Canon has revealed its new professional DSLR that claims to record Full High Definition (HD) videos in addition to stills.
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Canon Australia’s Brand Manager – EOS Professional, Cathy Hattersley said, “The EOS 1D Mark IV is packed with new developments including world-first features that will see this camera deliver performance to meet any challenge faced by professional photographers. Canon EOS re-establishes the pro DSLR benchmark, combining speed, quality and durability with features such as low-noise, high ISO sensitivity and FULL High Definition video recording to cater to all pro requirements from press and sports reporting to studio work.”
The EOS 1D Mark IV boasts a standard ISO range of 100-12800, expandable to an incredible 50-102400, allowing photographers to capture sharp images in low light environments. It also comes with an all-new AF system that features 45-point area AF with 39 cross-type points and sensitivity to f/2.8.
The EOS 1D Mark IV also features Full HD movie recording, allowing photographers to capture stills and movies without compromising on quality. Also featuring Live View shooting with Auto Focus capabilities, the new camera allows professionals to preview images in real time on the 3-inch, fine detail Clear View II LCD screen. The DSLR also features live Face Detection mode in Live View shooting.
The EOS 1D Mark IV features a water and dust-resistant magnesium alloy body and the EOS integrated cleaning system. Water and dust-resistant measures are incorporated at 76 points throughout the camera and the shutter durability is 300,000 cycles. The EOS integrated cleaning system reduces dust on the sensor, giving greater peace of mind when on assignment.
The EOS 1D Mark IV (RRP TBC) is available through Canon retailers from December.