Canon EOS 1D X Mark III

Capture more of life’s moments with this limited time EOS-1D X Mark III kit, complete with a 64 GB CFexpress™ Card, CFexpress™ Card Reader and Small Accessory Pouch.


Images shot using Canon EOS 1D X Mark III



Image Sensor

Type36 x 24 mm CMOS
Effective PixelsApprox. 20.1 M
Total PixelsApprox. 21.4 M
Aspect Ratio3:2
Low-Pass FilterBuilt-in/Fixed with Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Colour Filter TypePrimary Colour

Image Processor



Lens MountEF (excludes EF-S/EF-M lenses)
Focal Length1.x Multiplication with EF lens fitted


TypeTTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection using AF-dedicated sensor
AF System / Points191 Point/155 f/4 cross-type AF points inc 1 dual cross type at f/2.8 
The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.
AF working rangeEV -4 to 21 (at 20°C & ISO 100)
AF ModesOne Shot 
AI Focus
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection: 191 point AF (inc face tracking and Eye AF) 
Manual selection: Single point AF (selectable points all points, 61, 15, 9 or cross type only points selectable) 
Manual selection: Spot AF 
Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right) 
Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points 
Manual selection: Zone AF 
Manual selection: Large Zone AF 
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
Selected AF point displaySuperimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel
AF LockLocked when shutter button is pressed half way or AF ON is pressed in One Shot AF mode.
AF Assist BeamEmitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
Manual FocusSelected on lens
AF MicroadjustmentManual: Enter adjustment level +/- 20 steps 
Adjust all lenses by same amount 
Adjust up to 20 lenses individually 
Adjust per lens serial number

Exposure Control

Metering modes400,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 384-zone metering 
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point) 
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.2% of viewfinder at centre) 
(3) Spot metering: Center spot metering (approx. 1.5% viewfinder at centre) 
AF point-linked spot metering 
Multi-spot metering 
(4) Centre weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0-20 (at 23°C with 50 mm f1.4 lens ISO 100) EV -3-20 in Live and movie
AE LockAuto: Operates in 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved 
Manual: By AE lock button in all exposure modes
Exposure Compensation+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
Anti-flicker shootingYes. Flicker detected at a frequency of 100 Hz or 120 Hz. Maximum continuous shooting speed may decrease
ISO Speed EquivalentStills: 100-102400 (in 1/3-stop increments) ISO can be expanded to L: 50 or H1: 204800, H2: 409600, H3: 819200 (selected in Custom Function)


TypeVertical-travel mechanical focal-plane shutter, electronically controlled at all speeds/Sensor Electronic shutter
Speed30 – 1/8000 sec. (1/3 stop increments), Bulb
Shutter ReleaseSoft touch electromagnetic release

White Balance

TypeAuto white balance with the imaging sensor
SettingsAuto (Ambience priority/White Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting 
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber +/-9 
2. Magenta/Green +/-9.
WB Bracketing+/-3 levels in single level increments 
3, 2, 5 or 7 bracketed images per shutter release 
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/Green bias.


Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)Approx. 100%
Eyepoint20 mm
Dioptre Correction-3 to +1 dpt
Focusing Screenfixed
MirrorQuick-return all surface half mirror
Depth of field previewYes
Eyepiece shutterBuilt in

LCD Monitor

Monitor3.2″ (8.01 cm) TFT, approx. 2.1 million dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically)Approx. 170°
CoatingAnti-reflection and Solid Structure
BrightnessAuto: Using external ambient light sensor 
Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels 
4 color tone Adjustable settings
Display Options(1) Quick control Screen 
(2) Camera settings 
(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level 
(4) Custom Quick control screen


ModesE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-sync1/250 sec
Flash Exposure Compensation+/-3 EV in 1/3-stop increments with EX series Speedlites
Flash Exposure BracketingYes, with compatible External Flash
Flash Exposure LockYes
HotShoe / PC terminalYes/Yes
Second Curtain SynchronisationYes
External Flash CompatibilityE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash Controlvia camera menu screen

Other Features

GPSBuilt in – Longitude, Latitude, Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time 
• GPS satellites (USA) 
• GLONASS satellites (Russia) 
• Quasi-Zenith Satellite Michibiki (Japan)
Custom Functions38 Custom Functions
Metadata TagAuthor, copyright, Image rating (0-5 stars) GPS, Rating, IPTC (registered with EOS Utility/browser remote)
LCD Panel (EL) / Button IlluminationYes/Yes
Water / Dust resistanceYes
Voice MemoYes
Intelligent Orientation SensorYes
HistogramBrightness: Yes 
RGB: Yes
Playback zoom1.5x – 10x
Image Erase ProtectionErase protection of one image at a time, folder or card
Image EraseSingle image, selected, folder, card or all unprotected
Self Timer2 or 10 sec.
Menu Categories(1) Shooting Menu 1 – 4 (separate photo/video) 
(2) AF menu 1 – 5 
(3) Network 1 
(4) Playback menu 1 – 3 
(5) Setup menu 1- 5 
(6) Custom functions 1- 9 
(7) My Menu (1-5 user selectable)
Firmware UpdateUpdate possible by the user. (Camera, Lens, WFT, External Speedlite)
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy
PriceAbout AED27,500

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