Canon PowerShot G1 X

Verge Review

Camera manufacturers all seem to believe that there’s a middle ground between a point-and-shoot and a DSLR, and they’ve all tried to find it — Nikon with the 1 series, Sony with the NEX models, Olympus with the PEN line, Samsung with its NX cameras, and the like. The sell goes something like this: it’s a smaller camera, easier to use and less expensive, but still offering the same level of control (or nearly so) and the same level of image quality (or nearly so) as your DSLR. Canon’s entrant...

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Basic Specs

Camera type Point-and-shoot
Sensor size Other
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 14.3 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media microSD, microSDHC

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Camera type Point-and-shoot
Color Black
Internal image stabilization Yes

Sensor

Sensor size Other
Size 1.5"
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 14.3 megapixels

Controls

Maximum ISO 12800
Max. continuous shooting speed 6 FPS

Display

Size 3 inches
Resolution 922000 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Built-in viewfinder Yes

Video

Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p

Software

RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG

Lens

Focal length (wide) 2.8 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 5.8 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide) 28 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto) 112 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 2.5
Optical zoom 4 x

Storage

Supported media microSD, microSDHC

Audio

Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes

Ports

Video out Yes
Connection(s) USB

Battery

Removable Yes

Flash

Flash Yes (Built-in)

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