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Canon Expands the PowerShot G Series With 2 New Additions: The G5X Mark II & G7X Mark III
Canon is starting the week off strong with multiple new releases. Not only did the company just announce the new RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras, it has also unveiled the new PowerShot G5X Mark II and the G7X Mark III. Both cameras boast notable shooting quality and 4K video recording, making them ideal assets for any visual creator.
Want DSLR-level results but don’t want to carry the camera and various lenses around? The compact PowerShot G5 X Mark II gives you stunning image quality while conveniently letting you carry it on any adventure. It has a 20.1-Megapixel 1.0-inch Stacked CMOS sensor and powerful DIGIC 8 processor for fast and gratifying results. The 5x Optical Zoom with image stabilization provides range and clear, steady images and video, while a built-in pop-up EVF lets you frame your subjects with ease.
20.1 Megapixel 1.0” Stacked CMOS Sensor
The PowerShot G5 X MARK II camera features a new 1.0-inch 20.1 Megapixel stacked CMOS sensor, which helps achieve high image quality and high performance at the same time, delivering gorgeous, detailed images. It also enables fast continuous shooting and fast autofocus that helps you capture important moments.
DIGIC 8 Image Processor
The DIGIC 8 Image Processor helps produce high image quality and fast operation, even in in low light. When using high ISO settings, the image processor helps keep results sharp and detailed in virtually any lighting situation. Powerful all around, the DIGIC 8 Image Processor helps ensure your photos and videos look sharp and lifelike with minimal noise or grain.
5x Optical Zoom Lens (24-120mm f/1.8-2.8) with Optical Image Stabilizer
With a 5x optical zoom lens, a range of 24–120mm, advanced Optical Image Stabilization and an aperture range of f/1.8(wide)- f/2.8 (telephoto), the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera is suitable for group photographs, landscapes, and even close-up photography. The PowerShot G5 X Mark II’s lens works in conjunction with the camera's sensor and image processor to deliver sharp images from edge to edge and from wide-angle to telephoto.
0.39-type OLED Pop-up EVF with Approx. 2.36 Million Dots
The PowerShot G5 X MARK II camera features a 0.39-inch OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) built-in pop-up EVF with approx. 2.36 million dots – making the camera compact in size. The electronic viewfinder (EVF) provides a bright, sharp and colorful view of the subject at hand, and shows a crisp and vivid image with minimal distortion, even when the eye moves off the center of the visual field.
Touch and Drag AF
Equipped with Touch and Drag AF, the PowerShot G5 X MARK II camera makes it easy to select a focus point quickly without taking your eye away from the viewfinder. Using the Touchscreen LCD, it's as simple as pointing to the desired area of focus. The chosen AF point is then displayed in the camera's EVF for quick confirmation.
Continuous Shooting up to 20 fps (up to 30 fps with RAW Burst Mode).
With autofocus tracking on to help keep your shots sharp, you can maintain the speed and shoot at up to 20.0 fps. The PowerShot G5 X MARK II can also shoot at up to 30.0 fps during RAW burst mode – ideal for sports, wildlife, moving subjects or anything unpredictable.
Star Shooting Mode
Make any starry sky easier to capture with the help of the star shooting mode on the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera. With just an optional tripod, you can capture exquisite Star Trails and Star Time-Lapse Movies. The modes can be performed fully automatically or with manual controls for extra versatility.
Viewfinder and Monitor