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Up to 14 fps* Full-resolution RAW or JPEG, Up to 16 fps* in
Live View Mode
Delivering outstanding performance at speeds of up to 14 fps*, and up to 16 fps* in Live View, the
Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors
Key to the performance benchmarks achieved by the
* Continuous shooting speed may vary based on the aperture and lens being used and conditions of the subject.
Using CFast™ cards in the new CFast 2.9™** slot
As of April 2016, compatibility has been verified for the following CFast™ memory cards:
Proper operation cannot be guaranteed for all recording media. Long-term usage may reduce a CFast™ card's write speed. We recommend users regularly fully format and refresh their card using the "Full Format and Refresh Tool."
* Canon is an authorized licensee of the CFast 2.0™ trademark, which may be registered in various jurisdictions.
**The 'xxx' portion in the model number represents a 3-character region code.
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20.2 Megapixel Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
ISO Range of 100-51200; Expansion to ISO 409600
Improved AF Performance
For more information about AF for the
Improved Intelligent Viewfinder with Enhanced Visibility for AF Point Display
* Except when using the Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro, EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro, EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM, EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM and EF 28-80mm f/2.8-4L USM lenses.
EOS Intelligent Tracking and Recognition AF
4K video up to 60 fps
* Saving a still image from a single movie frame does not result in the same image quality as a normal still image.
Dual Pixel CMOS & Movie Servo AF
With significant improvements in AF operation, the
View and control high quality stills and videos
Increased resolution and fine detail
To combat any possible image degradation from lens aberration and diffraction, the
Built-in GPS***** provides geotag information
Providing crucial location and time data, GPS has become an indispensable aspect of the professional workflow, especially for professionals who work on location and capture thousands of images each day. The
* In certain countries and regions, the use of GPS may be restricted. Therefore be sure to use GPS in accordance with the laws and regulations of your country or region. Be particularly careful when traveling outside your home country. As a signal is received from GPS satellites, take sufficient measures when using in locations where the use of electronics is regulated.
Optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E8A
The Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E8A, the
* Compatible with iOS® versions 8.0/8.1/8.2/8.3/8.4/9.0/9.1/9.2/9.3. Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
** Compatible with Android smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0.
Durable and rugged magnesium alloy body
For professionals who demand nothing less than the best, the
Digital, AF/AE single-lens reflex camera
CF Card (Type I; compatible with UDMA 7 CF cards) and CFast™ Card (CFast 2.0™ supported)
Approx. 36 mm x 24mm (35 mm Full-frame)
Canon EF Lenses (excluding EF-S and EF-M lenses)
Canon EF Mount
High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate full-frame CMOS sensor
Approx. 20.2 megapixels
Approx. 21.5 megapixels
3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters
Low Pass Filter
Fixed position in front of the image sensor
Dust Deletion Feature
(1) Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Self-cleaning can be done automatically when the power is turned on/off. During manual cleaning ([Clean now]), the data for light spot correction is also obtained.(2) Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images. The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the EOS software to automatically erase the dust spots.(3) Manual cleaning
Design Rule for Camera File System 2.0 and EXIF 2.3
Still Image: JPEG, RAW (14 bit Canon Original), M-RAW, S-RAW, RAW+JPEG, M-RAW+JPEG, S-RAW+JPEG
Video: MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264*; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264*; Audio: AAC)
* Variable (averaged) bit rate
Large: Approx. 20.0 Megapixels (5472 x 3648)M1: Approx. 12.7 Megapixels (4368 x 2912)M2: Approx. 8.9 Megapixels (3648 x 2432)Small: Approx. 5.0 Megapixels (2736 x 1824)RAW: Approx. 20.0 Megapixels (5472 x 3648)M-RAW: Approx. 11.2 Megapixels (4104 x 2736)S-RAW: Approx. 5.0 Megapixels (2736 x 1824)Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.
Standard Recorded to the selected card. Auto switch card When the current card becomes full, the camera switches to the other card automatically. Record separately The CF card and CFast™ card record the same image at a different image recording quality (L, M1, M2, S, RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW). Record to multiple Both the CF card and CFast™ card record the same image at the same image recording quality (Also applies to RAW+JPEG).
