The Canon PowerShot G1 X Premium Compact Digital Camera is a powerful, SLR-like compact with a versatile focal length range and powerful features that’s available in Canon’s high powered digital SLRs. its 14 megapixels 1.5? (18.7 x 14 mm) CMOS sensor is just about 20% smaller than the ones used in most of Canon’s entry level digital SLRs. It provides wonderful photos and videos that are very similar to the ones taken from digital SLRs. it has an ISO sensitivity range of 100 to 12800. the built-in lens has a focal length equivalent of 28–112 mm, capable of 4× optical zoom and a F2.8 - F5.8 aperture range. Shoot high quality videos at 1920 x 1080 (24 fps) resolution. you can comfortable compose your shots and review them with the Fully articulated 3? 920,000 dot TFT PureColor II LCD screen. The Canon PowerShot G1 X Premium Compact Digital Camera is ideal for those looking for a camera with digital SLR-like features with a more affordable price.Great Sensor
The 14 megapixels 1.5? (18.7 x 14 mm) CMOS sensor on the Canon PowerShot G1 X Premium Compact Digital Camera is similar to most of the ones used in canon’s entry level digital SLRs, as well as the Digic 5 processor. The system produces sharp, high quality images with vivid color reproduction.Versatile Range
The built in 28–112 mm lens has a 4× optical zoom and gives you an aperture range of F2.8 - F5.8 for better depth of field control. Shooting wide open at the aperture priority mode will give you beautiful bokeh, ideal for portraits and other shots where you want to highlight your subjects.HS System
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Premium Compact Digital Camera is equipped with Canon’s HS system that lets you shoot clear, bright photos in a variety of shooting situations and environments. Stunning low light shots with rich details and minimal noise is possible.Full HD
You get clear, crisp, high definition videos on the Canon PowerShot G1 X Premium Compact Digital Camera. Take spectacular 1080p Full HD video and high quality sound that you can then transfer to your computer or watch on your HDTV.Compact Build
Carry this camera around with ease. The Canon PowerShot G1 X Premium Compact Digital Camera weighs in at 534 g (1.18 lb / 18.84 oz) and has the dimensions of 117 x 81 x 65 mm (4.61 x 3.19 x 2.56?). this light weight, compact camera is a great travel buddy, or even just an everyday camera to take pictures with. 3>
Image Capture Device
14.3 Megapixels, 1.5-inch CMOS
Approx. 15.0 Megapixels
Approx. 14.3 Megapixels
15.1 (W) - 60.4mm (T) (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 112mm (T)
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)
Real-image zoom viewfinder
3.0-inch TFT color LCD (Vari-angle type with wide-viewing angle)
Approx. 922,000 dots
Aperture and Shutter
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
- The following f/numbers are available in Av or M:
W: f/2.8, 3.2, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0, 9.0, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16
T: f/5.8, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0, 9.0, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16
- Differs depending on the zoom position
60-1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
- Shutter speed range differs depending on the shooting mode
Shutter speeds available in Tv and M:
60, 50, 40, 30, 25, 20, 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000, 1/1250, 1/1600, 1/2000,1/2500, 1/3200, 1/4000 (Units: sec.)
Auto*, ISO 100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/ 4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (When in P mode)
*Optimal ISO speed is automatically set depending on the shooting mode.
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, Spot*2
*1 Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face Detect. *2 Fixed to Center, linked to AF frame
Exposure Control Method
AE Lock (not available when shooting movies)
+/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2
*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF (Face Detect WB).
Adjusts the white balance separately for the main subject and the background when the flash fires.
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
- Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect
1.6-23 ft. (W), 3.3-10.2 ft. (T) (50cm-7.0m (W), 1.0-3.1m (T))
- Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.
5.0 seconds or less (battery voltage: 7.4 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
C1, C2, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto*1, SCN*2, Creative Filters*3, Movie*4
- Shooting movies is possible with the movie button
*1 Smart Auto also available for movies
*2 Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Sports, Smart Shutter*5, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
*3 High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
*4 Standard, iFrame Movie
*5 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
- Not available in RAW and RAW+JPEG
Approx. 10-sec. delay, Approx. 2-sec. delay, Custom*
* Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Normal: Approx. 1.9 shots/sec. (in P mode), Approx. 4.5 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst HQ mode)*
AF: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec. (in P mode)
LV: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec. (in P mode)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
- Differs depending on the zoom position.
* Max. of 6 continuous shots per burst
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format
Normal, Fine, RAW
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 JPEG, RAW (14 bit, CR2 (Canon Original)) Video: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2 channel stereo))
Videos: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels
Large: 4352 x 2448, Medium 1: 3072 x 1728,
Medium 2: 1920 x 1080, Small: 640 x 360
Large: 4352 x 2904, Medium 1: 3072 x 2048,
Medium 2: 1600 x 1064, Small: 640 x 424
Large: 4352 x 3264, Medium 1: 3072 x 2304,
Medium 2: 1600 x 1200, Small: 640 x 480
RAW: 4352 x 3264
Large: 3264 x 3264, Medium 1: 2304 x 2304,
Medium 2: 1200 x 1200, Small: 480 x 480
Large: 2608 x 3264, Medium 1: 1840 x 2304,
Medium 2: 960 x 1200, Small: 384 x 480
1280 x 720 (30 fps*1)
1280 x 720*2 / 640 x 480*2
[Other than the above*3]
1920 x 1080 (24 fps*4), 1280 x 720 (30 fps*1) /
640 x 480 (30 fps*1)
*1 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
*2 Shooting: 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps Playback: 30 fps*1
*3 Movies made in Movie Digest mode: 640 x 480 (30 fps*1) only.
*4 Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps.
Number of Recordable Images
Note: N=Normal / F=Fine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.
Time of Recordable Movies
Playback Modes File
Still Images & Movies:
Auto Rotate, Transition Effects (Off, Scroll, Slide, Fade), Scroll Display, Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Search Jump (Favorites*1, Date*1, My Category*2, Still Images/Movies/Movie Digest, Jump 10 Images*1, Jump 100 Images*1), Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Movie Digest, Filtered Playback, Slideshow
*1 Can also be controlled with Front Dial
*2 No category also selectable
Single, Index, Magnification (Approx. 2x-10x), Thumbnails (4-100), Information Display, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Resume Playback, Red-Eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors
Normal Playback, Slow Motion, Skip Backward, Previous Frame, Next Frame, Skip Forward, Resume Playback, Delete Unwanted Portions of a Clip
Select*1, Select Range, Select All Images*2
- The image data in memory card stored with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
- RAW+JPEG images can be erased individually.
*1 Movies can be erased individually.
*2 When images have been selected in filtered playback, only those images will be played back.
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video*1)
*1 mini-B compatible
Analog: NTSC or PAL, Digital: HDMI (HDMI mini connector)
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Cable
1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-10L
2. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80)
LCD Monitor on: Approx. 250 shots
LCD Monitor off: Approx. 700 shots
Approx: 310 shots when in Quick Shot mode (LCD monitor on)
Approx. 7 hours
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.60 x 3.17 x 2.55 in. / 116.7 x 80.5 x 64.7mm
Approx. 17.3 oz. / 492g (Camera only)
Approx. 19.0 oz. / 534g (Including the battery and memory card)
27 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, and Hindi.)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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