• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 72.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor: Canon G1X Mark II
G1X Mark II vs G1X Mark III
 
Successor:    
General
Model Number: G1X Mark III E-M1X
Alternate Model Number(s): G1X III  
Camera Format: Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1299.00 $2999.99
Street Price: $999.00 $2,999.00
Date Available: 2017-11-30 2019-02-28
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (399 g)
includes batteries
35.2 oz (997 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.5 x 3.1 x 2.0 in.
(115 x 78 x 51 mm)
5.7 x 5.8 x 3.0 in.
(144 x 147 x 75 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 20.4
Sensor Format: APS-C 4/3
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 226.2mm2 (17.40mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.72 microns 3.36 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 1824 (5.4 MP, Other),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2664 (9.5 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1),
24064 x 2800 (67.4 MP, Other),
6000 x 2800 (16.8 MP, Other),
16000 x 4200 (67.2 MP, Other),
4200 x 4000 (16.8 MP, Other)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (Exif 2.31), 12-bit lossless compressed RAW (.ORF), RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 9.3 60.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
4096x2160 (15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
3840x2160 (25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
1920x1080 (120p/60p/50p/25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
1280x720 (120p/60p/50p/25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Micro Four Thirds
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens; 9 elements in 8 groups with 3 double-sided aspherical elements and 1 single-sided aspherical element n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 72mm  
Focal Length (actual): 15 - 45mm  
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x  
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/16 with 9-blade Circular Diaphragm; ND Filter (3-stop): On / Auto / Off  
Integrated ND Filter: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 50 cm
3.9 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: 37.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x), ZoomPlus 6x (total) 2x (3x in movie mode)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point / 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Touch AF High-speed imager AF: Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 121 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (5-area / 9- area / 25-area), single target (normal / small), custom target (1-4)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter correction, eye sensor EVF; High-speed (120fps) low latency (5ms) 2.36M-dot LCD, 1.48x - 1.65x magnification, 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,360,000 dots (786,666 pixels) 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.83x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   1.65x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 14.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 64) - 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 6400); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 64) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater, Color Temperature, Custom Auto, Sunny (5300K), Shadow (7500K), Cloudy (6000K), Incandescent (3000K), Fluorescent (4000K), Underwater, WB Flash (5500K), Custom WB (Kelvin), One-touch WB (4); WB Tuning: +/-7 steps along A-B / G-M axis
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Custom 1, Custom 2, SCN (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Panoramic Shot, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Art Bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR, Underwater, Fireworks), Movie (Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-lapse Movie) 4 Custom settings; Art Filter (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Color, Vintage, Partial Color, Soft Focus Effect, Pin-Hole Effect, White Edge Effect, Frame Effect, Star Light Effect, Blur Effect, B&W Effect, Picture Tone, Shade Effect), Underwater Wide/Underwater Macro, HDR1/2, Live Bulb, Live Time, Live Composite, Live ND, Focus Stacking, Focus Bracketing
Self Timer: 10, 2 or custom seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No 80.0 megapixels
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction, Second Curtain Synchro; E-TTL with EX series Speedlites Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual 1/1 (FULL) - 1/64
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 1.6 ft. (50cm) - 29.5 ft. (9.0m) (W), 1.6 ft. (50cm) - 14.8 ft. (4.5m) (T) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:   Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-II
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG 12-bit lossless compressed RAW (.ORF), RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi/Bluetooth or optional wired Optional wired or via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Wired Remote Switch Micro HDMI (Type-D), USB 3.0 Type C, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.43 0.46
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.41 0.53
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 9.3 60.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 23 49
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.4 60.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 16 49
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.4 60.7
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 16 48
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.12 seconds 0.09 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.12 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.100 seconds 0.060 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.40 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.033 seconds 0.038 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.1 seconds 0.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.8 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 200 shots 870 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 200 shots  
Battery Life, Video: 85 minutes 90 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary BLH-1
Usable Battery Types: NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1720mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable 2 x Proprietary BLH-1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: No disc is included; Canon software can be downloaded from their website.  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
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