The Canon EOS 1D X Mark III has been officially launched in Malaysia on 21 January 2020. As previously reported, the new flagship camera initially debuted in the US during the CES 2020 trade show held in Las Vegas earlier this month.
To recap, the EOS 1D X Mark III features a 20.1 megapixel 35mm full frame CMOS sensor and the new Canon DIGIC X image processor. It has an ISO range of 100 to 102400 that is expandable to 50-819200, and is capable of capturing high-resolution images at up to 20fps and HD videos of up to 4K 60P featuring the Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology.
The camera also features a 3.2-inch touchscreen LCD that also features Touch AF support. Other features on the camera include built-in gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, 10-bit HEIF format support, on-board GPS, a HDMI port for transmitting 4K 60p data to external devices or recorders, and dual CFExpress card slots.
As for the EOS 1D X Mark III’s build, the main structural parts of the camera are made of magnesium alloy for high durability while maintaining a lighter weight. The flagship camera is also water and dust resistant, thus allowing it to be used during various weather conditions. It also has a projected shutter life of 500,000 cycles and a battery life of 2850 shots.
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark III will be available in local Canon stores and authorised dealers starting from February onwards and is priced at RM29,999 for body only. For further reading regarding the new flagship camera, head on over to Canon’s official website for more details.
(Source: Canon Malaysia press release.)