Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Review

Announced Oct 16, 2017 •
24 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 72 mm (3×)
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The G1 X Mark III is an impressively compact camera with a large APS-C sensor and a zoom lens with a versatile focal range. It has tons of direct controls and can produce great image quality, but is expensive and the permanently attached lens has a slow aperture range and hampers an otherwise capable, pocketable camera.

Good for

General photography, landscapes and world travelers who don't mind bringing along an extra battery or two.

Not so good for

Those who want to be able to photograph sports or work primarily in low light.

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DCRP Review: Canon PowerShot G1 X
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (Mar 12, 2012)

if you've got $800 burning a hole in your pocket and want a semi-compact camera with D-SLR image quality, then look no further than the Canon PowerShot G1 X. It's not for action photography (due to its sluggish focusing and burst modes) nor is it great for close-ups, but for virtually every other situation, the G1 X delivers. I'm hopeful that Canon's next large sensor camera will have a faster...

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