• 1.5 inch 233.8mm2
  • 13.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6
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Predecessor: Canon G1X
G1X vs G1X Mark II
Panasonic TS5
TS5 vs TS6
Successor: Canon G1X Mark III
G1X Mark II vs G1X Mark III
Panasonic TS7
TS6 vs TS7
General
Model Number: G1X Mark II TS6
Alternate Model Number(s):   FT6
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $799.99 $299.99
Street Price: $558.98 $997.99
Date Available: 2014-04-30 2015-04-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 19.9 oz (563 g)
includes batteries
7.5 oz (214 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 2.9 x 2.6 in.
(116 x 74 x 66 mm)
4.3 x 2.7 x 1.1 in.
(109 x 67 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 43.00 feet (13 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 13.1 16.1
Sensor Format: 1.5 inch 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 233.75mm2 (18.70mm x 12.50mm) 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 1.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 58  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.5  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 581  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4160 x 3120 (13.0 MP, 4:3),
4352 x 2904 (12.6 MP, 3:2),
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, 3:2),
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, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.3 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR; 10 elements in 8 groups, 5 Aspherical and 1 ED element, Anti-fog glass
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 28 - 128mm
Focal Length (actual): 12.5 - 62.5mm 4.9 - 22.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 4.60x
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (W) / f3.9 (T) - f/16, with 9-blade aperture f/3.3 or 10 (W) / f/5.9 or 18 (T), 2-Step
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 31-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track) Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / 23pt / 1pt / Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional EVF available.  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px) 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 to 12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/1300 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE Intelligent Multiple
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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 Sports, Snow, Beach&Snorkeling, Advanced Underwater,Panorama Shot; Scene modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Hand Held Night Shot, HDR, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Starry Sky, Glass Through, 3D Photo; Creative Control modes: Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 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 Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 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)) 0.3 - 5.6m (Wide/ISO Auto), 0.3 - 3.1m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included 10.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RS-60E3 wired release, and via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI, remote jack (for optional RS60-E3 wired remote switch) Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.01  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.14  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.24  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.3 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 7
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.5  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): Unlimited  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.3  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): Unlimited  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.21 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.37 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.238 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 1.03 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.091 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Fill AF shutter lag, Auto-area mode = 0.422s  
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.5 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.2 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 240 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-12L Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.6V, 1250mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-12L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6 PE, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility: Windows Vista/7/8, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
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. Waterproof to 43 ft, dustproof, shockproof to 6.6 ft, freeze-proof to 14 degrees F and pressure resistance to 220 lbf, LED "Torch Light", compass, altimeter, barometer, GPS, Wi-Fi and NFC. Available in camouflage, blue, orange or red.