Canon widens premium level-and-shoot line with the G5 X and G9 X
Because it seems, the PowerShot G5 X we received a glimpse of earlier as we speak is certainly actual. However there’s extra the place that got here from: Canon has additionally introduced the G9 X, one other new member of its excessive-finish level-and-shoot collection. Just like the present G3 X, these cameras function a 1-inch, 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, Digic 6 picture processor and ISO as much as 25,600 (prolonged). What makes these two PowerShots totally different from each other is totally on the surface. The G5X, for instance, has a constructed-in (2.36-million-dot) digital viewfinder and a tilting three-inch LCD on the again, whereas its sibling comes with a hard and fast display and lacks an EVF. In consequence, the G9 X shines within the weight division, coming in at a mere 209 grams (roughly zero.5 lbs), in comparison with the 370 grams on the G5 X.
There’s WiFi and NFC on each, although, letting you simply management the digital camera remotely and switch photographs to a cellular gadget — by means of Canon’s companion apps. Simply as properly, you’ll document 1080p movies at as much as 60 fps, seize RAW information and have entry to full guide controls. Canon says there’s an improved Star Mode too, for these occasions if you’re trying to shoot some stars. The PowerShot G5 X and G9 X will hit shops in November for $799 and $529, respectively.
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