Specifications - EOS-1D X Mark II

Product Specification

    EOS-1D X Mark II
    EOS-1D X Mark II


    35.9 x 23.9 mm CMOS
    Effective Pixels
    Approx. 20.2 megapixels
    Total Pixels
    Approx. 21.5 megapixels
    Aspect Ratio
    Low-Pass Filter
    Sensor Cleaning
    EOS integrated cleaning system
    Colour Filter Type
    Primary Colour


    Dual "DIGIC 6+"


    Lens Mount
    EF (excludes EF-S / EF-M lenses)
    Focal Length
    Equivalent to 1.0x the focal length of the lens


    TTL-secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with dedicated AF sensor
    AF System/ Points
    61 Point / max of 41 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8
    and 61 points / 21 cross-type AF points at f/8 (11)
    The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.
    AF working range
    EV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
    AF Point Selection
    Size (Normal, Small)
    AF Modes
    One Shot
    AI Servo AF (AI Servo AF III+)
    AF Point Selection
    Automatic selection: All 61 point AF (based on EOS iTR AF setting)
    Manual selection: Single point AF (selectable points 61, 15, 9 or cross type only points selectable)
    Manual selection: Sngle point Spot AF
    Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right)
    Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points
    Manual selection: Zone AF (all AF points divided into 9 focusing zones)
    Manual selection: Large Zone AF (all AF points divided into 3 focusing zones)
    AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
    Selected AF point display
    Superimposed in viewfinder and shown on Quick Control screen
    AF Lock
    Locked when shutter button is pressed half way or AF ON is pressed in One Shot AF mode
    AF Assist Beam
    Emitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
    Manual Focus
    Selected on lens
    AF Microadjustment
    Manual: Enter adjustment +/- 20 steps (wide and tele setting for zoom lenses)
    Adjust all lenses by same amount
    Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
    Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number


    Metering modes
    Approx. 360,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 216-zone metering. EOS Intelligent Subject Analysis system
    (1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)
    (2) Partial metering (approx. 6.2% of viewfinder at centre)
    (3) Spot metering:
    Center spot metering (approx. 1.5% viewfinder at centre)
    AF point-linked spot metering
    Multi-spot metering
    (4) Centre weighted average metering
    Metering Brightness Range
    EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C, ISO100, with evaluative metering)
    AE Lock
    Auto: In the One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering, AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved
    Manual: By AE lock button in P, Av, Tv and M modes
    Exposure Compensation
    +/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
    +/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
    Anti-flicker shooting
    Yes. Flicker detected at a frequency of 100 Hz or 120 Hz. Maximum continuous shooting speed may decrease
    ISO Sensitivity (8)
    Auto 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
    ISO can be expanded to L:50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600


    Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
    30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
    Shutter Release
    Soft touch electromagnetic release


    Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
    AWB (Ambeince priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting
    White balance compensation:
    1. Blue/Amber +/-9
    2. Magenta/ Green +/-9
    Custom White Balance
    Yes, 5 setting can be registered
    WB Bracketing
    '+/-3 levels in single level increments
    3, 2, 5 or 7 bracketed images per shutter release
    Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias


    Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)
    Approx. 100%
    Approx. .76x(4)
    Approx. 20mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
    Dioptre Correction
    -3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
    Focusing Screen
    Interchangeable. Standard Focusing Screen Ec-C6 provided. Can be changed to Ec-A, B or L
    Quick-return half mirror
    Viewfinder Information
    AF information: Single/Spot AF points, AF Frame, AF status, Focus indicator, AF mode, AF point selection, AF point registration
    Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, flash metering, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB, metering mode, shooting mode
    Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light.
    Image information: Card information, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+).
    Composition information: Grid, Electronic level
    Other information: Battery check, Warning symbol, Flicker Detection, drive mode, white balance, JPEG/RAW indicator
    Depth of field preview
    Yes, with Depth of Field preview button
    Eyepiece shutter


    8.11cm (3.2") Clear View LCD II, approx. 1620K dots
    Approx. 100%
    Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically)
    Approx 170° vertically and horizontally
    Anti-reflection and Anti-smudge. Reinforced glass incorporated
    Brightness Adjustment
    Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
    Touch-screen operations
    Capacitive method. During Live View shooting and Movie shooting for AF Point Selection / Switching and for Magnified View. Touch-screen can be disabled
    Display Options
    (1) Quick Control Screen
    (2) Camera settings
    (3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
    (4) Custom Quick Control Screen


    E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
    Flash Exposure Compensation
    +/- 3EV in 1/3 increments with EX series Speedlites
    Flash Exposure Bracketing
    Yes, with compatible External Flash
    Flash Exposure Lock
    Flash Exposure Lock
    Second Curtain Synchronisation
    HotShoe/ PC terminal
    Yes/ Yes
    External Flash Compatibility
    E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
    External Flash Control
    via camera menu screen


    Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Bulb, Custom (x3)
    Picture Styles
    Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
    Colour Space
    sRGB and Adobe RGB
    Image Processing
    Highlight Tone Priority
    Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
    Long exposure noise reduction
    High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
    Lens optical correction (Not possible with M-RAW and S-RAW):
    - Peripheral illumination correction
    - Chromatic aberration correction
    - Distortion correction (during or after still photo shooting)
    - Diffraction correction (during or after still photo shooting)
    - Digital Lens Optimizer (after still photo shooting)
    Resize to M1, M2 or S (frame grab images from 4K movies and images shot in S quality cannot be resized)
    Cropping: JPEG images can be cropped (Aspect ratio is fixed - 3:2 or 2:3)
    - 41 cropping sizes selectable, from 13% to 95% (diagonal)
    - Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
    - Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
    RAW image processing - during image Playback only
    Multiple exposure
    Drive modes
    Single, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Silent single, Silent Continous High, Silent Continuous Low, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote)
    Continuous Shooting
    Max. Approx. 14fps. with full AF / AE tracking, speed maintained for up to unlimited number of JPEGs or 170 RAW images, with CFast 2.0™ card (1) (2) (10)
    Max. 16fps in Live View mode with mirror locked up and exposure and AF locked on first frame


    Electronic viewfinder with image sensor
    Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
    Frame Rate
    29.97 fps
    Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
    Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face Detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone - Single), available with all EF lenses
    Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor (315-zone)
    Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of Live View screen)
    Spot metering (approx. 2.8% of Live View screen)
    Center-weighted average metering
    Active metering timer can be changed
    Display Options
    3 levels available through INFO. button: No information, Basic shooting information, Histogram
    Multiple Exposure status also avaible in Multiple Exposure mode


    Still Image Type
    JPEG: 10 compression options
    RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
    Complies with Exif 2.30 and Design rule for Camera File system 2.0
    Complies with Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1
    RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording
    Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible, separate formats to separate cards possible
    Image Size
    JPEG: (L) 5472x3648, (M1) 4368x2912, (M2) 3648x2432, (S) 2736x1824
    RAW: (RAW) 5472x3648, (M-RAW) 4104x2736, (S-RAW) 2736x1824
    New folders can be manually created and selected
    RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording
    Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible, separate formats to separate cards possible
    File Numbering
    (1) Consecutive numbering
    (2) Auto reset
    (3) Manual reset

    EOS Movie

    Movie Type
    MOV Video: 4K - Motion JPEG (internal recording only), Full HD - MPEG4 AVC / H.264 variable (average) bit rate, Audio: Linear PCM
    MP4 Video: Full HD - MPEG4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC
    Movie Size
    4K (17:9) - 4096 x 2160
    Full HD (16:9) - 1920 x 1080
    Frame Rate
    119.9p/59.94p/29.97p/24.00p/23.98p (with NTSC)
    100.0p/50.00p/25.00p/24.00p (with PAL)
    119.9p/100.0p in Full HD quality High Frame Rate movie only
    Colour Sampling (Internal recording)
    4K - YCbCr4:2:2 (8 bit)
    Full HD - YCbCr4:2:0 (8 bit)
    Movie Length
    Max duration 29min 59sec. (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4GB file limit with exFAT CF or CFast card
    High Frame Rate Movie
    MOV Video: Full HD - 1920 x 1080 at 100fps or 119.9fps
    Recorded as 1/4-speed slow motion movie
    Single scene maximum recording up to 7min 29sec.
    Movie Size
    4K (17:9) - 4096 x 2160
    Full HD (16:9) - 1920 x 1080
    4K Frame Grab
    8.8 megapixel JPEG still image frame grab from 4K movie possible
    Bitrate / Mbps
    4K (59.94p/50.00p): Approx. 800 Mbps
    4K (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p): Approx. 500 Mbps
    Full HD (119.9p/100.0p)/ALL-I: Approx. 360 Mbps
    Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/ALL-I: Approx. 180 Mbps
    Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/IPB Approx. 60 Mbps
    Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/ALL-I: Approx. 90 Mbps
    Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 30 Mbps
    Full HD (59.94p/50.00p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 60 Mbps
    Full HD (29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p)/IPB (Standard): Approx. 30 Mbps
    Full HD (29.97p/25.00p)/IPB (Light): Approx. 12 Mbps
    Built-in monaural microphone (48Khz, 16 bit x 2 ch)
    Movie Size
    4K (17:9) - 4096 x 2160
    Full HD (16:9) - 1920 x 1080
    HDMI Display
    External monitor only, External Monitor only without information display or Simultaneous on camera and external monitor
    HDMI Output
    Full HD recording only, uncompressed YCbCr 4:2:2, 8-bit, sound output via HDMI is also possible
    Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Face Detection and Tracking AF, Movie Servo AF
    Manual Focus
    4K - Auto: 100-12800, H: 25600, H1: 51200, H2: 102400, H3: 204800
    Full HD - Auto: 100-25600, H: 51200, H1: 102400, H2: 204800


