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Canon PowerShot G1 X

Canon PowerShot G1 X

Canon PowerShot G1 X

Canon PowerShot G1 X

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Canon PowerShot G1 X

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The Canon PowerShot G1 X features a large 1.5-in. 14.3MP CMOS image sensor, which is the largest sensor to date for a Canon point-and-shoot model. This sensor is just slightly larger than the one used in the mirrorless Four Thirds camera but smaller than APS-C. We’re not sure if this 1.5-in. sensor signals that 1) Canon is NOT going to introduce a mirrorless camera, 2) Canon intends to compete with the mirrorless with its new G series with large sensor, and/or 3) when Canon does introduce its mirrorless, it will sport this 1.5-in. sensor.

The G1 X features a 3.0-in. (922k-dot) Vari-angle LCD, Full HD Movie 1920 x 1080 @ 24fps with stereo sound, RAW (14-bit), an optical viewfinder and control dials. In addition, it features Shutter Speed range of 1/4,000 – 60 sec., Continuous Shooting of 4.5fps, PASM, Scene Modes, ISO 100-12800, hot shoe, built-in Neutral Density Filter, and built-in Flash. Specs-wise, the G1 X certainly competes with the compact mirrorless except that it does not permit interchangeable lenses, providing instead a fixed 4x optical zoom lens (28-112mm, equiv.).

The Canon PowerShot G1 X targets enthusiasts who desire a high quality point-and-shoot camera with DSLR-level image quality.

Canon G1 X
QuickFact™ Sheet
Canon GX1 US | CA | UK  
Image Sensor 14.3 Megapixels, 1.5-in. (18.7 x 14mm) CMOS
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) – f/5.8 (T)
Optical Zoom 4x 28 (W) – 112mm (T) (equiv.)
Image Stabilization Lens-shift (optical)
File Format RAW, RAW+JPEG, Fine, Normal
Media SD / SDHC / SDXC
Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder
Shutter Speed 1/4000 ~ 60 sec.
Continuous Shooting 4.5fps
Shooting Modes Auto, PASM, Scene Modes
Exposure Metering Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
ISO sensitivity Auto, ISO 100-12800 (When in P mode)
Macro Normal: 1.3 ft. (40cm) – infinity (W), 4.3 ft. (1.3m) – infinity (T)
Auto: 7.9 in. (20cm) – infinity (W), 2.8 ft. (85cm) – infinity (T)
Macro: 7.9 in. – 2.3 ft. (20-70cm) (W), 2.8 ft. – 5.2 ft. (85cm – 1.6m) (T)
Autofocus Contrast TTL AF system
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2
Display Monitor 3.0 in. Vari-angle LCD, 922k-dot
Movie [Full HD] 1,920 x 1,080 24fps with stereo sound
Remote Control n/a
Battery Li-ion NB-10L included
LCD Monitor on: Approx. 250 shots
LCD Monitor off: Approx. 700 shots
Approx: 310 shots when in Quick Shot mode (LCD monitor on)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 116.7 x 80.5 x 64.7 mm / 4.60 x 3.17 x 2.55 inch (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 492g / 17.3 oz (Body only)
Approx. 534g / 19.0 oz (includes battery and memory card)
MSRP US $799.99 / CAD $799.99 / UK £699.00 / EUR €799.00 RRP

*Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. Please consult manufacturer’s site for latest specifications.

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