Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Announced Oct 20, 2009 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-H sensor
dpreview conclusion

Putting the EOS-1D Mk3's demons behind it Canon has produced an upgrade that's not just better, but delivers an incredibly versatile tool that blurs the 'sports camera/studio camera' line more than ever before. The Nikon D3S might beat it in very low light, but if you want speed and resolution, the EOS-1D Mark IV delivers convincingly.

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Gold Award
dpreview score
Good for

Professional shooters needing fast, high res performance

Not so good for

Pros working in ultra low light - the D3S is still better

Build quality
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