Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Digital Camera

BH #CAPSG1X3 • MFR #2208C001
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Digital Camera
Key Features
  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • 3x Zoom Lens, 24-72mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
Raising the imaging bar for Canon's series of advanced compact cameras once again, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III is distinguished by its larger sensor and versatile all-around imaging capabilities. A first for a PowerShot, the G1 X Mark III sports a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 7 processor to realize notable image clarity, a wide sensitivity range from ISO 100-25600, an impressive continuous shooting rate up to 9 fps, and Full HD 1080p/60 video recording. The sensor's design also facilitates Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which offers quick and accurate phase-detection autofocus that benefits both stills and video applications. Balancing the improved sensor design is a versatile 3x zoom lens, which covers a 24-72mm equivalent focal length range to suit working in a variety of situations. An Optical Image Stabilizer is also featured, to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld.
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Canon G1 X Mark III Overview

  • 1Description
  • 224.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • 3Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 43x Optical Zoom Lens and Image Stabilizer
  • 5Body Design and Wireless Connectivity
  • 6Other Camera Features

Raising the imaging bar for Canon's series of advanced compact cameras once again, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III is distinguished by its larger sensor and versatile all-around imaging capabilities. A first for a PowerShot, the G1 X Mark III sports a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 7 processor to realize notable image clarity, a wide sensitivity range from ISO 100-25600, an impressive continuous shooting rate up to 9 fps, and Full HD 1080p/60 video recording. The sensor's design also facilitates Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which offers quick and accurate phase-detection autofocus that benefits both stills and video applications. Balancing the improved sensor design is a versatile 3x zoom lens, which covers a 24-72mm equivalent focal length range to suit working in a variety of situations. An Optical Image Stabilizer is also featured, to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld.

In addition to the updated sensor and processor capabilities, the G1 X Mark III also features a refined physical design complete with a built-in 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder and a 3.0" vari-angle touchscreen for easier, more intuitive control. Dedicated dials about the camera body afford direct adjustment of shooting settings and modes, and both a pop-up flash and a hot shoe are available. Additionally, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth connectivity enable wireless pairing with a mobile device for remote live view shooting and image transferring.

24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 7 Image Processor

Both a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7 image processor are used to deliver high sensitivity and fast camera performance to suit both stills and video applications. A flexible ISO 100-25600 range suits working in a variety of lighting conditions, and the processing capabilities minimize noise for notable clarity. The processor also contributes to a fast 7 fps continuous shooting rate, which can be quickened to 9 fps with AF lock, for photographing fast-moving subjects. Full HD 1080p video recording is also supported at up to a 60-fps frame rate.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Dual Pixel CMOS AF offers smooth and fast focusing performance in a similar manner to how a camcorder acquires focus. This system integrates two separate photodiodes within each pixel to provide a broad and dense network of phase-detection gathering elements across a majority of the image sensor to reduce focus hunting for faster, more direct control of focus placement. When working with still imagery, this focusing system works to acquire focus quickly and accurately, making it ideally suited to shooting and tracking moving subjects so that critical focus is attained with each shot. When shooting video, a Movie Servo AF mode offers smooth and natural focusing when changing from different subjects or different distances within the scene, as well as the ability to specify tracking sensitivity, AF speed, and Face Tracking priority. Benefited by the Touch AF system, rack focus is possible simply by touching elements within the scene on the touchscreen in order to change focus in an intuitive manner. Subject tracking in movies is also heightened due to the Dual Pixel CMOS AF system's ability to recognize subjects and maintain focus when working within changing or cluttered scenery.

3x Optical Zoom Lens and Image Stabilizer

A built-in 3x zoom lens offers a versatile 24-72mm equivalent focal length range, covering a wide-angle to portrait-length reach. This f/2.8-5.6 lens also incorporates a Dual Sensing Optical Image Stabilizer system to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to four stops for sharper handheld shooting.

Body Design and Wireless Connectivity

  • Integrated 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder offers a bright, clear eye-level means for composing imagery.
  • Rear 3.0" touchscreen is also available for intuitive playback, menu navigation, and live view shooting, and its vari-angle design benefits working from high and low angles.
  • When working with the electronic viewfinder, Touch and Drag AF lets you manually move the AF point selection using the rear touchscreen while keeping your eye to the finder.
  • Physical controls allow for intuitive settings adjustments, and include a front dial, an exposure compensation dial, and a top mode dial, as well as dedicated rear buttons and dials.
  • Built-in pop-up flash can be used for additional illumination and a hot shoe is also featured for working with an optional external flash or other shoe-mounted accessory.
  • The body has a dust- and moisture-resistant physical design to permit its use in trying environmental conditions.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC allows for easy wireless sharing of both photos and movies to a linked mobile device.
  • Bluetooth permits linking a smartphone or tablet for quick image sharing between devices as well as remote control capabilities.

Other Camera Features

  • Shooting Modes: Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, SCN (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Panoramic Shot, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-Eye effect, Art Bold effect, Water Painting effect, Toy Camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR, Underwater, Fireworks), and Movie (Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-Lapse Movie).
  • Photo Effects: Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, and User Defined.
  • Language Support: 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, and Hebrew.
UPC: 013803295597

Canon G1 X Mark III Specs

Imaging
Sensor ResolutionActual: 25.8 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel (6000 x 3368)
Aspect Ratio3:2
Sensor TypeAPS-C CMOS
Image File FormatJPEG, Raw
Bit Depth14-Bit
Image StabilizationOptical
Lens
Focal Length15 to 45mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 72mm)
Optical Zoom3x
Digital Zoom4x Maximum (12x Combined Zoom)
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 to 5.6
Focus RangeAuto
3.9" to Infinity / 10 cm to Infinity (Wide)
11.8" to Infinity / 30 cm to Infinity (Telephoto)
Macro
3.9" to 1.6' / 10 cm to 50 cm (Wide)
Filter Size37 mm
Exposure Control
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100 to 25600
Shutter Speed1/2000 to 30 Seconds
1/2000 to 1 Second in Auto Mode
1 to 30 Seconds in Bulb Mode
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Spot
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
White BalanceAuto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten, Underwater
Continuous ShootingUp to 9 fps at 24.2 MP
Up to 7 fps at 24.2 MP
Interval RecordingNo
Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
Video
Recording ModesMP4/H.264/MPEG-4
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 59.94p [35 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/29.97p [24 Mb/s]
HD (1280 x 720) at 29.97p [8 Mb/s]
SD (640 x 480) at 29.97p [3 Mb/s]
Recording LimitUp to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Video EncodingNTSC
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Microphone (Stereo)
Audio File FormatAAC LC
Viewfinder
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Viewfinder Resolution2,360,000 Dot
Diopter AdjustmentYes
Monitor
Size3.0"
Resolution1,040,000 Dot
Display TypeArticulating Touchscreen LCD
Flash
Built-In FlashYes
Flash ModesAuto, Flash On, Off, Slow Sync
Effective Flash Range1.6 to 29.5' / 0.5 to 9 m (Wide)
1.6 to 14.8' / 0.5 to 4.5 m (Telephoto)
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
Interface
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
ConnectivityHDMI D (Micro), USB Micro-B (USB 2.0)
WirelessWi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPSNo
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity10 to 90%
Physical
Battery1 x NB-13L Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 3.6 VDC, 1250 mAh
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.5 x 3.1 x 2" / 115 x 77.9 x 51.4 mm
Weight14.07 oz / 399 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.835 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.35 x 5.8 x 4.3"
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