Canon G1 X Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot G1 X 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: G1 X
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $799.99
Street Price: $503.42
Date Available: 2012-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 19.2 oz (543 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.6 x 3.2 x 2.5 in.
(117 x 81 x 65 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4352 x 3264 (14.2 MP, 4:3),
4352 x 2904 (12.6 MP, Other),
4352 x 2448 (10.7 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 3264 (10.7 MP, 1:1),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
2608 x 3264 (8.5 MP, Other),
1840 x 2304 (4.2 MP, Other),
960 x 1200 (1.2 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.5
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 24p, 30p, 30p
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 15.00
CMOS Size (inches): 1.5 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 14.30
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 20 - 70 cm
7.9 - 27.6 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/5.8 (T) - f/16, with built-in ND filter
Lens Thread: 58mm
Lens Thread Type: Adapter
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical viewfinder with diopter adjustment
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: Yes
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 to 12800 in 1/3 EV steps
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Sports, Smart Shutter, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist; Creative Filters: High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6-23 ft. (W), 3.3-10.2 ft. (T) (50cm-7.0m (W), 1.0-3.1m (T))
Ext Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.CR2)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini HDMI, remote jack (for optional RS60-E3 wired remote switch)
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista/7, Mac OS
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-10L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 250
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, 1.5-inch 14-megapixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5, HS System, Full HD Video (1080p24), 14-bit RAW, High-Speed Burst HQ (4.5 fps for 6 frames), HDR mode, Flash Hot-shoe.

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