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Canon PowerShot G3 X Digital Camera - G3X

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The Canon PowerShot G3 X Digital Camera delivers stunning image quality with a huge 1.0-type back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Merging Canon’s first class optics, a versatile 25x optical zoom range, and DSLR-levels of manual control, the PowerShot G3 X gives you the freedom to get closer to subjects as you travel, explore and shoot on the move. Ideal for stunning nature shots, or capturing all the detail of a sports game, the PowerShot G3 X is the must have choice for expert photographers who demand impeccable results.


Features

Large sensor performance combined with 25x superzoom lens
A sharp, 24mm, ultra-wide angle zoom lens combined with a 1.0-type sensor allows you to shoot any subject, near or far, in amazing detail. Whether shooting stills or movies, the PowerShot G3 X enables you to capture scenes with beautiful background blur and get clear shots even in low light.

Premium Canon optics
With a 25x optical zoom and 9 bladed aperture the PowerShot G3 X is ideal for capturing sweeping landscapes,portraits with beautiful background blur and exquisite detail at a distance.

Sharp results every time
There's no need to worry about camera shake ruining your results thanks to an intelligent optical Image Stabilizer. This camera automatically adapts and ensures sharp, detailed photos and videos even if you’re shooting at full zoom or handheld in low light. Plus your movies will be spectacularly steady thanks to 5-axis movie stabilisation.

Effortless sharing
Sharing your images and stories is simple. You can quickly transfer images and movies to smartphones or tablets using Wi-Fi and Dynamic NFC.

Remote shooting
It’s easy to include yourself in group shots or shoot wildlife photos, with full manual remote control of your camera from your smartphone or tablet.

Simple image back up
Back up your precious new images wirelessly from anywhere to the cloud using Image Sync and synchronise to your personal computer and smartphone.

Advanced movie features for aspiring filmmakers
Create stunning Full HD movies with a choice of frame rates and benefit from expert features including full manual control, MF Peaking, and HDMI live output. The Advanced 5-axis Dynamic Image Stabilizer provides steadycam-like stabilisation to your footage while versatile audio recording via microphone and headphone jacks help you create movies with high quality sound.

Realistic movies
Create smooth, realistic, Full HD movies with full manual control in a variety of frame rates (24p, 25p, 30p, 50p, 60p).

Smooth movies
The Advanced 5-axis Dynamic Image Stabilizer provides steadycam-like stabilisation to your footage.

Professional features
Achieve perfect focus with MF Peaking and use Aspect Markers to shoot in popular movie formats. Monitor your creativity while you shoot with HDMI live output.

Expert level controls help you express your creativity
A large, high resolution (1,620k dots) tiltable LCD touch screen and an extensive range of dials and customisation options put you in control so you can express your creativity. Use Touch AF for accurate and smooth focus pull in movies and get instant access to important settings with the smooth action Lens Control Ring. RAW file support, a built-in ND filter and BULB exposure mode increase your creative options.

Tiltable touch screen
Gain total control using the large, high-resolution (1,620k dots) tiltable touch screen with Canon EOS-like interface. Touch autofocus allows accurate focus and smooth focus pull in movies.

Full manual control
Expand your creative options with RAW file support, a built-in ND filter and BULB exposure mode, for controlled manual exposures.

Shoot like a professional in all conditions
Fast autofocus and 5.9 fps continuous shooting allow you to capture more of the action. For DSLR-like handling, you can also attach a high-resolution electronic viewfinder. Push your creativity further and manipulate lighting with Canon Speedlite flashes and lens filters.


Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR  
Type 1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 20.2M (Aspect ratio 3:2) [11]
Effective / Total Pixels Approx. 20.9M
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
IMAGE PROCESSOR  
Type DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology
LENS  
Focal Length 8.8 – 220 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 600 mm)
Zoom Optical 25x  ZoomPlus 50x  Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x [1])  Combined approx. 100x
Maximum f/number f/2.8-f/5.6
Construction 18 elements in 13 groups (1 double sided aspherical UA lens, 2 single sided aspherical UA lenses, 1 single sided aspherical lens, 2 UD lenses and 1 Hi-UD lens)
Image Stabilisation Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 3.5-stop [10]. 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
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual Focus Yes, plus MF Peaking & AF + MF
Focus Bracketing Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 5 cm (Wide) from front of lens  85 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
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments Manual and automatic dynamic range correction Automatic shadow correction  ND Filter (3-stop)
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 [12] AUTO ISO: 125 - 6400 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)
SHUTTER  
Speed 1 – 1/2000 sec. (factory default) BULB, 30 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)
WHITE BALANCE  
Type TTL
Settings Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, 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 Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1
LCD MONITOR  
Monitor Tilt type 8.0 cm (3.2”) sRGB PureColor II G Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,620,000 dots. Capacitive type
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 and 430EX II. 22 levels with 580EX II, 600EX and 600EX-RT [2])
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes
Built-in Flash Range 60 cm – 6.8 m (W) / 85 cm – 3.1 m (T)
SHOOTING  
Modes Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (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, Snow, 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 [9]  with AF: Approx. 3.2 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  4:5 - (RAW, L) 2912 x 3648, (M1) 2304 x 2880, (M2) 1232 x 1536, (S) 384 x 480  Resize in playback (M2)
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) 30/15 fps  Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 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 compatible smartphone)
Red-Eye Correction Yes, during shooting and playback
My Camera / My Menu My Menu customisation available
My Category Image tagging feature
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Histogram Yes, live histogram
Playback zoom Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer Image tagging feature
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,  A/V output (PAL/NTSC)  External microphone (3.5 mm Stereo mini jack)  Headphone Output (3.5 mm jack)
Computer/Other Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support [8]
MEMORY CARD  
Type SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM  
PC & Macintosh Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1  Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.9 / 10.10  For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:  Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 only  Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later / 10.9 / 10.10 For Image Transfer Utility:  Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 only  Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later / 10.9 / 10.10
SOFTWARE  
Other CameraWindow DC  Map Utility  Image Transfer Utility
Image Manipulation Digital Photo Professional for RAW development
POWER SOURCE  
Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L (battery and charger supplied)
Battery life Approx. 300 shots  Eco mode: 415 shots  Approx. 360 min. playback
A/C Power Supply Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80
ACCESSORIES  
Cases / Straps Soft Case DCC-2300, PowerShot Accessory Organizer 
Lenses Lens Hood LH-DC100  Filter Adapter FA-DC67B (Compatible with Canon 67mm Filters: Circular Polarizing PL-C B, Protect Filter)
Flash Canon Speedlite (including 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT [2])  Speedlite Transmitter (ST-E3-RT, ST-E2), Speedlite bracket SB-E2, Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3
Remote Controller/ Switch Remote Switch RS-60E3
Power Supply & Battery Chargers AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80, Battery Charger CB-2LCE
Other Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1 (0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage  Interface cable IFC-400PCU  Canon HDMI Cable HTC-100
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS  
Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (W x H xD) 123.3 x 76.5 x 105.3 mm
Weight Approx. 733 g (including battery and memory card)