Last year we saw Canon launched quit many digital cameras as well as accessories in India. But today the company launched Canon EOS-1D X Mark III in the country. The camera comes with a 20-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor along with 16 points low pass filter and allows 5.5K video recording also. The camera is best suitable for professional photographers that cater to wedding, wildlife, fashion, sports as well as filmmaking. Additionally, it comes with Face, Eye and Head detection features.
Commenting on the launch, Mr Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said “At Canon, we have carved a niche for ourselves among consumers when it comes to delivering premium products and services. Through our best-in-class technology products, we have enabled users across genres to enjoy the pleasure of quality photography and videography to further fuel their passion in the art of imaging. As a new milestone in our imaging journey, we are delighted to begin 2020 with the launch of EOS-1D X Mark III, the latest marvel to our flagship EOS-1D series. The new product is poised to take the EOS legacy forward and further enable us in promoting the photography culture in India. We are confident that our latest offering will cater to the growing list of professional photographers in India and open up newer possibilities in the imaging space. With India as one of our top-performing markets globally, we foresee that innovations like EOS-1D X Mark III will contribute significantly to our 2020 growth story.”
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III features
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III is claimed to be the fastest DSLR in the market. It is capable of continuous shooting of up to 20fps in live view. Also, it offers continuous shooting speed up to 16fps with viewfinder shooting. According to the company, all these continuous shooting speeds are with full Servo autofocus, meaning even rapidly moving subjects are sharply in focus in each and every frame best suitable for wedding, wildlife, fashion and sports photography
The camera comes equipped with the company’s own proprietary dual pixel CMOS AF. It makes smooth and continuous autofocus as well as subject tracking during live view still shooting and video recording. Also, the newly developed algorithms enable eye detection plus face and head detect autofocus. This makes precise autofocus and tracking in challenging situations. The device also comes with a high resolution of 2.1 million dots touchscreen that can be used for touch focusing as well as capturing a picture.
The newly developed autofocus system designed and developed by the company allows the AF sensor 28X the resolution of EOS-1D X Mark II that is the predecessor it increases the AF sensitivity, increased sensor density and a higher number of Cross-Type AF points. The device also features an ultra-high resolution 191-point autofocus system. This feature allows for better control over the camera. The 155 cross-type AF points are helpful in maintaining constant autofocus even on high-speed subjects with erratic movement patterns. Whereas the 65 points are cross-type even at an aperture of f/8 that is helpful during wildlife photography.
EOS-1D X Mark III is capable of capturing more than 1,000 RAW and JPEG images. There is a 20.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor that features a new 16-point lowpass filter which offers an improved sense of resolution and sharpness.
The EOS-1D X Mark III offers a video resolution of 5.5K at 60p that delivers sharp 4K footage. The Debayer algorithm helps to suppress more and improves noise granularity. It supports full HD @120p video recording with 4:2:2 colour sampling.
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III pricing and availability
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III comes with a price tag of Rs 575,995 that also includes 512 GB CF Express Card and Reader. The DSLR camera will be available for purchase from mid-February onwards at select retail outlets all over the country.
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