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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Digital Camera

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12.8MP 5x CMOS Jun 2014
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Hands-On Review_ Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II

35 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at Pocket Lint endorse this compact camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Canon digital camera is 79 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Pocket Lint and swiatobrazu.pl.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Users have rated this camera as superb on average.

Good Quality Pictures

Eleven people who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II agreed that it was able to produce good images. John E. Newton scored this digital camera very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “The highly flexible display on the back makes it easy to take pictures from weird angles”. Mikea said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon two years ago “It produces good images.”. Theuser mentioned on Amazon “Could add one for another £190 or so! Ease of use and quality (esp of images) is brilliant - I love it” in their review of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II and scored the product very highly.

One Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewer wrote that the product was good in low light. One person considered that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

One Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owner who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II concluded that it had a good image sensor. Schiff mentioned on Amazon three years ago “F2 max aperture; 24-120mm versatile lens; 1.5' sensor = the works; got it” and scored it very highly.

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Easy to Use

Six Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was easy to use. Mr. Martin Houlton said on Amazon “You could also tilt the screen up through 90 degrees which would be handy for shooting from a low angle”. Mr. Martin Houlton also mentioned “You can also tilt the view screen down 45 degrees, which would be handy at a rock concert, to hold the camera above the heads of the crowd”. Mr. Martin Houlton also said “It would be sensible to use this as the JPEG format loses detail each time you save it”.

One Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

One Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it had a good interface. Three years ago Pocket Lint gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II “Clearly designed interface”.

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Good Product Quality

Several Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “Good upgrade from the G1X and the best image quality available from a compact”. Christine said in her Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review on Amazon “Picture quality is fab and the size of the camera is smaller than previous” and rated it 5 stars. G. Simpson said “Picture quality is excellent and great for low light” .

Good Size

Four Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “A seriously well specified compact camera that produces simply superb files for it's size” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com mentioned “The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is the company's highest spec compact camera yet, superseding the original G1 X from 2012” in their Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review and rated it 5 stars. Pocket Lint said in their review of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II “Botier lourd et peu compact une fois allum” .

Two Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was lightweight. Two years ago John E. Newton wrote “I sometimes also take the small lightweight MeFoto Q1 carbon tripod” in his review. John E. Newton also said “You are likely to have this small, lightweight camera with you will all the controls you want with few compromises”.

One Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was a good weight. One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was good physically.

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Good Quality Lens

Six Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good lens. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in January last year “Not only with the wider, longer, faster, sharper lens.”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The two rotating lens dials are just brilliant once you've set them up”. Last year Mr. Martin Houlton said on Amazon “The thing you notice first is the massive lens” in his review of this digital camera.

A number of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners reckoned that this digital camera had a good autofocus.

A number of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners reckoned that the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II had a good zoom. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “For a dslr quaity camera with a superb zoom range it's the best out there by a long way”. Two years ago G. Simpson rated this digital camera 4 stars and said in their Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review “Great for low light and lovely bokeh, Just zoom out 5x”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II had a good screen. G. Simpson gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II on Amazon “Going from an nex5 as my walk about to the G16 I was really starting to miss the flip out screen so decided it was time to change”. Mr. Martin Houlton said last year “Another noticeable feature of the camera is the tilt view screen” . Mr. Martin Houlton also wrote “This allows you to tilt the view screen up through 180 degrees, in this position you can take selfies (the camera turns the image the right way up”.

Several Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good viewfinder.

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Robust

Several Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II considered that it was well made. Amazon Customer wrote “It's a huge shame it hasn't a built in accurate viewfinder though”. Schiff wrote in their Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review on Amazon “Excellent build quality; very good LCD display, even with sun shining; a pleasure to hold (the weight IMO a benefit, not a curse); excellent low-light performance; true colours;”. Pocket Lint wrote “Very solid feel” in their review.

