Canon G1 X Mark II Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II 
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General
Model Number: G1 X Mark II 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $799.99
Street Price: $799.49
Date Available: 2014-04-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 19.5 oz (553 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 4.6 x 2.9 x 2.6 in.
(116 x 74 x 66 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4160 x 3120 (13.0 MP, 4:3),
4352 x 2904 (12.6 MP, Other),
4352 x 2448 (10.7 MP, 16:9),
3120 x 3120 (9.7 MP, 1:1),
2496 x 3120 (7.8 MP, Other),
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),
1840 x 2304 (4.2 MP, Other),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1368 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
1232 x 1536 (1.9 MP, Other),
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),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.2
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 30p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 15.00
CMOS Size (inches): 1.5-inch type 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 13.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (W) / f3.9 (T) - f/16, with 9-blade aperture 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type: Optional EVF available. 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes 
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: Scene Modes: Portrait, Smart Shutter, Star, Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks; Filters: High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect  
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off  
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 - 22 ft. (W), 4.6 - 11 ft. (T) / (50cm - 6.8m (W), 1.4 - 3.5m (T)) 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG 
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, WiFi
Other Connection: 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-12L 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-12L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 240
Notes & Features: 12.8MP 1.5-inch CMOS sensor, f/2.-3.9 5x zoom, DIGIC 6 processor, 1080p60 Full HD video, Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. Optional EVF and grip available. 

 


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