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Canon EOS 1D X Digital Camera Review

Canon's 1D X promises to be the do-it-all professional body of choice.

$6,800.00
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9.6 Tested by Experts
  • The Canon EOS 1D X is better than 99% of the DSLRs we tested.
  • It is better than 90% of the professional SLR DSLRs we have tested.
  • This product is scored relative to other digital cameras we've tested. Learn more.
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Introduction

The Canon EOS 1D X is the new flagship of the company's professional line of DSLRs, sporting improved shooting speed, beefed-up autofocus capabilities, and a full-frame CMOS image sensor. Like previous 1D-series models, the 1D X combines landscape and portrait grips, durable design, and all the manual control that a professional would need. The 1D X also integrates the professional-quality video features needed in an industry that's increasingly focused on multimedia capability, while improving the ergonomics of the previous 1D-series cameras for sports, wildlife, and news photographers. The Canon 1D X was announced last fall, but is just now entering the market at a body-only price of $6800.

Video Review

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Hardware
  4. Durability
  5. Photo Gallery
  6. Image Quality
  7. Sharpness
  8. Color
  9. Noise Reduction
  10. Dynamic Range
  11. Low Light
  12. Distortion
  13. Video
  14. Usability
  15. Ease of Use
  16. Handling
  17. Controls
  18. Speed
  19. Features
  20. Video Features
  21. Specs & Ratings
  22. Conclusion

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