Canon has this week announced that their new Canon EOS-1DX will be arriving in stores at the end of April. Followed shortly after by the EF 500mm F/4L IS II USM and EF 600mm F/4L IS II USM which will be arriving in May 2012.
The new Canon EOS-1DX is currently Canon’s most advanced EOS camera and was first revealed back in October 2011, and has been created to replace the existing EOS-1D MK IV and EOS-1Ds MKIII.
The EOS-1DX is equipped with a 18.1MP full-frame CMOS sensor supported by a 61-point autofocus system and a 100,000 pixel RGB metering sensor. Which has been created to detect colours and faces to enhance the exposure calculations.
The EOS-1DX is the first in Canon’s range to feature dual “DIGIC 5+” processors, that allows the camera to have full-resolution continuous shooting of up to 12fps, or 14fps when used in JPEG mode. The Canon EOS-1DX is also capable of of recording movies and a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080p.
When the Canon EOS-1DX arrives in April it will be priced at $6,800 (body-only) or £5,299. Whilst Canon’s EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM will both be available in May for £8,999.00 and £11,299.00 respectively.
Source: Tech Radar
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