The following three types of file numbers can be set:Continuous numbering. The numbering of captured images continues even after you replace the card. Auto reset When you replace the card, the numbering will be reset to start from 0001. If the new card already contains images, the numbering will continue from the last recorded image in the card. Manual reset Resets the file number to 0001, and creates a new folder automatically.
RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording
One of three types of RAW images and one of four types of JPEG images can be recorded together.
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3*
* [Standard] is the default setting for [User Def. 1-3]
Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy*1, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom (Custom WB) 1-5*2, Color Temperature, PC-1-5*3 (Personal WB)
*1 Also effective in twilight and sunset.
*2 [Select image on card], [Record and register WB] and [Edit WB name] can be used.
*3 Up to five white balance data settings set with EOS Utility.
Auto White Balance
Option between ambience priority and white priority settings
Color Temperature Compensation
Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels
Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels
*Corrected in reference to the current WB mode's color temperature.
Color Temperature Information Transmission
Approx. 100% vertically and horizontally
Approx. 0.76x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity) / 35.1° angle of view
Approx. 20mm (at -1m-1 from eyepiece lens center)
Dioptric Adjustment Correction
-3.0 to +1.0 m-1 (diopter)
Ec-C6 provided, can be changed to Ec-A, B or L
Quick-return half mirror
AF area selection mode AF point information Area AF frame Spot metering circle Electronic level (dedicated indicator)*Grid*Shooting mode*Metering mode*White balance*Drive mode*AF operation*Flicker detection*Warning symbol AF status indicator* Asterisked items can be displayed or not with [Show/hide in viewfinder].
Depth Of Field Preview
TTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
Max. 61 points (Cross-type AF points: Max. 41 points)
The number of AF points, cross-type AF points and dual cross-type AF points vary depending on the lens used.
Autofocus, One-Shot AF, Predictive Al Servo AF (Al Servo AF III+)Manual focus
AF Point Selection
Single-point Spot AF (Manual selection)Single-point AF (Manual selection)The checkmark cannot be removed from this option.AF point expansion (Manual selection, 4 points: Up, down, left and right)AF point expansion (Manual selection, surrounding 8 points)Zone AF (Manual zone selection)All AF points divided into nine focusing zones. Large Zone AF (Manual zone selection)All AF points divided into three focusing zones. AF point Auto selection AF
AF Function Registration/Switching
Customizable with Custom Controls
Selected AF Point Display
Active AF Point Indicator
Displayed in viewfinder area Displayed outside viewfinder area
AF Assist Beam
When an external EOS-dedicated Speedlite is attached to the camera, the following options are available:Enable Disable Enable external flash only
216-zone (18 x 12) metering with approx. 360,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor. The following metering modes selectable:Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)Partial metering (center, approx. 6.2% of viewfinder)Spot metering (center, approx. 1.5% of viewfinder)Center spot metering AF point-linked spot metering (Custom Function)Linkable to all AF points. With automatic AF point selection, center spot metering will apply. Multi-spot metering Up to eight multi-spot meter readings can be taken. Center-weighted average metering The selectable metering modes can be restricted (Custom Function).
EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100, with evaluative metering)
Exposure Control Systems
Program AE (Shiftable)Shutter-priority AE (Safety shift possible)Aperture-priority AE (Safety shift possible)Manual exposure The metering mode can be specified. Bulb Three custom shooting modes
ISO Speed Range
Manual settings For [Highlight tone priority], the settable ISO speed range will be ISO 200–51200.
ISO speed safety shift possible with a Custom Function.
All the expanded ISO speeds, even for movies, are only “equivalent speeds.”Auto settings
*1 It depends on [Minimum] and [Maximum] of [Auto range].
*2 If overexposure will result with fill flash, the minimum ISO speed will be set to ISO 100 (except in the M and bulb modes).
*3 In the P mode, using bounce flash with an external Speedlite will have the ISO speed set automatically within ISO 400–1600 to suit the brightness.
Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments AEB: ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments* Indicated up to ±3 stops on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder.
Auto AE lock In the One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering, AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved. Manual AE lock With AE lock button in P, Av, Tv and M modes. (AE lock is updated each time you press the button.)Enabled in all metering modes.
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled
1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)X-sync at 1/250 sec. Shutter speed's control range can be set.
