Canon PowerShot G3 X

Announced Jun 18, 2015 •
20 megapixels | 3.2 screen | 24 – 600 mm (25×)
Price
MSRP $999
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 5472 x 3648
Other resolutions 3:2 (4320 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, 720 x 480), 16:9 (5472 x 3080, 4320 x 2432, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 408), 4:3 (4864 x 3648, 3840 x 2880, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480), 1:1 (3648 x 3648, 2880 x 2880, 1536 x 1536, 480 x 480)
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels
Sensor size 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor DIGIC 6
Image
ISO Auto, 125-12800 (expands to 25600
Boosted ISO (maximum) 25600
White balance presets 7
Custom white balance Yes (2 slots)
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Super fine, fine
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–600 mm
Optical zoom 25×
Maximum aperture F2.8–5.6
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 5 cm (1.97)
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)
Number of focus points 31
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3.2
Screen dots 1,620,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic (optional)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 6.80 m (with Auto ISO)
External flash Yes
Flash modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Continuous drive 5.9 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Videography notes Star time-lapse, miniature effect, short clip also available
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port Yes
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with NFC
Remote control Yes (wired or via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NB-10L lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 300
Weight (inc. batteries) 733 g (1.62 lb / 25.86 oz)
Dimensions 123 x 77 x 105 mm (4.84 x 3.03 x 4.13)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS None
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