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable. Three years ago Pocket Lint mentioned “DSLR quality images, sturdy build, great new lens, physical lens control rings, autofocus speed” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Support

Several Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners concluded that it had good technical guidance. Stann scored this digital camera 4 stars and wrote two years ago “Excellent manual focus mode”. Vic rated it 5 stars and wrote “Would have preferred a paper instruction booklet, given the price.” in their review.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 20,583 user and expert reviews, Canon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other brands.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II was good value for money. Concertina mentioned “Good value” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Three years ago Schiff scored it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Cost; but, then again, consider that the price of a good f2 24-120mm lens, on its own (without a body), can be anything between $800” in their review. Theuser mentioned in their review on Amazon “For the price I would have liked a built-in viewfinder (as with the Sony RX111).”.

Good Technical Features

Two Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewers reckoned that the product had good features. G. Simpson wrote on Amazon two years ago “Lots of good features, small and light” and gave the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II a rating of 80 out of 100. Mr. Martin Houlton mentioned on Amazon “One of the best features of the G1X mark II is that it can store the photos it takes in RAW format” in his review.

Good Battery Life

A number of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners who purchased it agreed that it had a good battery life. Martin wrote “Interface are adequately fast couldn't be easier to use; battery life is good for many hours between charges” and gave this digital camera an excellent rating. Mr. Martin Houlton wrote on Amazon “So I would recommend carrying a spare battery”. Mr. Martin Houlton also wrote “Personally I would not use a 'compatible' battery, even though the genuine one costs the best part of £50”.

Good Connectivity

Two Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewers who bought it said that it was wifi compatible. Martin rated it 5 stars and he said “The wifi signal is good over several metre, video streams without stuttering” in his review of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II. Pocket Lint scored it 5 stars and wrote in their Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review “Builtin WiFi”.

Good Video Capture

A number of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good for video recording. Pocket Lint scored the product 5 stars and mentioned “Excellent stills, quality videos”.

Good Flash

One Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had a good flash. John E. Newton rated it 5 stars and he mentioned “The pop-up flash is the best of any built-in flashes I have ever used” in his review.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this digital camera is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II supports wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support wi-Fi to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price], the Panasonic LX100[plb_2510511_price], and the Canon PowerShot G7[plb_2475998_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II has an image stabilizer.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price], the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price], and the Nikon Coolpix P7800[plb_2086824_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the FinePix X20[pl_2070137_price], and the X100[pl_2173855_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price], and the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price] both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] (MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], or the Nikon Coolpix A[plb_1897281_price].

If you want a digital camera with a better sensor type then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] (CCD), or the Nikon 30[plb_1909258_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on compact cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of 60 seconds, the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a fairly long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 4s and 250s.

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Has Ten White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the PowerShot G1 X Mark II is more than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Shade", "Tungsten" and "Underwater" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Six Photo Effectss

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Twenty-Three ISO Sensitivitys

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a greater number of ISO speeds than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports a 160 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "125", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "8000", "10000", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Canon digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Across comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a wider light exposure correction than most cameras of this age and type. This camera has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most cameras of this age and spec have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction amongst all digital cameras of this type and age.

A ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction across comparable types of camera.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras of this age and spec. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Face detection", "Servo Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Combined Zoom

At 20 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a fairly big combined zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II the combined zooms range from 12x to 200x, and the average combined zoom is 41x.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of only 0.00025 seconds, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a quite short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. The average flash sync-speed of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 0.25s.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II reviewer said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II was not a good design. Pocket Lint said “Quite a few annoying flaws with design and handling” in their review nonetheless they still gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

£95.00 Price Increase

In the last 46 days the price of the PowerShot G1 X Mark II has increased by £95.00.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot G1 X Mark II also do not support Full HD video.

Other cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix P7800[plb_2086824_price].

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II does not support video capability, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II also do not support video capability.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a video capability and we think the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price], or the Nikon 30[plb_1909258_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II is not waterproof.

If you want a camera that is waterproof then you might also want to look at the Nikon 30[plb_1909258_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II, the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not 3D

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II is not 3D. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II are also not 3D.

