Canon PowerShot G5 X

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Canon PowerShot G5 X

Enjoy expert results, ultimate control and superb usability with this premium Wi-Fi compact, which features a bright f/1.8-2.8 lens and 1.0-type sensor plus a large, high quality viewfinder for DSLR-like handling.

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Canon PowerShot G5 X

Premium image quality with enhanced usability

Superb shots in any light
Crisp, clear shots even in any light thanks to a 1.0-type 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 processor

Technical Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR
Type
1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS

Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.2M (Aspect ratio 3:2) [14]

Effective / Total Pixels
Approx. 20.9M

Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type
DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology

LENS
Focal Length
8.8 – 36.8 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 100 mm)

Zoom
Optical 4.2x
ZoomPlus 8.4x
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x [1])
Combined approx. 17x

Maximum f/number
f/1.8 – f/2.8

Construction
11 elements in 9 groups (1 double sided aspherical lens, 1 single sided aspherical UA lens, 1 single sided aspherical lens and 1 UD lens)

Image Stabilisation
Yes (lens-shift type), approx. 3-stop [13].
Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS

FOCUSING
Type
TTL

AF System/ Points
AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)

AF Modes
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE [6], Touch AF

AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)

AF Lock
Yes, via customisable buttons

AF Assist Beam
Yes

Manual Focus
Yes, plus MF Peaking

Focus Bracketing
Yes

Closest Focusing Distance
5 cm (Wide) from front of lens
40 cm (Tele) from front of lens

EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering modes
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Touch AF frame)

AE Lock
Yes, via customisable buttons

Exposure Compensation
+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Manual and automatic dynamic range correction
Automatic shadow correction

ND Filter (3-stop) On/ Auto/ Off [16]

AEB
1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments

ISO sensitivity
125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800 [15]

AUTO ISO: 125 – 12800 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)

SHUTTER
Speed
1 – 1/2000 sec. (factory default)
1/8 – 1/2000 sec. (Movie Mode)
BULB, 30 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode) [19]

WHITE BALANCE
Type
TTL

Settings
Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2
Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto
White Balance Compensation
Colour adjustment in Star mode

COLOUR MATRIX
Type
sRGB

VIEWFINDER
Viewfinder
EVF (0.39 type), Approx. 2,360,000 dots, OLED type, sRGB colour reproduction

Viewfinder / Coverage
Approx. 100%

Eyepoint / Dioptre Correction
Approx. 22 mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
-3.0 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)

LCD MONITOR
Monitor
Vari-angle 7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Capacitive type, sRGB colour reproduction

Coverage
Approx. 100%

Brightness
Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

FLASH
Modes
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

Slow Sync Speed
Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.

Red-Eye Reduction
Yes

Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure

Flash Exposure Lock
Yes

Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash (up to 19 levels with external EX Speedlites 270EX II, 320EX, 430EX, 430EX II. 22 levels with 430EX III-RT, 580EX II and 600EX-RT [2])

Second Curtain Synchronisation
Yes

Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 7.0 m (W) / 50 cm – 4.0 m (T)

External Flash
E-TTL with EX series Speedlites [2]
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

SHOOTING
Modes
Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Portrait, Self-Portrait, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Fireworks, High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie

Modes in Movie
Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Short Clip, iFrame Movie

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)

Drive modes
Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer

Continuous Shooting
Approx. 5.9 shots/sec [12]
with AF: Approx. 4.4 shots/sec

(all speeds are until memory card becomes full) [3][4]

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size
3:2 – (RAW, L) 5472 x 3648, (M1) 4320 x 2880, (M2) 2304 x 1536, (S) 720 x 480
4:3 – (RAW, L) 4864 x 3648, (M1) 3840 x 2880, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 – (RAW, L) 5472 x 3080, (M1) 4320 x 2432, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 720 x 408
1:1 – (RAW, L) 3648 x 3648, (M1) 2880 x 2880, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480

Resize available in playback (M2, S) for JPEG images

Compression
RAW, Superfine, Fine

Movies
(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94 / 50 / 29.97 / 25 / 23.98 fps
(HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 / 25 fps
(L) 640 x 480, 29.97 / 25 fps

Star Time-Lapse Movie (Full HD) 29.97 / 25 / 14.99 / 12.5 fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 / 3 / 1.5 fps
Hybrid Auto (HD) 29.97 / 25 fps
iFrame Movie (Full HD) 29.97 / 25 fps

Movie Length
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec. [7]
(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour [4]
(Star Time-Lapse Movie) up to 128 sec

FILE TYPES
Still Image Type
JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), RAW+JPEG

Movies
MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]
iFrame

DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers
Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

OTHER FEATURES
GPS
GPS via Mobile (linked to a compatible smartphone)

Red-Eye Correction
Yes, during shooting and playback

My Camera / My Menu
My Menu customisation available

Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes

Histogram
Yes, live histogram

Playback zoom
Yes, enabled in 10 steps

Self Timer
Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom

Menu Languages
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, Hebrew

INTERFACE
Computer
Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) DIGITAL connector

Other
HDMI Micro Connector
Remote Switch Connector

Computer/Other
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support [11]

MEMORY CARD
Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 [18]
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10

For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

SOFTWARE
Other
CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility

Camera Connect available on iOS and Android devices

Image Manipulation
Digital Photo Professional for RAW development

POWER SOURCE
Batteries
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)

Battery life
Approx. 210 shots
Aprrox. 215 shots with in-built EVF

Eco mode approx. 320 shots
Approx. 240 min. playback

A/C Power Supply
Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC110

Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adaptor CA-DC30E [17]

ACCESSORIES
Cases / Straps
Camera Jacket DCC-1850
Neck Strap NS-DC12
PowerShot Accessory Organizer

Flash
Canon Speedlite (including 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III-RT, 580EX, 580EX II and 600EX-RT [2])

Speedlite Transmitter (ST-E3-RT, ST-E2)
Speedlite bracket SB-E2
Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

Remote Controller/ Switch
Remote Switch RS-60E3

Power Supply & Battery Chargers
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC110, Compact Power Adaptor CA-DC30E, Battery Charger CB-2LHE

Other
Interface cable IFC-600PCU

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD)
112.4 x 76.4 x 44.2 mm

Weight
Approx. 377 g (including battery and memory card)

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