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Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« on: February 11, 2014, 10:07:47 AM »

Below are the final specifications for the Canon PowerShot G1 X II compact camera. This camera is replacing the Canon PowerShot G1 X that is a few years old.


Specifications



  • 13.1 mp in 4:3 format

  • 12.8 mp in 3:2 format

  • 1.5″ CMOS Sensor

  • 3fps with AF, 5fps with focus locked

  • 24-120mm f/2-3.9

  • DIGIC 6

  • 3″ tilting touch LCD

  • Two Control Rings

  • Wifi

  • NFC

  • Creative shot

  • Multi-scene IS

  • Optional Grip

  • Optional EVF

  • Price: $799 USD


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Specs:Details:Description:
Warranty Terms – Parts1 year limited
Warranty Terms – Labor1 year limited
Height2.9 inches
Width4.6 inches
Depth2.6 inches
Weight1.2 pounds
Megapixels (Effective)12.8 (3:2 aspect ratio), 13.1 (4:3 aspect ratio)A camera’s image sensor resolution measured in millions of tiny dots (pixels). Effective megapixels — the number of megapixels actually used to capture the image — is typically slightly lower than the number of total available megapixels.
Megapixels (Total)15.0
Image ResolutionUp to 4160 x 3120The clarity of a digital image, determined by multiplying the number of pixels wide by the number of pixels high (e.g., 640 x 480).
Optical Zoom5xThis is your lens’ true zoom capability. The lens does the work by reducing or enlarging the field of view. The greater the optical zoom, the closer you can get to the subject you are shooting.
Digital Zoom4xThis is not true zoom, it is merely simulating zoom by enlarging the existing image’s pixels by cropping. The actual length of the lens does not change. Digital zooming results in reduced image quality, and should generally be avoided or turned off on your camera altogether. Optical zoom is recommended to ensure crisp, detailed photos.
Lens FeaturesWide-angle lens with dual control rings and 9-blade aperture
Lens Focal Length(s)35mm equivalent 24 – 120mmThe distance (in millimeters) from a camera’s image sensor to its lens, usually given in terms of the 35mm (film camera) equivalent. Cameras with optical zoom have a range of focal lengths, while cameras without optical zoom have a fixed focal length.
LCD Screen Size3″Size of the LCD screen, in inches, measured diagonally from corner to corner.
LCD Screen FeaturesCapacitive touch-panel LCD with tilting design
ViewfinderLCD onlyProvides the photographer with an approximation of what the lens is seeing. In addition to a conventional optical viewfinder, most digital cameras also provide a color LCD panel.
Image StabilizationYes, opticalDigitally compensates for camcorder shake so videos appear steady.
Face DetectionYes
Burst ModeYesAlso referred to as continuous shooting, burst mode captures multiple shots in rapid succession with a single click of the shutter. This is a useful feature when shooting subjects in motion.
Panorama ModeNo
Image StitchingNo
Internal MemoryNoneMemory that is built into a digital camera for storing images.
Compatible Memory FormatsSecure Digital (SD)|Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)|Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)Number of images that can be stored on a digital camera’s built-in memory and/or included removable memory cards. This number varies depending on the resolution of each image. The higher the resolution of the image, the more storage space it takes up.
Shutter Speeds1 – 1/4000 sec.; 15 – 1/4000 sec. (in Tv mode); 60 – 1/4000 sec. (in M mode)The rate (typically measured in fractions of a second) at which a camera shutter opens and closes to capture an image. Slow shutter speeds are used for low-light conditions, while faster speeds are best for action shots.
Aperture Rangef/2 – f/3.9The range, expressed in f-stop numbers, from a camera’s largest lens opening setting to its smallest. The greater this range, the more manual control and creative license available to the photographer in regard to light and focus.
White BalanceAuto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, fluorescent H, flash, underwater, customSettings that assess and compensate for color conditions in any given lighting to ensure true-to-life color. Most digital cameras feature automatic white balance settings as well as the option to manually override such settings.
Flash Range1.6′ – 22′ (wide); 4.6′ – 11′ (telephoto)Distance over which a flash will adequately light a subject.
Flash ModesAuto, on, slow synchro, offFlash settings. Common modes include Auto (camera decides when the flash is needed), Red-Eye Reduction (minimizes eye reflections) and Fill (reduces deep shadows in bright sunlight).
Focus Range2″ – infinity (wide), 1.3′ – infinity (telephoto); Macro: 2″ – 1.6′ (wide)Distance over which the camera is capable of focusing on the subject.
Movie ModeYesCaptures short, low-resolution video clips, sometimes with sound.
ISO EquivalentAuto, 100 – 12,800Measurement of a digital camera’s light sensitivity, which is equivalent to a conventional camera’s film speed. The higher the ISO, the clearer the image in low-light conditions.
Camera DockNot included
File FormatsJPEG, RAW, MP4, DPOF
Image Storage CapacityVariesNumber of images that can be stored on a digital camera’s built-in memory and/or included removable memory cards. This number varies depending on the resolution of each image. The higher the resolution of the image, the more storage space it takes up.
Imaging Sensor TypeCMOSType of element used to convert light into a digital image. The most common types are CCD (charge-coupled device) and CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor).
Imaging Sensor Size1.5″Size of the CCD or CMOS image sensor, usually measured in fractions of an inch (e.g., 1/1.8″ or 2/3″). In general, the larger the sensor, the better the picture quality.
TouchscreenYes
Color CategoryBlack
HD Movie ModeYes
Smile ModeYes
ShockproofNo
WaterproofNo
ColdproofNo
Low-Light/High SensitivityYes
WiFi enabledYes
UPC013803240047

Product Features


12.8-megapixel, 1.5″ CMOS sensor

Captures high-resolution images up to 4160 x 3120 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio (13.1 effective megapixels at 4:3 aspect ratio).


