• 1.5 inch 261.8mm2
  • 14.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot G1 X
  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III
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Predecessor:   Canon G7X Mark II
G7X Mark II vs G7X Mark III
Successor: Canon G1X Mark II
G1X vs G1X Mark II
 
General
Model Number: G1X G7X Mark III
Alternate Model Number(s):   G7X III
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $799.99 $749.99
Street Price: $575.66 $749.00
Date Available: 2012-02-15 2019-08-05
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 19.2 oz (543 g)
includes batteries
10.7 oz (304 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 3.2 x 2.5 in.
(117 x 81 x 65 mm)
4.1 x 2.4 x 1.6 in.
(105 x 61 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 14.3 20.2
Sensor Format: 1.5 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 261.8mm2 (18.70mm x 14.00mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 60  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.7  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 644  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4352 x 3264 (14.2 MP, 4:3),
4352 x 2904 (12.6 MP, 3:2),
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, Other),
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)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3072 (16.8 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3248 x 2432 (7.9 MP, Other),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2432 x 2432 (5.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1),
26064 x 2560 (66.7 MP, Other),
3840 x 16000 (61.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW/C-RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG, C-RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.5 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112mm 24 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 15.1 - 60.4mm 8.8 - 36.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x 4.20x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/5.8 (T) - f/16, with built-in ND filter f/1.8 (W) / f2.8 (T) - f/11, with 9-blade aperture; ND Filter (3-stop) On / Auto / Off
Integrated ND Filter: Yes Yes
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 20 - 70 cm
7.9 - 27.6 in
5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: Adapter 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; 9-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track) Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection: AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical viewfinder with diopter adjustment  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 125
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 to 12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater Auto (Ambience and White Priority), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Fluorescent Light, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/25600 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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 Portrait, Portrait, Panning, Star Portrait, Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie, Handheld Night Scene, High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold Effect, Water Painting Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Grainy B/W, Fireworks, Standard Movie, Short Clip, Manual Movie, Time-Lapse Movie, iFrame Movie, Panoramic Shot
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 2, 10, custom (0-30s, 1-10 shots) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
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, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 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)) Auto ISO: 1.6 ft. (50 cm) - 23 ft. (7.0 m) (W), 1.3 ft. (40 cm) - 13 ft. (4.0 m) (T)
Max Flash Sync:   1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG RAW/C-RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG, C-RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RS-60E3 Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI, remote jack (for optional RS60-E3 wired remote switch) USB-C, Micro (Type D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.67 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 3.46  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 3.57 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.5 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 6 125
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.1 30.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): Unlimited 76
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 0.8 20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): Unlimited 59
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.70 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.68 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.412 seconds 0.165 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 1.16 seconds 0.25 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.094 seconds 0.024 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.9 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 2.2 seconds 0.8 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 5.9 seconds 1.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 250 shots 235 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-10L Proprietary NB-13L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista/7, Mac OS  
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. Available in black or silver.