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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II

alaTest has collected and analyzed 171 reviews of Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and size. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the memory and zoom. There are mixed reviews on the exposure and focus.

performance, image quality, usability, size, durability

portability, price, zoom, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II 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.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and color. The design and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the focus and usability.

performance, image quality, design, color, size

price, portability, usability, focus

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

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Declan McCullagh (cnet.com)

Image quality

 

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II

Tremendous resolution; professional body; many improvements over original EOS 1Ds; superior handling; optional wireless photo transfer.

Expensive; large and heavy; requires high-capacity memory cards.

Canon's EOS 1Ds Mark II offers a wealth of features and the highest resolution of any small-format digital SLR, with a price to match.

Oct, 2005

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II Review

 

The EOS-1Ds Mark II is the sixteen (point seven) megapixel successor to the EOS-1Ds which was announced almost exactly two years earlier. Carrying on from the EOS-1Ds the Mark II has a full size 35 mm (36 x 24 mm) sensor which means it introduces no...

Superb resolution and detail, the highest resolution digital SLR to date Full frame 35 mm size sensor delivers film-like shooting experience, real wide angle Huge, bright viewfinder view really fills your vision Very low noise at higher sensitivities,...

Edge softness / chromatic aberrations with wide angle lenses, needs good glass Control system can be a little confusing at first, menu operation different to other D-SLR's Default sharpness setting is zero which can lead to an initial impression of...

Back in September 2002 at the Photokina tradeshow Canon revealed the EOS-1Ds, their first full frame (35 mm sensor) double-digit megapixel digital SLR (arguably they weren't quite the first as Kodak announced the DCS 14n just the day before, Contax has...

Oct, 2005

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

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II SLR

 

Continue on to Specifications Return To Our Reviews Menu Jump to Page: EOS 1Ds Mark II SLR Specifications (EOS-1Ds vs Mark II) Physical Views Features, Accessories & Camera Kit Playback Features Camera Settings & Menus Digital & Camera Controls Canon...

Jan, 2005

Expert review by (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II

 

Sixteen point six megapixels of effective resolution is really nice. Of course, the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II costs about the same per megapixel as the Canon EOS 1D Mark II - 2x as much money

If you are not sure which Mark II is for you, the white paper link in the "More Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II Reviews" section below has some great information in it (dial-up users be warned - it is a large file).

Expert review by (electronicsme.com)

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

 

Overall, though this camera is an expensive splurge, it is an investment as well. The photos you take with the Mark II will display an incredibly high quality and resolution. Loaded with the latest features and SLR technologies, this camera will fill...

Expensive but definitely worth the investmentShutter durability of up to 200,000 cycles and integrated16.7 megapixel sensors that allow full 35mm range captured with smaller lensesMax resolution of 4992 x 3328 pixels and speeds from 1/8000 to 30...

If you are a professional looking for the latest in digital photography...

May, 2009

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights

 

Canon has held a commanding position at the high end of the professional SLR market, ever since they introduced the original EOS-1D in late 2001. The full-frame 11-megapixel EOS-1Ds was likewise a breakthrough product when announced in 2002. In late...

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Photocrati Staff (photocrati.com)

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II Review Round-Up

 

Despite the significant jump in resolution from the EOS-1Ds (11 mp) to the EOS-1Ds Mark II (16.7 mp) the camera maintains an impressive four frames per second shooting rate and a buffer large enough for 32 JPEG or 11 RAW images. The EOS-1Ds Mark II's...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by (bobatkins.com)

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II Digital SLR

 
May, 2008

Expert review by : Ilse Jurrien (photokina-show.com)

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II

 

Canon, a world leader in photographic and imaging technology, today announces its new flagship camera: the 35mm full-frame 16.7 Megapixel EOS-1Ds Mark II Digital SLR. The camera is expected to appeal to professional studio and commercial photographers....

Sep, 2004

Expert review by (luminous-landscape.com)

Canon 1Ds Mark IIA Hands-On Field Report

 

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