless SKU LC-5
Remote Control Yes (N3 connector)
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Optional with GP-E1 and GP-E2

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Body and Dimensions
Enviromentally sealed Yes
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Battery Battery Pack
Battery Details Lithium-Ion LP-E4N rechargeable battery & charger
Battery SKU LP-E4N
Battery Life 1120 shots according to CIPA
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Width 158 mm
Height 164 mm
Depth 83 mm
Weight 1340 gram including battery
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