Canon PowerShot G1 X specifications

MSRP • US: $799
• UK: £699
• EU: €749
Sensor • 18.7 x 14mm Canon high-sensitivity CMOS
• Approx 14.3 million effective pixels
• 4:3 Aspect ratio
Image sizes* 4:3
• 4352 x 3264
• 3072 x 2304
• 1600 x 1200
• 640 x 480

16:9
• 4352 x 2248
• 3072 x 1728
• 1920 x 1080
• 640 x 360

3:2
• 4352 x 2904
• 3072 x 2048
• 1600 x 1064
• 640 x 424

1:1
• 3264 x 3264
• 2304 x 2304
• 1200 x 1200
• 480 x 480

4:5
• 2192 x 3264
• 1840 x 2304
• 960 x 1200
• 384 x 480
Movie clips • 1920 x 1080 @ 24fps (Full HD)
• 1280 x 720 @ 30fps (HD)
• 640 x 480 @ 30fps (L)

• iFrame Movide (HD)
• Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps
Maximum clip length Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec. (FullHD & HD)
Up to 4 GB or 1 hour (L)
File formats • Still: JPEG (Exif v2.3 [Exif Print} compliant)
• RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
• Movie: MOV [H.264 + Linear PCM (stereo)]
• iFrame
Lens • 15.1 - 60.4 mm (35mm equivalent: 28-112mm)
• 4x optical zoom
• F2.8-5.8
• Construction: 11 elements in 10 groups (2 double-sided aspherical UA elements, 1 double-side aspherical element)
Image stabilization • Yes (Lens-Shift), 4-stop,
• Intelligent IS
Conversion lenses Yes
Digital zoom up to 4x (with Digital Tele-Coverter Approx 1.5x or 1.9x and Safety zoom), combined approx. 16x.
Focus • Auto focus : TTL
- AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point)
- 1-point AF (Any position is available, fixed center or Face Select and Track)
• Manual Focus
• Focus Bracketing
AF area modes • Single
• Continuous
• Servo AF/AE
• Tracking AF
AF point selection • Manual selection using Flexizone AF/AE, Size (Normal, Small)
AF lock Yes (on/off selectable)
AF assist lamp Yes
Focus distance Closest focus distance 20 cm (W)
Metering • Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame)
• Center-weighted average
• Spot (center or linked to Face Detection AF or FlexiZone AF frame)
ISO sensitivity • Auto
• ISO 100
• ISO 125
• ISO 160
• ISO 200
• ISO 250
• ISO 320
• ISO 400
• ISO 500
• ISO 640
• ISO 800
• ISO 1000
• ISO 1250
• ISO 1600
• ISO 2000
• ISO 2500
• ISO 3200
• ISO 4000
• ISO 5000
• ISO 6400
• ISO 8000
• ISO 10000
• ISO 12800
AE lock Yes (on/off selectable)
Exposure compensation • +/- 3EV in 1/3 stop increments
• Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
• ND Filter (3 stop)
AE Bracketing • 1/3 - 2EV in 1/3 stop increments
Shutter speed • 1 - 1/4000 sec (Factory default)
• 60-1/4000 sec (Total range - varies by shooting mode)
Modes • Smart Auto (32 scenes detected)
• Program AE
• Shutter Priority AE
• Aperture Priority AE
• Manual
• Custom (2 modes)
• SCN
• Creative Filter
• Movie
SCN modes • Movie Digest
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Kids & Pets
• Sports
• Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Time, Face Self-Timer)
• High-speed Burst HQ
• Handheld Night Scene
• Beach
• Underwater
• Foliage
• Snow
• Fireworks
• Stitch Assist
Creative Filter • High Dynamic Range
• Nostalgic
• Fish-eye Effect
• Miniature Effect
• Toy Camera Effect
• Monochromic
• Super Vivid
• Poster Effect
• Color Accent
• Color Swap
Modes in Movie • Smart Auto (21 scenes detected)
• Standard
• Program AE
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Beach
• Underwater
• Foliage
• Snow
• Fireworks
• Nostalgic
• Fish-eye Effect
• Miniature Effect
• Monochromic
• Super Vivid
• Poster Effect
• Color Accent
• Color Swap
• iFrame Movie
White balance • Auto (including Face Detection WB)
• Daylight
• Cloudy
• Tungsten
• Fluorescent
• Fluorescent H
• Flash
• Underwater
• Custom1
• Custom2
• Mutil area WB correction available in Smart Auto
Self timer Custom
Continuous shooting • Approx. 1.9 shots/sec
• AF: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec.
• LV: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec. (until memory card becomes full)
• High-speed Burst HQ: Approx. 4.5 shots/sec (up to 6 shots)
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
Flash • Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Sync, Red-eye reduction
• Fastest speed
- 1/2000 sec (built-in flash)
- 1/250 sec (external flash)
- 1/4000 sec (external using high-speed synchro)
Flash Exposure Comp. • +/- 2EV in 1/3 stop increments
• Face Detection FE compensation
• Safety FE
Flash details • Flash exposure lock
• Manual Power Adjustment (3 levels with internal flash. up to 19 levels with external EX Speedlites 270EX and 430EX. 22 levels with 580EX II)
• Second Curtain Sync
• Range (Auto ISO):50cm - 7.0m (wide) / 1.0m - 3.1m (tele)
External Flash E-TTL with EX series Speedlites, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX
Viewfinder • Real-image zoom
• Optical Viewfinder
• Dioptre Correction
LCD monitor • 3.0 inch Vari-angle PureColor II VA (TFT)
• 920,000 pixels
• 100% coverage
• Adjustable to one of five levels, Quick-bright LCD
Connectivity • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
• HDMI mini connector
• AV out (PAL / NTSC switchable)
Print compliance PictBridge
Storage • SD, SDHC, SDXC
Power • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L
• Approx. 250 shots
• Approx. 420 min. playback
Accessories • Soft Case SC-DC75, DCC-1800
• Waterproof Case (40m) WP-DC44
• Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1
• Lens Hood LH-DC70
• Filter Adapter FA-DC58C (Compatible with Canon 58mm Filters: Circular Polarizing PL-C B, Neutral Density Filter ND4X-L & NDX8-L, Protect, UV, Softmat No.1 & 2)

• Canon Speedlites (including 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX,
430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II)

• Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX (Both require Macro
Light Adapter MLA-DC1)

• Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, Bracket BKT-DC1,
Speedlite Bracket SB-E2

• Remote Switch RS-60E3

• AC Adatper Kit ACK-DC80, Battery Charger CB-2LCE
• Canon HDMI Cable HTC-100
Weight (with battery and card) 534g
Dimensions 116.7 x 80.5 x 64.7 mm