Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Review

Overall Score

64

Main Features

  • 16 MP APS-H CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 156 x 157 x 80 mm, 1230g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: EOS-1D Mark III

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Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Overview


First introduced in February, 2010, Canon EOS-1D Mark IV is a 16 MP DSLR with a APS-H (27.9 x 18.6 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon 1D MIII with EOS-1D Mark IV. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon 1D MIV with Canon 1D MIII


Canon 1D MIV comes with a 27.9 x 18.6 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 33.53 mm (1.31").

- Full Frame
- Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Sensor resolution of Canon 1D MIV ~ 4898 x 3265 pixels.

Canon 1D MIV has Crop Factor: 1.29

The sensor has a surface area of 518.9 mm².

There are approximate 15,991,970 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Canon 1D MIV 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 MIV


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

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
920k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
Timelapse Recording
2 Storage Slots
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
AF Face Detection
12800 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
1500 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
Environmental Sealing
45 Focus Points
3 AE Bracketing Range
300000 cycles Shutter Life Expectancy
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Weight: 1230g
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Type Scores

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV has an Overall Score of 64/100 and ranked #91 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #243 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon 1D MIV Scores
Imaging score
60
Features score
63
Value for money score
67
Portability score
52
Overall score
64
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 MIV


Canon EOS-1D Mark IV weighs 1230g and has external dimensions of 156 x 157 x 80mm (6.14 x 6.18 x 3.15"). Considering that the average weight of Pro DSLR cameras is 1280g, Canon 1D MIV is 50 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro DSLR Cameras


Canon 1D MIV
1230g
Average weight
1280g
Min weight
735g
Max weight
1585g

Thickness Comparison
Pro DSLR Cameras


Canon 1D MIV
80mm
Average Thickness
85mm
Min Thickness
74mm
Max Thickness
123mm

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

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS-1D Mark IV Dimensions EOS-1D Mark IV
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon 5D MIII 950 g 1230 g 152 x 116 x 76 mm 156 x 157 x 80 mm
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Canon 7D MII 910 g 1230 g 149 x 112 x 78 mm 156 x 157 x 80 mm
Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III Canon 1Ds MIII 1385 g 1230 g 150 x 160 x 80 mm 156 x 157 x 80 mm
Canon EOS 6D Canon 6D 770 g 1230 g 145 x 111 x 71 mm 156 x 157 x 80 mm
Canon EOS-1D X Canon 1D X 1340 g 1230 g 158 x 164 x 83 mm 156 x 157 x 80 mm
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon 5D MIV 890 g 1230 g 151 x 116 x 76 mm 156 x 157 x 80 mm
Canon EOS 80D Canon 80D 730 g 1230 g 139 x 105 x 79 mm 156 x 157 x 80 mm
Canon EOS-1D Mark III Canon 1D MIII 1335 g 1230 g 156 x 157 x 80 mm 156 x 157 x 80 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS-1D Mark IV


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS-1D Mark IV
Announced February, 2010
Body Type Large SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.3
Number of Lenses 272
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k 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 45
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 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 External
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-H
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 27.9 x 18.6 mm
Sensor Area 518.9 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3264
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 102400
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 1500 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model LP-E4
Physical
Weight 1230 g
Physical Dimensions 156 x 157 x 80 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, SD/SDHC card
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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