Canon PowerShot G5 X

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Canon SX 530 HS An advanced compact camera personified by a fast zoom lens and a big image sensor and fast zoom lens, the Canon PowerShot G5 X camera pairs a DIGIC 6 image processor and 20.2 MP High Sensivity CMOS sensor to create the Canon HS SYSTEM for enhanced poor-light environments, quick performance and full 1080p/60 HD video recording.

Matching the versatility for imaging the 4.2x optical zoom lens, offers a 24-100mm equivalent focal length range, and provides a brilliant f/1.8-2.8 maximum aperture for controlling depth of field and working in difficult lighting situations. Both a 3.0" 1.04m-dot multi-angle touch screen LCD, high-resolution 2.36m-dot electronic viewfinder and are available for image reviewing and monitoring, plus built-in NFC Wi-Fi lets you wirelessly share images with a tablet, smartphone, or Connect Station CS100. Featuring a combined sophisticated sensor and processor.

The G5 X features both apt imaging abilities along with a wealth of functional chattels for sharing and shooting control. To advance handling, the G5 X has been equipped with numerous physical controls, including an on-board front dial, exposure compensation dial, control ring and control dial for quickly adjusting varied photography settings. A hot shoe is integrated with the design for shooting with an available external flash unit, and the camera is also congruent with the optional RS-60E3 for wired remote photography.  ✓

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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.) 24100 mm  
Optical zoom 4.2  
Maximum aperture F1.8 - F2.8  
  • 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 Fully articulated  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 1,040,000  
Touch screen Yes  
Screen type TFT LCD  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type Electronic  
Viewfinder coverage 100%  
Viewfinder resolution 2,360,000  
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 7.00 m (at Auto ISO)  
External flash Yes  
Flash modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off  
Continuous drive 5.9 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 Yes  
Headphone port No  
Wireless Built-In  
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with NFC  
Remote control Yes (via cable or smartphone)  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 210  
Weight (inc. batteries) 353 g (0.78 lb / 12.45 oz)  
Dimensions 112 x 76 x 44 mm (4.41 x 2.99 x 1.73)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording Yes (star time-lapse)  
GPS None


Canon PowerShot G5 X
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