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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II Might Feature Global Shutter

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Canon is rumored to put an image sensor with a global shutter into the EOS 1D X successor camera which could be named as the .

According to Canon Rumors website, the company is working on using a global shutter for the upcoming replacement of the Canon EOS 1D X DSLR.

The upcoming EOS 1DX Mark II camera is also expected to feature continuous shooting speed of 30fps and many more features.

Canon EOS 1D X successor might feature a global shutter


The rumor mill is also in talks that global shutters instead of rolling shutters technology will come packed with all future Canon EOS 1-series DSLR cameras.

Global shutter explained by Red:

“A global shutter controls incoming light to all photosites simultaneously. At any given point in time, all photosites are therefore either equally closed or equally open. A global shutter can work either by abruptly exposing and then obstructing all photosites at once, in which case it can be thought of as a “hard shutter,” or by doing this more gradually as a “soft shutter.” Since they have no moving parts, these are sometimes also referred to as an electronic shutter.”

The Canon EOS 1D X has been available for more than two years. The rumored high-end Canon 1D X Mark II DSLR to be announced by the end of 2015 and feature a global shutter instead of a rolling shutter.

via CR