Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review – Real World Experiences With a $6500 Camera

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Here is a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review, a real-world review of a $6,500 camera.

Coming from the folks at SLR Lounge, the 16 minutes video below is a very good real-world review of Canon’s flagship, the EOS-1D X Mark III.

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The new groundbreaking workhorse EOS-1D X III DLSR Camera features:

  • New 20.1 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor combined with newly designed High Detail Low-Pass Filter
  • New DIGIC X Image Processor with an ISO range of 100-102400; Expandable to 50-819200i
  • New 191-point optical viewfinder AF system capable of tracking the subject’s head, and face using Deep Learning Technology
  • New Smart Controller built into the AF-On button for fast control of the AF Point selection
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF for fast and accurate autofocus in Live View covering 90%x100% of the image area at an EV of -6 ~ 18
  • The lightning-fast camera features the ability to shoot up to 16 frames-per-second in optical viewfinder shooting and up to 20 fps while in Live View shooting with mechanical or silent shutter
  • Maximum buffer in continuous shooting (RAW+JPEG) of 1000 images or more with dual CFexpress card slots
  • 12-bit 5.5K RAW video internal recording and oversampling 4K 60p video recording using the full width of the sensor in Canon Log with 10-bit 4:2:2
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Canon To Release Firmware Update For EOS-1D X Mark III To Fix Issue

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Canon will release a firmware update for the EOS-1D X Mark III in early April, as the company communicates through a product advisory:

To Users of EOS-1D X Mark III

Thank you for using Canon products.

We have confirmed that the following phenomenon may occur during use of the EOS 1D X Mark III digital SLR camera. A new firmware release is planned for early April; once the new firmware is ready, we will make an announcement on our website.

We sincerely apologise to users who may have experienced inconvenience due to this issue.

Phenomenon:
When the camera is used with the electronic level set to “Show” in the viewfinder display, in rare cases, the camera may not perform normally when operating the AF-ON button or shutter button.

Affected Product:
EOS 1D X Mark III (Firmware version 1.0.0)

Workaround:
Use the “Hide” setting for the electronic level in the viewfinder display.

Setting procedure: Menu / Set-up 2 tab / Viewfinder display / Electronic level* [Hide] *Default setting: [Hide]

Support:
In early-April 2020, we plan to release a firmware update to address the phenomenon listed above.

Contact information:
Please contact your nearest service centre if you have any queries.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review: Real World AF Comparison With Sony a9 II

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Here is a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review, comparing the AF tracking system with the Sony a9 II.

Jared Polin (aka FroKnowsPhoto) compared the AF tracking perfomance of the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III and the Sony a9 II.

The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III manual is online at Canon USA, and you can download it here.

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review – Sample Pictures (raw and some JPG, DPReview)

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Here are some Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review sample pictures.

DPReview posted a first set of sample pictures for their upcoming Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review . Raw files are available for download, and some raw to jpg converted files too. A pre-production model was used.

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The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III manual is online at Canon USA, and you can download it here.

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review: Shooting The New Electric Porsche Taycan

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Here is a short Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review. The EOS-1D X Mark III tested at a photoshooting for the new electric Porsche Taycan.

Dan Watson got a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III in his hands and shares his hands-on experiences in the video below.

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The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III manual is online at Canon USA, and you can download it here.

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III And Sony a9 II Have Same Dynamic Range

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Some good news about the new Canon EOS-1D X Mark III. Will this stop the Canon-smashing when it comes to dynamic range? Probably not. But then, dynamic range is a measure that already has little importance in real life, so I guess at the end of the day it doesn’t matter.

Photons to Photos allows you to compare the dynamic range of cameras. Below you see graph comparing the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III with the Sony a9 II. Difference is so little that you can say they have the same DR. Moreover, the EOS-1D X Mark III seems to do better up to approx. ISO 600, the Sony does slightly better at very high ISO.

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The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III manual is online at Canon USA, and you can download it here.

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