Canon EOS-1D C

Released March, 2013
  • 17.9 MP
  • Full frame 36 x 24 mm CMOS
  • 3.2" LCD
Quality is amazing in natural daylight portrait, but is less interesting in action high iso scene.
by www.canonwatch.com (Jan, 2013)

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Canon EOS-1D C

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

EOS-1D C
14 fps
EOS 600D
3.7 fps
Sony A7
5 fps

Features Key features of the Canon EOS-1D C

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

EOS-1D C
17.9 MP
Nikon D3X
24.4 MP
Sony A7
24 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

EOS-1D C
204,800 ISO
Nikon D5
3,280,000 ISO
EOS-1D X Mark II
409,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

EOS-1D C
61
Nikon D5
153
Sony A7
117

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

EOS-1D C
3.2"
Sony A7
3"

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

EOS-1D C
0.76x
EOS 600D
0.53x
D7100
0.61x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

EOS-1D C
48.2 microns
D7100
15.3 microns
EOS 600D
18.5 microns

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the camera

In The News From around the web

As reported a few weeks ago, the Canon EOS-1D C will get a price drop.
Starting Sunday, February 1st, the EOS-1D C will sell for $7,999 instead of $11,999 – that’s $4,000 price drop.
A few weeks ago we learned that Canon Hong Kong dropped the price of the EOS-1D C by $1000, but just in Hong Kong.
It appears the Canon EOS-1D C saw a price drop around $1,000 by Canon Hong Kong, where it is now selling for approx.
Given the price in Hong Kong you may want to have a look on eBay to see if you can grab an EOS-1D C for $7,000.
20
Mar

Canon courts video pros with exclusive Canon Professional Services access

by Mike Tomkins |
www.imaging-resource.com
Gear will be processed at Canon Service and Support centers in Hollywood, CA and Ridgefield Park, NJ, and the company promises that more locations are on the way.
Effective immediately, videographers shooting the company's Cinema EOS-branded interchangeable-lens video gear will have access to the Canon Professional Services program courtesy of a just-added membership level.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Type CMOS
Megapixels 17.9 MP
Resolution 5184 x 3456
Size Full frame
Area 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x
Pixel size 48.2 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 51,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 102,400 ISO to 204,800 ISO
Codecs
  1. RAW
  2. JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes

focus system

Type Phase detection
Focus points 61
Cross type focus points 41
Supports continuous No

shutter

Min 30 s
Max 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 164 x 158 x 83 mm
Thickness 83 mm
Is weather sealed Yes

features

Includes a GPS No
Supports HDR No
Automatic panorama No
Create realistic 3D images No
Image stabilization None

video

Video 4096 x 2160 @ 24 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack 3.5mm
Autofocus while shooting video

display

Type LCD
Size 3.2"
Resolution 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen No
Has a flip out screen No
Supports live view Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Pentaprism
Coverage 100%
Magnification 0.76x
Viewfinder size 0.76x

performance

Max continuous shooting 14 fps
Continuous shooting 14 fps
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