Canon EOS-1D X Specifications

SpecificationsCanon EOS-1D X
 
Year Introduced2012
Megapixels18.1
Total Pixels19.3
Sensor Size36.0 x 24.0mm
Pixel Dimensions5184 x 3456
Pixel Size6.94µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/11.2
Sensor StabilizationN
Lens MountEF (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E, MP-E
FOVCF1.0x
Image ProcessorDual DIGIC 5+
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a dedicated CMOS sensor
Points61 Point / 41 f/4 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8
The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.
Working RangeEV -2 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
ModesOne Shot
AI Servo
Point SelectionAutomatic selection: 61 point AF
Manual selection: Single point AF (61, 41 cross type only, 15 or 9 points selectable)
Manual selection: Spot AF
Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right)
Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points
Manual selection: Zone AF 
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
MicroadjustmentAF Menu
+/- 20 steps ( wide and tele setting for Zooms)
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesTTL full aperture metering with 252 zone from 100,000-pixel RGB AE sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering:
Center spot metering (approx. 2.5% viewfinder)
AF point-linked spot metering
Multi/Spot metering (Max 8 spot metering entries)
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
Exposure Comp+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
ISO SensitivityAuto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) 
ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1 102400, H2 204800
Shutter Speed30 - 1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments) + Bulb (Shutter speed range available varies according to shooting mode)
WB SettingsAWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Setting.
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Custom WBYes, 5 setting can be registered
 
Viewfinder  
TypePentaprism
CoverageApprox. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.76x
EyepointApprox. 20mm
InformationAF information: AF points, focus confirmation light, 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, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level
Image information: White balance correction, highlight-tone priority (D+), maximum burst
(2-digit display), CF card information, JPEG/RAW indicator, battery check icon.
Composition information
Grid, electronic level
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterBuilt in
 
LCD  
Type3.2" (8.11cm) Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots
CoatingAnti-reflection and Solid Structure
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
 
Flash  
Built-in GNN/A (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageN/A
Built-in Recycle TimeN/A
ModesE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-Sync1/250sec (EX series Speedlites only)
Exposure Compensation+/- 3EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / Yes
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia camera menu
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesProgram AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
Chromatic aberration correction
Distortion correction
Resize to M1, M2 or S
RAW image processing - during image Playback only 
Multiple exposure
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote), Silent single shooting
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 12fps. (speed maintained for up to 180 images (JPEG) or 38 images (RAW) (with UDMA card), 14fps with mirror locked up and exposure and AF locked on first frame
Shutter Lag36-55ms
Viewfinder Blackout60ms
 
Live View  
FrameRate30 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face detection mode
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay (x3), Histogram, Aspect ratios, Dual Axis Electronic Level
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: 10 compression options (Exif 2.3 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
RAW: RAW, sRAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Image SizeJPEG: (L) 5184x3456, (M1) 4608x3072, (M2) 3456x2304, (S1) 2592x1728, 
RAW: (RAW) 5184x3456 (M-RAW) 3888x2592, (S-RAW)2592x1728
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264 Intra frame / inter frame, Sound: Linear PCM)
Movie Size1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps) intra or inter frame
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) intra or inter frame
640 x 480 (30, 25 fps) inter frame
Movie LengthMax duration 29min 59sec, Max single file size 4GB
 
Other Information  
Wireless Features
GPSvia optional GP-E2 GPS Receiver
Custom Functions31 Custom Functions with 99 settings
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYes
Sound MemoUp to 30sec per image - 48Khz or 8Khz
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceHi-Speed USB
Other InterfaceVideo output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), Extension system terminal (for WFT-E6/GP-E1), External microphone (Stereo mini jack), RJ-45(gigabyte ethernet)
 
Memory  
Memory Type2x CompactFlash Type I/II (incompatible with Microdrive) (UDMA 7 compatible)
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E4N (supplied), 1x CR2025 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 1120 (at 23°C)
860 (at 0°C)
Power Supply Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E4, Battery charger LC-E4N, Car Battery charger cable CG-570 (use with LC-E4)
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating400,000
Operating Environment0 – 45 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches6.2 x 6.4 x 3.3" (158 x 163.6x 82.7mm)
CIPA Weight54.0 oz (1530g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Focusing Screens Ec, Angle Finder C
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E6
Compatible LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E and MP-E lenses
Battery Grip N/A
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
OtherHand Strap E2, GP-E1 GPS reciever, GP-E2 GPS reciever
 
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