    Geotag Information
    Longitude, Latitude, Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time
    Positioning Modes
    Mode 1: Camera continues to receive GPS signals at regular intervals when power is switched off
    Mode 2: GPS is switched off when power is switched off
    Position Update Timing
    Intervals of 1 sec., 5 sec., 10 sec., 15 sec., 30 sec., 1 min., 2 min. or 5 min.
    Position Accuracy
    Within approx. 30 m/98.4 ft (Based on good GPS satellite reception conditions on a clear day with no surrounding obstructions)
    Compatible Satellite Navigation Systems
    • GPS satellites (USA)
    • GLONASS satellites (Russia)
    • Quasi-Zenith Satellite Michibiki (Japan)
    Log Files Format
    NMEA Format. One log file per day based
    Playback zoom
    Approx. 2x – 10x
    Self Timer
    Image tagging feature
    Log File Usage
    Transfer log data to memory card and copy it to a computer
    Use Map Utility to append the log file to the images
    Digital Compass
    Not provided


    Custom Functions
    34 Custom Functions with 104 settings
    Metadata Tag
    User copyright information (can be set in camera)
    Image rating (0-5 stars)
    Image transfer with caption (Caption registered with EOS Utility)
    Water/ Dust resistance
    Voice Memo
    Up to 30sec per image - 48Khz/16 Bit or 8Khz/8 Bit/p>
    Intelligent Orientation Sensor
    Playback zoom
    1.5x - 10x
    Display Formats
    (1) Single image
    (2) Single image with information (2 levels - Basic and Detailed)
    Lens information and RGB histogram
    White balance
    Picture Style
    Color space and noise reduction
    Lens optical correction
    GPS information
    (3) 4 image index
    (4) 9 image index
    (5) 36 image index
    (6) 100image index
    (7) Jump Display (1, 10 or 100 images, Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, Protected images, Rating)
    (8) Movie edit
    (9) RAW processing
    (10) Rating
    Slide Show
    Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Protected images, Rating
    Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds
    Repeat: On/Off
    Brightness: Yes
    RGB: Yes
    Highlight Alert
    Image Erase
    Single image, Selected images, Folder, Card
    Image Erase Protection
    Erase protection of Single image, Folder or Card
    Self Timer
    2 or 10 sec.
    Menu Categories
    (1) Shooting menu 1 - 6
    (2) AF Menu 1 - 5
    (3) Playback menu 1 - 3
    (4) Setup menu 1 - 4
    (5) Custom Functions menu 1 - 8
    (6) My Menu (1 - 5 user selectable)
    Menu Languages
    25 Languages
    English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
    Firmware Update
    Update possible by the user (Camera, Lens, WFT, External Speedlite)


    SuperSpeed USB 3.0
    HDMI mini out (Type C, HDMI-CEC compatible), System Extension Terminal (for WFT-E8 and WFT-E6), External Microphone In / Line In (Stereo mini jack), Headphone socket (Stereo mini jack), RJ-45 (gigabit ethernet), N3-type terminal (remote control terminal


    Canon Printers
    Direct printing is not possible


    1x CompactFlash Type I (UDMA 7 compatible) (Incompatible with Type II and Microdrive)
    1x CFast 2.0™


    PC & Macintosh
    Windows 7 (excl. Starter Edition) Windows 8 and Windows 10
    OS X v10.7-10.11


    Image Processing
    Digital Photo Professional 4 (RAW Image Processing)
    EOS Utility 3 (inc. Remote Capture ), Picture Style Editor


    Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E19 (supplied) / LP-E4N / LP-E4
    Battery life
    Approx. 1210 shots (at 23°C) (5)
    Approx. 1020 (at 0°C)
    Battery Indicator
    6 levels + percentage
    Power saving
    Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins
    Power Supply & Battery Chargers
    Battery charger LC-E19 (supplied), AC Adapter AC-E19, DC Coupler DC-E19, AC Adapter kit ACK-E4


    Body Materials
    Magnesium Alloy body covers
    Operating Environment
    0 – 45 °C, 85% or less humidity
    Dimensions (WxHxD)
    158 x 167.6 x 82.6mm
    Weight (body only)
    Approx. 1340 g


    Eyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Angle Finder C
    Wireless File Transmitter
    Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E8
    Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E6
    All EF lenses (excluding EF-S / EF-M lenses)
    Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
    Remote Controller/ Switch
    Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5 and Speedlite 600EX-RT
    Hand Strap E2, Connect Station CS100

    All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

    Subject to change without notice.

    [1] Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution

    [2] Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style.

    [4]with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt

    [5] Viewfinder shooting. Based on the CIPA Standard and using the battery

    [8] Recommended Exposure Index

    [10] Figures quoted are when used with UDMA7 class cards

    [11] The number of AF points, cross-type AF points, and dual cross-type AF

    [12] AF off, exposure fixed based on first shot