The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III joins Canon's G-series range of high-end compacts as the flagship camera for enthusiasts and professionals. Boasting a large APS-C 24.2MP sensor, Full HD recording, a 3x optical zoom lens (24-72mm f2.8-5.6), and Dual Pixel CMOS AF, the Wi-Fi enabled G1X MK III packs superb DSLR image and movie quality into a stylish, lightweight body that's easily portable.
Key Features: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Digital Camera
- Flagship premium compact for serious shooters
- 24.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor (largest sensor in a Canon compact)
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology with 4-stop stabilisation
- 3x Optical Zoom lens (24-72mm f/2.8-5.6 - 35mm equivalent)
- ISO range of 100-25,600
- Full HD recording at 60fps with 5-axis stabilisation
- 7fps burst shooting with auto focus
- 2.36 million dot Organic LED Electronic Viewfinder
- 3.0 inch Vari-angle Touch LCD Monitor
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
Canon G1X Mark III | Hands-On First Look
First Look: Canon PowerShot G1X Mark III
The G1 X Mark III features a unique blend of DSLR speed, quality and resilience with PowerShot lightweight handling. Ideal for photographers looking for an 'all-in-one' alternative to a DSLR as a photographic companion.
Capture stunning 24.2-megapixel images
Don't let the PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera's size deceive you. This all-in-one, compact camera features a large 24.2 Megapixel* CMOS (APS-C) sensor, the same sensor found in many interchangeable lens cameras. This sensor allows the PowerShot G1 X Mark III to shoot breathtaking, nuanced images with wide dynamic range, amazing detail and low noise, even at high ISOs. It enables significant cropping and large prints of still images while delivering phenomenal movie files perfect for sharing or projecting.
3x Zoom Lens (24-72mm) with Optical Image Stabiliser
The PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera's results are in large part thanks to its 3x optical zoom lens. With a range of 24-72mm, advanced Optical Image Stabilization and an aperture range of f/2.8 (W) - f/5.6 (T), the lens works in concert with the camera's CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7 Image Processor to deliver incredibly stunning results. The Dual Sensing IS system helps provide steady images by compensating for body movement and camera shake for up to 4 stops of correction, while the wide maximum aperture helps deliver dramatic blur effects and enables better shooting in dark areas.
Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology
The G1 X Mark III is engineered to deliver on every level and features Dual Pixel CMOS AF for assured and responsive focusing plus 4-stop stabilisation to safeguard handheld shooting. The PowerShot G1 X Mark III marks Canon's first PowerShot camera to feature the Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, which offers incredibly fast and precise autofocus that stays locked onto your subject, even if your subject is in motion, for both photos and videos. Equipped with phase-detection, this advanced Canon technology uses 24.2 million sensors to quickly determine how far away an object is and where the lens should focus, and is available while using the electronic viewfinder and when using Live View on the rear screen. These pioneering Canon technologies gives users a massive advantage when recording decisive moments.
DIGIC 7 Image Processor, ISO 100-25600
The DIGIC 7 Image Processor powers the PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera to produce high image quality and fast operation, even in in low light. The camera features a wide ISO range of 100-25600 for still images and videos and can help keep results sharp and detailed in virtually any lighting situation. Powerful all around, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera can produce beautiful images even where light is limited.
Suitable for video enthusiasts
Shoot incredibly detailed 60p movies in Full HD and achieve smooth, steady footage even when running thanks to 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS. The large sensor brings cinema-style footage while Dual Pixel CMOS AF delivers smooth and precise focus transitions with super-accurate subject tracking. Manual movie mode lets you adjust settings and focus via the touch panel LCD screen. You can do this even while using the viewfinder to express your vision your way however you shoot - all from a powerfully compact camera. Easily capture picturesque Time-Lapse Movies with intuitive settings that help determine intervals and exposure.
Built-in EVF with Touch and Drag
The built-in high-resolution electronic viewfinder features approximately 2,360,000 dots so you can see high amounts of detail in what you're capturing even on bright, sunny days. Its Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology offers high-contrast, colorful images that can help properly display the scene you want to capture. Touch and Drag AF lets you use the rear screen as a touchpad while you're looking through the viewfinder so you can choose what to focus on with a tap of your finger.
Continuous shooting at up to 7fps
To help you capture that perfect shot or multiple shots of a fast-moving subject, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera is equipped with a DIGIC 7 Image Processor that allows the camera to perform quickly and shoot up to 7.0 frames per second (up to 9.0 fps with One Shot AF). A new shutter release button is optimized for the PowerShot G1 X Mark III's compact body and the camera is easy to hold for continuous shooting. Whether you're capturing an athlete scoring a goal or a bird soaring through the sky, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III is engineered to capture just the right moment.
3.0-inch vari-angle touchscreen LCD
The PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera features a Vari-angle Touchscreen 3.0-inch ClearView LCD II monitor for capturing creative shots at a variety of angles and composing and reviewing photos and movies with ease. The touch sensitive controls make it easy to select and adjust focus, menu and quick control settings with a touch of a finger. The 1.04 million dot LCD monitor is constructed to help minimize reflections and treated with a smudge-resistant coating for a bright, clear and easily viewable display.
Stay connected with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Use the G1 X Mark III's Bluetooth technology to control the camera remotely and track your journey using GPS via Mobile, plus connect via Wi-Fi to a variety of smart devices. Expand creativity via an optional waterproof housing and use creative modes to capture the world in unique and engaging ways.
Dust and water-resistant
The PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera is built to be both dust- and water-resistant for reliable operation in almost any number of conditions. With a combination of precise construction and sealing materials around the buttons, lens barrel, screen and battery compartment cover, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III is remarkably well-sealed. This robust construction helps keep sand, dust, dirt and water from getting into the camera, providing trustworthy performance whether you're shooting in the rain or at the beach.
Optional Waterproof Case and Lens Hood
To expand the PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera's capturing capability to more places and situations, the camera is compatible with an optional waterproof case and lens hood. From fun portraits in the pool to colorful shots of sea life on a coral reef, the Waterproof Case WP-DC56 enables full operation down to 135 ft./40m underwater. Out of the water, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III can use the Lens Hood LH-DC110 to help control ghosting and flaring that can occur in bright sunlight, and help guard against scratches and smudging on the lens surface.
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