Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

An ultra-slim, connected smartphone companion that delivers easy creativity, superb images and as much or little control as you want.



Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pocketable performance – premium results

Effortlessly capture and share professional-style stills and movies using this retro, ultra-slim and connected camera that’s the perfect smartphone companion. Powerful technologies ensure DSLR-like creativity with the level of control you want.

Technical Specifications

Image Sensor
1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS

Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.1M (Aspect ratio 3:2) 1

Effective / Total Pixels
Approx. 20.9M

Image Processor

Focal Length
10.2 – 30.6 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 – 84 mm)

Optical 3x

ZoomPlus 6x

Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x 2)

Combined approx. 12x

Maximum f/number
f/2.0 – f/4.9

8 elements in 6 groups (2 double sided aspherical UA lens, 1 single sided aspherical lens)

Image Stabilisation
Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 3.5-stop 3.
Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS & Auto Level


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 within approx. 90% of the frame or fixed centre)

AF Modes
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE 4, Touch AF

AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)

AF Lock
Yes, via customisable Movie Record Button

AF Assist Beam

Manual Focus
Yes, plus MF Peaking

Focus Bracketing

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

35 cm (Tele) from front of lens

Exposure Control
Metering modes
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot

AE Lock
Yes, AEL function available as touch button on-screen. Also available via customisable Movie Record Button

Exposure Compensation
+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments

Auto Lighting Optimizer

ND Filter (3-stop) On / Auto / Off 5

+/ – 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 6

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

1 – 1/2000 s (Auto Mode)

1/8 – 1/2000 s (Movie Mode)

BULB, 30 – 1/2000 s (total range – varies by shooting mode) 7

White Balance

Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color temp (Kelvin)

White Balance Compensation

Colour adjustment in Star mode

LCD Monitor
Monitor Panel
7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitance type. Reinforced glass cover panel.

Approx. 100%

Adjustable to one of five levels.

Quick-bright LCD available via holding INFO Button

Night Display Mode available

Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

Slow Sync Speed
Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s

Red-Eye Reduction

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

Flash Exposure Lock
Yes, available via AEL touch button on-screen. Also available via Movie Record Button when customised to AEL function

Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash

Second Curtain Synchronisation

Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 6.0 m (W) / 50 cm – 2.4 m (T)

External Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, SCN (Portrait, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, High Dynamic Range, Fireworks), Movie (Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-lapse movie, iFrame movie)

Photo Effects
Picture Styles (Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined x3 (Sharpness (Strength, Fineness, Threshold), Contrast, Color Saturation, Color Tone, Filtering Effect, Toning))

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

Continuous Shooting
Approx. 8.2 shots/s for up to 21 frames in RAW
8.1 shots/s for up to 38 frames in JPEG

With AF: Approx. 5.3 shots/s for up to 102 frames in JPEG

Low-speed Continuous Shooting Mode available at approx. 4 shots/s until memory card becomes full in JPEG and for up to 27 frames in RAW

8, 9

Recording Pixels / Compression
Image Size
3:2 – (RAW, L) 5472 x 3648, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S1) 2736 x 1824, (S2) 2400 x 1600

4:3 – (RAW, L) 4864 x 3648, (M) 3248 x 2432, (S1) 2432 x 1824, (S2) 2112 x 1600

16:9 – (RAW, L) 5472 x 3072, (M) 3648 x 2048, (S1) 2736 x 1536, (S2) 2400 x 1344

1:1 – (RAW, L) 3648 x 3648, (M) 2432 x 2432, (S1) 1824 x 1824, (S2) 1600 x 1600

In-camera RAW processing & Resize available

RAW, Fine, Normal

(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

Movie Length
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s 10

(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour 11

File Type
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

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


Other Features
GPS via Mobile (linked to a compatible smartphone)

Red-Eye Reduction
Yes, during shooting and playback

My Camera / My Menu
My Menu customisation available

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes, live histogram

Playback zoom

Self Timer
Approx. 2, 10 s or 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

Hi-Speed USB dedicated connector (Micro-B compatible)

HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector

Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support 12

Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology) 13, 14

Memory Card
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

Supported Operating System
PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 15

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

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 / 10.12

CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility

Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

Image Manipulation
Digital Photo Professional for RAW development

Power Source
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)

Battery life
Approx. 235 shots
Eco mode approx. 355 shots
Approx. 300 min playback

A/C Power Supply
Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E 16 or other typical USB charging methods

Cases / Straps
Soft Case DCC-1890
PowerShot Accessory Organizer

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E
Battery Charger CB-2LHE
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L

Interface cable IFC-600PCU

Physical Features
Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity

Dimensions (W x D x H)
98.0 x 57.9 x 31.3 mm

Approx. 206 g (including battery and memory card)