Canon Powershot G3X

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The PowerShot G3 X camera can be ideal for capturing and sharing all your adventures, indoors and out. With a compact, rugged design that’s easy to carry, this premium camera gives you inspirational image quality through its 1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, plus the power to zoom to an incredible 25x. You’ll be able to capture what you see wherever life takes you: broad, majestic landscapes, virtually blur-free low-light images, and beautifully detailed wildlife. You can also capture action as it happens in beautiful 1080p Full HD video, and share your images/videos with easy Wi-Fi® connectivity, which now includes built-in NFC** for touch communication with a compatible Android™ device***. Whether you’re traveling around the world or enjoying your favorite outdoor activities close to home, you’ll want to pack the PowerShot G3 X camera.

Type 

Digital camera with built-in flash, 25x Optical, 4x Digital and Approx. 100x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

 

Back to TopImage Capture Device

 

Type 

20.2 Megapixel*, 1.0-inch CMOS (sensor aspect ratio: 3:2) 

 

*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

 

Total Pixels 

Approx. 20.9 Megapixels

 

Effective Pixels 

Approx. 20.2 Megapixels

 

Back to TopLens

 

Focal Length 

8.8 (W) - 220 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24 - 600mm)

 

Digital Zoom 

4x

 

Focusing Range 

Auto/Manual: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 2.8 ft. (85cm) - infinity (T)

 

Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 2.8 ft. (85cm) - infinity (T)

 

Macro: 2.0 in. - 1.6 ft. (5-50cm) (W)

 

Autofocus System 

TTL Autofocus (Continuous, Servo AF), Manual Focus

 

Back to TopViewfinders

 

Optical Viewfinder 

Supports Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1 (optional accessory)

 

LCD Monitor 

3.2-type TFT color liquid crystal

 

LCD Pixels 

Approx. 1.62 million dots

 

LCD Coverage 

Approx. 100%

 

Back to TopAperture and Shutter

 

Maximum Aperture 

f/2.8 (W), f/5.6 (T)

 

Shutter Speed 

1-1/2000 sec. 

15-1/2000 sec. (in Tv & M mode) 

BULB, 30, 25, 20 (in M mode only)

 

Back to TopExposure Control

 

Sensitivity 

Auto, ISO 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/ 4000/5000/6400 (When in Auto mode) 

 

Max. ISO Speed 12800 (When in P mode) 

 

Expansion to ISO 25600

 

Light Metering Method 

Evaluative*, Center Weighted Average, Spot**

* Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face Detect. 

** Fixed to Center, linked to AF frame 

 

 

Exposure Control Method 

Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock

 

Exposure Compensation 

Still Images: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments 

Videos: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)

 

Back to TopWhite Balance

 

White Balance Control 

Auto, Day Light, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom1-2

 

Back to TopFlash

 

Built-in Flash 

Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off

 

Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.

Flash Range 

2.0 (60cm) - 22 ft. (6.8m) (W), 2.8 ft. (85cm) - 10 ft. (3.1m) (T) 

 

Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

 

Recycling Time 

10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 7.4 V)

 

Flash Exposure Compensation 

±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

 

Back to TopShooting Specifications

 

Shooting Modes 

C1, C2, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot*1, SCN*2, Creative Filters*3, Movie*4

Shooting movies is possible with the movie button

 

*1 Portrait, Smart Shutter*4, Star*5, Handheld Night Scene, Snow, Fireworks

*2 High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect

*3 Standard Movie, Short Clip, Manual Movie, iFrame Movie 

*4 Smile, Wink Self-Timer, Face Self-Timer

*5 Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie

Photo Effects 

My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*

 

*Adjustment of contrast sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.

 

Self Timer 

Off, Approx. 2 sec. delay, Approx. 10 sec. delay, Custom* 

 

*Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

 

Wireless Control 

Not available

 

Continuous Shooting 

1) Normal in Auto/P modes: Approx. 5.9 shots/sec. (When set to One-Shot) 

 

2) AF in P mode: Approx. 3.2 shots/sec. (When set to Servo AF)

 

Back to TopImage Storage

 

Storage Media 

SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards

 

File Format 

Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible

 

Image Recording Format 

Superfine / Fine

 

JPEG Compression Mode 

Still Image: Exif 2.3 (DCF 2.0), RAW (Canon original: 14-bit, CR2) 

 

Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))

 

Number of Recording Pixels 

Still Images: 

 

1) 16:9 - Large: 5472 x 3080; Medium 1: 4320 x 2432; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 720 x 408; 

 

 

 

2) 3:2 - Large: 5472 x 3648, Medium 1: 4320 x 2880, Medium 2: 2304 x 1536, Small: 720 x 480 

 

 

 

3) 4:3 - Large: 4864 x 3648, Medium 1: 3840 x 2880, Medium 2: 2048 x 1536, Small: 640 x 480 

 

 

 

4) 1:1 - Large: 3648 x 3648; Medium 1: 2880 x 2880; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480 

 

 

 

RAW: 1) 16:9 - 5472 x 3080

 

2) 3:2 - 5472 x 3648

 

3) 4:3 - 4864 x 3648

 

4) 1:1 - 3648 x 3648 

 

 

 

Videos:

 

Full HD 1920 x 1080: 59.94 fps

 

Full HD iFrame: 1920 x 1080: 29.97 fps

 

Full HD Star Time-Lapse Movie: 1920 x 1080: 14.985 fps / 29.97 fps

 

HD 1280 x 720: 29.97 fps

 

640 x 480: 29.97 fps

 

