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Canon EOS-1D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 103 reviews of Canon EOS-1D. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and durability. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the software and lens. There are some mixed comments about the low light performance and memory.

performance, portability, size, durability, reliability

price, lens, software

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon EOS-1D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon EOS-1D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon EOS-1D from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon EOS-1D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Canon EOS-1D from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the battery and reliability. The usability and durability are also mentioned favorably. The portability and image quality get negative opinions.

performance, durability, usability, reliability, battery

image quality, portability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Angela Nicholson (techradar.com)

Canon EOS-1D X Mk II

 

The 1D X Mk II looks set to wow the pros shooting this year's Olympic games

Excellent control layout and handling ; 4K recording at 60fps ; Brilliant autofocus system

Only a small increase in resolution over the 1D X ; Limited use of the touchscreen technology ; Video mode needs a dedicated Quick menu

Canon has fine-tuned proven handling and controls in response to user feedback, and delivered a big gain in continuous shooting performance. It also pushes the Nikon D5 all the way for image quality within its standard sensitivity setting. We can...

May, 2016

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : David Bergman (cnet.co.uk)

Canon EOS 1D review

 

Review summary Canon ups the ante with its 8-megapixel EOS-1D Mark II, the fastest-shooting digital SLR on the market. Made for magazine photographers covering news and sports, the Mark II also works well for portrait shooters who want a versatile,...

Combination of fast drive mode and high resolution; large buffer; highly customizable; saves custom camera setups to media; improved E-TTL II flash performance.

Noise in underexposed image areas; LCD lacks sharpness when zooming in review mode; slow image review; imperfections appear when paired with lower-quality lenses; requires fast, high-capacity memory cards to store large files.

In a league by itself, the Mark II offers professional photographers extensive customization, excellent photo quality, and market-leading speed.

Aug, 2004

Expert review by : Ian Burley (dpnow.com)

Canon EOS-1D (preliminary review)

 

Both pictures were shot using flash bounced from the white ceiling. As I only had a Canon EZ 430 unit to hand (the 1D, like all recent EOS cameras will only work in auto flash mode with the new generation EX flash range), I had to guess the manual...

Dec, 2001

Expert review by : What Digital Camera Magazine (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Review of the Canon EOS 1D - Digital SLR Reviews

 

Targeted at sports and news photographers, the 1D is the Speedy Gonzales of digital photography.

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : David Bergman (cnet.com)

Canon EOS 1D review

 

Review summary Canon ups the ante with its 8-megapixel EOS-1D Mark II, the fastest-shooting digital SLR on the market. Made for magazine photographers covering news and sports, the Mark II also works well for portrait shooters who want a versatile,...

Combination of fast drive mode and high resolution; large buffer; highly customizable; saves custom camera setups to media; improved E-TTL II flash performance.

Noise in underexposed image areas; LCD lacks sharpness when zooming in review mode; slow image review; imperfections appear when paired with lower-quality lenses; requires fast, high-capacity memory cards to store large files.

In a league by itself, the Mark II offers professional photographers extensive customization, excellent photo quality, and market-leading speed.

Aug, 2004

Expert review by : Sally WienerGrotta (pcmag.com)

Canon Raises the Bar

 

The Canon EOS-1D is so versatile that it makes film all but obsolete for those who need a high-performance camera system.

Mar, 2002

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Canon EOS-1D Review

 

Canon's EOS-1D is the first professional digital SLR from Canon since the EOS-D2000 (introduced in March 1998 which was a collaborative effort with Kodak, also known as the Kodak DCS 520). Indeed, the EOS-1D is the first all Canon professional digital...

Excellent resolution for its pixel count, not far behind Nikon's D1X Excellent colour, selection of colour matrices are useful for different situations Based on the superb EOS-1V Controls intuitive for EOS-1V and EOS-D2000 / D6000 users Large sensor...

Banding at high ISO's (ISO 800 - 1600 when shooting in low to medium light) For pushed images the noise pattern is different on the left and right side of the image Moiré occasionally visible No magnify in playback (no excuse) JPEG/TIFF files are not...

* At the time of publication of this review

Dec, 2001

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Canon EOS 1D SLR

 

Download a copy of the EOS-1D User Manual (Adobe pdf) EOS-1D Software Manual (Adobe pdf) Continue on to Specifications Return To Our Reviews Menu Jump to Page: EOS 1D SLR Specifications Physical Views Features & Controls Playback Features Features &...

Dec, 2001

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Canon EOS-1D C Review

 

Late last year, Canon announced the EOS-1D X, an interesting model that merged the company's earlier 1D and 1Ds-series model lines into a single product. As well as its fairly-impressive still imaging capabilities, the EOS-1D X courted professional...

Pricing and availability. The Canon EOS-1D C is scheduled to ship in the US market later this year. Body-only estimated retail pricing is expected to be in the region of US$15,000, fully 220% of the list pricing for the closely-related EOS-1D X model,...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Canon EOS-1D Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights

 

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Besides my usual battery of standardized test images, you'll also find a gallery of photos snapped by writer gal Stephanie Boozer (an unsung IR hero who helps me with a lot of the gruntwork on many of these reviews)..

Dec, 2001

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