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Canon PowerShot G3 X

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Canon PowerShot G3 X Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot G3 X number 156 in best selling cameras and number 345 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
135 Reviews + 11 Awards
71
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Voyage to awe-inspiring images
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 favorite outdoor activities close to home, you'll want to pack the powershot g3 X cam
Heavier than average
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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How Big is the Canon PowerShot G3 X?

The Canon PowerShot G3 X is 123.3mm wide and 76.5mm tall. It is 105.3mm deep and weighs 690g.

Canon PowerShot G3 X front dimensions
Canon PowerShot G3 X size in context

Canon PowerShot G3 X In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $699.00 it is in the most expensive 27% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Canon PowerShot G3 X of £574.00 ($574.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $125.00.

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Features

5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot G3 X has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The PowerShot G3 X's sensor megapixels of 20.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon PowerShot G3 X of 25x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 84% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Canon PowerShot G3 X's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 66% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot G3 X of 2.8 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 63% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot G3 X has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Canon PowerShot G3 X's weight of 690g is in the heaviest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The PowerShot G3 X's display diagonal of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The PowerShot G3 X has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot G3 X of 4x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 58% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The smallest image sensor size of cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The PowerShot G3 X's image sensor size of 1" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon PowerShot G3 X supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Waterproof

The Canon PowerShot G3 X is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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5472 X 3080 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot G3 X supports a maximum still image resolution of 5472 x 3080. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. In addition, this camera supports a still image resolution of 4320 x 2432, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and 1920 x 1080. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot G3 X does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PowerShot G3 X supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The PowerShot G3 X does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Dustproof

The PowerShot G3 X is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The PowerShot G3 X has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon PowerShot G3 X features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot G3 X supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The PowerShot G3 X's flash recharging time of 10s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is slower than 80% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the flash recharging times range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon PowerShot G3 X has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon PowerShot G3 X has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot G3 X of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon powershotg3xsuperzoom, canon 4549292034615, canon 0106c010aa, canon 0106c001, canon 1010074m, canon n142136w, canon g3

Barcodes:

00013803254754, 00635131600982, 04549292034615, 04549292034622, 04549292057591, 08030207007030, 08714574626451, 08714574647470

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