Canon PowerShot G9X Black Camera

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Pocket Sized Performance

The PowerShot G9 X is a slim pocket-sized camera with premium image quality, The combination of a 1.0-type back-illuminated 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor with the exceptional speed of a DIGIC 6 processor delivers uncompromising image quality.


Stylish Compact Design

Slim, pocket-sized camera featuring premium image quality and stylish design. Available in Black or Silver


Incredible Image Quality

A large 1.0 type, 20.2MP CMOS sensor enables incredible image quality even in low light situations


USB Charging

Connect to your computer to charge the battery via USB. Alternatively, a standalone battery charger is supplied


Touch Screen

Touch Panel LCD allows you to quickly select AF points, take photos via Touch Shutter & review your images simply by swiping


Social Sharing and Connectivity

Built in NFC & Wi-Fi makes it easy to transfer your images onto a smartphone for sharing to social media

Detailed Specifications

Image Sensor

1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.2M (Aspect ratio 3:2) (9)
Effective / Total Pixels
Approx. 20.9M
Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour

Image Processor

DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology


Focal Length
10.2 – 30.6 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 – 84 mm)
Optical 3xZoomPlus 6xDigital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x (1))Combined approx. 12x
Maximum f/number
f/2.0 - f/4.9
8 elements in 6 groups (2 double sided aspherical UA lens, 1 single sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation
Yes (lens-shift type), approx. 3-stop (8).Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS


AF System/ Points
AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)
AF Modes
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE (4), Touch AF
AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)
AF Lock
Yes, via customisable buttons
AF Assist Beam
Manual Focus
Yes, plus MF Peaking
Focus Bracketing
Closest Focusing Distance
5 cm (Wide) from front of lens35 cm (Tele) from front of lens

Exposure Control

Metering modes
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Touch AF frame)
AE Lock
Yes, via customisable buttons
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop incrementsManual and automatic dynamic range correctionAutomatic shadow correctionND Filter (3-stop) On/ Auto/ Off (11)
1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO sensitivity
125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800 (10)AUTO ISO: 125 - 12800 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)


1 – 1/2000 sec. (factory default)1/8 - 1/2000 sec. (Movie Mode)BULB, 30 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)

White Balance

Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2Multi-area WB correction available in Smart AutoWhite Balance CompensationColour adjustment in Star mode

Colour Matrix


LCD Monitor

7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Capacitive type
Approx. 100%
Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD


Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed
Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.
Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure Lock
Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash
Second Curtain Synchronisation
Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 6.0 m (W) / 50 cm – 2.4 m (T)
External Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2


Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Portrait, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Fireworks, High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie
Modes in Movie
Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Short Clip, iFrame Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive modes
Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 6.0 shots/secwith AF: Approx. 4.3 shots/secUpto 2000 frames (2)(3)(7)

Recording Pixels / Compression

Image Size
3:2 - (RAW, L) 5472 x 3648, (M1) 4320 x 2880, (M2) 2304 x 1536, (S) 720 x 4804:3 - (RAW, L) 4864 x 3648, (M1) 3840 x 2880, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 48016:9 - (RAW, L) 5472 x 3080, (M1) 4320 x 2432, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 720 x 4081:1 - (RAW, L) 3648 x 3648, (M1) 2880 x 2880, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480Resize available in playback (M2, S) for JPEG images
RAW, Superfine, Fine
(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94 / 50 / 29.97 / 25 / 23.98 fps(HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 / 25 fps(L) 640 x 480, 29.97 / 25 fpsStar Time-Lapse Movie (Full HD) 29.97 / 25 / 14.99 / 12.5 fpsMiniature Effect (HD, L) 6 / 3 / 1.5 fpsHybrid Auto (HD) 29.97 / 25 fpsiFrame Movie (Full HD) 29.97 / 25 fps
Movie Length
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec. (5)(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour (3)(Star Time-Lapse Movie) up to 128 sec

File Types

Still Image Type
JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), RAW+JPEG
MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]iFrame

Direct Print

Canon Printers
Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

Other Features

GPS via Mobile (linked to a compatible smartphone)
Red-Eye Correction
Yes, during shooting and playback
My Camera / My Menu
My Menu customisation available
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes, live histogram
Playback zoom
Yes, enabled in 10 steps
Self Timer
Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom
Menu Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew


Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) DIGITAL connector
HDMI Micro Connector
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support (6)

Memory Card

SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 (13)Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC
Windows 10 / 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10
For Image Transfer Utility
Windows 10 / 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10


CameraWindow DCMap UtilityImage Transfer UtilityCamera Connect available on iOS and Android devices
Image Manipulation
Digital Photo Professional for RAW development

Power Source

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)
Battery life
Approx. 220 shotsEco mode approx. 335 shotsApprox. 300 min. playback
A/C Power Supply
Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC110Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adaptor CA-DC30 (12)


Cases / Straps
Soft Case DCC-1890PowerShot Accessory Organizer
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC110, Compact Power Adaptor CA-DC30, Battery Charger CB-2LHE
Interface cable IFC-600PCU

Physical Specifications

Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)
98.0 x 57.9 x 30.8 mm
Approx. 209 g (including battery and memory card)


PowerShot G9 X
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.Subject to change without notice.(1) Depending on the image size selected.(2) Under conditions where the flash does not fire.(3) Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.(4) Some settings limit availability.(5) The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.(6) Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject.(8) Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.(9) Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.(10) ISO sensitivity denotes Recommended Exposure Index(11) Auto ND Filter not avaliable in Movie Mode.(12) Charging via USB requires Interface Cable IFC-600PCU (Sold seperately) or similar cable with USB Micro-B to USB type-A connectors(13) Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only

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