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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II

£449.00
£367.00 £82 cheaper than 60 days ago
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
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A multi award winning and good spec compact camera, but representing only middle of the road value for money
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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II number 81 in best selling cameras and number 363 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
201 Reviews + 12 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
70
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 12 awards including a "Recommended" award from Pocket Lint plus five other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Lydogbillede.dk plus two other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, excellent product quality and good lens quality. However they also report inferior battery life and unacceptable noise level.
The PowerShot G1 X Mark II has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Canon powershot g1 X mark II
DSLR-level image quality from a compact camera
Precision 5x zoom lens
Great low-light performance
Capturing the moment
Wireless remote shooting and image sync
Designed just for you
Cover all angles
New creative possibilities
Seamless workflow
Ergonomic handling
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4352 x 2904 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 250 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 266 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 220 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £449 to £367 in the last 60 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 79% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II?

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 116.3mm wide and 74mm tall. It is 66.2mm deep and weighs 558g.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II front dimensions
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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

12 Industry Awards

This Canon camera has received 12 awards from experts in digital cameras.

The writers at review sites Pocket Lint, Techradar, Camera Labs, Ephotozine, Akam.no and Digitaltrends.com all concluded that they would endorse this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from websites Lydogbillede.dk, Lydogbilde.no and PhotographyBlog.com all of whom concluded that this digital camera was great.

The authors at two more expert review sites thought that this digital camera was very good. The author at review site Onfoto.ru concluded that this camera was great and gave it a "Silver" award and the expert at review website Expert Reviews gave it a "Best Buy" award and said it was very good.

The expert at one other expert review site decided that this digital camera was very good. This was from Ljudochbild.se who gave it an "Recommended".

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 42 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 79%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

PowerShot G1 X Mark II owners on average rated this camera as superb. 101 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

43 people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce good images, six people said in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution and three customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good image sensor.

Users Report Poor Battery Life

Five owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it did not have a good battery life.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who bought the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II thought it was noisy.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

23 people who purchased the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

13 owners who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good lens, six people thought it had a good autofocus and four owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good zoom.

Canon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 43,667 expert and owner reviews (including 8,978 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Design

10 people who bought it thought it was good looking and two owners concluded that it was neat.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Eight customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was well made and two people said in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Seven people said in their reviews that the product had good features.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Nine owners concluded that it was easy to use and four people who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II thought it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good flash.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen and two owners who purchased it said that it had a good viewfinder.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three customers who purchased it mentioned that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

13 customers thought it was compact and four people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £367.00 it is more expensive than 64% of digital cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II and the United Kingdom price of £367.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $547.58 (£753.63).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2014.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II's sensor megapixels of only 13.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Only 4352 X 2904 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 4352 x 2904 pixels. That's 21% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II's optical zoom of only 5x is in the smallest 31% of all digital 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 the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II's minimum aperture number of 2 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 49% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The PowerShot G1 X Mark II's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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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 weight of the PowerShot G1 X Mark II of 558g is heavier than 86% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot G1 X Mark II of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II's digital zoom of 4x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 88% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II's image sensor size of 1.5" is in the biggest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 91% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. 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.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the PowerShot G1 X Mark II of only 3.9 is very small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the PowerShot G1 X Mark II of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 35% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot G1 X Mark II features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital 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 digital cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon powershotg1xmarkii, canon 9167b001evf, canon g1xmarkii, canon 9167b001z

Barcodes:

00013803240047, 00138032400472, 00840014155088, 00840014185696, 04053162712171, 04549292008197, 04549292011388, 05054230872277, 08714574615950, 08714574623641, 08714574623689

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