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Canon PowerShot G9 X Digital Camera

20.2MP 3x CMOS Dec 2015
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Slim Brilliance Impressive image quality. Stunning videos. A camera that's slim and comfortable. The PowerShot G9 X camera is all this and more, featuring a 20.2 Megapixel, 1.0-inch... More
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27 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The writers at Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com both decided that this camera was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The expert at one additional expert review site thought that this Canon camera was very good. PhotographyBlog.com gave this digital camera a "Highly Recommended" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

This Canon camera has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100 based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Pocket Lint and Chip.de.

User Reviews Are Excellent

PowerShot G9 X owners on average rated this camera as superb.

Good Quality Pictures

Thirteen customers who reviewed it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Mr. G. Bridgeman said on Amazon “Easy to transfer images straight to your computer through bluetooth”. S. Birrell said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Impressed with the results, takes great pictures in auto”. The Goat gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Picture perfect”.

A number of customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good in low light. Anthony W mentioned last year “Great low light photos, brilliant flash performance that looks natural” . Robert Dougans wrote in his Canon PowerShot G9 X review on Amazon “I wanted a compact that would give good results in low light and I was not disappointed”.

A number of Canon PowerShot G9 X owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G9 X mentioned that it had a good image sensor. One customer thought it had a good ISO range. Bruce said on Amazon last year “Incredible high iso performance” in his review of the Canon PowerShot G9 X.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au wrote “Pursuing the goal of a genuinely pocketable camera with high resolution and superior performance to smart-phones” in their review of this digital camera.

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Nice Design

A number of Canon PowerShot G9 X reviewers thought the Canon PowerShot G9 X was good looking. Anthony W wrote on Amazon “Beautiful small camera”. Anthony W also wrote “This is a gorgeous camera that takes beautiful photos”. Two years ago expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned “The camera is stylish with a leather-effect grip, manual controls” in their Canon PowerShot G9 X review.

A number of Canon PowerShot G9 X reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was retro. Last year Mr. G. Bridgeman wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot G9 X on Amazon “Looks great and quite retro”.

Several customers wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot G9 X was neat. Expert website Digit.in said in their review “The Canon PowerShot G9X is a neat little compact shooter”. Digit.in also mentioned “Straight out of its neatly organised packaging, what will strike you is exactly how light the camera is”.

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Good Size

Several people who bought this digital camera thought it was compact. In January last year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Excellent compact camera” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “Well featured compact camera which produces excellent photos”. Grandad47 said in January last year “A good compact camera with clear pictures” .

A few Canon PowerShot G9 X reviewers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G9 X thought it was a good body shape. The Goat mentioned in their Canon PowerShot G9 X review “In a smaller more convenient body” .

Two customers thought the Canon PowerShot G9 X was thin. Two years ago Pocket-Lint.com said on expert review site Pocket Lint “Why? Because the G9 X packs a large 1-inch sensor size into a slender body, making a good case to out-and-out replace models such” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Digit.in scored this digital camera 78 out of 100 and said “With an incredibly slim and small form factor, fast performance” in their review of this digital camera.

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Easy to Use

Three customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “For me it's a good easy to use and flexible camera to take on holiday or when going out for a walk, etc”. In January last year Digit.in mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Very easy to use and set up”.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had a good experience. Last year Mr. G. Bridgeman gave the product an excellent review score and wrote on Amazon “Well its a real gem and I know from experience even the best cameras can develop faults” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

A few people who purchased the product agreed that it was good quality. Paulie M said “Easily pocketable which means taking high quality photos on the move a real possibility” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. In January last year Peterc said on Amazon “The ease of use and the quality of the images taken is superb” in their review. Expert review site Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “A compact metal body available in silver”.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We calculated the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras and also specifically for Canon compact cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good reviews.

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Good Flash

Several customers reckoned that the product had a good flash. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “A new Star Mode focuses one capturing the heavens at night, built-in flash, built-in ND filter, dedicated hot shoe” in their Canon PowerShot G9 X review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Canon PowerShot G9 X owner said in their reviews that the product had a good viewfinder. Mr. G. Bridgeman gave it an excellent review and said in January last year “Shame as I like a viewfinder I can look through so I can see in any light”.

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had a good screen.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was mirrorless. Reviewed.com mentioned in their Canon PowerShot G9 X review “And the increased competition has driven down prices so that DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are cheaper than they'v” and scored the product 4 stars.

