Canon 1DX Mark II Specifications



Model Number:1DX Mark II
Alternate Model Number(s):
Camera Format:Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured:Yes
Retail Price:$5999.00
Street Price:$2,999.00
Date Available:2016-04-15
Tripod Mount:Yes
Weight:54.5 oz (1,544 g)
includes batteries
Size:6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in.
(158 x 168 x 83 mm)
Waterproof Depth:n/a

Image Sensor

Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:Canon
Effective Megapixels:20.2
Sensor Format:35mm
Sensor size:864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch:6.58 microns
Focal Length Multiplier:1.0x
Aspect Ratio:3:2
Color Filter Type:RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:Fixed
Sensor shift image stabilization:No
On-Sensor Phase Detect:Yes
DxO Sensor Score:88
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):24.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):13.5
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):3,207

Image Capture

Image Resolution:5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4368 x 2912 (12.7 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format:JPEG, RAW, M-RAW (11.2MP), S-RAW (5.0MP); 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second:14.0

Video Capture

Can take movies:Yes
Movie Resolution:4096×2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920×1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format:MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out:No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video:n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder:n/a
HD Video Out:Yes
HD Video Connection:HDMI

Lens & Optics

Lens Mount:Canon EF
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):
Focal Length (actual):
Zoom Ratio:
Aperture Range:
Integrated ND Filter:No
Normal Focus Range:
Macro Focus Range:
Filter Thread:n/a
Thread Type:n/a
Optical Image Stabilization:No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:

Auto Focus

Auto Focus:Yes
Auto Focus Type:OVF: Phase-detect AF via 61 AF points (all support f/8) with max 41 cross-type points, 5 dual cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6); Live View uses Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light?No
Manual Focus:Yes


Viewfinder:Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter, Ec-C6 screen provided, can be changed to Ec-A, B or L; Intelligent VF II
Focus Peaking:No
EVF Resolution:n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):0.76x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):0.76x


Eye-level Viewfinder:Yes
Rear Display:Yes
Rear Display Size (inches):3.2
Rear Display Resolution:1,620,000 dots
Articulating Screen:No
Tilt Swivel Screen:No
Selfie Screen:No
Max Playback Zoom:
Top Deck Display:Yes


Maximum ISO (native):51200
Minimum ISO (native):100
ISO Settings:Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Auto ISO Mode:Yes
White Balance Settings:Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom (Custom WB) 1�5, Color Temperature, PC-1�5 (Personal WB)
Shutter Speed Range:1/8000 – 30 sec
Bulb Mode:Yes
Exposure Compensation:+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes:360K-pixel RGB+IR sensor: 216-zone Evaluative (linked to all AF points); Center-weighted; Partial (6.2% of viewfinder); Spot (1.5% of viewfinder) center, multi (up to 8), linkable to all AF points
Program Auto Exposure:Yes
Aperture Priority:Yes
Shutter Priority:Yes
Full Manual Exposure:Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:
Self Timer:10, 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):No
High Resolution Composite:No


Built-in Flash:No
Flash Modes:Depends on external flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100):n/a
Flash Range Description:n/a
Max Flash Sync:1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation:+/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection:Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:No

Image Storage

Usable Memory Types:CF1 / CFast / CFast 2.0
UHS Support:No UHS support
Other Memory:CF and CFast slots
Dual Card Slots:Yes
RAW Capture Support:Yes
Uncompressed Format:RAW, M-RAW (11.2MP), S-RAW (5.0MP); 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Included Memory:No memory included
Included Memory Type:


Built-In Wi-Fi:No
Built-In GPS:Yes
Microphone Jack:Yes
Headphone Jack:Yes
External Connections:USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
PictBridge Compliant:No
DPOF Compliant:Yes
Remote Control:Yes
Remote Control Type:Optional wired (N3 contact), wireless
Connections (extended):System extension terminal, Mini HDMI (Type-C), remote terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):<0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):<0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press?No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):14.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):14.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):14.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):73
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):0.09 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):
Shutter lag (full AF, live view – DSLR):
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view – DSLR):0.054 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus):0.072 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):
Shutter Lag (prefocused):0.053 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):
Startup Time:0.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time:0.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:


Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):260 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):1210 shots
Battery Life, Video:
Battery Form Factor:Proprietary LP-E19
Usable Battery Types:Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included:1 x Proprietary LP-E19 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter):Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:Yes
Internal Charging Supported:No


Included Software:Digital Photo Professional, EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser, Photostitch, Picture Style Editor
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