Canon has announced their newest DSLR, the Canon EOS 1DX. This new line will replace both the EOS 1D Mark IV and the EOS 1Ds Mark III series cameras by combining the best of both worlds into one. At the heart of the camera is the all new Dual DIGIC 5+ image processors, which are capable of delivering about 17 times more processing speed than the DIGIC 4. It features an 18 megapixel full frame sensor and is capable of an awesome 12 frames per second, even when shooting RAW. They’ve added an additional focus mode, which auto focuses using 61 points and even has it’s own dedicated DIGIC 4 processor. Other improvements include increasing the ISO capabilities from 51,200 (standard range) to 204,800 (extended range) as well reducing Moiré effects, thanks to the full frame sensor . It is scheduled for availablitly in March, 2012, and will set you back $6800 (body only).
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