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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Sensor Review and Test Results

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II sensor review and test results published by DxOMark. The flagship full-frame DSLR camera achieved a score of 88 and performed excellent dynamic range.

On the other hand an overall score of 88 points makes it the best-performing sensor in the company’s range.According to test results, the sensor shows some slight improvement in color sensitivity and SNR at different ISO settings.

The Canon 1D X Mark II features a new 20.2-megapixels full frame CMOS sensor. It comes with new Al Servo AF III+ with improved 61-point AF system with 41 cross-type AF points. Powered by Dual “DIGIC 6+” processors, it is capable of capturing 4K videos up to 60p.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II sensor tested at DxOMark

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Sensor Review and Test Results

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From DxOMark conclusion:

This is a well-deserved result for Canon. This versatile sensor should prove attractive to a wide range of photographers, including those that work in multiple disciplines. The wide dynamic range at low ISOs should appeal to all photographers, but especially those using it for landscapes. The low noise at high ISOs will also appeal to action and sports photographers.

Although the new model is aimed primarily at that market, the increase in pixel count over its predecessor now matches that of the earlier EOS-1Ds Mk III, a model that’s still highly regarded for editorial and commercial work. It is not too much of a stretch to view the new EOS-1D X Mk II as the natural successor to that camera, and its wide range of capabilities, including DCI 4K video, make it look highly tempting. Sure, it would have been great to see a higher pixel count, but overall, the sensor performance offers photographers the versatility to tackle a wide range of assignments with just one camera.

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II [body-only] $5,999.95 Amazon | B&H | Adorama