Miniature Effect: 1280 x 720: 6 fps (5x speed) / 3 fps (10x speed) / 1.5 fps (20x speed)

 

Miniature Effect: 640 x 480: 6 fps (5x speed) / 3 fps (10x speed) / 1.5 fps (20x speed)

 

Short Clip: 1280 x 720: 29.97 fps

 

Back to TopNumber of Recordable Images

 

Image data 

 

  16:9 3:2 4:3

File Size (KB) 16 GB File Size (KB) 16 GB File Size (KB) 16 GB

Large (L) SF 7,919 1,951 9,174 1,686 8,154 1,897

F 4,935 3,114 5,640 2,729 5,013 3,075

Medium 1 (M1) SF 5,164 2,980 5,910 2,612 5,253 2,926

F 3,304 4,627 3,707 4,152 3,295 4,671

Medium 2 (M2) SF 1,095 13,497 1,819 8,377 1,617 9,344

F 604 24,296 1,002 14,724 890 16,755

Small (S) SF 239 53,992 281 48,592 250 53,992

F 143 80,988 169 69,418 150 80,988

RAW RAW 25,456 608 25,362 610 25,305 612

 

  1:1

File Size (KB) 16 GB

Large (L) SF 6,116 2,517

F 3,760 4,082

Medium 1 (M1) SF 3,940 3,886

F 2,472 6,150

Medium 2 (M2) SF 1,213 12,459

F 668 22,087

Small (S) SF 188 69,418

F 113 97,186

RAW RAW 25,192 614

Note: SF=Superfine F=Fine

• The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Back to TopTime of Recordable Movies

 

Movie data 

 

Shooting Modes Pixels Frame Rate Movie Size (KB/sec.) Approx. Total Movie Time Recordable to 16 GB Memory Card Single Clip Approx. Recording Time*1 Video Recording Bit Rate

Shooting Playback

Other than Below 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 59.94 fps 59.94 fps 4288 59 min. 30 sec. 29 min. 59 sec. Approx. 35 Mbps

29.97 fps 29.97 fps 2945 1 hr. 26 min. 5 sec. 29 min. 59 sec. Approx. 24 Mbps

23.98 fps*2 23.98 fps*2 2945 1 hr. 26 min. 5 sec. 29 min. 59 sec. Approx. 24 Mbps

1280 x 720 (HD) 29.97 fps 29.97 fps 992 4 hr. 5 min. 15 sec. 29 min. 59 sec. Approx. 8 Mbps

640 x 480 (VGA) 29.97 fps 29.97 fps 382 10 hr. 22 min. 35 sec. 1 hr. Approx. 3 Mbps

Miniature Effect 1280 x 720 (HD) 6 fps (5x Speed) 29.97 fps 195 21 hr. 12 min. 38 sec. 29 min. 59 sec.

3 fps (10x Speed) 29.97 fps 98 40 hr. 43 min. 15 sec. 29 min. 59 sec.

1.5 fps (20x Speed) 29.97 fps 49 75 hr. 43 min. 35 sec. 29 min. 59 sec.

640 x 480 (VGA) 6 fps (5x Speed) 29.97 fps 73 52 hr. 57 min. 51 sec. 1 hr.

3 fps (10x Speed) 29.97 fps 37 95 hr. 55 min. 27 sec. 1 hr.

1.5 fps (20x Speed) 29.97 fps 18 162 hr. 53 min. 25 sec. 1 hr.

iFrame Movie 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 29.97 fps 29.97 fps 4898 52 min. 32 sec. 29 min. 59 sec.

Short Clip 1280 x 720 (HD) 29.97 fps 29.97 fps 977 4 hr. 12 min. 55 sec. Depends on setting*3

*1 Using an SD Speed Class 10 / UHS-I compatible memory card.

• Recording stops automatically once the file size reaches 4 GB or the memory card becomes full.

• Recording may stop unexpectedly if a memory card with a low Speed Class is used.

*2 Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps.

*3 Recording time setting can be selected from 4–6 sec.

 

Back to TopPlayback Specifications

 

Playback Modes File 

Playback Function Menu: 

 

Rotate, Protect, Favorites, Image Search, Resize, Cropping

 

 

 

Playback Menu:

 

Album Playback, List/Play Digest Movies, Slideshow, Erase, Protect, Rotate, Favorites, Photobook Set-up, i-Contrast, Red-Eye Correction, Cropping, Resize, My Colors, Face ID Info, Transition Effect/Transition, Index Effect, Scroll Display, Group Images, Auto Rotate, Resume, Set Touch Actions, Set Shortcut button, Print Settings

 

Back to TopErasing Specifications

 

Erase Modes 

Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images

 

The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).

Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie can be deleted.

RAW+JPEG images can be erased individually.

Back to TopInterfaces

 

Other 

SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers

 

Power Source 

Battery Pack NB-10L, AC Adapter Kit CA-PS700 (ACK-DC80)

 

Shooting Capacity 

Approx. 300 shots with Screen On

 

Approx. 240 shots with Viewfinder On and displayed in EVF-DC1

 

Approx. 410 shots with ECO Mode

 

Playback Time 

Approx. 6 hr.

 

Back to TopPhysical Specifications

 

Operating Temperature 

32-104°F/0-40°C

 

Operating Humidity 

10-90%

 

Dimensions (W x H x D) 

4.85 x 3.01 x 4.15 in. / 123.3 x 76.5 x 105.3mm

 

Weight 

1.62 lb. / 733g (including battery and memory card)

 

1.52 lb. / 690g (camera body only)

 

 

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