Product code: 82923040
The world is your canvas with Canon’s potent and professional PowerShot G5 X. With a bunch of DSLR-grade features packed into its small frame, this Wi-Fi-enabled camera delivers stunning images, Full HD videos and mind-boggling versatility. Whether you’re a keen traveller or just a budding snapper, this easy-to-use piece will bring pathos to your photography and let you flex your creativity.
Powerhouse Photography With its 1.0 type CMOS sensor and mighty DIGIC 6 processor, the G5 X ensures a professional performance in all settings. The 12,800 ISO level gives staggering results in low-light scenes, so you won’t have to worry about shooting outside at night. You’ll capture each moment rapidly with the 5.9fps shooting speed and accurately with the 0.12 second autofocus. Its smart Optical Image Stabiliser steadies shots for crisp and clear results in any setting, and the Electronic View Finder gives responsive, DSLR-like handling.
Wide Angle Lens Its f/1.8-2.8 wide-angle lens delivers expert subject sharpness, depth of field control, and the opportunity for enchanting bokeh shots. It features a 4.2x Optical Zoom to give you a greater grasp of your scene, and, beside the 4x Digital Zoom, you can use Canon’s 8.4x ZoomPlus to double depth without the graininess.
Seamless Wi-Fi & NFC Connectivity Once you’ve snapped to your heart’s content, you can link this G5 X with your smartphone or tablet with just one tap. The Dynamic NFC and Wi-Fi will let you share your photos and videos instantly, shoot remotely using the Canon Camera Connect app and back-up your images with cloud services like Flickr, Google Drive and irista.
Vari-Angle Swivelling Touch Screen The 3-inch LCD display features intuitive touch interface and a 5-point brightness adjustor. It also swivels so you can shoot from otherwise hard-to-reach angles and discover new ways to snap.
Creative Control Make your photography bespoke with the powerful Lens Control Ring and extensive range of dials and modes. Craft spectacular stellar shots with the Enhanced Star Mode, shoot eye-popping pictures with the High Dynamic Range setting and give a premium artistic touch with the myriad of in-camera effects.
Shoot Professional Full HD Movies Tap in to your inner Kubrick with the high-grade film-making options. Not only can you film in Full HD 60p, you have control over the aperture, shutter speed and ISO with the Manual setting so you can dictate the tenor of your clip. With the high 35 Mbit/sec bitrate, you’ll enjoy smooth tonal gradations and crisp detail. You can even shoot as you run with the 5 Axis Advanced Dynamic IS, which steadies shake for remarkably composed movie footage.
Lightweight & Convenient Design With its low weight of 377g and compact size, you’ll have no problem carrying this camera around or holding it up for a long time. Its versatile USB port lets you easily charge with a standard smartphone charger or via your PC while working or surfing the internet.
- Powerful 1.0 Type CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 6 Processor.
- High 12,800 ISO level gives staggering results in low-light settings.
- Bright f/1.8-2.8 aperture delivers premium depth of field control.
- 4.2x Optical Zoom and 8.4x Digital ZoomPlus provides tailor-made snaps.
- In-built Wi-Fi and NFC give seamless sharing connectivity.
- Intuitive Vari-Angle Touch Screen display lets you shoot from different angles.
- Tap into your creativity with the Lens Control Ring and myriad of modes.
- Film in Full HD 60p with professional cinematic results.
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- Accessories Included
- Neck Strap NS-DC12, Strap Adapter, Battery Pack NB-13L, Battery Charger CB-2LHE, AC cable, User manual Kit
This feature fixes onto the main subject and enhances focus on a snap's hot spots
- Battery Size & Number
- Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L
- Battery life
An estimate of how long the battery lasts before needing recharging, based on standard tasks and usage
- 210 shots. 215 with in-built EVF. 320 in Eco Mode. Approx. 240 min video playback.
- Built In Flash
- Camera Type
- Digital Compact
- USB, HDMI Micro, Remote Switch, Wi-Fi, NFC
- Continuous Shooting Speed
Continuous Shooting Speed
The amount of frames per second that can be shot in continuous shooting mode, useful for fast moving subjects
- 5.9 fps. 4.4fps with autofocus
- Packaged: H9 x W18.1 x D16.6cm. Unpackaged: H4.4 x W7.6 x D11.2cm
- Direct printing
Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
- Vari-angle LCD Touch Screen
- Face Detection
Automatically detects faces and optimises focus, so they're the main subject of a snap
- File Formats
- JPEG/RAW Pictures. MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Allows your camera to detect and record where a picture is taken, perfect for holiday snaps
- Hard drive
Stores files like videos and images, and programmes such as games. A portion of this may already be allocated to data like your operating system
- Image Megapixels
- Image Stabilisation
Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp and your videos are stable
- Lens Aperture
Measures the lens' light exposure. This affects the depth of field (the distance beween the nearest and furthest objects that can be kept in focus)
- f/1.8 - f/2.8
- Lens Details
- Wide Angle Zoom
- Lens Size
The distance from the sensor and the optical centre of the lens when focused to infinity. A smaller focal length will generally result in a wider angle of view
Enables extreme close-up shots of small subjects like insects or plants
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Maximum ISO Rating
Maximum ISO Rating
Defines the sensor's light sensitivity and therefore performance in low light settings. Greater ISO numbers indicate more light sensitivity, though may lead to more grain or noise in the image
- Memory Card Type
- SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)
- Model name / number
- G5 X
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC (Near Field Connection) can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Night recording
Ability to record at night or in complete darkness by using built-in infrared illumination
- Night Scene
- Power Supply
- Lithium-Ion NB-13L
- Red-Eye Reduction
Reduces red-eye effect in portraits and group photos
- Screen size
The size of the device's screen, usually measured diagonally in inches
- Self Timer
Delays taking the picture for a few seconds, ideal for self portraits or group pictures
- Sensor Size
- 1.0 Type - (7.1 x 5.3mm)
- Sensor Type
- Shooting Modes
- Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Live View Control, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (5.0 MP), Digital IS, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
- Shutter Speeds
The amount of time is takes for the shutter to open and close. High speed lets you freeze action completely, slower ones allow motion blur
- 1 1/2000 sec. (factory default) 1/8 -1/2000 sec. (Movie Mode)BULB, 30 1/2000 sec. (total range varies by shooting mode)
- Smile Detection
- Sweep Panorama
- Touch Screen
- Tripod Thread
- Video Resolution
- 1080p Full HD video
The interface you look through to compose and focus your picture. Not all modern digital cameras will feature a physical viewfinder as well
Unpackaged weight of the product
- Wi-Fi enabled
- Zoom (digital)
Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer. This involves zooming in on an existing image, so it gives slightly less detailed results than an equivalent optical zoom
- Zoom (optical)
Allows you to zoom the image closer to the subject. Optical zooms feature physically moving lens components, so it maintains the image quality as you zoom in. Digitial zooms essentially crop an existing image, so may lose image quality as they zoom in
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