Canon - PowerShot G1 X Mark II - flagship compact digital camera

Canon is going to release PowerShot G1 X Mark II, the flagship model among their compact digital cameras, on March 13. It will be sold for about ¥85,800.

G1 X Mark II features the same 1.5 inch CMOS sensor (effective 13.1MP) as the previous G1 X. However, they improved the focus distance performance up to 5cm.

The optical 5X lens covers a focal distance of 24 to 120mm (35mm equivalent) and provides wide-open aperture F2.0-F3.9. Also, G1 X Mark II has DIGIC 6 image processor, Wi-Fi, both optical image stabilization mechanism and "Multi Scene IS" that automatically apply the most suitable image stabilization, and tiltable 3 inch touch panel (1.04M dots).  

  • Size: 116.3 x 74 x 66.2mm
  • Weight: 553g including the battery and memory card
  • ISO: ISO 100 - 12800
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