Canon PowerShot G5 X

Announced Oct 13, 2015 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 100 mm (4.2×)
Price
MSRP $799
Body type
Body type Large sensor compact
Sensor
Max resolution 5472 x 3648
Other resolutions 5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3840 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480, 720 x 408, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 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
White balance presets 7
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Super fine, fine
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–100 mm
Optical zoom 4.2×
Maximum aperture F1.8–2.8
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)
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,040,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder resolution 2,360,000
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 7.00 m (at 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 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Videography notes Also has star time-lapse. miniature effect, and digest modes
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with NFC
Remote control Yes (via cable or smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 210
Weight (inc. batteries) 353 g (0.78 lb / 12.45 oz)
Dimensions 112 x 76 x 44 mm (4.41 x 2.99 x 1.73)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (star time-lapse)
GPS None
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