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Robust

Some Canon PowerShot G9 X owners wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Two years ago expert website Techradar.com said in their review “Its 1-inch BSI sensor, small size and attractive build make this a pretty appealing option for those who appreciate the benefit of a powerful, carry-anywhere dedicated camera over a smartphone”.

Good Connectivity

A number of Canon PowerShot G9 X owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G9 X thought it was wifi compatible. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert review site Steve's Digicams “The G9 X also boasts a 3.0" touchscreen LCD display, Wi-Fi & NFC capability, intelligent image stabilization” in their review of this digital camera. Digit.in wrote last year “Easy to operate WiFi synchronisation” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Good Technical Features

One Canon PowerShot G9 X owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Mr. G. Bridgeman wrote in their review “Nifty and great features”.

Good Battery Life

One Canon PowerShot G9 X reviewer reckoned that it had a good battery life. Last year Paulie M wrote on Amazon “Brilliant photos, battery life not brilliant” in their review.

Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot G9 X has an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that came out more than a year ago also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot G9 X supports wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot G9 X.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1[plb_2912864_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot G9 X supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot G9 X which do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1[plb_2912864_price].

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Very Light

The average weight of cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot G9 X is 350g. With a weight of only 185 grams, the PowerShot G9 X is one of the lighter compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot G9 X amongst compact cameras of this age.

Other digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1[plb_2912864_price] (203g).

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Canon PowerShot G9 X has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a RAW image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot G9 X. The image formats supported "JPG" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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Has Three Image Editings

The number of image editing modes found on the PowerShot G9 X is more than most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Resizing image editing, which is the most commonly found image editing found on digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot G9 X. The image editings "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Ten White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the PowerShot G9 X is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has a Shade white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this type and age. The white balances "Auto", "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Tungsten" and "Underwater" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Six Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the PowerShot G9 X is more than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Canon camera has a Vivid photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot G9 X. The photo effectss "Black&White", "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia" and "Skin tones" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Eighteen ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the PowerShot G9 X is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports 6 and 400 ISO sensitivitys, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivitys "125", "160", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2500", "3200", "5000" and "12800" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Canon PowerShot G9 X has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras that were released more than a year ago. This camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot G9 X. The auto focusing (AF) modes "Servo Auto Focus" is also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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TFT Display

This digital camera has a TFT display, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

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11 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The PowerShot G9 X is not 3D. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot G9 X are also not 3D.

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot G9 X is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot G9 X are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot G9 X, the PowerShot G9 X does not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth considering other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1[plb_2912864_price].

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot G9 X do not support video capability. The PowerShot G9 X is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot G9 X, the PowerShot G9 X does not have a built-in flash.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

The smallest combined zoom of digital cameras that came out more than a year ago is 12x and the biggest is 200x. The PowerShot G9 X has one of the smaller combined zooms (only 12 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the PowerShot G9 X is more than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot G9 X. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction", "Second curtain synchro" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the PowerShot G9 X is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Canon camera. The audio formats supporteds LC-AAC are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Four Camera Playbacks

The number of camera playback modes found on the PowerShot G9 X is more than most similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a Highlights camera playback, which is the most commonly found camera playback found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot G9 X. The camera playbacks "Movie", "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Only 2304 X 1536 Still Image Resolution(s)

The PowerShot G9 X has a 2304 x 1536 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that were launched more than a year ago. Most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it have a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 16:9 - L: 5472 x 3080; M: 4320 x 2432, 1920 x 1080; S: 720 x 408, 3:2 - L: 5472 x 3648, M: 4320 x 2880, S: 720 x 480, 4:3 - L: 4864 x 3648, M: 3840 x 2880, 2048 x 1536, S: 640 x 480 and 1:1 - L: 3648 x 3648; M: 2880 x 2880 and 1536 x 1536; S: 480 x 480. Across all cameras that have been around for more than a year the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Comparable spec cameras that were released more than a year ago have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 6,400 and 52,000. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 12,800, the Canon PowerShot G9 X has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst compact cameras of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot G9 X

Average Display Diagonal

The Canon PowerShot G9 X has a pretty average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Average Megapixel

The Canon PowerShot G9 X has a pretty typical megapixel (20.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot G9 X has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot G9 X.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 3 times zoom factor, the PowerShot G9 X has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot G9 X.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Data Network
Technical Details
Self-Timer

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803266443, 00013803266450, 04549292051773, 04549292051841

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