Canon EOS-1D X release date set for April

Canon EOS 1D X release date revealed

Canon EOS 1D X release date revealed

Canon has revealed that its new flagship DSLR, the Canon EOS-1D X will be available for purchase from the end of April 2012.

The Canon announcement ends months of speculation of a Canon EOS-1D X release date following its unveiling late last year. The Canon announcement also comes a week after it posted Canon EOS-1D X sample photos showing off the new camera’s low-light capability.

The EOS-1D X is Canon’s most advanced EOS DSLR ever produced, Canon says, and is the first to use dual DIGIC 5+ processors. These are designed to handle huge levels of image data while at the same time reducing image noise.

The new Canon camera also comes equipped with an 18.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and a staggering ISO range stretching from ISO 100 up to ISO 51,200 (expandable to ISO 204,800).

For more details on this new Canon DSLR, read the hands-on Canon EOS-1D X review at our sister website TechRadar.