More information coming for the next flagship EOS-1D X Mark II full-frame DSLR camera as the release date and price information has been leaked online.
According to latest Canon Rumors, the flagship 1D X Mark II DSLR camera release date is April 2016 and will most likely have a price tag of $5,999.
It is confirmed from trusted sources that the Canon 1D X Mark II will come packed with a newly developed 22-megapixel sensor which is expected and adds 4mp over the current EOS-1D X. The flagship DSLR camera also to have 4k video recording capabilities.
Canon 1D X Mark II release date and price details leaked
The official announcement for the EOS-1D X Mark II is rumored to be announced in February/March timeframe to compete the rival Nikon D5 camera. Shipment will start in April, 2016.
The EOS 1D X Mark II will be capable of shooting 4K videos just like the newly announced Nikon D5. On the other hand the rumor mill is claiming that the 1D X Mark II will employ a 22-megapixel image sensor which is slightly bigger than the 20.9-megapixel sensor found in the Nikon D5.
If rumors are true than with megapixel advantage and 4K video recording feature Canon 1D X Mark II will cost $5,999 and it will be cheaper than the Nikon D5 which has a launch price tag of $6,499.95.
See previously rumored features of the Canon 1D X Mark II.
- Meant to replace both the EOS-1D X and EOS-1D C
- Max video frame rate: 4K @ 60fps, 120fps @ 1080p
- Touch panel for AF point selection
- Much talked about new sensor technology
- A “learning mode” for AI Servo
- Completely new autofocus system
- GPS built-in (no mention of Wifi)
- New LCD screen type/technology