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Canon PowerShot G9 X Digital Camera

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Compact Camera 20.2MP 3x Dec 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Canon has excellent camera reviews
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Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

Based on 34,085 owner and expert reviews (including 390 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its compact cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot G9 X has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a self-timer.

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 1x to 30x. At only 3 times zoom factor, the PowerShot G9 X has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Lytro Light Field Camera ($170.80) (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The PowerShot G9 X has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 84 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera range from 75mm to 750mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 260mm.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon PowerShot G9 X has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 24mm to 30mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot G9 X has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS ($329.95).

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Light Exposure

Supports Eighteen ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the PowerShot G9 X is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a 320 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivities "125", "160", "200", "250", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2500", "3200", "5000", "6400" and "12800" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The PowerShot G9 X has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The PowerShot G9 X features histogram. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Display

Has a Touchscreen

The PowerShot G9 X has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the PowerShot G9 X has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS ($329.95), the Fujifilm X30 ($498.99), or the Sony DSC-HX90V ($428.00) which has better reviews.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon PowerShot G9 X supports PictBridge. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The Canon PowerShot G9 X has an HDMI. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have an HDMI.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot G9 X has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The PowerShot G9 X supports video recording. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot G9 X supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X70 ($639.00).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This 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 cameras of this type and age. 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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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Canon PowerShot G9 X has a hand strap, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The PowerShot G9 X has a battery charger included, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Batteries Included

The PowerShot G9 X has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The Canon PowerShot G9 X is one of the lighter cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera (only 185 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera the weights range from 180g to 1.1kg.

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Compact

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was compact. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera in April last year “Small Compact” but even so they rated the product 20 out of 100. Bhphotovideo.com also said “Compact Design” in their review.

One owner who reviewed it said that it was a good body shape. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Nice Body Color”.

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Good Autofocus

One owner who bought it thought it had a good autofocus. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Fastaccurate auto-focus” in their review of this digital camera. One customer who purchased it thought it had a good zoom. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Great Zoom” nonetheless they rated the Canon PowerShot G9 X 20 out of 100.

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good image stabiliser.

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Good in Low Light

Two people said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. One person wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot G9 X was good in low light. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Good in Low Light”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot G9 X supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than a year also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS ($329.95), the Fujifilm X70 ($639.00), and the Sony DSC-HX90V ($428.00) is also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot G9 X supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot G9 X has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS ($329.95), the Sony DSC-HX90V ($428.00), or the Fujifilm X30 ($498.99).

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot G9 X has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. This Canon camera has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s), whereas most similar spec digital cameras that were released one year ago have a 2560 x 1920 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon digital camera have still image resolution(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, 2304 x 1536, 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. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Power

Good Battery Life

One owner said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Okay Battery Life”.


Design

Good Quality

One owner concluded that the product was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com said “Good Image Quality” in their review of this digital camera but even so they scored it 20 out of 100.

Nice Design

One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was well designed.

Easy to Setup

One owner who reviewed it said that it was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Easy To Set Up”. One owner concluded that it was easy to use.


Battery

Only 220 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The PowerShot G9 X is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other compact cameras that were released more than a year ago take between 200 and 469 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers namecanonmanufacturercanon 0511c011, canon 0511c011pxtnb2seu1m, canon powershotg9xwhite, canon 0511c011aa, canon 0511c002aa, canon 2790a001ba, canon 0924c002aa, canon 1717c012aa, canon 1718c011aa, canon 0924c012aa, canon g9xmarkii, canon 1718c001, canon n149839w, canon 1717c001, canon 0924c001, canon 0511c001, canon p248568p, canon g9xmkii, ex0924c012aa
Barcodes 00009608235271, 00013803266443, 00013803266450, 04549292051773, 04549292051841, 08714574632933, 08714574632957, 08714574632964, 08714574647524, 08714574647531

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