The folks of Engadget have written a little first “hands-on” of the new Canon EOS-1D X.
The biggest question is how the noise is at ISO 25,600 and 51,200. Shockingly there is some noise, how much? Who knows.
We did take a look at a printed shot at the top native ISO of 51,200, which looked quite crisp and clean, though there was a noticeable jump in noise from an identical frame shot at ISO 25,600. We did notice an element of noise with a grid-like pattern in the higher-sensitivity version, which isn't ideal, but the sample we saw had been shot with a pre-production model….