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Canon PowerShot G1 X

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Canon PowerShot G1 X

$496.37
Canon PowerShot G1 X
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Canon PowerShot G1 X 14.3MP 3" LCD Digital Camera New (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Canon PowerShot G1 X Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot G1 X number 82 in best selling cameras and number 237 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
171 Reviews + 17 Awards
83
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 77% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Average minimum aperture number
Ining a large 14.3 MP canon CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5 processor and exceptional 4x zoom lens the powershot g1 X gives you slr-levels of control and image quality in a compact camera b
Rge 14.3 MP CMOS, DIGIC 5, HS system<br>- compact 4x zoom; intelligent is<br>- 7.5 cm (3.0 ) vari-angle lcd; ovf<br>- full manual, RAW, dpp<br>- full HD, hdmi<br>- high-speed burst hq<br>- smart auto<br>- extensive accessories<br>- HDR mode and ND filter<br>- optional 40m waterproof
Large 14.3 MP canon CMOS, DIGIC 5, HS system
Compact, precision 4x zoom lens; intelligent IS
7.5 cm (3.0 ) vari-angle lcd; OVF
Expert control with full manual and RAW
Full HD, HDMI
High-speed burst HQ
Smart auto, multi-area WB
Extensive accessories
HDR mode and ND filter
Optional waterproof case

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Canon PowerShot G1 X Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon PowerShot G1 X?

The Canon PowerShot G1 X is 116.7mm wide and 80.5mm tall. It is 64.7mm deep and weighs 492g.

Canon PowerShot G1 X front dimensions
Canon PowerShot G1 X size in context

Canon PowerShot G1 X In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

OK Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 60% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $496.37 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The PowerShot G1 X's sensor megapixels of 14.3MP is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 36% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4352 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot G1 X has a maximum image resolution of 4352 x 3264 pixels. That's 11% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot G1 X's optical zoom of only 4x is smaller than 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot G1 X has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon PowerShot G1 X of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 69% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot G1 X of 2.8 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 78% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Canon PowerShot G1 X of only 0.00025s is slower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is slower than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot G1 X has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the PowerShot G1 X of 492g is heavier than 82% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The average image sensor size of all cameras is 0.47", with the smallest being 0.25" and the biggest being 1.5". The image sensor size of the PowerShot G1 X of 1.5" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 99% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon PowerShot G1 X has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 98% of cameras do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The PowerShot G1 X has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The PowerShot G1 X has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The PowerShot G1 X supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The PowerShot G1 X features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the PowerShot G1 X of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 70% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The PowerShot G1 X supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Only 384 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot G1 X supports a maximum still image resolution of 384 x 480. That's 94% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712 and is actually the worst supported resolution amongst all cameras.

A 6016 x 4016 resolution is the best supported resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The PowerShot G1 X features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon PowerShot G1 X's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 86% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot G1 X has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot G1 X features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Direct Printing

The PowerShot G1 X supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Canon PowerShot G1 X of 920,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The PowerShot G1 X does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an HDMI Port

The PowerShot G1 X has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The PowerShot G1 X features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The PowerShot G1 X does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The PowerShot G1 X has an external flash connector. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Supports Custom Colours

The PowerShot G1 X supports custom colours. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the PowerShot G1 X of only 2.8" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 33% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 1", the largest is 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon powershotg1xmarkii, canon condition16gb, canon 8714574577739, canon 9167b022aa, canon 9167b012aa, canon mk1143mp

Barcodes:

00000001641329, 00013803143997, 00138031439978, 00163120770625, 00635131601040, 00714574577739, 00854587178467, 03250391415199, 04960999815985, 08714574577739, 08714574577753, 08714574577760

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