Canon PowerShot G5 X#0510C012

A premium expert compact with a large central viewfinder. Perfect for classic handling

Highlights

  • Premium image quality with classic DSLR-like handling
  • Professional tools to support your creative style
  • Create compelling movies in stunning Full HD

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Overview

Delight in the power of stunning imagery. The PowerShot G5 X combines superb usability with state-of-the-art speed and control, taking performance to the next level. This premium Wi-Fi compact features a bright f/1.8-2.8 lens and 1.0-type sensor as well as a high quality viewfinder for DSLR-like handling.

Benefits

  • Premium image quality with classic DSLR-like handling
  • Professional tools to support your creative style
  • Create compelling movies in stunning Full HD
  • Express your creativity with expert speed and control
  • Share your beautiful images with the world - instantly

What's in the box

  • Battery Pack NB-13L
  • User manual Kit
  • AC cable
  • Digital Camera PowerShot G5 X
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC12
  • Battery Charger CB-2LHE

Specifications

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Product specification

EXPOSURE

Specification Details
AE LOCK Yes, via customisable buttons
AUTO EXPOSURE BRACKETING 1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
METERING MODES Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Touch AF frame)
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION +/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments Manual and automatic dynamic range correction Automatic shadow correction ND Filter (3-stop) On/ Auto/ Off [16]
ISO SENSITIVITY 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800 [15] AUTO ISO: 125 - 12800 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)

FILE TYPES

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IMAGE SIZE 3:2 - (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 Resize available in playback (M2, S) for JPEG images
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
STILL IMAGE TYPE JPEG 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

FLASH

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FLASH EXPOSURE COMPENSATION +/- 2EV
FLASH EXPOSURE COMPENSATION INCREMENT in 1/3 stop increments
RED EYE REDUCTION TYPE with red eye reduction lamp
EXTERNAL FLASH COMPATIBILITY E-TTL with EX series Speedlites [2]Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
FLASH EXPOSURE LOCK Yes
MODES Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
X-SYNC Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.
RED-EYE REDUCTION Yes, during shooting and playback
SECOND CURTAIN SYNCHRONISATION Yes

SHOOTING

Specification Details
COLOUR SPACE sRGB
MODES IN MOVIE Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Short Clip, iFrame Movie
SELF TIMER Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom
IMAGE EFFECTS My 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 MODES Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
CONTINUOUS SHOOTING SPEED Approx. 5.9 shots/sec [12] with AF: Approx. 4.4 shots/sec (all speeds are until memory card becomes full) [3][4]
SHOOTING MODES Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Portrait, Self-Portrait, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Fireworks, High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie

POWER SOURCE

Specification Details
POWER REQUIREMENTS Lithium-ion battery
BATTERY LIFE Approx. 210 shots Aprrox. 215 shots with in-built EVF Eco mode approx. 320 shots Approx. 240 min. playback

LENS

Specification Details
ZOOM Optical 4.2x ZoomPlus 8.4x Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x [1]) Combined approx. 17x
LENS CONSTRUCTION (ELEMENTS/GROUPS) 11 elements in 9 groups (1 double sided aspherical lens, 1 single sided aspherical UA lens, 1 single sided aspherical lens and 1 UD lens)
MAXIMUM APERTURE f/1.8 - f/2.8
MINIMUM FOCUSING DISTANCE 5 cm (Wide) from front of lens 40 cm (Tele) from front of lens

GENERAL FETAURES

Specification Details
RED-EYE CORRECTION Yes, during shooting and playback

OPERATING SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY

Specification Details
OS
  • Windows
  • Mac
FOOTNOTE Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1For Image Transfer Utility:Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
  • For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10For Image Transfer Utility:Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11
VERSION
  • 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
  • OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

GENERAL FEATURES

Specification Details
GPS GPS via Mobile (linked to a compatible smartphone)
INTELLIGENT ORIENTATION SENSOR Yes
MY MENU My Menu customisation available
PLAYBACK ZOOM Yes, enabled in 10 steps

IMAGE PROCESSING

Specification Details
IMAGE COMPRESSION OPTIONS Fine/RAW/Superfine

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Specification Details
Type DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology

WHITE BALANCE

Specification Details
SETTINGS Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2Multi-area WB correction available in Smart AutoWhite Balance CompensationColour adjustment in Star mode

FOCUSING

Specification Details
MANUAL FOCUS Yes, plus MF Peaking
AF LOCK Yes, via customisable buttons
AF POINT SELECTION Size (Normal, Small)
TYPE TTL
AF SYSTEM AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)
FOCUS BRACKETING Yes
AF MODES Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE [6], Touch AF

MEMORY CARD

Specification Details
MEMORY CARD TYPE SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

VIEWFINDER

Specification Details
EYEPOINT ca. 22 mm (ab Okularmitte), -3,0 bis +1 m-1 (Dioptrien)

FILE TYPES- MOVIE SIZE & FRAME RATE

Specification Details
MOVIE SIZE & FRAME RATE: FULL HD 1.920 x 1.080, 59,94 / 50 / 29,97 / 25 / 23,98 B/s
MOVIE SIZE & FRAME RATE: HD 1.280 x 720, 29,97/25 B/s
MOVIE SIZE & FRAME RATE: IFRAME MOVIE 29.97 / 25 B/s
MOVIE SIZE & FRAME RATE: START TIME-LAPSE MOVIE 29,97 / 25 / 14,99 / 12,5 B/s

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Specification Details
OPERATING HUMIDITY RANGE 10 – 90%
OPERATING TEMPERATURE RANGE 0 – 40 °C
PRODUCT DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) Approx. 112.4 x 76.4 x 44.2 mm
PRODUCT WEIGHT Approx. 377 g (including battery and memory card)
PRODUCT WEIGHT NOTES - 1 (including battery and memory card)

COMPATIBLE SOFTWARE

Specification Details
COMPATIBLE SOFTWARE
  • CameraWindow DC
  • Digital Photo Professional for RAW development
  • Image Transfer Utility
  • Map Utility
FOOTNOTE Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only

MONITORING PANEL

Specification Details
BRIGHTNESS ADJUSTMENT Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD
DISPLAYED LANGUAGES English, 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

IMAGE SENSOR

Specification Details
IMAGE SENSOR TYPE 1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS
COLOUR FILTER TYPE Primary Colour
EFFECTIVE PIXELS: STILL IMAGES Approx. 20.2M (Aspect ratio 3:2) [14]

Foot Notes

Specification Details
Foot Note
  • 1. Disclaimer: All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.
  • Subject to change without notice.
  • 2. [1]: Depending on the image size selected.
  • 3. [2]: Not all functions of the flash are supported.
  • 4. [3]: Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
  • 5. [4]: Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
  • 6. [6]: Some settings limit availability.
  • 7. [7]: The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
  • 8. [11]: Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts
  • 9. [12]: Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject.
  • 10. [13]: Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.
  • 11. [14]: Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
  • 12. [15]: ISO sensitivity denotes Recommended Exposure Index
  • 13. [16]: Auto ND Filter not available in Movie Mode.
  • 14. [17]: Charging via USB requires Interface Cable IFC-600PCU (Sold separately) or similar cable with USB Micro-B to USB type-A connectors. Charging time varies depending on the remaining battery power.
  • 15. [18]: Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
  • 16. [19]: Maximum shutter speed is limited at 256 s in BULB Mode

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