Canon Reveals Improvement Of EOS-1D X Mark III


Even though information of the new flagship DSLR are restricted for now, it will upgrade essential specs of its predecessor

Canon now announced the improvement of a new flagship DSLR, the EOS-1D X Mark III, an update to its EOS-1D X Mark II introduced in 2016. Information about the new camera are pretty restricted for now, but here’s what we do know.

image of the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

It will be quicker than its predecessor, which is very good news for the profession wildlife and sports photographers for whom this is a well known camera selection. When working with the optical viewfinder, the camera can shoot constantly with AF and AE at up to 16 fps with the camera’s mechanical shutter. In Reside View mode (mirror up), the continuous shooting speed increases to 20 fps. That is two fps quicker when working with the viewfinder, and four fps quicker in Reside View than the Mark II. Canon also states that the buffer in this camera will supply up to 5x the overall performance of the Mark II, which we’re translating to imply you will be capable to shoot constantly at 16 fps for more than 50 seconds, or 20 fps for about 40 seconds.

We do not know the resolution of the camera’s sensor, but Canon says we can count on “dramatically enhanced nevertheless and video image top quality.” The camera will also include things like an upgraded AF program that is capable of performing in reduce-light circumstances than the program in the Mark II.

Pricing and availability are unannounced at this time. For more information, see the press release beneath.



MELVILLE, N.Y., October 24, 2019 –Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging options, now announced that its parent organization, Canon Inc. is creating the extremely anticipated Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Camera – the successor to the planet-renowned and award-winning EOS-1D X Mark II. Perfect for sports and wildlife, the flagship DSLR is becoming engineered and created working with feedback from the worldwide neighborhood of EOS-1D X and EOS-1D X Mark II photographers. Continuing Canon’s wealthy heritage of developing very first-price optical merchandise, the EOS-1D X Mark III gives an enhanced autofocus program, with drastically enhanced nevertheless and video image top quality and communication. When working with this camera, pros will have the self-assurance they will get ‘the shot’ and can provide it at a competitive speed – quicker than ever ahead of – best for the increasingly rapid-paced business.

“The innovations place forth by the new EOS-1D X Mark III will set the new common for expert DSLR cameras and additional cement Canon’s commitment to its expert photographers,” stated Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “In creating the new camera, Canon listened to comprehensive user-feedback from pros out in the field. The outcome is a camera that has evolved from its predecessor and maintained the general top quality that expert photographers have come to count on from the Canon EOS-1D series.”

Will need for Speed

The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III will be blisteringly rapid – supplying exceptional precision, reliability, higher-overall performance autofocus and topic tracking – supplying photographers with a tool that will enable to capture the shot they are chasing. The camera’s new autofocus algorithm will strengthen stability and tracking when working with each the Optical Viewfinder and in Reside View shooting mode, working with Deep Mastering Technologies and adapting to enable facilitate precise concentrate tracking for just about every shot. When working with the optical viewfinder the camera will use a new autofocus sensor, with roughly 28 instances the resolution in the center of the EOS-1D X Mark II. Supplying the potential to autofocus in even brighter and darker scenarios than ahead of and with higher precision, the camera will have a variety of autofocus capabilities, which will allow the photographer to get their shot. In Reside View mode, customers will be capable to make use of 525 AF locations working with the Dual Pixel CMOS AF program will cover roughly 90×100 % of the image sensor. The camera will help considerably quicker frame prices with complete AF and AE, working with either the optical viewfinder (up to roughly 16fps mechanical shutter) or Reside View (up to roughly 20fps mechanical or electronic shutter). On top of that, the camera’s dual CFexpress card slots will allow far more than 5 instances the RAW burst depth of its predecessor.

Powered to Dominate

The improvement of EOS-1D X Mark III is a clear instance of Canon’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of revolutionary imaging merchandise featuring optically superb technologies. The camera will help an all new, Canon-created, CMOS sensor and DIGIC processor, that will provide higher image top quality, at even larger ISOs, with the potential to capture stills in 10-bit working with the HEIF (Higher Efficiency Image File) file format. HEIF produces wider dynamic variety and higher colour representation compared to JPEG. The energy of 4K resolution brings stories to life – shoot 4K videos which includes 4K60p with 10-bit four:two:two Canon Log internal recording.

Conveniently Connected

For pros, content material delivery is just as essential as image capture – the EOS-1D X Mark III will make it quick, featuring constructed-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® low-power connectivity in addition to GPS technologies. To retain pace with ever-shortening deadlines, the camera will transfer information at far more than twice[i] the speed of the EOS-1D X Mark II when working with the constructed-in Ethernet connection, or the new optional wireless file transmitter – the WFT-E9, which is also compatible with Canon’s lately launched Cinema EOS C500 Mark II camera. Coupled with easier network set-up the camera will significantly boost the expert workflow.

A Familiar Really feel with Enhanced Attributes

Current EOS-1D series customers will be familiar and comfy handling the EOS-1D X Mark III enabling seamless navigation with trusted ergonomics – while the magnesium alloy physique will give the durability anticipated from Canon’s EOS-1D cameras. Specialist photographers can trust the identical impressive create-top quality as the EOS-1D X Mark II – with phenomenal climate-sealing, standing up to harsh circumstances, which includes wind, rain and humidity. With extraordinary low-light shooting capabilities, the camera will now function choose illuminated buttons that enable for precision operation in difficult, dark and dimly lit circumstances. The camera will also give a new more handle for deciding on AF points, constructed into the AF-ON button, enabling photographers to adjust AF points on-the-fly for the most effective composition – additional assisting to simplify their operate.  In addition, drastically enhanced battery life – with the identical LP-E19 – will enable pros to shoot for longer periods of time, with out possessing to adjust batteries, assisting lower the possibility of missing a shot.

[i] Transfer speeds might be adversely impacted based on the usage atmosphere.



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