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
10-sec. delay, 2-sec. delay
EOS Dedicated Speedlite
E-TTL II autoflash with all EX Series Speedlites
Zooming to Match Focal Length
E-TTL II autoflash
Flash Exposure Compensation
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
External Flash Settings
External flash control, Flash firing, E-TTL II Flash metering, Flash sync. Speed in Av mode, Flash mode, Radio wireless flash shooting, Optical wireless flash shooting, ZoomSync setting, Flash exposure compensation, FEB, Clear settings, Flash Custom Function setting
Provided* No polarity.* Sync speed: Since the flash duration of studio flash units vary, set a sync speed within 1/125 sec. to 1/30 sec. and check if the flash sync works.* Both the accessory shoe (X-sync contact with maximum sync speed of 1/250 sec.) and the PC terminal can be used simultaneously for simultaneous flash firing.
Single shooting High-speed continuous shooting Low-speed continuous shooting Silent single shooting Silent high-speed continuous shooting Silent low-speed continuous shooting
Continuous Shooting Speed
- Viewfinder shooting
- High-speed: Maximum 14 shots/sec.
- Low-speed: Maximum 13 shots/sec.
- Silent high-speed: Maximum 5 shots/sec.
- Silent low-speed: Maximum 4 shots/sec.
- High-speed: Maximum 16 shots/sec.
- Low-speed: Maximum 13 shots/sec.
- Silent high-speed: Maximum 5 shots/sec.
- Silent low-speed: Maximum 4 shots/sec.
The maximum burst during continuous shooting is as follows: With “Full”, continuous shooting is possible until the card becomes full.
Still photo and video recording
Dual Pixel CMOS AF Dual Pixel CMOS AF is possible with all EF lenses. Manual focus Magnify the image by 5x or 10x and focus manually.
Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder)Spot metering (approx. 2.8% of viewfinder)Center-weighted average metering AE lock possible. The active metering timer can be changed.
EV 0–20 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100, with evaluative metering)
Same as with viewfinder shooting
MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Internal monaural microphone
External stereo microphone jack available
4096 x 2160 (4K)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
[4096 x 2160]: 59.94fps / 50.00fps / 29.97 fps/ 25.00fps / 24.00fps / 23.98fps
[1920 x 1080]: 119.9fps / 100.0fps / 59.94fps / 50.00fps / 29.97fps / 25.00fps / 24.00fps / 23.98fps
Continuous Shooting Time
Dual Pixel CMOS AF Manual focus* Magnify the image by 5x or 10x and focus manually (not possible during movie shooting).
Up to ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
* If AE Micro adjustment is performed, the settable exposure compensation amount will decrease by the amount of the AE Micro adjustment. For example, if you set the AE Micro adjustment to +1 stop, the exposure compensation amount will be limited to a maximum +2 stops on the positive side.
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Approx. 1.62 million dots
Approx. 100% vertically and horizontally
Viewing angle: Approx. 170° vertically and horizontally
7 levels provided
25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
On the single-image display, highlight areas without any image information will blink.
Erase protection can be applied or canceled for a single image, all images in a folder or all images in the card.
Erase a single image, selected images, all images in a folder, all images in a card or erase only unprotected images.
N/A (Direct printing not possible)
Version 1.1 compatible
JPEG images, RAW images and movies
RAW+JPEG images can be transferred JPEG only, RAW only or RAW+JPEG. If JPEG or RAW images are appended with a voice memo, the voice memo file will also be transferred.
Camera User Settings
Current camera settings can be registered to C1, C2 and C3 on the Mode Dial.
Automatic updating of the registered settings can be set to Enable or Diable.
My Menu Registration
Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered.
Up to five My Menu tabs can be added.
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0)For computer communication Image transfer For Connect Station CS100 connection
Video Out Terminal
AV/OUT terminal not provided. HDMI mini OUT terminal is Type C (Resolution switches automatically) / CEC compatible. The correct video format of [NTSC] or [PAL], matching the connected TV, must be set or the video image will not appear.
Extension System Terminal
For connection to WFT-E8A and WFT-E6A
Battery Pack LP-E19 (or LP-E4N, LP-E4) x1With the AC Adapter + DC Coupler, AC power of possible.
Number of Shots
Approx. (Based on CIPA testing standards)
Automatic battery check when the power switch is turned ON.
Power turns off after the set time (1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 min.) of non-operation elapses.
