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Canon PowerShot G5 X and G9 X Officially Launched: Compact Cameras with 1.0-inch Sensor

Besides EOS M10, Canon also introduced new duo Powershot camera is G5 X and G9 X. Both cameras have compact bodies, 1.0-inch High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and high-end DIGIC 6 image processor. The G9 X with powerful equipment, while the G5 X to have quite different and strange design, a blend of a compact and DSLR camera. Canon PowerShot G5 X and PowerShot G9 X will be available for pre-order on Amazon US for $799 and $499 respectively.Canon-PowerShot-G5-X

The Canon G5 X integrated high-definition electronic viewfinder EVF, up to of 2.36 million pixels and built-in flash. The front of the camera with the lens and adjustable knob. The back of the device features a 3.0-inch touch screen LCD display has the ability to rotate to capture images from various angles. The top of the camera system includes controls such as wheel Drive, EV adjustment, shutter button and hotshoe port.

While Canon G5 X has a rugged design with black tones, the Canon G9 X is a more compact in style and modern with different colors. The back of the G9 X has 3.0-inch touch screen LCD fixed display, but with a more improved user interface, which allows for quick and easy setting changes even while taking a picture. The buttons are also quite simple, including only movie, set button, menu and info buttons.Canon-PowerShot-G5-X-Price

Imaging strength of the both Canon PowerShot cameras comes from 1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor. ISO range extends from 125 to 12800. Canon also favored in bringing to DIGIC 6 Image processor on both the cameras. Both cameras use Canon HS system will help you take bright, clear photos, low-light shots with minimal noise and truly impressive detail in both highlight and shadow areas. You can capture 14-bit RAW stills and Full HD 1920×1080 pixel video recording @ 60fps in MP4 and H.264 formats.Canon-PowerShot-G9-X

Regarding the quality of the lens, the Canon G5 X with 4.2x, f/1.8–2.8 Optical Zoom Lens (equivalent to 24-100mm). This lens has 9-blade, maximum aperture of f/1.8 – f/2.8 for low light performance and smooth bokeh. Canon also not forget to add the Intelligent IS image stabilization system into the device to ensure users can shoot smoother video and shake-free images, even in dark rooms or outside at night.Canon-PowerShot-G9-X-Price

For the Canon PowerShot G9 X, it has a 3X zoom lens (equivalent to 28-84mm) with a maximum f/2.0 – f / 4.9 aperture. Like G5 X, G9 X also supports optical stabilization on the lens. Both the camera lenses are also integrated ND filter and Photo effects to capture detailed images in different outdoor shooting conditions. For connectivity, both the Canon PowerShot cameras fitted with very important NFC and Wi-Fi connection so that users can control cameras, view photos, edit on mobile devices and shared on the internet. The Canon PowerShot G5 X is oriented at between Canon PowerShot G7 X and G3X, while Canon PowerShot G9 X under G7x, on G6X.

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Canon PowerShot G5 X Specifications:

  • Dimensions of 112 x 76 x 44 mm
  • Weight of 353g (body only)
  • TFT-LCD Vari-angle Display of 3 inches, 1.04 million pixels
  • 20.2 megapixels CMOS Sensor
  • 4.2x Optical Zoom
  • Aperture: f/1.8 – f/2.8
  • Maximum resolution of 5472×3080 pixels
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • Auto ISO 125 to 12800
  • Full HD recording 1920×1080 pixels @ 60 fps.
  • TTL Autofocus
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Shutter speed – 1-1/2000 sec.
  • Continuous Shooting Speed – 5.9 fps
  • Connectivity of Wi-Fi, NFC, Micro-USB, Microphone, SD/SDHC/SDXC
  • NB-13L Battery up to 320 shots

Canon PowerShot G9 X Specifications:

  • Dimensions of 98 x 58 x 31 mm
  • Weight of 209g (body only)
  • TFT-LCD Display of 3 inches, 1.04 million pixels
  • 20.2 megapixels CMOS Sensor
  • 3x Optical Zoom
  • Aperture: f/2.8 – f/4.9
  • Maximum resolution of 5472×3080 pixels
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • Auto ISO 125 to 12800
  • Full HD recording 1920×1080 pixels @ 60 fps.
  • TTL Autofocus
  • Shutter speed – 1-1/2000 sec.
  • Continuous Shooting Speed – 6.0 fps
  • Connectivity of Wi-Fi, NFC, Micro-USB, Microphone, SD/SDHC/SDXC
  • NB-13L Battery up to 410 shots

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