Premium quality and expert control with classic handling. Enjoy expert results, ultimate control and superb usability with the premium Wi-Fi Canon PowerShot G5 X Digital Camera, which features a bright f/1.8-2.8 lens and large 1.0-type sensor. A large, high quality viewfinder gives the G5 X DSLR-like handling, and by combining the Camera’s large, vari-angle touchscreen, Optical Image Stabilisation, fast 0.12 sec autofocus and 31-point Auto Focus, with a host of other high-level specs, shooting is made possible in all kinds of situations.
- Large 1.0-type 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 processor
- Super bright f/1.8-2.8 4.2x optical zoom lens
- Centrally positioned, large and responsive, 2360K dots electronic viewfinder
- 3.0" (1040K dots) vari-angle touchscreen
- Fast, accurate 0.12 sec autofocus and 31-point AF
- Optical Image Stabilisation and 5 axis Advanced Dynamic IS for movie
- Manual Focus Peaking and Touch AF
- Depth of Field Control
- 14-bit RAW file support
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.
Optical Image Stabilizer
An Intelligent optical Image Stabilizer delivers beautiful, crisp, clear, steady shots in stills and movies - even in handheld or in low light. Combine premium Canon optics with a superbly bright f/1.8-2.8 lens and 4.2x optical zoom and shooting is enhanced in many lighting conditions.
The centrally positioned, large and responsive, 2360K dots electronic viewfinder of the GX5 offers high resolution and DSLR-like handling.
Shoot from different angles and enjoy intuitive fingertip operation with a large 3.0" (1040K dots) vari-angle touchscreen.
Shoot confidently with fast, accurate 0.12 sec autofocus and 31-point AF frames plus high speed 5.9 fps sustained continuous shooting.
Frame and focus perfectly with MF Peaking or use Touch AF to produce cinematic focus pulls.
Depth of Field Control
Enjoy great control over depth of field thanks to the large aperture lens and large sensor. Shoot with a large aperture for beautiful bokeh in bright conditions or capture stunning light trails using the in-built Auto ND filter.
Create realistic Full HD 60p movies with creative control of aperture, shutter speed and ISO using Manual Movie.
Keep shooting even when running thanks to 5 axis Advanced Dynamic IS, which counteracts shake for incredibly steady movie footage.
Shoot remotely from your smartphone, with full creative control and Touch AF, using the Canon Camera Connect app.
Simple Image Back Up
Automatically back up your images to cloud services like Flickr, Google Drive and irista via Wi-Fi with Image Sync.
Easily charge your camera via standard USB smartphone chargers or via your PC while working or surfing the internet.
Enjoy creative control with a Lens Control Ring plus an extensive range of dials and customisation options.
Enhanced Star Mode and Handheld HDR effortlessly deliver professional style results.
14-bit RAW file support further increases your creative options during photo editing via Digital Photo Professional.
|Type||1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS|
|Effective Pixels||Approx. 20.2M (Aspect ratio 3:2) |
|Effective / Total Pixels||Approx. 20.9M|
|Colour Filter Type||Primary Colour|
|Type||DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology|
|Focal Length||8.8 – 36.8 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 100 mm)|
|Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x )|
|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 .|
|Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS|
|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 , Touch AF|
|AF Point Selection||Size (Normal, Small)|
|AF Lock||Yes, via customisable buttons|
|AF Assist Beam||Yes|
|Manual Focus||Yes, plus MF Peaking|
|Closest Focusing Distance||5 cm (Wide) from front of lens|
|40 cm (Tele) from front of lens|
|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 |
|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 |
|AUTO ISO: 125 - 12800 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)|
|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)|
|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|
|Viewfinder||EVF (0.39 type), Approx. 2,360K dots, OLED|
|Eyepoint / Dioptre Correction||Approx. 22 mm (from eyepiece lens centre) -3.0 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)|
|Monitor||Vari-angle 7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Capacitive type|
|Brightness||Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD|
|Modes||Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro|
|Slow Sync Speed||Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.|
|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 )|
|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 
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
|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
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 |
|with AF: Approx. 4.4 shots/sec|
|(all speeds are until memory card becomes full) |
|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. |
|(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour |
|(Star Time-Lapse Movie) up to 128 sec|
|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)]
|Canon Printers||Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge|
|PictBridge||Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)|
|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|
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
|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 |
|Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)|
|SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM|
|PC & Macintosh||Windows 10 / 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 |
|Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10|
|For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:||Windows 10 / 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1|
|Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10|
|For Image Transfer Utility:||Windows 10 / 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1|
|Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10|
|Image Transfer Utility|
|Camera Connect available on iOS and Android devices|
|Image Manipulation||Digital Photo Professional for RAW development|
|Batteries||Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)|
|Battery life||Approx. 210 shots|
|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 |
|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)|
- Canon PowerShot G5 X Digital Camera
- Wrist Strap WS-DC12
- Strap Adapters
- Battery Pack NB-13L
- Battery Charger CB-2LHE, CB-2LHT
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.
Subject to change without notice.
 Depending on the image size selected.
 Not all functions of the flash are supported.
 Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
 Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
 Some settings limit availability.
 The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
 Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts
 Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject.
 Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.
 Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
 ISO sensitivity denotes Recommended Exposure Index
 Auto ND Filter not avaliable in Movie Mode.
 Charging via USB requires Interface Cable IFC-600PCU (Sold seperately) or similar cable with USB Micro-B to USB type-A connectors
 Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only