Canon Powershot G3 X

2 YEAR WARRANTY

Combining an incredibly versatile 25x zoom lens with the superb imaging performance of a large, 1.0-type sensor, the PowerShot G3 X is capable of shooting stills and movies in stunning quality – even in extreme low-light conditions. With a highly impressive spec, expert level control over settings and a robust dust-proof and drip-proof body, the PowerShot G3 X is truly the superzoom powerhouse in Canon’s G-series range of compacts.

 

 

929.99

Canon Powershot G3 X

929.99

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Description

Large sensor performance combined with 25x superzoom lens on the Canon Powershot G3 X

A sharp, 24mm, ultra-wide angle zoom lens combined with a 1.0-type sensor allows you to shoot any subject, near or far, in amazing detail. Whether shooting stills or movies, the Canon Powershot G3 X enables you to capture scenes with beautiful background blur and get clear shots even in low light.

Great in Low Light

Enjoy crisp, clear shots in any situation – even in low light – thanks to a combination of a 1.0-type 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 processor.

Premium Canon optics

With a 25x optical zoom and 9 bladed aperture the PowerShot G3 X is ideal for capturing sweeping landscapes,portraits with beautiful background blur and exquisite detail at a distance.

Simple image back up

Back up your precious new images wirelessly from anywhere to the cloud using Image Sync and synchronise to your personal computer and smartphone.

Effortless sharing

Sharing your images and stories is simple. You can quickly transfer images and movies to smartphones or tablets using Wi-Fi and Dynamic NFC.

Advanced movie features for aspiring filmmakers

Create stunning Full HD movies with a choice of frame rates and benefit from expert features including full manual control, MF Peaking, and HDMI live output. The Advanced 5-axis Dynamic Image Stabilizer provides steadycam-like stabilisation to your footage while versatile audio recording via microphone and headphone jacks help you create movies with high quality sound.

