Canon EOS-1D C Review

Overall Score

65

Main Features

  • 18 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 14 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 158 x 164 x 83 mm, 1500g.
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Canon EOS-1D C Overview


First introduced in April, 2012, Canon EOS-1D C is a 18 MP DSLR with a Full frame (36 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Canon 1D C comes with a Full Frame sensor - 36 x 24 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 43.27 mm

- Full Frame, approximate the actual size shown above

Sensor resolution of Canon 1D C ~ 5196 x 3464 pixels.

Canon 1D C has Crop Factor: 1.0

The sensor has a surface area of 864.0 mm².

There are approximate 17,998,944 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Canon 1D C Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Canon 1D X III 2020 20MP 100 - 102400 1440g 158 x 168 x 83mm
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Canon 1D X II 2016 20MP 100 - 51200 1530g 158 x 168 x 83mm
Canon EOS-1D C Canon 1D C 2012 18MP 100 - 51200 1500g 158 x 164 x 83mm
Canon EOS-1D X Canon 1D X 2011 18MP 100 - 51200 1340g 158 x 164 x 83mm
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Canon 1D MIV 2010 16MP 100 - 12800 1230g 156 x 157 x 80mm

Proc and Cons of Canon 1D C


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS-1D C with competitors in pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
External Flash
AF Face Detection
51200 Max Native ISO
14.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
Timelapse Recording
41 Cross Focus Points
±5 AE Bracketing Range
400000 cycles Shutter Life Expectancy
4096 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
1040k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Environmental Sealing
61 Focus Points
2 Storage Slots
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Weight: 1500g
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Type Scores

Canon EOS-1D C has an Overall Score of 65/100 and ranked #86 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #218 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon 1D C Scores
Imaging score
53
Features score
67
Value for money score
59
Portability score
42
Overall score
65
Average Scores in Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
57
Features Score
49
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
49
Overall score
55

Physical Dimensions of Canon 1D C


Canon EOS-1D C weighs 1500g and has external dimensions of 158 x 164 x 83mm (6.22 x 6.46 x 3.27"). Considering that the average weight of Pro DSLR cameras is 1280g, Canon 1D C is 220 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro DSLR Cameras


Canon 1D C
1500g
Average weight
1280g
Min weight
735g
Max weight
1585g

Thickness Comparison
Pro DSLR Cameras


Canon 1D C
83mm
Average Thickness
85mm
Min Thickness
74mm
Max Thickness
123mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS-1D C with the dimensions:

Canon EOS-1D C

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS-1D C Dimensions EOS-1D C
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Canon 1D X II 1530 g 1500 g 158 x 168 x 83 mm 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon 5D MIII 950 g 1500 g 152 x 116 x 76 mm 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon 5D MIV 890 g 1500 g 151 x 116 x 76 mm 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Nikon D5 Nikon D5 1415 g 1500 g 160 x 158.5 x 92 mm 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Canon EOS-1D X Canon 1D X 1340 g 1500 g 158 x 164 x 83 mm 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Nikon D4s Nikon D4s 1350 g 1500 g 160 x 157 x 91 mm 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Nikon D4 Nikon D4 1340 g 1500 g 160 x 157 x 91 mm 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Nikon D750 Nikon D750 840 g 1500 g 141 x 113 x 78 mm 158 x 164 x 83 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS-1D C


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS-1D C
Announced April, 2012
Body Type Large SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1
Number of Lenses 272
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 61
Number of Cross Focus Points 41
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 14.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3456
Max Native ISO 51200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 204800
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 4096 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB none
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model LP-E4N
Physical
Weight 1500 g
Physical Dimensions 158 x 164 x 83 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA compatible
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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