Canon’s new PowerShot camera comes with set of features that are performance-driven as much as they are powerful. The Canon PowerShot G1 X is an intelligent camera, with a range of functions that will revolutionize photography for many generations to come. From the new G series of innovative cameras from Canon, the G1 X is ideal for those migrating to serious photography and looking to hone their skills.
This mighty camera boasts of a focal length of 15.1 - 60.4 mm, which translates to a 35 mm equivalent focal length of 28 - 112 mm. The 4x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom enhance your photographs by bringing people and subjects closer for a more detailed look. The CMOS sensor of the Canon G1 X lets you take magnificent images at a 14.3 megapixel resolution.
The PowerShot G1 X sports a classic look that is a throwback to the analog cameras of yesteryears. A textured patch on the front and back panel give you a firm grip on your camera, while all the buttons and controls are at a comfortable distance from each other, allowing for convenient handling of the Canon digital camera.
Weighing an impressive 534 g, this camera will be a great take-along to day-long events that require resilient and continuous performance. You can shoot high-resolution Full HD videos with this point and shoot camera at 1920 x 1080 dot pixels and 24 fps. The DIGIC 5 processor delivers high speed shooting with equanimity, for low noise photographs that will impress your friends and colleagues.
The G1 X processes images in 4:3 aspect ratio, which is ideal to play on larger media devices. The optical viewfinder lets you compose your images to perfection. You can also use the 3 inch TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 922,000 dot pixels to compose and preview your images before keeping them, ensuring you keep only the best and memorable photographs.
Battery and Storage
The Canon PowerShot camera records your images on SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards. The Lithium Ion battery of the PowerShot camera lets you take up to 250 images on full charge, lasting through entire events without needing a charge. Images stored in your camera can be transferred to a computer or laptop using the USB high speed port. You can also enjoy your handiwork on a large-screen television with the HDMI port provided in the Canon digital camera.
The PowerShot G1 X features an aperture range of f/2.8 - 5.8, which is the size of the lens opening that controls the amount of light falling on the image sensor. The Canon camera features Auto focus that has a range of 20 cm onwards (Wide) and 85 cm to infinity (Tele). The PowerShot digital device has a shutter speed range of 60 - 1/4000 sec, which lets you control the speed of the shutter, and hence the sharpness of every image.
The Canon point and shoot camera features a light sensitivity of ISO 100 - 12800, giving you a wide range of light scenarios in which you can shoot sharp and bright images. The built-in flash of this PowerShot camera has a functioning range of 50 cm - 7 m (Wide) and 1 - 3.1 m (Tele), which lights up every corner of your memory for sharp and defined photos of your favorite moments.
The PowerShot camera feature shooting modes like Landscape, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks mode and more, which optimize your camera settings for popular scenes. Your images will be blur-free and sharp, thanks to the lens-shift image stabilizer that compensates for incidental hand-shake.
The Canon PowerShot G1 X has a face detection feature that can identify and track faces in a frame to optimize exposure and focus settings for them. The Smile Timer function can take an image automatically when it identifies a smiling face in the frame. With the Wink self-timer, the camera will take a picture a few seconds after it identifies a winking subject, letting you trigger shutter release whichever way you want.
The camera also functions on the traditional self-timer, which lets you delay shutter release by 2 or 10 seconds so you can join your subjects in a picture. With the Continuous Shooting mode, you can take pictures at 1.9 shots per second in P mode and 4.5 shots per second in High-speed Burst HQ mode to record every instance in amazing photographs. Let the Canon PowerShot G1 X complement your photography and take it to newer levels of excellence.