5x optical/4x digital/20x total zoom

Through a wide-angle lens for precise zooming and accuracy. The lens features dual control rings for customized functions similar to SLR lenses and a 9-blade aperture for beautiful, blurred backgrounds.


3″ capacitive touch-panel LCD

Makes it easy to navigate features and displays images in crisp, bright detail. The tilting design lets you achieve an ideal view of the screen from multiple angles.


High-definition movie mode

Enables one-touch recording of stunning videos in 1080p resolution via the dedicated movie button.


DIGIC 6 image processor

Combines with the CMOS sensor to create the Canon HS SYSTEM, which optimizes low-light performance.


Optical image stabilizer

Reduces image blur caused by camera shake and vibration. ISO up to 12,800 ensures images are clearly captured, even in dimly lit environments.


Scene modes

Include creative shot, portrait, star, handheld night scene, snow, fireworks, nostalgic, fish-eye effect, background defocus, super vivid and more, so you can add a variety of artistic, complementary effects to your shots.


Burst mode

Allows you to capture dynamic, fast-motion events at up to 5.2 fps. Face detection isolates subjects in-frame and optimizes conditions, letting you take high-quality pictures of friends and family members.


White balance modes

Include auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, fluorescent H, flash, underwater and custom, helping you achieve natural tones in a wide range of lighting conditions.


Built-in flash

With auto, on, slow synchro and off modes provides efficient illumination, so you can capture clear, properly lit images.


High-speed autofocus

Improves focusing speed, letting you quickly hone in on subjects from as close as 2″.


Built-in Wi-Fi

Enables the wireless transfer of photos and videos to compatible mobile devices, select social networking sites and Wi-Fi-enabled computers and lets you remotely operate the camera using an enabled cell phone or tablet.


Built-in NFC (near-field communication)

Allows you to pair the camera and your compatible Android device with just 1 touch.


Multicard slot

Supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity and SDXC memory cards (not included), so you can store plenty of photos and videos.


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Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« on: February 11, 2014, 10:07:47 AM »

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2014, 10:14:51 AM »
These specifications create a good competitor to EOS-M. Say I'm crazy, but I do not see a bright future for mirrorless interchangeable-lens.

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2014, 10:20:02 AM »
I'd love to see the dimensions.  This camera is far more interesting to me than the G1X was.

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2014, 10:21:00 AM »
Good specs... but if I was in US I would still get the EOS-M w/22mm pancake for half that price. Unfortunately in Europe that kit is not available.

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2014, 10:21:44 AM »
Optional grip?? which will probably cost about the same as the EVF!
Still want one though!

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2014, 10:23:51 AM »
I am very interested in the wider, longer, and faster lens.  I wonder if it will perform better on AF and close focusing in the normal mode.  I am a little disappointed that the swivel screen has been replaced with a tilting screen.  The swivel was a big feature for me.  Great for self-portraits, overhead shots, and low-angle shots with vertical orientation. 

Oh, and I love the integrated lens cover.  Big improvement.  I do hope you can still put filters on, though.
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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2014, 10:26:02 AM »
I know I'm going to get shouted down for this, but I wonder if it can do 720p/120fps video. my brother in-law shot some slow-mo video with his iPhone 5 at the shooting range the other day and all I could think about was how awesome it would be if we could get that on something with a decent-sized sensor and a high-utility lens. pretty sure this is on the S120 and the G16 but not the G1X, hopefully they can do it on the G1XII. even if they don't ... could still be the perfect backup camera to the 5DIII.

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« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2014, 10:26:02 AM »

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« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2014, 10:32:39 AM »

Oh, and I love the integrated lens cover.  Big improvement.  I do hope you can still put filters on, though.

It looks like it has the same fitting on the end of the lens as the last model, which you can buy an adaptor to fit filters. I wish they would just put a thread of the damn thing!

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2014, 10:34:26 AM »
So the same size sensor - 1.5" - but slightly lower resolution compared to the Mk I ?

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2014, 10:51:10 AM »
Pardon my ignorance, but in terms of sensor size, where does this fit in against its competition?

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2014, 10:51:19 AM »
On one hand, I like the camera. But if the price is still in the $700 - $800 range, I think it's too expensive without without a bigger sensor. I'd rather go EOS-M...
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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2014, 10:57:11 AM »
This camera is horrendous looking but what is the sync speed?

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2014, 10:58:22 AM »
So the same size sensor - 1.5" - but slightly lower resolution compared to the Mk I ?

Probably the same sensor with a slightly smaller imaging circle (something Panasonic used to advertise as a multi-aspect-ratio sensor, trying to claim a fault as a feature).

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« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2014, 10:58:22 AM »

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2014, 10:59:33 AM »
This camera is horrendous looking but what is the sync speed?

I'm always amazed that people care about how a camera looks.  It doesn't take pictures of itself.

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2014, 11:02:05 AM »
Pardon my ignorance, but in terms of sensor size, where does this fit in against its competition?

Take a look at the first graphic in Bryan's review for the G1X. http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/Canon-PowerShot-G1-X-Digital-Camera-Review.aspx

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Re: Canon PowerShot G1 X II Final Specifications
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2014, 11:02:05 AM »