Built-in secondary battery When fully charged, the date/time can be maintained for approx. one month. Recharge time: approx. 8 hr. To become capable to maintain the right date/time for one month after main battery power exhaustion.
Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)* Excluding the recognition time for genuineness (genuine Canon battery) at the installation of the battery.* Start-up time becomes longer with a battery being used for the first time with the very camera.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 6.22 x 6.60 x 3.25 in. / 158.0 x 167.6 x 82.6mm
Approx. 53.97 oz. / 1530g (Based on CIPA guidelines)
Approx. 47.27 oz. / 1340g (Body only, without battery, cards, body cap or eyecup)
Working Temperature Range
Working Humidity Range
85% or less
Compatible Supplies & Accessories
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Canon AC-E19 AC Adapter for Canon EOS 1D X Mark II SLR Digital Camera is used with the DR-E10 DC Coupler to provide a constant power supply.
Battery Charger LC-E19
Two battery packs can be attached. It takes about 170 minutes to charge one LP-E19 battery pack (140 minutes for LP-E4 or LP-E4N). It plugs directly into AC outlets. Not compatible with the Car Battery Cable CB-570.
Battery Pack LP-E19
Designed for the EOS-1D X Mark II, the LP-E19 is a high-capacity (2750 mAh) lithium-ion battery p, offering approximately 10% larger capacity than the LP-E4N. Requires Battery Charger LC-E19 for charging. Exact battery info can be viewed on the camera's menu.
DC Coupler DR-E19
When shooting indoors, in a studio or on a tabletop, use this DC coupler to provide uninterrupted power to your EOS-1D X Mark II Digital SLR. Used with the general purpose AC adapter AC-E19, it provides a constant power supply.
EOS Body: CarePAK PLUS (2YR)
CarePAK PLUS offers protection from accidental damage such as drops, spills, power surges, and more, including normal wear and tear, beyond the standard warranty period. It also includes Image Recovery (included with Cameras, Lens, Camcorders, and Printers with a memory card slot only),free two-way shipping, two free clean and checks (included with DSLR Cameras and EF Lenses), priority service, $0 deductible, genuine Canon factory service with only genuine Canon parts, and is transferable if you sell or gift your product. With a CarePAK PLUS, a damaged product will be repaired to good working condition or replaced with an equivalent product.
EOS Body: CarePAK PLUS (3YR)
CarePAK PLUS offers protection from accidental damage such as drops, spills, power surges, and more, including normal wear and tear, beyond the standard warranty period. It also includes Image Recovery (included with Cameras, Lens, Camcorders, and Printers with a memory card slot only),free two-way shipping, two free clean and checks (included with DSLR Cameras and EF Lenses), free two-way shipping, two free clean and checks (included with DSLR Cameras and EF Lenses), priority service, $0 deductible, genuine Canon factory service with only genuine Canon parts, and is transferable if you sell or gift your product. With a CarePAK PLUS, a damaged product will be repaired to good working condition or replaced with an equivalent product.
Focusing Screen EC-C6
The Ec-C6 focusing screen is the Standard Precision Matte screen that comes bundled with the EOS-1D X Mark II. The finer microlens structure provides optimum focusing for various scenes.
Software Development Kit (SDK)
The Canon EOS Digital Camera Software Development Kit (EDSDK) enables developers to integrate select Canon cameras directly into their software application solutions, giving them access to remote camera control and communication functionality of the camera. There are two versions of the EDSDK compatible with Windows or Macintosh.
The Software Developer Kit is provided free of charge and can be found at DeveloperCommunity.usa.canon.com.
To learn more please visit the Canon Developer Community site and register to download Canon’s SDKs.
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* Continuous shooting speed may vary depending on the shutter speed, the aperture, the lens being used, the battery charge and various camera settings.
** Canon is an authorized licensee of the CFast 2.0™ trademark, which may be registered in various jurisdictions.
*** Except when using the Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro, EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro, EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM, EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM and EF 28-80mm f/2.8-4L USM lenses.
**** Saving a still image from a single movie frame does not result in the same image quality as a normal still image.
***** In certain countries and regions, the use of GPS may be restricted. Therefore be sure to use GPS in accordance with the laws and regulations of your country or region. Be particularly careful when traveling outside your home country. As a signal is received from GPS satellites, take sufficient measures when using in locations where the use of electronics is regulated.
† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.