Canon Ambassador Frits van Eldik's first impressions of EOS-1D X

Offering an unparalleled combination of speed, resolution and image quality, the EOS-1D X is the ultimate camera for capturing stunning images and Full HD movies. Whether shooting in the studio, the sports field, or anywhere in between, this model is ideal for virtually any professional photographer. The new model launches as the flagship in Canon's DSLR line up marking the 10th generation of Canon's pro system with the most advanced EOS model ever produced.

The EOS-1D X is the new flagship camera in the Canon DSLR range, taking the best of the EOS-1D and EOS-1Ds cameras and melding them into a single unit that gives both high resolution and high speed shooting. No longer do you need to choose between the two when both are available in one body.

By taking the EOS-1D Mark IV and making radical changes to every aspect of the camera's build and design, the EOS-1D X stands head and shoulders above everything that has gone before to offer high resolution, high frame rate and high ISO shooting with a full-frame CMOS sensor, and industry leading HD Movie shooting in one camera. It is 'Performance redefined'.
Key specifications * 18.1 Megapixel, Full-frame CMOS senso * 61-point AF with up to 41 cross-type AF points * Zone, Spot and AF Expansion Focusing modes * DUAL "DIGIC 5+" processors * 12fps shooting with 14fps super High Speed continuous * ISO 100 to 51,200 as standard, ISO 50 to 204,800 with expansion * 100,000-pixel RGB AE senso * D