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Canon PowerShot G5 X

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Canon PowerShot G5 X

£563.00
Canon PowerShot G5 X
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A multi award winning and fully featured compact digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 8 further awards from other expert sites
Compact 20.2MP 4.2x Yes Oct 2015
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Canon PowerShot G5 X Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot G5 X number 117 in best selling cameras and number 192 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
219 Reviews + 9 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Dkamera.de plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus one other site. 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.
The PowerShot G5 X has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity

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 207 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 218 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 166 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
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.
There is a 58% 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 G5 X Video Reviews

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

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

The experts at three expert review sites all said that this Canon digital camera was very good. This was from Dkamera.de, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

This digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Expert Reviews and M3.idg.se, both of which thought that this camera was very good.

An additional two expert review sites both liked this camera. This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Photoreview.com.au who said it was terrific and the editor of review website DP Review gave it a "Silver" award and said it was great.

The authors at two other expert review sites both said that this Canon camera was very good. Les Numeriques.com gave this camera a "5 Star" award and it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

Good Expert Reviews

40 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, CNET.com and Ephotozine have rated this digital camera on average 82%.

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Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this camera on average 88%. 87 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 43,636 expert and user reviews (including 8,981 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £563.00 it is in the most expensive 31% 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 G5 X and the United Kingdom price of £563.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $588.99 (£812.10).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera was released in October 2015.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The PowerShot G5 X's sensor megapixels of 20.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The PowerShot G5 X has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon PowerShot G5 X of only 4.2x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 30% of all cameras when ranked 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 frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon PowerShot G5 X of 12,800 is higher than 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot G5 X has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Smaller Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon PowerShot G5 X's minimum aperture number of only 1.8 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 93% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the PowerShot G5 X of 353g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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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 typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon PowerShot G5 X's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon PowerShot G5 X has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The PowerShot G5 X's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon PowerShot G5 X has a self-timer, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Touchscreen

The PowerShot G5 X has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which 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), which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Longer Than Average Battery Recharge Time

The Canon PowerShot G5 X's battery recharge time 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. The average battery recharge time of all cameras is 3.1h, with the shortest being 1.5h and the longest being 8h.

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Only 210 Battery Life

The Canon PowerShot G5 X is a digital camera that takes 210 shots battery life.

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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

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 image sensor size of the PowerShot G5 X of 1" is in the biggest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The PowerShot G5 X's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 57% 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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