[Rumor] More Canon High Megapixel DSLR Tidbits (1Dx derived body)

A new rumor about Canon’s high resolution DSLR (46MP are rumored) showed up at NL.

In an update to the high MP info, we’re told […] that a camera will eventually appear in a 1D X derived body, in the same way as the 1D C. The information said that the actual designation was not known, but it would essentially be a ‘1 series’. There was also a warning that there would be a long wait between any ‘preview’ and any cameras […] being annouced and subsequently shipping.

Hope this is not made using a special firmware, as Canon did with the EOS 1D-C.

[via NL]

  • Mike1

    So it’s not a direct competition to D800 that we hoped for. Sounds more like a MF replacement at high price.

  • Niles W,

    8000+ euro

  • Dave

    My thoughts are that Canon essentially dropped from the lineup the EOS 1Ds Mark III because the 5D Mark II was essentially the same camera in a pro body. I bet that there would be plenty of landscape and studio photographers that would pay about 5 grand (US) for a high MP camera of the same build. Weatherproof pro body, maybe a larger screen, 3.5″ 4 fps, dual CF slots, maybe 2 batteries, ISO 50-100K, maybe even 2K video. I certainly hope that Canon starts to pick up the pace of development, and remembers where they have been.

  • I am buying a complete new system and at this moment and time it’s going to be the Nikon 800. I was just about to order when a Canon fan informed me about the 46.1 megapixel camera with a fantastic new sensor. Now this seems too good to be true.If this is true I will wait for the Canon until the middle of January although Christmas would be much better.If Canon start to postpone and postpone delivery I will just order the Nikon.