As initially rumored specs alluded to, it appears the 1D X Mark II will be an impressive update, but in no way groundbreaking. [Read more…]
Canon shooters have been impatiently waiting for the EOS-1D X replacement, especially since the official announcement of the Nikon D5, and while the company still hasn’t released any official information, we’ve got the first photos and leaks specs of the soon-to-be-released monster of a camera.
The official announcement will likely take place next week, but until then – does it live up to your expectations?
The Nikon updates (both version 1.03) include mostly minor fixes, and an annoying bug that would cause the cameras to freeze when using the automatic “Clean Image Sensor” option.
Canon’s update only fixes one issue where autofocus is initiated when it should.
Unlike Sony’s announcement regarding the a7R II firmware upgrade, Nikon’s update deals with camera models that have already been replaced.
Last week, it was revealed that the Canon 1D X and 1D C had some manufacturing issues involving autofocusing in subfreezing temperatures. Apparently now, Canon Rumors has been given documents from an internal source with information that may have just brought a darker side of the camera making giant.
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