Canon PowerShot G1 X

The Canon PowerShot G1 X continues the company's line of prosumer point-and-shoot cameras, offering a slew of manual controls atop your typical automatic functions. It features a 14.3-megapixel sensor which utilizes the company's DIGIC 5 processing. In addition to a vari-angle rear LCD display, there's also a built-in optical viewfinder.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 03/2012
  • Price at launch: $799.00

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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