Specifications

Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR
Type1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective PixelsApprox. 20.2M (Aspect ratio 3:2) [14]
Effective / Total PixelsApprox. 20.9M
Colour Filter TypePrimary Colour
IMAGE PROCESSOR
TypeDIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology
LENS
Focal Length8.8 220 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 600 mm)
ZoomOptical 25x
ZoomPlus 50x
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x [1])
Combined approx. 100x
Maximum f/numberf/2.8-f/5.6
Construction18 elements in 13 groups (1 double sided aspherical UA lens, 2 single sided aspherical UA lenses, 1 single sided aspherical lens, 2 UD lenses and 1 Hi-UD lens)
Image StabilisationYes (lens shift-type), approx. 3.5-stop [13].Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS
FOCUSING
TypeTTL
AF System/ PointsAiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)
AF ModesSingle, Continuous, Servo AF/AE [6], Touch AF
AF Point SelectionSize (Normal, Small)
AF LockYes
AF Assist BeamYes
Manual FocusYes, plus MF Peaking & AF + MF
Focus BracketingYes
Closest Focusing Distance5 cm (Wide) from front of lens
85 cm (Tele) from front of lens
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering modesEvaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Touch AF frame)
AE LockYes
Exposure Compensation+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Manual and automatic dynamic range correction
Automatic shadow correction
ND Filter (3-stop)
AEB1/3 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO sensitivity125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800 [15] AUTO ISO: 125 – 6400 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)
SHUTTER
Speed1 1/2000 sec. (factory default) BULB, 30 1/2000 sec. (total range varies by shooting mode)
WHITE BALANCE
TypeTTL
SettingsAuto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2
Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto White Balance Compensation
Colour adjustment in Star mode
COLOUR MATRIX
TypesRGB
VIEWFINDER
ViewfinderOptional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1
LCD MONITOR
MonitorTilt type 8.0 cm (3.2) sRGB PureColor II G Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,620,000 dots. Capacitive type
CoverageApprox. 100
BrightnessAdjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD
FLASH
ModesAuto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync SpeedYes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Flash Exposure Compensation+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure LockYes
Manual Power Adjustment3 levels with internal flash (up to 19 levels with external EX Speedlites 270EX II and 430EX II. 22 levels with 580EX II, 600EX and 600EX-RT [2])
Second Curtain SynchronisationYes
Built-in Flash Range60 cm 6.8 m (W) / 85 cm 3.1 m (T)
SHOOTING
ModesSmart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie
Modes in MovieSmart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Short Clip, 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, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Continuous ShootingApprox. 5.9 shots/sec [12] with AF: Approx. 3.2 shots/sec (all speeds are until memory card becomes full)[3][4]
RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size3:2 – (RAW, L) 5472 x 3648, (M1) 4320 x 2880, (M2) 2304 x 1536, (S) 720 x 480
4:3 – (RAW, L) 4864 x 3648, (M1) 3840 x 2880, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 – (RAW, L) 5472 x 3080, (M1) 4320 x 2432, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 720 x 408
1:1 – (RAW, L) 3648 x 3648, (M1) 2880 x 2880, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480
4:5 – (RAW, L) 2912 x 3648, (M1) 2304 x 2880, (M2) 1232 x 1536, (S) 384 x 480
Resize in playback (M2)
CompressionRAW, Superfine, Fine
Movies(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94/50/29.97/25/23.98 fps
(HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97/25 fps
(L) 640 x 480, 29.97/25 fps
Star Time-Lapse Movie (Full HD) 30/15 fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Hybrid Auto (HD) 29.97/25 fps
iFrame Movie (Full HD) 29.97/25 fps
Movie Length(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec. [7] (L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour [4] (Star Time-Lapse Movie) up to 128 sec
FILE TYPES
Still Image TypeJPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), RAW+JPEG
MoviesMP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)] iFrame
DIRECT PRINT
Canon PrintersCanon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridgeYes (via USB or Wireless LAN)
OTHER FEATURES
GPSGPS via Mobile (linked to compatible smartphone)
Red-Eye CorrectionYes, during shooting and playback
My Camera / My MenuMy Menu customisation available
My CategoryImage tagging feature
Intelligent Orientation SensorYes
HistogramYes, live histogram
Playback zoomApprox. 2x 10x
Self TimerImage tagging feature
Menu LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew
INTERFACE
ComputerHi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) DIGITAL connector
OtherHDMI Micro Connector,
A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
External microphone (3.5 mm Stereo mini jack)
Headphone Output (3.5 mm jack)
Computer/OtherWi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support [11]
MEMORY CARD
TypeSD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & MacintoshWindows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.9 / 10.10
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 only
Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later / 10.9 / 10.10
For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 only
Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later / 10.9 / 10.10
SOFTWARE
OtherCameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility
Image ManipulationDigital Photo Professional for RAW development
POWER SOURCE
BatteriesRechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L (battery and charger supplied)
Battery lifeApprox. 300 shots
Eco mode: 415 shots
Approx. 360 min. playback
A/C Power SupplyOptional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80
ACCESSORIES
Cases / StrapsSoft Case DCC-2300
PowerShot Accessory Organizer
LensesLens Hood LH-DC100
Filter Adapter FA-DC67B (Compatible with Canon 67mm Filters: Circular Polarizing PL-C B, Protect Filter)
FlashCanon Speedlite (including 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT [2])
Speedlite Transmitter (ST-E3-RT, ST-E2), Speedlite bracket SB-E2, Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3
Remote Controller/ SwitchRemote Switch RS-60E3
Power Supply & Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80, Battery Charger CB-2LCE
OtherElectronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1 (0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100 coverage
Interface cable IFC-400PCU
Canon HDMI Cable HTC-100
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Operating Environment0 40 C, 10 90 humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)123.3 x 76.5 x 105.3 mm
WeightApprox. 733 g (including battery and memory card)
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