Canon PowerShot G1 X Compact Digital Camera Technical Specifications

Canon PowerShot G1 X is a new compact camera features a large 1.5-inch (18.7mm x 14mm) High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, exceptional 4x (28-112 mm) zoom lens, DIGIC 5 Image Processor, gives you SLR-levels of control and image quality in a metal body.

Canon Powershot G1 X

Specifications of Canon PowerShot G1 X Compact Digital Camera:

IMAGE SENSOR
Type18.7 mm x 14.0 mm Canon high-sensitivity CMOS
Effective PixelsApprox. 14.3M
Aspect Ratio/Color4:3
Color Filter TypePrimary Color
IMAGE PROCESSOR
TypeDIGIC 5 with iSAPS technology
LENS
Focal Length15.1 - 60.4 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 – 112 mm)
ZoomOptical 4x. Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.5x or 1.9x and Safety Zoom¹) Combined Approx. 16x
Maximum f/numberf/2.8-f/5.8
Construction11 elements in 10 groups (2 double-sided aspherical UA elements, 1 double-sided aspherical element)
Image Stabilization
Yes (lens shift-type), 4-stop. Intelligent IS
FOCUSING
TypeTTL
AF System/ PointsAiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (Any position is available, fixed centre or Face Select and Track)
AF ModesSingle, Continuous, Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF
AF Point SelectionManual selection using FlexiZone AF/AE, Size (Normal, Small)
AF LockOn/Off Selectable
AF Assist BeamYes
Manual FocusYes
Focus BracketingYes
Closest Focusing Distance20 cm (W) from front of lens in macro
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering modesEvaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Face Detection AF or FlexiZone AF frame)
AE LockYes
Exposure Compensation+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
ND Filter (3 stop)
AEB1/3 - 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO sensitivityAUTO, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800
SHUTTER
Speed1 - 1/4000 sec. (factory default)
60 - 1/4000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)
WHITE BALANCE
TypeTTL
SettingsAuto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2. Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto
COLOR MATRIX
TypesRGB
VIEWFINDER
ViewfinderReal-image zoom, optical viewfinder
Dioptre CorrectionYes
LCD MONITOR
MonitorVari-angle 7.5 cm (3.0”) PureColor II VA (TFT), Approx. 920,000 dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
BrightnessAdjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD
FLASH
ModesAuto, Manual Flash On / Off
Slow Sync SpeedYes.
Fastest speed:
1/2000 sec. (built-in flash)
1/250 sec. (external flash)
1/4000 sec. (external using high-speed synchro)
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Flash Exposure Compensation+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE. Safety FE.
Flash Exposure LockYes
Manual Power Adjustment3 levels with internal flash (up to 19 levels with external EX Speedlites 270EX and 430EX II. 22 levels with 580EX II¹)
Second Curtain Synchronization
Yes
Built-in Flash Range50 cm - 7.0 m (W) / 1.0 m - 3.1 m (T)
External FlashE-TTL with EX series Speedlites, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX
SHOOTING
ModesSmart Auto (32 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom (2 modes), SCN (Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Sports, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist), Creative Filter (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap), Movie
Modes in MovieSmart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Landscape, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, iFrame Movie
Photo EffectsMy Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive modesSingle, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Continuous ShootingApprox. 1.9 shots/sec., AF: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec., LV: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec. (until memory card becomes full) High-speed Burst HQ: Approx. 4.5 shots/sec., up to 6 shots
RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size4:3 - (L & RAW) 4352 x 3264, (M1) 3072 x 2304, (M2) 1600 x 1200, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 - (L) 4352 x 2248, (M1) 3072 x 1728, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 - (L) 4352 x 2904, (M1) 3072 x 2048, (M2) 1600 x 1064, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 - (L) 3264 x 3264, (M1) 2304 x 2304, (M2) 1200 x 1200, (S) 480 x 480
4:5 - (L) 2608 x 3264, (M1) 1840 x 2304, (M2) 960 x 1200, (S) 384 x 480
Resize in playback (M2, S, XS)
*XS is half the length and width of S
CompressionFine, Normal
Movies(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 24 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 30 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30 fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps
iFrame Movie (HD)
Movie Length(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.
(L and M) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour
FILE TYPES
Still Image TypeJPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
MoviesMOV [H.264 + Linear PCM (stereo)]
iFrame
DIRECT PRINT
Canon PrintersCanon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge (ID Photo Print, Fixed Size Print and Movie Print supported on SELPHY CP & ES printers only)
PictBridgeYes
OTHER FEATURES
Red-Eye CorrectionYes, during shooting and playback
My Camera / My MenuStart-up image and camera sounds customization. Menu customization
My CategoryImage tagging feature
Intelligent Orientation SensorYes
HistogramYes, live histogram
Playback zoomApprox. 2x - 10x
Self TimerApprox. 2 or 10 sec., Custom
Menu LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi
INTERFACE
ComputerHi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
OtherHDMI Mini Connector (HDMI-CEC compatible) A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
MEMORY CARD
TypeSD, SDHC, SDXC
POWER SOURCE
BatteriesRechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L (NB-10L battery and charger supplied)
Battery lifeApprox. 250 shots
Approx. 420 min. playback
A/C Power SupplyOptional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80
ACCESSORIES
Cases / StrapsSoft Case SC-DC75, DCC-1800
LensesLens Hood LH-DC70
Filter Adapter FA-DC58C (Compatible with Canon 58mm Filters: Circular Polarizing PL-C B, Neutral Density Filter ND4X-L & ND8X-L, Protect, UV, Softmat No.1 & 2)
Waterproof / Weatherproof CaseWaterproof Case (40m) WP-DC44
Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1
FlashCanon Speedlites (including 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II¹),
Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX (Both require Macro Light Adapter MLA-DC1),
Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, Bracket BKT-DC1, Speedlite Bracket SB-E2
Remote Controller/ SwitchRemote Switch RS-60E3
Power Supply & Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80, Battery Charger CB-2LCE
OtherCanon HDMI Cable HTC-100
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Operating Environment0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90% humidity
Dimensions (W x H x D)116.7 x 80.5 x 64.7 mm
WeightApprox. 534 g (including battery/batteries and memory card)

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