This is the Canon 1D X Mark II Shooting at 16FPS

Canon’s new 1D X Mark II flagship DSLR can shoot at a staggering 16 frames per second in Live View mode with the mirror locked up. Here’s a hands-on video by e PHOTOzine that shows just how fast this rate of fire is.

When shooting standard (i.e. not in Live View), the camera can still do 14FPS. Here’s what that looks and sounds like:

This continuous shooting speed bests the new Nikon D5, which can do “just” 12FPS normally and 14FPS with the mirror locked up:

You can read up more about the 1D X Mark II in our announcement post. The camera is available for $5,999 over at B&H.