Canon PowerShot G9 X Digital Camera

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Slim Brilliance, Impressive Image Quality

Canon PowerShot G9 X Digital Camera The Canon Powershot G9 X pairs a sleek form factor with a big image sensor.It's a pocketable compact camera made in Silver and Brown or Black, featuring a 20.2MP 1" High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor along with DIGIC 6 image processor. The sensor and processor integrate to form the Canon HS SYSTEM for fresh, clear picture quality, sensitivity all the way to ISO 12800, continuous shooting as fast as 6 fps and full 1080p/60 HD video recording. A wide-angle thru portrait-length 3x zoom lens delivers a 35mm equivalent 28-80mm focal length while Intelligent IS helps to diminish the appearance of camera shake for crisper handheld photography in difficult lighting situations. Although a slim size, the G9 X is also characterized by it's array of physical controls, a big 3.0" LCD 1.04m-dot touchscreen monitor, along with built-in Wi-Fi including NFC for wireless sharing of images and remote control of the camera using smartphones and tablets.

A big 20.2MP 1" High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor along with DIGIC 6 image processor are combined to make up the Canon HS SYSTEM, which provides enhanced low-light operation featuring reduced image noise, along with a top sensitivity up to ISO 12800. The sensor and processor also take advantage of performance speeds all through the camera, including a top 6 frames per second shooting rate in one-shot autofocus or 4.3 fps with continuous autofocus. The physically big sensor and advanced processing capability also contribute to provide rich image quality that is opportune to printing functions.

Body type Compact  
Max resolution 5472 x 3648  
Other resolutions 5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3840 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480, 720 x 408, 640 x 480  
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 20 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels  
Sensor size 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)  
Sensor type BSI-CMOS  
Processor DIGIC 6  
ISO Auto, 125-12800  
White balance presets 7  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format RAW  
JPEG quality levels Super fine, fine  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 2884 mm  
Optical zoom 3  
Maximum aperture F2.0 - F4.9  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)  
Manual focus Yes  
Normal focus range 5 cm (1.97)  
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 1,040,000  
Touch screen Yes  
Screen type TFT LCD  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec  
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 6.00 m (at Auto ISO)  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off  
Continuous drive 6.0 fps  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 3 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)  
Format MPEG-4, H.264  
Videography notes Also has star time-lapse. miniature effect, and digest modes  
Microphone Stereo  
Speaker Mono  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)  
Microphone port No  
Headphone port No  
Wireless Built-In  
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with NFC  
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 220  
Weight (inc. batteries) 209 g (0.46 lb / 7.37 oz)  
Dimensions 98 x 58 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.21)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording Yes (star time-lapse)  
GPS None


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