Both the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II and Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III are scheduled to be announced later this week alongside the new RF 24-240 f/4-6.3 IS lens. Both of the new PowerShot cameras will begin shipping in early August.
The RAW burst mode of 30fps seems quite impressive for both cameras, though there are some caveats according to Nokishita.
The continuous shooting performance of the Canon “Powershot G5 X Mark II” and “Powershot G7 X Mark III” is 20 fps during one-shot AF and 8.0 fps during servo AF (G7 XIII: 8.3 fps?), RAW burst It seems that 30 frames per second only in a specific mode.
About the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II:
- 24mm 5x Zoom
- Premium Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
- 20.1 Megapixel 1.0-Type Stacked CMOS Sensor
- 4K Movies
- 120fps Full HD Movie
- Tilting Screen
- Pop-Up OLED Electronic Viewfinder
- USB Charging
The Canon Powershot G5 X Mark II is a compact camera with huge possibilities. With powerful performance you can take anywhere, this premium compact camera uses a high-quality 5x zoom for superb results whatever you're photographing. A 20.1-megapixel 1.0-type CMOS sensor produces superior image quality in still photos and 4K movies.
Power and Portability
Enjoy sensational image quality from a 20.1-megapixel 1.0-type stacked sensor and DIGIC 8 processor which work together to deliver incredible colour and clarity.
This superb 5x zoom lens has been developed using Canon's considerable optics expertise. It delivers pin-sharp results and boasts a fast f/1.8-2.8 aperture which means it is great for low-light shooting.
Responsive and Intuitive
From the moment you pick this camera up, the Powershot G5 X Mark II feels fast and familiar, with quick AF, 30fps RAW burst mode and a design inspired by our EOS cameras. Shoot with either a tilting screen or a pop-up EVF
Superb for Movies
It is as easy to get creative with video as it is with still photos, thanks to 4K recording and frame rates up to 120fps in Full HD modes.
Use your mobile device to shoot remotely and edit and share photos on the move. The Powershot G5 X Mark II maintains a constant Bluetooth link and transfer files using Wi-Fi.