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Canon PowerShot G5 X

$588.99
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Canon PowerShot G5 X Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot G5 X number 295 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
219 Reviews + 9 Awards
76
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this 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 digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer

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How Big is the Canon PowerShot G5 X?

The Canon PowerShot G5 X is 112.4mm wide and 76.4mm tall. It is 44.2mm deep and weighs 353g.

Canon PowerShot G5 X front dimensions
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Canon PowerShot G5 X In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $588.99 it is more expensive than 68% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Canon PowerShot G5 X of £567.48 ($567.48) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $21.51.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the PowerShot G5 X of 20.2MP is higher than 84% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the PowerShot G5 X is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PowerShot G5 X of 4.2x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 44% 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 cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon PowerShot G5 X's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 36% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot G5 X has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot G5 X's minimum aperture number of 1.8 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The PowerShot G5 X's weight of 353g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 32% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the PowerShot G5 X of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 43% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 210 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the PowerShot G5 X which takes 210 battery life.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Canon PowerShot G5 X of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot G5 X supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot G5 X has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon PowerShot G5 X has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot G5 X features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot G5 X has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot G5 X supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Longer Than Average Battery Recharge Time

Cameras have battery recharge times of between 1.5h and 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h. The battery recharge time of the PowerShot G5 X of 5h is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 10% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PowerShot G5 X supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The PowerShot G5 X's image sensor size of 1" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 4% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The PowerShot G5 X has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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

The PowerShot G5 X's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is in the shortest 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot G5 X's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon powershotg5x, canon 0510c012aa, canon 9680021127, canon 9608235591, canon n149841w, canon canon, canon g5x

Barcodes:

00009608235591, 00009680021127, 00013803266986, 00635131601002, 04549292052893, 05711783224013, 08714574632971

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