Canon 1D X Mark II Release Date Scheduled for April 2016, Price $5,999

More information coming for the next flagship  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

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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

via: PhotoRumorsCanonRumors