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Only Features Seven Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is more than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction", "Second curtain synchro" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 3.9) amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture number of compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 11.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modess

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the PowerShot G1 X Mark II is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "RAW" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Very Heavy

Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 130g and 560g. The PowerShot G1 X Mark II is one of the heaviest compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot G1 X Mark II (558 grams) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price] (352g), the Nikon Coolpix P7800[plb_2086824_price] (399g), or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] (400g) which is also higher rated.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 1280×720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps|640x480@30fps, which is the most frequently found resolution at capture speed on comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the PowerShot G1 X Mark II over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], or the Nikon Coolpix A[plb_1897281_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a fairly average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot G12[pl_1514037_price], or the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price] both from Canon.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot G12[pl_1514037_price], or the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price] both from Canon.

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Average Megapixel

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a fairly average megapixel (12.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot G7[plb_2475998_price] (20.2MP and higher rated).

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Specification

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Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
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
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor

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Expert Reviews

(4)
5 May 2014

Faster, leaner, meaner: the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II represents a considerable overhaul to the series. It's an entirely different beast compared to its predecessor and we salute it for that. ...

Pocket Lint

DSLR quality images, sturdy build, great new lens, physical lens control rings, autofocus speed and macro focus improvements, considerable customisation
Excellent stills, quality videos
Much improved performance
Very solid feel
Big 1.5-inch image sensor
Super expensive, now no viewfinder for the price, autofocus not ample for professional continuous AF, some controls seem fussy, a bit chunky, widest aperture no good for macro wideangle shots
No builtin viewfinder
Screen has reflectivity issues in bright sunshine
Videos only 30p
Expensive
12 February 2014

Après 15 jours passés en compagnie du G1X Mark II de Canon, il est temps de rendre notre verdict. Sur le papier, le compact expert de Canon a de nombreux atouts pour séduire les photographes...

Bonne gestion du bruit lectronique jusqu' 1600 ISO
Ouverture 2 au grandangle
Mode macro intressant (mise au point 5 cm au grandangle)
Excellente stabilisation optique
Ecran LCD de qualit mont sur double charnire pour l'inclinaison
Ouverture glissante de l'optique trop glissante
Performances optiques dcevantes
Botier lourd et viseur lectronique en option
Mode vido anecdotique
Pas de mise au point manuelle, pas de modifications possibles pendant l'enregistrement, pas de phot
8 November 2015

Nadszed? czas, aby zebra? wszystko, co do tej pory napisali?my na temat aparatu Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II i go oceni?. Nie jest to ?atwe zadanie. Nowa wersja tej nietuzinkowej cyfrówki jest...

Excellent build quality
Straightforward controls
Robust and durable build
Faster lens with wider zoom range
Significantly improved AF performance
Can be slow at times
Grip is too small
Images aren't as sharp as we expected
PlayPreview button placement
WiFi button is prone to accidental presses
23 July 2014

Dotarli?my do ko?ca formalnego opisu poszczególnych kategorii, w których aparat podlega? testom. Pora zatem na podsumowanie wra?e? z u?ytkowania i uzyskanych wyników.Jeszcze raz przypomnijmy,...

Good build quality, excellent images at high ISO settings, extensive control options
Good image quality
Good noise control and detail retention
Robust build
Solid aluminium build
Pricey
AF ocassionally struggles in low light
Bulky
Expensive
Bulkier than rivals

User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 1 July 2016 by Concertina
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent camera for both beginner and advanced user with a 5 times zoom. Easy to handle. Good value.

Reviewed 1 April 2016 by Mr. Martin Houlton
(Verified Purchase)

I got this camera this morning and initial impressions are very good. The thing you notice first is the massive lens. This is to serve a large sensor inside the camera. The reason to have a large... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This camera is amazing. I had a DSLR but i found it too big and cumbersome whats with all the accompanying lenses. this struck the balance between form and function for me.

Reviewed 20 January 2016 by Amazon Customer | 22 Comments

A seriously well specified compact camera that produces simply superb files for it's size. As a happy G1X owner I was looking to see if the next model would improve upon the first and it does. Not... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2015 by John E. Newton | 22 Comments

Perhaps the best camera I have ever owned. Although not as full featured as my SLRs, but because it is very portable and easy to take with me anywhere. It still has light sensitivity, accuracy and... Read more…

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