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Buyer's Guide

What we recommend and why

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II

Announcement date February 12th 2014

Days Since Last Release
1,404
Average Days Between Releases
765

Days Between Previous Releases
PowerShot G1 X: Announced Jan 9, 2012
765


Buy Now? No
A PowerShot G1 X Mark III is right around the corner. We expect to see it announced some time during September 2017, though that is not confirmed at the present. We’re still very confident that you should wait to see the successor.

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Announcement date June 18th 2015

Days Since Last Release
913



Buy Now? No
We think a replacement will be coming at CES in January of 2018.

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Announcement date October 13th 2015

Days Since Last Release
796


Buy Now? No
A PowerShot G5 X Mark II appears to be imminent.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Announcement date February 17th 2016

Days Since Last Release
669
Average Days Between Releases
520
Days Between Previous Releases
PowerShot G7 X: Announced Sep 15, 2014
520

Buy Now? Maybe
We expect to see the PowerShot G7 X Mark II to be replaced some time in the next 6-8 months, perhaps at CES in January 2018.

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Announcement date January 4th 2017

Days Since Last Release
347
Average Days Between Releases
449

Days Between Previous Releases
PowerShot G9 X: Announced Oct 8, 2011
449


Buy Now? Yes
We do not expect to see a replacement for the PowerShot G9 X Mark II until CES in 2019.