Canon PowerShot G5 X

The PowerShot G5 X from Canon is an advanced compact camera distinguished by a large image sensor and a fast zoom lens. It pairs a 20.2MP 1 inch CMOS sensor with a fast zoom lens “Combined with the DIGIC 6 image processor, the Canon HS SYSTEM provides improved low-light performance, faster response times, and Full HD 1080p/60 video recording capabilities.

Its optical zoom lens, with an equivalent focal length range of 24-100mm, matches the variety of the camera’s photography capabilities. With an aperture range of f/1.8-2.8, it allows photographers to manage depth of focus and operate in low-light circumstances.

Canon PowerShot G5 X

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Both a high-resolution 2.36 million-dot electronic viewfinder and a 3.0 megapixel camera are included “For monitoring and image review, a 1.04m-dot multi-angle touchscreen LCD is available, and built-in Wi-Fi with NFC allows you to wirelessly share imagery with a smartphone, tablet, or the Connect Station CS100.

The G5 X is built around a powerful sensor and processor combo that provides both excellent photographic capabilities and a plethora of useful features for shooting control and sharing.

The G5 X has been equipped with a slew of physical controls, including an exposure compensation dial, a front dial, a control ring, and a control dial, all of which are designed to make it easier to customize various shooting settings.

For use with an optional external flash, a hot shoe has been included in the design, and the camera is also compatible with the optional RS-60E3 remote shutter release, which allows for wired remote shooting.

Canon PowerShot G5 X Specs

Body typeLarge sensor compact
Max resolution5472 x 3648
Other resolutions5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3840 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480, 720 x 408, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors21 megapixels
Sensor size1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor typeBSI-CMOS
ProcessorDIGIC 6
ISOAuto, 125-12800
White balance presets7
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationOptical
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsSuper fine, fine
Focal length (equiv.)24–100 mm
Optical zoom4.2×
Maximum apertureF1.8–2.8
AutofocusContrast Detect (sensor)Multi-areaCenterSelective single-pointTrackingSingleContinuousTouchFace DetectionLive View
Digital zoomYes (4x)
Manual focusYes
Normal focus range5 cm (1.97″)
Macro focus range5 cm (1.97″)
Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen size3″
Screen dots1,040,000
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder resolution2,360,000
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec
Aperture priorityYes
Shutter priorityYes
Manual exposure modeYes
Subject / scene modesYes
Built-in flashYes
Flash range7.00 m (at Auto ISO)
External flashYes
Flash modesAuto, on, slow synchro, off
Continuous drive5.9 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Metering modesMultiCenter-weightedSpot
Exposure compensation±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB BracketingNo
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
FormatMPEG-4, H.264
Videography notesAlso has star time-lapse. miniature effect, and digest modes
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone portNo
Headphone portNo
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11b/g/n with NFC
Remote controlYes (via cable or smartphone)
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionNB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA)210
Weight (inc. batteries)353 g (0.78 lb / 12.45 oz)
Dimensions112 x 76 x 44 mm (4.41 x 2.99 x 1.73″)
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingYes (star time-lapse)
GPSNone

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