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Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

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Canon's crown jewel of compacts, the PowerShot G1X Mark II, boasts the best imaging performance ever seen in a Canon compact camera, making it the perfect addition to your camera bag. Without a doubt, a photographers camera, Canon developed a 12.8 MP high sensitivity large format CMOS sensor and fast f/2.0 zoom lens making the PowerShot G1 X Mark II the latest, most advanced and highest quality high performance camera yet! With Wi-Fi, NFC and remote shooting, the GIX Mark II can easily connect to other devices so you can share your images with ease.

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Canon's crown jewel of compacts, the PowerShot G1X Mark II, boasts the best imaging performance ever seen in a Canon compact camera, making it the perfect addition to your camera bag. Without a doubt, a photographers camera, Canon developed a 12.8 MP high sensitivity large format CMOS sensor and fast f/2.0 zoom lens making the PowerShot G1 X Mark II the latest, most advanced and highest quality high performance camera yet! With Wi-Fi, NFC and remote shooting, the GIX Mark II can easily connect to other devices so you can share your images with ease.

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Canon's crown jewel of compacts, the PowerShot G1X Mark II, boasts the best imaging performance ever seen in a Canon compact camera, making it the perfect addition to your camera bag. Without a doubt, a photographers camera, Canon developed a 12.8 MP high sensitivity large format CMOS sensor and fast f/2.0 zoom lens making the PowerShot G1 X Mark II the latest, most advanced and highest quality high performance camera yet! With Wi-Fi, NFC and remote shooting, the GIX Mark II can easily connect to other devices so you can share your images with ease.

Specifications

Image Sensor

Type
1.5 type (18.7 mm x 14.0 mm)
 
Canon high-sensitivity CMOS
Effective Pixels
Approx. 12.8M (Aspect ratio: 3:2)
 
Approx. 13.1M (Aspect ratio: 4:3)
Aspect Ratio
Multi-aspect Sensor – 3:2 (default), 4:3
Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour

Image Processor

Type
DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology

Lens

Focal Length
12.5 – 62.5 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 120 mm)
Zoom
Optical 5x
 
ZoomPlus 10xDigital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx.1.6x or 2.0x*1)Combined Approx. 20x
Maximum f/number
f/2.0 – f/3.9
Construction
14 elements in 11 groups (1 double-sided aspherical UA lens and 2 double-sided aspherical lenses)
Image Stabilization
YES – lens shift-type, approx. 3.5-stop*2. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS

Focusing

Type
TTL
AF System / Points
AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)
AF Modes
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE*3, Touch AF
AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)
AF Lock
YES – via customisable buttons
AF Assist Beam
YES
Manual Focus
YES – plus MF Peaking & AF + MF
Focus Bracketing
YES
Closest Focusing Distance
5 cm (W) from front of lens in macro

Exposure Control

Metering Modes
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame),
 
Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked toFace Detection AF or AF frame)
AE Lock
YES – via customisable buttons
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
 
Manual and automatic dynamic range correctionAutomatic shadow correctionND Filter (3 stop)
AEB
1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO sensitivity
AUTO, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800

Shutter

Speed
1 – 1/4000 sec. (factory default) 60 – 1/4000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)

White Balance

Type
TTL
Settings
Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2
 
Multi-area WB correction available in Smart AutoWhite Balance CompensationWhite Balance Compensation in Underwater modeHue adjustment in Star mode

Colour Matrix

Type
sRGB

Viewfinder

Viewfinder
Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1

LCD monitor

Monitor
Tilt type 7.5 cm (3.0") sRGB PureColor II Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. In-cell capacitive type
Coverage
Approx. 100%
Brightness
Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

Flash

Modes
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed
YES
 
Fastest speed:1/2000 sec. (built-in flash)1/250 sec. (external flash)1/4000 sec. (external using high-speed synchro)
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure Lock
YES
Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash (up to 19 levels with external EX Speedlites 270EX II and 430EX II. 22 levels with 580EX II, 600EX and 600EX-RT[4])
Second Curtain Synchronisation
Yes
Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 6.8 m (W) / 50 cm - 3.5 m (T)
External Flash
E-TTL with EX series Speedlites*4

Shooting

Modes
Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie
Modes In Movie
Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, iFrame Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive Modes
Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 5.2 shots/sec until memory card becomes full*5
 
With AF: Approx. 3.0 shots/sec.With Live View: Approx. 3.1 shots/sec.(all speeds are until memory card becomes full)*6*7

Recording Pixels/ Compression

Image Size
3:2 – (RAW, L) 4352 x 2904, (M1) 3072 x 2048, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424
 
4:3 – (RAW, L) 4160 x 3120, (M1) 3072 x 2304, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 48016:9 – (RAW, L) 4352 x 2248, (M1) 3072 x 1728, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 3601:1 – (RAW, L) 3120 x 3120, (M1) 2304 x 2304, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 4804:5 – (RAW, L) 2496 x 3120, (M1) 1840 x 2304, (M2) 1232 x 1536, (S) 384 x 480Resize in playback (M2, S)
Compression
RAW, Superfine, Fine
Movies
(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 30 fps (HD) 1280 x 720, 30 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30 fps
 
Star Time-Lapse Movie (Full HD) 30, 15 fpsMiniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fpsHybrid Auto (HD) 30 fpsiFrame Movie (Full HD) 30 fps
Movie Length
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec. *8
 
(L and M) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour *7(Star Time-Lapse Movie) Up to 32 sec.

File Types

Still Image Type
JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), RAW+JPEG
Movies
MP4 [Video: MPEG4-AVC (H.264), Audio: MPEG2
 
AAC-LC (stereo)]iFrame

Direct Print

Canon Printers
Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge
YES – via USB or Wireless LAN

Other Features

GPS
GPS via mobile (linked to compatible smartphone)
Red-Eye Correction
YES – during shooting and playback
My Camera / My Menu
My Menu customisation available
My Category
Image tagging feature
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
YES
Histogram
YES – live histogram
Playback Zoom
Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer
Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom
Menu Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

Interface

Computer
Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
Other
HDMI Micro Connector (HDMI-CEC compatible) A/V output (PAL / NTSC)
Computer / Other
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11 b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with NFC support.*9

Memory Card

Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh
Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 / Vista SP2 / XP SP3
 
Mac OS X 10.7 / 10.8 / 10.9For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 onlyMac OS X 10.7 / 10.8.2 or later / 10.9

Software

Browsing & Printing
ImageBrowser EX
Other
CameraWindow, PhotoStitch, Map Utility
Image Manipulation
Digital Photo Professional for RAW development

Power Source

Batteries
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-12L (NB-12L battery and charger supplied)
Battery Life
Approx. 240 shots
 
Eco mode approx. 300 shotsApprox. 300 min. playback
A/C Power Supply
Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC100

Physical Specifications

Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (W x H x D)
116.3 x 74.0 x 66.2 mm
Weight
Approx. 558 g (including battery and memory card)

Footnotes

G1X Mark II
1. Depending on the image size selected. 2. Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm. 3. Some settings limit availability. 4. Not all functions of the flash are supported. 5. Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC / SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject. 6. Under conditions where the flash does not fire. 7. Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting. 8. The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above. 9. Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region.

Brand

Canon

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