After launching the EOS 200D II DSLR camera in May, Canon has now expanded its imaging portfolio in India with the launch of the new PowerShot G-Series Cameras. The new G-series includes two cameras – the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II and Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and is available for Rs 52,995 and Rs 64,995 respectively.
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III
The PowerShot G7 X III features live-streaming to YouTube via a wireless connection and allows users to capture and post content in real-time. The camera comes with vertical video recording support and 4K resolution at 30fps and Full HD at 120fps.
The G7 X Mark III comes with a 1.0-inch 20.1 Megapixel stacked CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor, both of which enable fast continuous shooting, fast autofocus, high ISO and minimum noise. The camera comes with a 4.2x optical zoom lens, a focal range of 24-100mm f/1.8-2.8.
There’s a 3-inch Touch Panel LCD Screen with Tilt Option of 180-degrees for Selfies and the device is enabled with continuous shooting at 20 frames per second. The camera is compatible with the USB Power Adapter PD-E1 for in-camera charging via USB. Additional connectivity support includes a stereo mini-jack, built-in stereo microphone and HDMI output.
Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II
The Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II features a 1.0-inch 20.1 Megapixel stacked CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 8 Image Processor. It has a 5x optical zoom lens with a range of 24–120mm, advanced Optical Image Stabilisation and an aperture range of f/1.8- f/2.8.
The G5 X Mark II camera features a 0.39-inch OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) built-in pop-up EVF with approx. 2.36 million dots. It also has a touchscreen LCD display with Touch and Drag AF functionality to select a focus point quickly. This camera also supports 4K video recording at 30fps, Full HD clips at 120fps, Continuous Shooting up to 20 fps and up to 30 fps with RAW Burst Mode.
The Canon G5 X comes with Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity to sync location data, transfer images and print directly from the camera. The Canon Camera Connect app on smartphones will allow remote shooting when capturing self-portraits and group shots.