Canon have announced their replacement for the 1Ds Mk III and 1D Mk IV. It’s the new 1D X, currently scheduled for release in spring 2012. The headline megapixels is down from the 1Ds, with the aim of improving quality, dynamic range and sensitivity. Some of the key numbers are:

18 megapixel full frame
iso to 51,200 standard, 204,800 extended
12 fps shooting
61 point auto focus
1080p video
Twin compact flash
Gigabit Ethernet (for tethering)

More details at dpreview

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