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PowerShot G3 X

Voyage to Awe-Inspiring Images

The PowerShot G3 X camera can be ideal for capturing and sharing all your adventures, indoors and out. With a compact, rugged design that’s easy to carry, this premium camera gives you inspirational image quality through its 1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, plus the power to zoom to an incredible 25x. You’ll be able to capture what you see wherever life takes you: broad, majestic landscapes, virtually blur-free low-light images, and beautifully detailed wildlife. You can also capture action as it happens in beautiful 1080p Full HD video, and share your images/videos with easy Wi-Fi® connectivity, which now includes built-in NFC** for touch communication with a compatible Android™ device***. Whether you’re traveling around the world or enjoying your favourite outdoor activities close to home, you’ll want to pack the PowerShot G3 X camera.

$1,199.00 MSRP

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  • What's in the Box
    • PowerShot G3 X
    • Lens Cap (with Strap)
    • Neck Strap NS-DC11
    • Battery Pack NB-10L
    • Battery Charger CB-2LC
  • TypeDigital camera with built-in flash, 25x Optical, 4x Digital and Approx. 100x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Total MegapixelsApprox. 20.9 Megapixels
  • Effective PixelsApprox. 20.2 Megapixels
  • Focal Length8.8 - 220mm
    24 - 600mm 35mm film equivalent
  • Digital ZoomApprox. 4x
  • Focusing Range

    Auto/Manual: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 2.8 ft. (85cm) - infinity (T)

    Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 2.8 ft. (85cm) - infinity (T)

    Macro: 2.0 in. - 1.6 ft. (5-50cm) (W)

  • Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus (Continuous, Servo AF), Manual Focus
  • Optical ViewfinderSupports Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1 (optional accessory)
  • LCD Monitor3.2-type TFT colour liquid crystal
  • LCD PixelsApprox. 1,620,000 dots
  • LCD CoverageApprox. 100%
  • Shutter Speed1-1/2000 sec.
    15-1/2000 sec. (in Tv & M mode)
    BULB, 30, 25, 20 (in M mode only)
  • White Balance Control Auto, Day Light, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom1-2
  • Built-in FlashAuto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
  • Flash Exposure Compensation±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
  • Storage MediaSD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
  • File FormatDesign rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible
  • Image Recording FormatSuperfine / Fine
  • Number of Recording Pixels

    Still Images:

    1) 16:9 - Large: 5472 x 3080; Medium 1: 4320 x 2432; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 720 x 408;
     

    2) 3:2 - Large: 5472 x 3648, Medium 1: 4320 x 2880, Medium 2: 2304 x 1536, Small: 720 x 480
     

    3) 4:3 - Large: 4864 x 3648, Medium 1: 3840 x 2880, Medium 2: 2048 x 1536, Small: 640 x 480
     

    4) 1:1 - Large: 3648 x 3648; Medium 1: 2880 x 2880; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480

    RAW:

    1) 16:9 - 5472 x 3080


    2) 3:2 - 5472 x 3648


    3) 4:3 - 4864 x 3648


    4) 1:1 - 3648 x 3648

    Videos:

    Full HD 1920 x 1080: 59.94 fps

    Full HD iFrame: 1920 x 1080: 29.97 fps

    Full HD Star Time-Lapse Movie: 1920 x 1080: 14.985 fps / 29.97 fps

    HD 1280 x 720: 29.97 fps

    640 x 480: 29.97 fps

    Miniature Effect: 1280 x 720: 6 fps (5x speed) / 3 fps (10x speed) / 1.5 fps (20x speed)

    Miniature Effect: 640 x 480: 6 fps (5x speed) / 3 fps (10x speed) / 1.5 fps (20x speed)

    Short Clip: 1280 x 720: 29.97 fps

  • Erase Modes

    Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images

    • The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
    • Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie can be deleted.
    • RAW+JPEG images can be erased individually.
  • Video OutNTSC/PAL
  • Audio OutStereo
  • OtherSD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
  • Power SourceBattery Pack NB-10L, AC Adapter Kit CA-PS700 (ACK-DC80)
  • Shooting Capacity

    Approx. 300 shots with Screen On

    Approx. 240 shots with Viewfinder On and displayed in EVF-DC1

    Approx. 410 shots with ECO Mode

  • Operating Temperature32 – 104°F (0 – 40°C)
  • Operating Humidity10–90%
  • Dimensions4.85 x 4.15 x 3.01 in.
    123.3 x 105.3 x 76.5mm
  • WeightApprox. 25.86 oz (733g) including the battery and memory card.
    Approx. 24.34 oz (690g) camera only.
  • * Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

    ** Compatible with iOS versions 6.0/6.1/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.1, Android smartphone versions 2.3.3/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0 and Android tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0. Data charges may apply. With the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This software helps enable you to upload images to social network services. Before uploading images, please be aware that image files may contain privacy-related information such as people and places. If necessary, please delete such information. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this software.

    *** Compatible with Android devices version 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0.